Builder Responsibilities

Becoming an owner builder allows you to get just what you desire, save big money, and have total control of your projects. But in addition to these come some big responsibilities to make sure your job runs smoothly. For those who take in the general contractor role you are the person at the top. Let us take a gander in the important responsibilities that owner builders undertake.


Construction or remodeling a house can include hundreds of companies and diverse individuals and each one of these needs compensation. If the budget is exceeded, the owner is in charge of making up the difference in addition to the bank loan.


Once you hire a general contractor to construct your addition or home, they're in charge of ensuring the highest quality. For the owner building their own job, the buck stops with them.


Building sites can be killer deal very dangerous. From nail guns miss fire to saw blade kick backs, the potential for personal injury is high in the building site. Owner builders can be exposed by this to potential lawsuits. Therefore, it is incredibly important for owners to get adequate general liability insurance for the job and require all trade contractors to comply with your own insurance requirements.

In addition to personal injury, the owner builder is, in addition, exposed to weather and larceny liability.

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