Experience Is The Difference

Category: Construction Law

  • 10/13/2016

    Hurricane Matthew Relief

    No matter the damage, The Robertson Firm is here to help. The state of Florida has not seen a hurricane as strong as Hurricane Matthew in almost eight years. Many have seen their homes flooded, or have even lost their homes entirely. Hundreds of businesses all around St. John’s County have had to shut down, […]

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  • 08/11/2016

    What Is Causing Your Mold Accumulation Issues?

    What is Mold? Mold grows in a home when three things are present: moisture, air and a food source. While mold can appear in a range of colors, the color of mold has very little to do with the toxicity of the mold. One of the most common forms of toxic mold is stachyboytris. This […]

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  • 08/11/2016

    Could The Way Your Home Was Built Lead To Mold Accumulation?

    What is Mold Accumulation? In order for mold accumulation to occur in your home, there must be a type of food source for the mold spores (like wood), darkness, warmth, oxygen, moisture and time. Some forms of mold can start growing in these conditions within as a little as 24 to 48 hours. In areas […]

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  • 05/21/2016

    Construction Defects in New Homes

    Just because you are buying a new home, as opposed to an existing one, does not mean that it is free of defects. In fact, construction defects in new home building in Florida are turning up with more frequency in recent years. It is important for the structural integrity of your house, and for preserving […]

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  • 05/12/2016

    Stucco Defects In Your Home: First Steps Towards Litigation

    Stucco Defects in Florida Home Building Even if you purchased a home in a prestigious, exclusive community, you are not immune from having to deal with stucco defects. It is a statewide issue in Florida, as it is one of the primary building materials used on a majority of the homes. This was especially true during Florida’s […]

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  • 03/30/2016

    Red Flags To Look For When Purchasing A House

    In Florida, the seller of a house who knows of facts that materially affect the value of the property which are not readily observable and are not known to the buyer has a duty to disclose the known facts to the buyer.  Unfortunately, in many cases sellers of homes do the exact opposite and attempt […]

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  • 02/17/2016


    What event in your life has experience not been the difference? If your car needed work, would you take it to someone who has never seen the underside of a hood or to a mechanic with years of experience? If you needed brain surgery, would you go to someone who had never held a scalpel […]

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  • 12/15/2015

    Four Steps to Take When Choosing a Contractor

    Are you looking for a contractor to build a home or do a remodel?  Who will you hire?  Will the contractor you hire ensure the project is done correctly?  Will they apply your money to your project and not someone else’s?  Will the contractor finish the project on time?  How much will it cost?  Will […]

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  • 12/01/2015

    Water Intrusion: Outward Signs of Inward Issues (Part 2 of 2)

    What to Do if You See Evidence of Water Intrusion   Before discussing what to do if you see signs of water intrusion in your home, it is important to know what not to do.  Do not let the problem fester.  Water intrusion issues tend to worsen with time, becoming much more expensive to repair.  […]

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  • 11/16/2015

    Water Intrusion:  Outward Signs of Inward Issues (Part 1 of 2)

      If you have lived in Florida for any amount of time, you understand our weather patterns.  Summer rainy season brings hot, humid days with afternoon thunderstorms that can drop large amounts of wind-driven rain in a short amount of time.  Then comes late summer/early fall with the potential for hurricanes and tropical storms, which […]

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