Construction Contracts Barrow-in-Furness

Sometimes the subcontractor in Barrow-in-Furness is asked to waive his rights for claims on extra work. Don't do it. Never give up your rights to claims for damages or the performance of extra work under any circumstances.

Moorsolve
01229 431269
Top Floor
Barrow in Furness
 
Brian Mawson
01229 820479
Bouthwood Road
Barrow in Furness
 
Leck Construction
01229 820394
Leck House
Barrow in Furness
 
H Mccarton & Son
01229 833642
4 Hawcoat Lane
Barrow-In-Furness
Membership Associations
FairTrades Registered
Year Established
1950

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Sealrite
01229 838747
24 Stackwood Avenue
Barrow in Furness
 
Bob Evans Builder
01229 433466
18 Hempland Avenue
Barrow in Furness
 
Britannia Construction Cumbria
01229 811601
Unit 54 Furness Business Park
Barrow in Furness
 
K C Building Contractors
01229 839026
4 Gainsbourgh Place
Barrow in Furness
 
Buildrite Northern Ltd
01229 871814
The Lockup
Barrow in Furness
 
Builders A M C
01229 823086
13 Cheltenham St
Barrow in Furness
 
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Source: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE
Publication date: February 1, 2007

By Ron Willis

Sometimes the subcontractor is asked to waive his rights for claims on extra work. Don't do it. Never give up your rights to claims for damages or the performance of extra work under any circumstances.

Subcontractors need to be compensated with more funds and time by the GC for all extras incorporated into the work that are not specifically spelled out in the contract documents. It is the general contractor's responsibility to retrieve those funds from the respective trades or owner that originally generated the extra. If the owner or any of the subcontractors or suppliers requests an extra from your firm, they should pay for it.

There is often a statement like this in the subcontract: “The subcontractor will not be paid for any extra work where the cost has not been predetermined and the time extensions have been agreed on in advance in a signed change order by the contractor.” This statement works in your favor.

However, back it up with a sentence something like this: “No extra work will be done unless requested in writing and a price agreed on by both the general contractor and the subcontractor.” However, as often as not, there will be a counter statement that says that the subcontractor must perform extra work without compensation when asked.

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