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my contractor has not gotten in touch after we pay to start a new house project.

I hire a contractor from buildzoom a company like Angies list. We hire him for a new construction. We paid him for the blue prints and to start the construction. We had a financial issue on his end and than we had an issue with my land. It needs to have a...

Supplier demand for payment.

Hi, I have used your service in the past but this question is a little different as I have a supplier demanding payment from me. What happened is I sent a CC authorization for payment to my supplier on 05/13/2019 for an April invoices on appliance's they installed at 3 address's in...

Lien waviers

My husband and I are building a home with a custom builder. Can we require that the custom builder provide us with a lien waiver from the various contractors as the project moves forward. We have a draw schedule for specific phases of completion. Unfortunately, we did not put anything in the...

timing

We are a commercial framing and drywall contractor - when should I be sending notices to our GCs/project owners for non-payment of invoice? Typically we bill on the 20th and expect payment by the 30th of the following month. Also, does retainage follow the same guideline?

I am a carpenter (sub contractor) who has been working for a GC in Texas. We (crew members), are frequently treated as employees, i.e. told when-what-where we are working and what jobs we are performing. We don’t sign any contracts for work to be performed or what the timeline is, contrary to a “normal” sub contractor to contractor agreement. The owner (GC) makes these decisions and contractual agreements with the client. We are however required to turn in a weekly invoice with our names (as our own company) and hours worked on said project. I have been working on an assigned project for a couple months that went over budget for a multitude of reasons. In good faith I turned in less hours than actually worked to keep budget in mind, and spent money on my personal debit card for materials to perform the task. I have detailed receipts. I have been using my own residence/electricity, etc. to work on said project. Once the project went over budget the GC informed me he would not only not pay me hours worked, but would not refund my detailed receipts showing they were all solely for the job and not personal expenses. I’ve informed the owner of the company (GC) I am not after anything but pay for my time and personal expenses. I don’t want this to effect the homeowner, just want to be compensated and move on with my life. I notified him of my last invoice on 9/11/19 as was told the next day he would send to his lawyer and hit me with a lien, which I’ve yet to see. I’ve spent almost two weeks from initial dispute stressed, confused, and countless hours on how to proceed. Please help.

I am a carpenter (sub contractor) who has been working for a GC in Texas. We (crew members), are frequently treated as employees, i.e. told when-what-where we are working and what jobs we are performing. We don’t sign any contracts for work to be performed or what the timeline is, contrary to...

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What You Need To Know About Construction Payment in Texas

This page helps you find answers to all of your questions about construction payment in Texas. Learn how documents such as pay applications, notices, contracts, lien waivers, mechanics liens, and more fit into Texas’s construction payment process. Select a document to learn more about how it applies to construction projects in Texas and to see your specific requirements.

It’s essential to exchange these documents when payments are flowing smoothly and when payment problems arise. These resources will help you navigate the payment process, increase visibility and communication, and avoid payment issues. But, if the need arises, they can also help you resolve payment problems and get paid what you earn.

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