The first bathroom they started still isn't done. One of their subcontractors recently botched the new drywall (cut holes too large for the switch plate, ceiling fan, can light and vanity light) and knockdown texture application so that is being repaired by them right now. I don't want to let... Read more »
The answer to your question depends upon the specific language in the contract. I recommend contacting an attorney to review your contract and facts. That attorney could then draft a Notice of Termination which would put you in the best position to recover any unearned money.
Builders wont return calls, texts or emails. Not letting us know who the 3rd party warranty people are. They are now in another state. what is the next step to take? I am completely lost. How to I get my house fixed? Sub contractors weren't paid during build process either.
Judge was upset because my case has been going on for 14 months negligence of p.d.offic this is my 2nd i went in last moth to enter guild plea pd wast equipped again judge set it for trial i tryed to discontinue he serves did i do that wrong i got a new appt w her she didnt even know it was set for... Read more »
I hired a licensed contractor to replace the roof, siding, gutters, and garage door. I think he pulled the permit for the roof after the fact. The Permit is dated Dec 2018, but work was done Oct 2018. The roof failed inspection. They just finished my siding, and when I asked when the inspection for... Read more »
Agreement was my husband remodels house in side and out in exchange for rent 700 month utilities included when work hours do not add up to 700 we pay the difference has been working out for 5 months and then out of nowhere they are saying the rent is 900 utilities are not included and suggested if... Read more »
First off you can be sued for pretty much anything so I'd answer that with a yes. Whether there's a viable claim is another story. The fact that the potential plaintiff doesn't really have a case won't stop them from filing suit and forcing you to go through the legal process of proving they don't...Read more »
This company proceeded to do work on the house (by his subcontractor who was "certified"; but not a state certified company), parts deemed affected were pulled; but was not disposed of properly, and now the state has become involved, with a Stop Work order posted to property. Now this contractor... Read more »
You may have a legitimate Breach of Contract claim against your contractor and you have a damages claim against him. You should contact an attorney to schedule a consultation so that the facts can be closely reviewed and you can get a clear picture of your rights, options, and possible results.
For example, a second story deck was attached to a residential house's cantilever's rim board (against code), but a structural engineer stamped it as acceptable. If the deck fails, what is the statute of limitations after construction completion or engineer's letter to seek recourse from these... Read more »
In the contract it states that we should be given 48 hour notice if the General Contractor decides to go with a different company. (So we are allowed to remove our material or get paid within 48 hours so they can keep it) Well they gave us notice at 4:15pm and had workers on our job site the next... Read more »
Maybe. In a technical capacity yes it's a breach. The next question becomes is it material. is there a time clause? If the contract doesn't say time is of the essence then the times are more like guidelines and breaking them becomes an immaterial breach. A no harm no foul sort of situation. Which...Read more »
Two weeks ago, Weyerhauser, who provides the floor joists, reported fire retardant spray mixture is new and is causing a noxious out-gassing. The floor joists are installed, drywall complete, wiring, plumbing, heating and A/C ducting is installed. Toll Brothers has no remedy. They have closed the... Read more »
Construction started shortly after we moved in. Neighbor stated that they have known about the construction for two years. The HOA had sent a letter to everyone notifying them of the construction. I feel as though we should have been told. We are afraid that this will reduce our property value.... Read more »
You may have a claim, but you will need to contact a real estate attorney directly. As a general best practice, the seller should disclose things that may impact the value or desirability of a home. Colorado might require the disclosure of the construction if the circumstances are right, but nearby...Read more »
Review your contact. As a general rule, you cannot require the general contractor to pay subs. You can argue that a breach of contact has occurred and request your money back (check the contract to make sure that a breach has occurred). Also be aware you may not be liable to the subs (again, review...Read more »
We hired "Company A" to build a shop on our property. We were dealing the VP of Operation from "Company A". The VP hired a subcontractor to help with the job. Half way through the job the VP asked us (we have written proof) to make one of our payments directly to the subcontractor. The job was not... Read more »
You should contact a lawyer this matter; this looks to be headed towards litigation and it is better to start planning early. As a general rule, if the VP acted as the real or presumptive agent on behalf of the company he would legally bind the company to his decisions. Even if the VP was acting...Read more »
i wish to file a mechanics lien, and am aware of a four month time limit. being that all materials were provided by the owner/builder, would i be considered day labor? no contract was established and i billed by the hour for my work. thank you.
Contacting an attorney is highly recommended. There is not enough information to make an evaluation of what your legal status is for a collections lawsuit. You will need to meet with a lawyer and discuss the entirety of the oral discussion/agreement and the nature of the work you provided....Read more »
What type of Law covers these kinds of cases (homeowner vs. roofing company)? I'm looking at the website for BOCO legal aid for advice and am not sure which category to choose from? Thanks for your assistance.
This is a tort or property law claim (the specifics are not important). Review the contract with the roofing company (look specifically for damage to property provisions). You may need to contact a lawyer.
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