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When a Preferred Contractor List Falls Short

When a Preferred Contractor List Falls Short

Written by: Nicolas Ciobanu | May 22nd 2018

Property and facility managers generally like to work with contractors on their “preferred vendor list”. Many managers go a step further and use an in-house maintenance team or an in-house contractor team, which in time can generate problems of efficiency, liability, lack of warranty, and higher costs for the property owners as well as for the managers. Here, we’ll be talking about some red flags that managers should consider when using contractors from their preferred list of vendors.

 

3 Mistakes When Choosing a Contractor

3 Mistakes When Choosing a Contractor

Written by: Nicolas Ciobanu | September 25th 2016

A construction project, no matter the size, can turn out to be a heavy task. Whether you’re looking to rebuild your deck in the backyard, add a room to your house, or change the windows on an apartment complex, each project needs planning and hiring the right contractors to get the project done right.

I want to shed some light on three things that people generally do or don’t do that can usually complicate a construction project and make things much more difficult and costly as construction progresses.

 

1.  Hiring the Lowest Bid