At the turn of the calendar year, I wrote some blog posts about starting the year off right, including: (i) 2012 New Year’s Resolution: Protection Your Lien Rights and Stop Losing Money; and (ii) Read More
Archive | January, 2012
I’m very excited to announce the launch of a redesigned and improved Zlien website. The new website is more intuitive than its predecessor, and does a better job of explaining the variety of services Zlien offers to contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers.
Some readers may have noticed this Construction Lien…Read More
If you have not been paid for labor, services or materials furnished on a construction project in Washington, you may be able to collect the money you are owed by filing a mechanic’s lien…Read More
Zlien operates out of New Orleans, LA, and so we’re all very excited about the Mardi Gras season. While Mardi Gras officially started on Kings Day (January…Read More
In consulting with companies around the nation about mechanic lien compliance, you’d be surprised how many companies (big and small) try to delegate their company’s mechanic lien compliance onto a secretary or office assistant. The thought is that this mechanic lien stuff is just paperwork, and that’s what the secretary…Read More
Zlien is happy to announce that it has revamped its order status update emails to make them more comprehensible.
Whenever an order is placed with Zlien, the client gets system generated emails that lead them through the order’s process. Our clients complained that these emails were a bit text heavy…Read More
You may have noticed we’ve spent the past two weeks doing a pretty comprehensive series on material suppliers and the mechanic lien laws. Here’s a roundup of all those posts, which acts as a nice resource for material suppliers interested in learning more about their mechanic lien rights.Read More
A few weeks ago, we warned that the USPS was ready to increase postage rates in 2012. The day of reckoning…Read More
This past month, I’ve run a series of posts here specifically addressing preliminary notice and mechanic lien issues encountered by those in the building material supply business (Read the Supplier Series). It was desperately needed here on the Construction Lien Blog, as we didn’t have a plethora of resources…Read More
If you’re the prime contractor and you contracted directly with the property owner, you’ll have a pretty good understand of who owns the property where work was performed. Prime contractors, however, very rarely have preliminary notice requirements.
Instead, its the subcontractors, the sub-subcontractors and material suppliers who usually have preliminary…Read More