Construction Expert Witnesses & Cost Estimates

Construction expert witnesses may testify on construction management, construction standards of care, construction cost estimates, and more. Here, San Francisco construction expert says line-item billing can save money when remodeling:

Everyone knows that construction projects have a tendency to overrun their original estimates. Steven Donnelly, owner of San Francisco green builder House to Home, says that in these tough economic times it’s more important than ever for people considering remodeling their homes to make sure that the quote they get will reflect what they actually have to pay. Finding a contractor who uses line-item billing is the best way to avoid having to shell out money for unexpected charges later on.

Construction projects can end up costing more than anticipated if the estimate doesn’t properly itemize the costs. Homeowners should make sure they get a detailed proposal that accounts for all the costs, not just ballpark estimates.

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