- Bid Bond
Bid Bond"This document can be used to assure a potential client that a construction company's bid for a project is guaranteed and secured by a Surety Company."
- Bid Form
Bid Form"A Bid Form is a document submitted by a Contractor to an owner of a construction project stating that the Contractor has reviewed the project documents and would like to submit a bid."
- Certificate of Final Completion
Certificate of Final Completion"This document can be used by a Contractor to certify that all the work has been completed on a construction project in accordance with the contract documents."
- Certificate of Substantial Completion
Certificate of Substantial Completion"This document can be used by a Contractor to certify that the substantial work has been completed on a construction project in accordance with the contract documents and only minor items remain."
- Change Order
Change Order"This document allows a construction business to request a change to a previously agreed upon construction contract. This request will be submitted to the other party to the contract for final acceptance."
- Completion Guarantee
Completion Guarantee"A Completion Guaranty is used by a Guaranty Company to guarantee the completion of a project to the Lender. The Guarantor assures the Lender that the construction project will be completed as agreed or the Guarantor will compensate the Lender for any losses."
- Construction Agreement
Construction Agreement"Breaking ground on a new construction project? A construction agreement is a contract between contractor and property owner, clarifying the project scope and timeline, in addition to particulars like materials, equipment, machinery and insurance. Build a free construction agreement instantly with our simple question and answer process.For other legal documentation needs, check out our full list of customizable service contracts."
- Construction Contract
Construction Contract"Before you demo the first wall of your next construction project or renovation, sign a Construction Contract to protect yourself in the case of delays, cost overruns, or other general mishaps. If you're hiring the contractor or construction firm, customize our document to outline how weather delays and material shortages are handled, when and how much youÃ†ll be paying for this service, and when you want the workers to show up each day.If you're the contractor, a Construction Contract puts both parties' obligations in writing so you know what your clients expect from you in terms of performance and your clients know what you expect from them in terms of payment.Misunderstandings happen on construction projects, but when the details are outlined in a Construction Contract, it makes everyone's lives easier. For other legal documentation needs, check out our full list of customizable service contracts."
- Construction Management Agreement
Construction Management Agreement"Looking to start off with a new manager for your construction project? A Construction Management Agreement is a contract drafted and signed by a construction foreman and the property owner. It allows you to establish roles and responsibilities, deadlines, wages and the project specifics. We'll help you create a Construction Management Agreement that documents your goals and expectations.If you have other legal needs, please check out all of our customizable service contracts."
- Drywall Contract
Drywall Contract"Whether your project is big or small, draft a basic drywall contract before the work gets started. A drywall contract is an agreement between the property owner and the independent contractor specifying details like project scope, deadlines, costs and materials. Put together a drywall contract with our simple question and answer process that records all your information and creates a final document both parties can read through and sign. If you have other legal needs, please check out all our customizable service contracts."
- Home Improvement Contract
Home Improvement Contract"Could your home use a bit of work? The Home Improvement Contract is an agreement between a home or business owner and a licensed contractor for remodeling or other home or business improvement services. Within the Home Improvement Contract you will detail the type of work to be done, the agreed-upon payment, as well as the payment structure, any workerÃ†s compensation insurance required, and guarantees on the work. The Home Improvement Contract also allows for any future modifications to the work."
- Independent Contractor Agreement
Independent Contractor Agreement"Whether youÃ†re a one-man show with a shingle and a truck, or youÃ†re hiring someone to complete a project, an Independent Contractor Agreement makes sure both parties are protected.Misunderstandings are common so our document allows you to define the working relationship in black and white. If youÃ†re hiring an independent contractor or freelancer, use the Independent Contractor Agreement to outline your expectations regarding deliverables, timelines and terms of payment. If you are the independent contractor, then our document will put your obligations to clients in writing, heading off possible disagreements to ensure you get paid.For other legal documents, check out our full list of service contracts that are customizable for every industry."
- Invitation to Bid
Invitation to Bid"The document can be used to request a formal bid or offer to complete a project from various contractors."
- Joint Bid Agreement
Joint Bid Agreement"Joint Bid Agreement is an agreement between two or more contractors wherein they jointly bid as General Contractors for a construction project."
- Mechanic's Lien
Mechanic's Lien"This Mechanic's Lien can be used by Contractor, Subcontractor or Supplier to assert a security interest on property to ensure payment for work provided to the Property Owner on the property. NOTE: Do not proceed if you need to file a Mechanic's Lien on property in Maine, Massachussets, New Hampshire, or Hawaii."
- Mechanic's Lien Waiver
Mechanic's Lien Waiver"This document allows a party to release its right to a lien or other claim against property or improvements after the party has supplied labor or materials."
- Notice To Proceed
Notice To Proceed"This document allows a project Owner to notify their Contractor they can begin work on the construction project."
- Payment Bond
Payment Bond"If you're a contractor or a project owner who wants to make sure everyone gets paid, a Payment Bond is your tool. Nothing's worse than not getting paid for a job well done. You can sidestep that risk with the help of a Payment Bond. You never know what will happen when you begin a new project, which is why many construction projects require owners and contractors to sign a Payment Bond. Contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers often only get paid after a project is completed. But what happens if the owner doesn't pay? Or goes bankrupt? It's smart to protect yourself. With a Payment Bond, a third party—such as a surety company—takes on that risk. As a contractor, knowing that you don't have to worry about payday lets you focus on getting the project done. A Payment Bond can be your firewall so you don't get burned."
