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Four Invoice Tips to Speed up Customer Payments in Construction

Four Invoice Tips to Speed up Customer Payments in Construction

August 6, 2022

This is a guest article from our friends at Patriot Software. You just completed a major construction project for a client. Sure, you received a partial upfront payment. But now, it’s time to collect the rest of your hard-earned cash. So, you give the client an invoice, and then … crickets. One week goes by. […]

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How to File a Mechanics Lien in California

How to File a Mechanics Lien in California

July 15, 2022

Payment delays and non-payment are not unusual in construction. Mechanics liens exist to protect construction professionals from unpaid work. This article discusses how mechanics liens work in California, who they are for, and how contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers can ensure their mechanics lien is valid and enforceable in the even they need to use […]

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California Preliminary Notice for Private Works: Facts and Timelines

California Preliminary Notice for Private Works: Facts and Timelines

July 15, 2022

The California Preliminary Notice, also commonly called the California 20-Day Preliminary Notice, is an important tool to protect payments for contractors and subcontractors. It protects three main avenues of payment recovery in case payment issues arise in a construction project. If you fail to file a preliminary notice or file one that’s deemed invalid, You […]

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Building Data Ecosystems in the Least Digitized Industry

Building Data Ecosystems in the Least Digitized Industry

May 19, 2022

The next era of construction's digital transformation will be in continuing to contribute to the legacy of empowering collaboration by enabling data integrations that facilitate workflow efficiencies and keep everyone on the same page.

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How Automated Invoicing Helps Construction Businesses

How Automated Invoicing Helps Construction Businesses

May 17, 2022

Maintaining a healthy cash flow is vital to every business. A fundamental way to keep cash moving is to maintain a standard invoicing process. An efficient process allows invoices to be sent at the right time, makes payments straightforward, and promotes prompt payments.

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How to File an Arizona Preliminary Notice

How to File an Arizona Preliminary Notice

April 6, 2022

Protecting your lien rights in Arizona begins with serving the 20-day preliminary notice. The preliminary notice in Arizona — also known as the 20-day notice — is one of the most important documents that you have to understand if you’re a construction professional working in the state. Serving an Arizona preliminary notice is not only […]

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7 Ways Technology Reduces Costs for Construction Businesses

7 Ways Technology Reduces Costs for Construction Businesses

April 1, 2022

No matter your unique needs, tech can help you work safer and smarter while reducing costs.

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Notice of Intent to Lien: Understanding Pre-Lien Notices in Texas

Notice of Intent to Lien: Understanding Pre-Lien Notices in Texas

February 3, 2022

Filing a mechanics lien in Texas can be fairly complicated, especially with regard to protecting your lien rights. There are various pre-lien notice requirements, and the rules and deadlines vary depending on your role in a project. One of the most important pre-lien notices in Texas is a preliminary notice that goes by many names: monthly notice, notice of non-payment, fund-trapping notice, notice of intent to lien, etc.

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What Is a Texas Mechanics and Materialmen’s Lien?

What Is a Texas Mechanics and Materialmen’s Lien?

February 3, 2022

This guide seeks to answer some of the fundamental questions that you may have about the Texas mechanics and materialmen’s lien. If you are a construction professional working in Texas, it is in your best interest to understand the different rules and regulations that apply to you.

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Texas Affidavit of Lien for Subcontractors and Suppliers on Residential Projects: Requirements and Best Practices

Texas Affidavit of Lien for Subcontractors and Suppliers on Residential Projects: Requirements and Best Practices

February 3, 2022

This guide will walk you through the requirements and process for filing a Texas Affidavit of Lien for subcontractors and material suppliers working on residential projects.

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