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Tips for Property Owners Beginning Large Construction Projects

2022-03-01T10:24:34-06:00

When entering into a construction contract it is important that a property owner take measures to protect themselves from possible issues that may arise.  The most common disputes between property owners and contractors stem from miscommunication. It may have to do with the scope of work performed, the cost of the project, or the amount of time for completion.  Below…

Tips for Property Owners Beginning Large Construction Projects2022-03-01T10:24:34-06:00

All Minnesota General Contractors Must Create a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

2022-03-01T10:57:47-06:00

The Department of Labor and Industry Requires All Minnesota General Contractors Create a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan Following Governor Walz’s executive orders, all General Contractors in Minnesota (and any business engaged in the construction trades), must develop and implement a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan. The plan will outline the obligations and duties of the General Contractor in regards to the safety of…

All Minnesota General Contractors Must Create a COVID-19 Preparedness Plan2022-03-01T10:57:47-06:00

COVID-19 Preparedness Plans in Minnesota for General Contractors

2022-03-01T11:31:05-06:00

Under the Governor’s Order on April 23, 2020, some businesses can re-open their offices so long as they follow certain guidelines set by the State to create a safe workplace.  Specifically, office workers who are essential to the business can return to work if they follow a “preparedness plan” that addresses the following issues: Work from home is required whenever…

COVID-19 Preparedness Plans in Minnesota for General Contractors2022-03-01T11:31:05-06:00

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Risk as a General Contractor

2022-03-09T09:02:13-06:00

Working as a general contractor can be quite rewarding. You get to be your own boss, set your own hours, pick the projects you want and work with your hands. However, you are also at risk of finding yourself accused of making mistakes or doing a bad job by a client after you have already done the work on their…

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Risk as a General Contractor2022-03-09T09:02:13-06:00

COLLECTING DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

2022-03-10T13:25:41-06:00

It is an all too familiar occurrence.  You’ve completed work for a client and they refuse to pay.  Now what?  Luckily you don’t have to figure out the next steps on your own.  can help you collect overdue receivables.  Whether it is a homeowner or a general contractor, we are here to help.  Here are the top five reasons why…

COLLECTING DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE2022-03-10T13:25:41-06:00

Specific Instances You Can File a Mechanic’s Lien

2022-03-22T08:08:10-05:00

As a contractor, you probably take great pride in the work you do for your clients. Whether you enjoy bringing a project to fruition or helping others in their time of need, working in the construction field can be fulfilling in numerous ways. However, while contracting on several projects with a wide variety of people, you probably want to do…

Specific Instances You Can File a Mechanic’s Lien2022-03-22T08:08:10-05:00

How Contractors Can Protect Themselves with Better Contracts

2022-03-22T08:57:02-05:00

Working as a contractor in the construction industry can mean that you do a lot of work for homeowners and property managers. From repairing damages that result from storms to helping people remodel and update properties, your job helps people maintain or increase their property value. There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a job well done when you have helped…

How Contractors Can Protect Themselves with Better Contracts2022-03-22T08:57:02-05:00

Denver’s Green Building Ordinance And What It Means For You

2022-03-22T11:13:51-05:00

On October 29, 2018, the City of Denver approved the Green Buildings Ordinance; it took affect November 2, 2018. The new ordinance is modeled after a Toronto law and is one of the first of its kind for US cities. Denver now requires new roofs and roof replacement to comply with certain green building requirements. These requirements apply to both…

Denver’s Green Building Ordinance And What It Means For You2022-03-22T11:13:51-05:00

Mechanic’s Liens In Minnesota

2022-03-22T11:22:14-05:00

handles all aspects of mechanic’s liens throughout the State of Minnesota and elsewhere. Mechanic’s liens in Minnesota can be technically demanding, require proper documentation, precise timing, careful attention to detail, and depending on the project or property, can be complex. provides advice and assistance, including drafting and serving the appropriate notices, filing and serving the appropriate lien documents, as well…

Mechanic’s Liens In Minnesota2022-03-22T11:22:14-05:00

Construction Defect Litigation: Mold and Asbestos Issues

2022-03-24T07:35:25-05:00

Your home is probably the biggest and most exciting investment you will make in your lifetime.  To help protect this investment, contractors who do work on your home in Minnesota are required to provide certain services.  These include (1) completing the work property; (2) providing certain statutory warranties; (3) building to code; and (4) creating a habitable temperature-controlled environment.  Most…

Construction Defect Litigation: Mold and Asbestos Issues2022-03-24T07:35:25-05:00