Contracts, change work orders, additional work orders. Paperwork matters.
A very nice gentleman called me last Friday. He related a story about his home remodeling project. It was done a Cost Plus job, the "plus" was negotiated at 18%. Read more about Another Cost Plus Disaster
Don't forget your Change Work Orders. When a client requests a CWO, you need to make sure the paperwork includes a payment schedule that keeps your cash flow positive. Read more about Handling Change Work Orders
This article was originally published in our newsletter, and it garnered more responses than usual. It was loved and hated, so we are posting it here for more to read. Read more about Character Matters
Invoicing is one way clients delay paying. "Thanks for doing that work, send me an invoice, okay?" Why do contractors agree? Maybe they believe everyone does it. Read more about Sending Invoices for Construction or Handyman Work