Q: Does it matter if an item to be completed in a building contract appears in top itemized section or under payments?
My GC is claiming items (specifically exterior doors) are not covered in the contract because their installation is referred to under the payment section (ie payment #4 of X dollars required when doors in existing house are installed), rather than in the top section of contract listing type of framing, overall dimensions, etc. Are they correct? We are nearing the completion of the project and they are threatening not to install doors, unless more money is paid over the contracted amount. It was understood by all parties that doors were included from the beginning. This is a last minute development now that the doors have been delivered.
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