General Contractor FAQs:


Q: Is a general contractor a manager?

A: Yes, and possibly a tradesman, employed by the client on the advice of the architect, engineer or the architectural technologist or the client him/herself if acting as the manager.

Q: Is a general contractor to perform a contractor licensing lookup to ensure the contractor is properly licensed to perform the work?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a general contractor hired at the close of the design phase?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a general contractor responsible for providing all of the material?

A: Yes, and labor, equipment and services necessary for the construction of the project.

Q: Is a general contractor responsible for the overall coordination of a project?

A: Yes.