How can construction disputes be resolved?

May 11 2018      On Behalf of  David M. Duree & Associates, P.C.      Construction And Engineering Disputes

The construction industry has millions of workers across the country that rely on various jobs to keep them busy throughout the year. Some of those jobs could turn into problems when construction disputes arise in O’Fallon, Illinois. It can be easy for you to just turn your head and accept that there was a problem or you could try to resolve the dispute so your project is finished correctly.

Every project you want completed at your home or office by a contractor should be done so by a licensed professional who has no problem acquiring permits from the local governing entity. Many construction disputes happen due to failure to acquire permits. Resolve this issue by working with a contractor who will apply for these important documents.

Other disputes involve oral agreements or items simply discussed in passing. When working with a contractor, you should always get everything the customer wants in writing, even if you think it is a small detail. When you put it in writing, it is very difficult to dispute, especially if you follow the instructions down to the letter.

Disputes can also arise when contractors fail to follow the instructions set forth by the manufacturer of a product. If this is the case, the contractor should replace the item and reinstall it using the directions provided so the customer becomes happy with the outcome.

Construction disputes in Illinois can be resolved using any of the methods outlined in this post. If you still have questions or concerns, you should speak to the head of the project and get answers before moving forward.

Source: Contractors Insurance, “15 Ways to Prevent & Resolve Construction Disputes,” accessed May 10, 2018