Earlier the OSHA administrative Judge in a case has held that the General Contractor can be held responsible for OSHA violations in respect of his direct employees and not those employed by a sub-contractor working under him.
Here are some of the tips for getting started as a general contractor, and these will help you focus more on things that are necessary to make you a full-fledged general contractor.
Though these two positions may look similar in scope and performance from the outside, they are different in many ways and you can find many differences between a general contractor and a construction manager.
Acting as your own is General contractor offers a lot of benefits to you. The best among them being the ability to save a considerable amount of money as well as completing the project as you want.
Value Engineering is a systematic process for the improvement of the value of goods and services using a functional test. The value, as defined, is the function/cost ratio.
To be a successful commercial general contractor you must know how to prepare cost estimates, know how to hire subcontractors for each part of the construction project, manage properties and choose the right construction methods, check the local regulations and good at budgeting and maintaining good client relations.
A retirement home should consist of a wide-space living area for the slow moving elderly, with soft-edged and easy to use appliances, and with carefully installed lightings in all corners to ensure safety at all times.
The Benefits of Construction Manager/General Contractor Services (CMGC) versus Design-Build Project Delivery
If you are planning to build a residential dream house or a commercial space for a business anytime soon, then you may be at the point of choosing who to entrust your time, money, and effort with: (1) a Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC), or (2) a Team of Design-Build Project Delivery Method.
Accessibility and Commercial Renovations: How to Ensure Compliance with the California Building Code
The building code for California is called the California Building Standards Code, which is the Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR). The California Building Standards Commission is authorize to maintain, and oversee the processes that are related to the building codes of California by the California Building Standards Law.
Any retail contractor knows how important it is to understand the unique demands this type of project entails. There are different ways to proceed with a commercial renovation, such as demolition of existing design and rearranging structures, or expanding beyond the original location and modifying the existing design.