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home? Avoid extra
costs, time, stress and
legal disputes with a
A trusted name
enovating your dream home
can be an exciting project,
but it can also turn into a
headache for homeowners
who have to cope with dodgy builders
and cowboy contractors.
The solution? Protect your renovations
with a JCT building contract, which you
can complete on screen at home. This
will make sure you're protected, whether
you're hiring an architect, a builder or
a project manager.
6 reasons you should use
a building contract:
IT ALLOWS YOU TO
A building contract helps you manage
your home improvements by recording
all the essential details, such as costs
and timings, all in one document.
Having a building contract in place gives
both sides security, should legal disputes
arise at any stage of the project.
YOU CAN SET OUT
JCT is known throughout
the industry for its
unbiased contracts, and
has a reputation your
contractor will recognise
5IT'S SIMPLE TO DO
A building contract makes clear both
sides' expectations and responsibilities.
You can download a contract from
the JCT Home Owner Contracts website
ho eo nercontracts co
it out on screen and save it as required.
HELPS GUIDE YOU
6IT'S CLEAR AND CONCISE
The contract prompts you to think
about all aspects of your building
project: from insurance to access
to your property.
JCT Home Owner Contracts are
easy to follow and have the Plain
English Campaign's Crystal Mark for
clarity. You can say what you mean,
avoiding technical or legal jargon.