How to Reduce Contractor “Extras” and “Change Orders” During Renovations

How can you reduce those pesky contractor “extras” and “change orders” during your home or office renovation? The answer is simple: exploratory demolition.
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How to Protect Yourself from a Predatory Design and Build Contract

It is now, of course, widely accepted that a comprehensive Design and Build process—as opposed to the traditional Design-Bid-Build approach—is a more cost-effective and efficient way to contract and complete a construction project. Studies have shown projects are delivered approximately 33% faster and end up costing and average of 6% less when choosing this method. But, it can still go wrong. A few “traps” to avoid…
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