Monthly Archives: August 2012

Help! My contractor is adding additional terms!

The following is a question and answer session from the Norwich Bulletin, followed by a response from Richard Cartright, the Construction Conductor founder. Q: I hired a general contractor to oversee a home renovation to my property, a 988-square-foot two-story farmhouse. The contractor charges me 20 percent plus an hourly rate when he is on…
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How much time will it take to manage your own Construction Project?

Some owners think a professional construction manager is not needed. They are sure that in just a few short hours per week they can keep in contact with all their subcontractors, make material choices, manage the project’s finances and even deal with the building inspectors. “It shouldn’t be all that hard,” they say to themselves,…
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