What Are Construction Defects

What are construction defects?

Construction defects vary greatly in nature, scope, and consequence.  Here in the Pacific Northwest, the most serious construction defects often involve inadequate waterproofing of the “building envelope”: a roof that leaks, windows and doors installed without critical head flashings, poor installation of the weather-resistive barrier that should be applied before the siding is installed, or…

Worker Completing Construction Project

Lien Perfection Services: Protecting Contractors and Suppliers

In order to take advantage of lien claim rights, contractors and suppliers must jump through certain legal hoops before, during and after the work is done. As you probably know, that process is called perfecting a lien claim. It’s generally a four-step process, but very few contractors and distributors have the internal resources to preserve…