- Performance Bond
Performance Bond"When you're investing in a complex project, a Performance Bond ensures that your contractor gets the job done right—or you get paid. You never know what will come up over the course of a construction project. Improve the odds that you won't be left out in the cold with a Performance Bond. When you hire a construction contractor, you're taking a risk. Getting a Performance Bond can give you some peace of mind. Even if a contractor has glowing references, there's no guarantee that all will go according to plan. What if the contractor falls behind schedule? Does shoddy work? Goes bankrupt? Who's going to pay for your loss of income? With a Performance Bond, a surety company will pay you a specified amount when the job goes awry. If you're a contractor, a Performance Bond shows that you're backing your work with a financial guarantee. References and promises only go so far. A Performance Bond shows an owner that you believe in your work. Whether you're the project owner or the contractor, a Performance Bond can help pad an agreement."
- Process Agreement
Process Agreement"You're managing a complex project, and you need it done in a certain way. A Process Agreement allows you to lay it out, step by step. It's not micro-managing. It's just making sure it gets done right. If you're the one working on the project, you're in luck. You know exactly what's expected. A Process Agreement can help you nail the details. Some tasks are excruciatingly detailed. You can help make sure there aren't any missteps with a Process Agreement. Maybe you need to make sure the work is done in a specific order. Or maybe it's pretty complicated and you want to avoid future do-overs. You can also spell out a Plan B if Plan A hits some bumps. A Process Agreement can also help you out if you're the one actually doing the project. You don't want to be the annoying person constantly asking questions. You also don't want to keep chasing people down. It's a waste of your time, and slows things down. By having all the details ironed out in advance, you can focus on what matters. Like getting your job done. And if you're paid per project instead of hourly? By getting a Process Agreement in place, you can get answers to many questions without picking up a single phone."
- Real Estate Development Agreement
Real Estate Development Agreement"Before the concrete is mixed or the hammers start swinging, get the terms of your project nailed down in a Real Estate Development Agreement. Developing any property—commercial or residential—is bound to be complex. When you own a property that's ready for building, Real Estate Development Agreement is often your real foundation. You have the know-how to make that dream home or gleaming office building become a reality. Now it's time to fill out a little paperwork. We'll walk you through the steps you need to complete a Real Estate Development Agreement. You'll probably have to get city permits and negotiate with the contractor. If you're a property owner, a Real Estate Development Agreement will help you lay out everything you need to engage a developer. If you're a developer, you'll need a plan in place before you get to work. The development plan should include the time frame, property description, sketches, and other details. Craftsman or Victorian? Heavy timber or steel girders? Once you've agreed on the plan details, make it official with a Real Estate Development Agreement and get the project off the ground."
- Remodeling Contract
Remodeling Contract"Thinking about doing some remodeling and improvement on your home? The Remodeling Contract form can be used by a home or business owner or a licensed contractor to lay out the details of a home improvement or remodeling project. The Remodeling Contract will describe the scope of work, the payment plan, materials to be used, any licensing requirements, and will set the expectations for both parties. The Contract also includes a plan for any change orders or other modifications to the work."
- Repair Contract
Repair Contract"A Repair Contract is a contract under which a Contractor agrees to perform certain repair services for another company or individual."
- Repair Release
Repair Release"The Repair Release is an agreement between a customer and a repair facility wherein the customer releases the business from any potential liability arising out of the attempted repair."
- Roofing Contract
Roofing Contract"Whether you're organizing a marathon or have a skydiving business, if there's risk involved, it's best practice to have participants sign a Release of Liability. As the owner or operator of the activity, it releases you from being held liable if someone is injured. Business owners, organizers, sponsors, or hosts of an event will want to consider having participants sign this legal document before the activities begin. When you have a participant sign a Release of Liability, you have it in writing that the you won't be held liable if someone is injured. It also may grant you the temporary authority to seek medical treatment for patrons, including minors. Parents and guardians can also give consent for their children to participate in event activities without holding the organizers liable, which is especially important if the parents or guardians will not be accompanying their children in the activity. Although the Release of Liability document is designed to limit the liability of the operator for an injury to the participant, it does not protect the operator from damages or injuries caused by the operator's negligence or willful acts. Having professional liability insurance is also recommended."
- Subcontractor Agreement
Subcontractor Agreement"As a successful general contractor with a lot of business, there may be times when need to bring in help to get the job done. A Subcontractor Agreement outlines all of the expectations so you're on solid legal footing. With the details hammered out, you can focus on getting the construction project completed right. Whether you're subcontracting a construction project out to another party or you're the one that's the subcontractor, a Subcontractor Agreement helps protect your interests. It's an agreement between a general contractor and subcontractor that covers labor and services for the general contractor on a particular job. The agreement includes a description of the services and materials provided by the subcontractor, price of the work, and warranties of the parties. Other important clauses included are insurance, default, change orders and indemnification. Note that this agreement is designed to be used in a construction context only."