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Preliminary Notice Management when Mail Returned Undelivered

What To Do If The USPS Returns Your Preliminary Notice Mailing?

State requirements everywhere setting forth the preliminary notice and construction notice requirements leave a lot to be desired in addressing practical issues that arise when complying with the same. This is especially true with respect to the actual delivery of a notice. It is common when sending mail that mail will be lost, returned, undeliverable […]

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6 Days to Becoming a zlien Pro – Day 6: What To Do After You Order Mechanics Lien (Or Other Document)

You have tracked your projects and you are pushing up against a mechanics lien deadline, so you pull the trigger and file the lien.  What happens now? Does it go off into the abyss? How do you know what happens next?!! Fear not, your order is in the hands of zlien’s highly competent and efficient […]

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Mechanics Lien Compliance In The Cloud – Watch The Webinar

The mechanics lien and bond claim rules are complicated, and since they vary from state to state and circumstance to circumstance, they are nearly impossible to manage and control. Are you using Excel sheets to keep up with these deadlines? Or is someone personally calculating this stuff and figuring it out for you? There’s a […]

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6 Days to Becoming a zlien Pro – Day 5: Filing Documents in the Lien Pilot

Your lien deadlines are only as important as the documents that they guide, and filing your notices and liens on time is the best way to protect your lien rights and secure your invoices. Now that you are tracking your deadlines, what do you do when it’s time to file a lien? There are a […]

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6 Days to Becoming a zlien Pro – Day 4: Using Your Lien Deadlines to Your Advantage

So you know what liens are, you have your own lien policy to back it up, and you have even put some projects into your Lien Pilot account… now what?  It’s time to track your deadlines and file some documents! Knowing your deadlines is paramount in protecting your lien rights. If you miss a deadline […]

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New Tricks and Features with our LienPilot App

Webinar: LienPilot New Tricks and Features

zlien is constantly innovating. In fact, it’s one of our core values, and it’s why – almost every week – we push a release of new features and updates to our industry leading cloud based mechanics lien and bond claim management application, the LienPilot. So many new and cool features have been added over the […]

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Lien Deadline Calculator: Why Dates Are Important

    Have you ever seen this tiny little image next to a project in your LienPilot, the dashboard for Zlien users? It might be the most important feature on your LienPilot, and here’s why: Lien Pilot due dates help you stay compliant When you enter a new project into your LienPilot, our system asks […]

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You’re Not Crazy – Our Login Screen Has Changed

If you’ve logged into your Zlien account recently you probably noticed something different. In a subtle change to our system we have updated our login screen. The new screen is cleaner than its predecessor, and we think it makes logging in slightly more enjoyable than before.  Plus, we’ve added a simple message the encapsulates Zlien’s […]

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Zlien v. NCS Credit – A Comparison

Preliminary Notice and mechanics lien compliance is a challenge for building material suppliers and subcontractors across the country. More than a legal compliance challenge this is a credit challenge. We’ve talked about credit challenges in the past on this blog. In fact, I would call it a general theme of this blog. We’ve discussed Credit […]

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We Can Manage Lien Compliance For Hundreds Of Projects

If you’re in the construction business then you’re in the credit business, and until recently, that meant having all types of tricks up your sleeve to reduce your company’s credit risk on every furnishing. These tricks include getting personal guarantees, running credit checks, negotiating joint check agreements, purchasing credit insurance, purchasing check guaranty services, and […]

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How To Use The LienPilot’s Locations Feature To Manage Liens and Notices for Multiple Branches, Brands and More

Our clients have many different powerful uses of the LienPilot’s “Locations” feature. This post provides you with a tutorial on how your company may use this powerful feature. Manage Notices and Liens For Different Branches or Offices One of the most popular ways clients use the LienPilot “Locations” feature is to associate projects with different […]

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