Written by Ray.Victorell

General Contractor

The general contractor is the construction manager that is hired by the client to get advice on the project of construction. He is responsible to coordinate with the project and control the workers to work according to the building design. A general contractor is required to analyze the specification of the project to prepare the necessary documents that are used to fill the tender and got the project authorized then started on the renovations and analyze the site to get a better understanding of the construction of the project.

On the basis of the project delivery method, the contractor is required to submit a fixed proposal that provides information about the cost estimations and designs that are proposed to the client. Once the client satisfy by considering cost, general condition, material, equipment, and time period, he authorized the general contractor to construct the project and also could make some modifications if required.

A general contractor is required to fulfill the entire responsibilities of providing material, labor, and services that are required during the construction project. He also hires some specialized subcontractors who performed the duties of construction and checks the quality of the work done by workers and subcontractors.

There are possibilities for a general contractor including suggestions to the workers and securing the property by providing temporary utilities. General contractors are required to work for the clients including government agencies that are considered prime contractors who work according to the instructions of the government. General contractors are also required legal license to work on construction projects and it may vary from country to country.

According to the law of the United States, there is no federal licensing is required to become a general contractor but there is only a need for a local license to operate in the United States as a general contractor. Some general contractors are required to obtain a bachelor’s degree in construction building science and serving.

Written by Ray.Victorell

Asbestos Removal

Asbestos should be removed only by abatement professionals. So that they can handle, remove and dispose of asbestos. Professionals can handle asbestos because they know about certain regulations that need to be followed. Because if you mishandle asbestos, it can lead to a further explosion of it. People who are exposed to it might develop mesothelioma and other diseases related to asbestos. It is important to handle asbestos with care and safety because if it is not handled properly, the fiber becomes airborne. If it is inhaled, it can be lodged in the linings of the lungs, abdomen, and heart which can cause lung cancer, asbestosis, and mesothelioma.

Although, the use of asbestos had declined in recent years due to product bans, availability of other alternatives, and other regulations. Nevertheless, the general public might be at risk because of older products. Asbestos-containing products can be even disturbed during renovation. If building materials are out of order, then people should contact asbestos professionals instead of handling them by themselves. Asbestos products are considered safe if they are intact or in good condition. However, if they are worn out, the condition of asbestos can be really bad.

Asbestos has been incorporated into many products without you knowing including building materials and automotive parts. It was a quite famous additive from the 1930s to the mid-1970s. The houses that have been built before 1980 may still have asbestos. However, it is not visible to the human eye and it is extremely difficult to identify. Many buildings contained asbestos because it was used as a thermal insulator in public buildings, companies, and schools. Research has shown that there is no safe exposure to asbestos. For the prevention of exposure, it should only be dealt with by certified professionals. Abatement professionals are highly trained in this regard.

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