What all Contractors Need to Know.
Updated: Oct 25, 2019
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Job site modification of plans. Many contractors tweak plans during the actual work. While these may seem like benefits to the client, if any of these design changes lead to a claim, it can be construed as professional services.
Supervision of subcontractors. While most contractors select and supervise their subs, issues related to the adequacy of their performance of either role can come in as professional service claims.
Knowledge of local building ordinances and requirements. Many contractors are responsible for adequately securing and protecting the job site and its impact on neighboring properties. Silt ordinances have changed dramatically in recent years, and failure of a contractor to control run off from their site can be deemed a professional loss.