Posts Tagged ‘ contractors ’

With a Pile of Lumber on Hand, I Aim to Buck the Trend

Dec 22nd, 2020

It’s the year of DYI. Or so say the statistics, as in 2020 more homeowners report they’re tackling their own home improvement projects than ever before. Meanwhile, if you’ve read my past blogs (or happen to know me), then you know that they’re all DIY years for me. But 2020 was going to be different. […]

Survey: More Contractors Are Experiencing Project Disruptions than in August

Nov 5th, 2020

More than three-fourths of contractors currently are experiencing project delays or disruptions, though the reasons vary according to a new survey from the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). That’s up from 57% in June. Nearly half of contractors cited construction materials, equipment or part shortages for the delays while 35% cited a shortage of […]

Contractors Still Face Challenges Managing Risk

May 2nd, 2019

According to recently gleaned data, contractors still face significant challenges in managing risk on their projects, but are optimistic about the potential for technology to help. According to the report “Using Technology to Improve Risk Management in Construction,” by Dodge Data and Analytics and Triax Technologies, when asked to rate the difficulty level of six […]

Florida Supreme Court Ruling to Impact Contractors, Insurance Companies

Oct 15th, 2013

The Florida Supreme Court’s decision that says insurance companies must pay a general contractor’s overhead and profit when indemnifying a homeowner’s claim for replacement of damaged property could have long-reaching ramifications. With its July verdict of Amado Trinidad vs. Florida Peninsula Insurance Company, the state of Florida’s highest court ruled that homeowners are entitled to […]

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