The Hows of General Contracting: How to Manage Construction Overruns and Change Orders

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Despite every general contracting service’s best effort to avoid deviations and variations during construction, change orders are unavoidable factors that occur. The term is ubiquitous throughout the industry and may disrupt and cause disputes between the different parties involved because of the negative connotations and implications that change orders ensue. Managing risks involved due to […]

The Benefits of AI in Construction

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The building industry heavily depends on the human touch and experience to complete the construction of buildings. However, the rise of artificial intelligence over the past years presents revolutionary benefits that can change construction drastically in the coming years. WHAT IS AI? Artificial Intelligence has been a subject of research, development, and debate for many […]

Easy Ways to Start Living Sustainably in your Home

Easy Ways to Start Living Sustainably in your Home

For the past decade, we have been bombarded with information about the need to live a green, and eco-centric lifestyle that benefits everything and everyone. While there are many factors involved in pursuing a sustainable life, small and practical changes can be done to your house to start living an ecologically friendly lifestyle. 1. Use […]

Why is Insurance in Construction Important in NYC?

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After the onslaught of the worldwide Covid-19, New York City has recorded a still steady increase in construction investment despite a reasonable decline of the economy during the massive lockdowns and pandemic crisis.

How to Avoid Change Orders From Your General Contractor

Create fair and clear contract terms. If the scope of work is vaguely defined or the contract documents are ambiguous, your general contractor may unintentionally misinterpret their contractual obligations or the design requirements.