Are you the owner and operator of a general contracting business? Do you work in commercial or residential buildings? If your revenues are under $10 million, you may be able to benefit from a construction general liability policy.
Here at C&S... (Read More)
Asbestos is a naturally occurring substance that was regularly used in housing insulation from the 1940s through the 1970s. It was flame retardant and an inexpensive material to use in home construction. Not only was it used in insulation, but also... (Read More)
Owning a general contracting business is rewarding, but it also presents a number of safety hazards. In fact, according to a 2016 report by Industrial Safety and Hygiene News, one in 10 construction workers are injured every year. The same study... (Read More)
Floods can occur without advance warning for homeowners regardless of location. You do not have to live in a flood zone to experience flood damage. Most homeowners are unprepared for the flooding event as well as the dangers still present after the... (Read More)
According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for construction managers is expected to grow 11% by 2026, adding 44,800 jobs. This is faster than the job average for all occupations. Median pay varies from $44,000 to $93,000... (Read More)
Most of us have heard stories about the harmful effects of prolonged exposure to asbestos. A century ago it was commonplace for it to reside in the walls of a person’s work or home.
While the United States government stated in 1918 that... (Read More)
Construction contractors should be cautious in hiring subcontractors for projects. Any faulty work can cause liability issues if the subcontractor does substandard work that causes safety hazards or other problems after a job has been... (Read More)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), defines ‘brownfields’ as properties where redevelopment, expansion and reuse of the property may be complicated by the presence of hazardous materials, pollutants or soil contaminants such... (Read More)
In recent years, skilled labor has been hard to come by for construction managers. It seems there just aren’t enough construction workers for managers to keep projects running on schedule.
The demand for construction is booming but the lack of... (Read More)