How to File a Mechanic’s Lien in California

A mechanics lien acts as a security or a guarantee of payment to construction firms, builders, and contractors. If you are involved in a construction project by offering professional services, building materials, labor or equipment, you are entitled to filing a mechanic’s lien to secure payments for the services you offered. If you are a supplier, [...]

By |2018-09-07T16:10:57+01:00September 7th, 2018|General tips|0 Comments

Tips to Finding the Best Contractor Bond Rates

There are 3 parties involved in a contractor bond relationship. These parties are the obligee, the principle, and the surety entity. A party (the principal) gets into an agreement with another party (the obligee) to perform a particular function. A third party, not privy to the initial agreement may vouch for the principal’s performance using [...]

By |2018-06-13T11:43:03+01:00June 13th, 2018|General tips|0 Comments

Tips to finding a general contractor

The general contractor is the overall boss of any building construction site. He is also in charge of hiring different employees needed for that particular site. These experts can be either an individual or a company. With the vast number of reputable professionals in a big cities like New York, where buildings are coming up [...]

By |2018-04-03T12:56:32+01:00April 3rd, 2018|General tips|0 Comments

Common myths about the general contracting industry

Every industry has some myths and misconceptions peddled by those who don’t understand it. For instance, the prevailing myth around the finance industry is that it is made up of greedy people, who would do anything just to make more money. Others like the legal services industry are thought to me made up of cunning [...]

By |2018-03-13T22:04:30+01:00March 13th, 2018|General tips|0 Comments

How to save money on home repairs

If you've got an imminent home repair project, it's time you start thinking of a few strategies that would enable you to save a few bucks in the process. We all want the best deal when it comes to home upgrades or home repair projects. Nobody likes to pay more than they should. Are there [...]

By |2018-03-04T18:22:15+01:00March 4th, 2018|Home improvement|0 Comments

How to choose a reputable commercial contractor

If you are into commercial real estate and related industries, then you know that finding the right company to do your construction works is not easy. That’s especially the case in California where there are many briefcase contractors masquerading as commercial contractors. To help you avoid such problems, here are few useful tips that can [...]

By |2018-01-24T11:34:47+01:00January 24th, 2018|General tips|0 Comments

What you need to ask the roofing contractor before hiring one

The roof is an important aspect of your house. It not only protects you and your family from the natural elements but it also gives your home a good visual appeal. That’s why you need to engage a professional for all your roofing works. But how exactly do you tell a good roofing contractor from [...]

By |2017-11-21T22:24:50+01:00November 21st, 2017|Home improvement|16 Comments

California’s Contractor License Bond Requirements

A Contractor License Bond is a type of commercial security bond which involves three parties: the contractor or the principle, the governing body which requires the bond, and the insurance company who supervises the agreement. In the State of California, the Contractor License Bond is required and regulated by the CSLB or Contractors State License [...]

By |2017-09-04T11:48:02+01:00April 12th, 2017|Home improvement|0 Comments