Recently a contractor friend asked
me to help him tinker with the
language of a form he uses to cope with
the problem of owner-supplied material.
The "Disclaimer" on page 33 is what we
came up with.
Many contractors use such documents
to protect themselves in case
something goes wrong, but to me, such
a disclaimer is really a way of informing
your client of all the value you provide
when you are the supplier of materials
to their job site.
Clients need to know that although
they may pay a little extra when they
are buying from you instead of the local
big box store, they are getting a lot more
in the bargain. If you