The Texas Prompt Payment Act for Construction Projects
Mar 15, 2023
If you’re a contractor or subcontractor working in the construction industry in Texas, you’ll want to pay attention to the Texas Prompt Payment Act. This important state law governs payment practices for construction projects in Texas.
Celebrating Women in Construction Week
Mar 6, 2023
The construction industry has traditionally been male-dominated, but times are changing, and more women are breaking through the barriers to pave the way for future generations. As we celebrate Women in Construction Week from March 5 to March 11, it is important to recognize and celebrate the contributions of women in the field.
Construction Law Lessons Learned in the Courtroom
Feb 26, 2023
Some of the best lessons we can learn about how the industry is developing and what is trending can be found in the courtroom, but you should not have to end up there to find them out!
Karalynn Cromeens’ 2022 Guest Podcasts
Feb 13, 2023
2022 was a fantastic year for construction podcasts, and The Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast was not the only podcast to reach new heights...
The Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast 2022 Recap
Jan 9, 2023
2022 was a huge year for The Quit Getting Screwed Construction Podcast. In this blog, we recap last year’s most popular episodes.
Construction Contracts: The Prime Contract
Dec 25, 2022
The prime contact is by far the most in-depth of the contracts we’ve discussed so far. Not only does it include the same provisions and clauses that protect your work in a remodel/repair contract, but it also has a lot of other details that cover your ass!
Construction Contracts: The Master Subcontract Agreement
Dec 18, 2022
A Master Subcontract Agreement is for GCs who consistently use the same subcontractors on the projects they take on. This kind of contract can be a huge time and effort saver for GCs who have a consistent relationship with solid subcontractors in their area and is an underutilized advantage by many construction contractors!
Construction Contracts: The Residential Remodel/Repair Contract
Dec 11, 2022
In the construction industry, a contract protects you on the front end, defend you on the back end, and manage a clear set of understood expectations between you and the owner. This blog covers the essential residential construction contract, commonly referred to as a Residential Remodel/Repair Contract.
Construction Contracts: Terms & Conditions
Dec 4, 2022
A contract is an invaluable resource for all construction business owners across the country. However, one of the most confusing topics construction professionals must navigate when looking to get a construction contract created is what kind of contract or contracts they need for their specific business model.
State and Local Diversity in Construction
Nov 13, 2022
In our last blog, we shared some of the ways that federal legislation advocates for diverse construction companies by carving out space specifically...
Federal Construction Projects: Push for Diversity
Nov 6, 2022
Starting a new career is hard. It’s easy to be intimidated by the learning curve that comes with stepping into a new field, especially if you come...
Writs of Garnishment and Writs of Execution
Oct 23, 2022
Texas offers two significant forms of collection for parties who have won a judgment (i.e., judgment creditor) in court: Writs of Garnishment and Writs of Execution. Learn the difference in these and the circumstances for when each should be used.