Mechanics Lien & Compliance with MA General Laws Chapter 254 - OnLine
Learn how to protect your business. Course covers General Contractor Liens, Sub-Contractor Liens, including Tier I, Tier II and Tier III designations. Discussion includes Statements of Accounts, Partial Lien Waivers, Notice of Contract, Notice of Identification, Notice of Substantial Completion, General Lien Waivers and proper Notice of Lien Waivers.
Keeping Moisture Out and Flashing Techniques to Prevent Water Intrusion - OnLine
Covers Building Code flashing details and roof assemblies to prevent water intrusion. Includes the latest materials on the market to prevent moisture penetration and ice dams as well as non-compatible materials to be aware of. Special attention and discussion directed towards: • roof valleys • flashing challenges regardless of siding materials • eliminating wall and window water penetration & exterior wall applied membranes • proper flashing of decks and steps
Avoiding Costly Building Mistakes - OnLine
Covers improper site preparation and grading, foundation mistakes, the benefits of water proofing vs. damp proofing, vapor retarders, backfill and control joints. Special attention to discussing sill anchor bolt placement, attached and free-standing decks and floor cantilevering, load bearing, proper house wrapping techniques, reroofing, ice barriers and dryer exhaust challenges.