It’s been a long month. Cold, also.
I’ve been planning the yearly property ‘improvement’. Each year I’ve been doing a something for the property. I’ve been meaning to redo the front porch the last couple of years, and side the workshop for a number of years more than that.
Last year I had the porch dead in my sights and the tractor repairs and a new mower got in the way.
So, I juggled the tiles in the hat and re-drew.
The workshop won and I made arrangements for the work in the spring (which project is not tine sensitivity, just a bit weather sensitivity. The contractor said he would rather some chill than the heat of summer.)
Today, browsing about the web I came across this article:
Dale Lott couldn’t believe what he received in the mail.
“We were shocked … we felt we had no choice. Who wants a lien put against them?” asks Lott.
You probably would be shocked, too, if you had to pay for a new driveway twice.
“We paid a little over $1,700 dollars … two times,” says Lott.
The problem happened after the general contractor failed to pay the sub-contractor.
“Lesson learned. People who have any kind of work make sure the contractor can provide proof that all the bills have been paid,” says Lott.
Ah, Kansas laws.
I’ve seen them in action before – as a matter of note, I was around with a similar problem when the law makers passed the law. They said they were protecting the individual contractors.
In reality they opened the door to precisely this type of situation.
From the reaches,