The old owner had a low-budget handyman install a new shower surround and floor pan. It was install very poorly with no support in the walls for the panel seams, no support for the floor pan, and a loose drain. It took about $4k to have the shower disassembled and walls re-studded to handle the... View More
You need to review the contract with the home inspector very carefully. If you did not negotiate and modify the contract, it insulates the inspector from most if not all claims, and, when it doesn't insulate them, it limits damages to refunding your inspection fee. That will surely be. shock...View More
The short answer is "any way you want to." There are many choices. If you make no choices, the Uniform Partnership Act will make them for you, and you may not like its choices. Indeed, it won't be clear whether you have a partnership of the one property or of the two, and the one to...View More
While it's not obligatory to hire an attorney to sue a contractor in Virginia, doing so is highly recommended, especially in cases involving construction defects that could pose safety risks. An attorney's expertise in Virginia's construction and contract laws can be invaluable in...View More
If a Virginia court invalidates a mechanic's lien, it typically does not reset the clock for the 90-day period in which a lien claimant must file their lien. The 90-day period usually starts from the last day of labor or the last day materials were furnished. The court's decision to...View More
If the project was in Virginia, you could sue him in Virginia, but you may need to register the judgment in Ohio (or where ever the contractor is living) to enforce the judgment. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck.
This sounds like a violation of the VA Consumer Protection Act in addition to possible fraud claims. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you'd like to hire a firm to assist. Good luck.
I made 10% down payment via check for solar panel installation and signed contract. The company is forcing me to pay the remaining 90% before installation begins or else they won't install. There is nothing in the contract as to when final payment is due other than same day. I thought that... View More
I’m a general contractor and did concrete driveway/sidewalk resurfacing. Work came with 5 year warranty materials/labor. After resurfacing, hairline cracks developed in the resurfacer in 3 areas. I and my conc. sub attempted multiple times to repair said cracks under warranty, but cracks... View More
HIRE AN ATTORNEY - there are a number of overlapping issues. What is the actual warranty? Did the Customer's action improperly and tortiously interfere with your contractual relationship with Thumbtack? What liability if any does the manufacturer have? etc.
Shoddy work, the floor is already coming apart and he will not answer my texts or emails about fixing it. He just finished the work in August. I do have a signed contract. He also cut electrical to my loft so now I have to hire someone to run electrical. I messed up because I did not ask if he was... View More
It sounds like you have a claim for a brach of contract, but may also have a claim under the VA Consumer Protection Act. You'd probably need an attorney to review your documentation and any correspondence. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help. Good luck.
Hello, I'm a single mother of three beautiful small children and, in 04/2020 I began renting a small home 2 bedroom with a agreement that if remained current on my rent payments & on time every month and fixed this uninhabitable home(mold,structural damage,plumbing and electrical repairs... View More
This is something that an experienced Viriginia landlord-tenant attorney should advise on. But your post remains open for three weeks and describes a heartbreaking situation. Until you are able to go over this with a Virginia attorney knowledgeable on these issues, here are a few resources that...View More
After 60 days we wrote the contractor to fire him so we could get another contractor to finish the project. Found out the first contractor was not a certified contractor. First contractor put a mechanics lien on our home, stating we owed him $2,000 for a cement patio. This patio under the contract... View More
You have to file an action to clear the title in Circuit Court. Of course, you could send a letter or have an attorney send a letter to the contractor explaining that if he doesn't remove the lien, you're going to ask the court to award you attorney's fees for the effort and filing....View More
Contract states Final due on concrete Completion but we are getting paver coping instead of concrete. Still a huge piece of the project to be finished. Don’t feel it’s fair to give full payment with a large piece unfinished and unscheduled.
Contractually, you're likely obligated to make the payment. However, you may be able to renegotiate on your own or with the help of an attorney for different milestones and payments. I'm sure anyone who responds would be happy to help if you decide to hire a lawyer. Good luck.
Your question is barely comprehensible. You need help constructing it. But, I think the answer will turn on the contents of the documents. You need a legal review of all relevant contracts, whether we are talking about the construction agreements, the home purchase contract, or any relevant HOA...View More
There is wood rot that was simply painted over, paint that wasn't done right and is peeling off the ceilings and walls, floors that have bubbled from not being laid right, an a.c. unit that wasn't up to code that flooded our house, a oven that makes it so we can't open a dishwasher... View More
The lien was filed June 6 2017 and the company is trying to enforce it as of Jan 26 2018. The law in VA states the lien expires after 6 months. work has stopped on our build so removing this is imperative.
I asked him to give me the materials that was purchase and I will get someone to finish the work. He keep saying he is going to finish it's been since March 2017.. I know he had a few family issuses but I need the work completed. We have a sign contract and he also been paid some money
My company is possibly being purchased and we may need to relocate, therefore I would like to put the construction on hold. I emailed them this, and they responded that they would continue building the house but with 0 upgrades that we selected, then if we want it at the end we can have it. Does... View More
That was wrong firewalls did not exist. based on that it never csme up during construct and the walls are up and ceiling closed with city's approval. Now the city is saying no more inspections until firewalls are in place. Requires tear down painted and finished walls and erect new walls. Who... View More
More information would be necessary to answer this, including an expert architect who will say it was negligent of the first architect and it caused you damages.
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