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FAQs

How long has Scown been around?
We have been continuously active as a General Contractor since 1897 and under the same management since 1972.

What size projects do you do?
Our project budgets range from $1,000 to $100,000 to $1,000,000 to multi-millions of dollars.

How does Scown get jobs done “On Time?”
We prepare a detailed construction schedule highlighting milestone events. We review this schedule with our supplier and sub-contractors to ensure that it is accurate and realistic. Our project managers, in conjunction with the Scown management team, diligently follow the schedule. Lastly, our extended history of general contracting has led to solid and professional relationships with local zoning and building department officials.

What kind of insurance does Scown carry?
We maintain comprehensive general liability insurance in the amount of five million dollars, as well as statutory Workers Comp Insurance and automotive insurance. All of our projects are covered with Builders Risk Insurance. Further, all insurance carriers are “A” rated or better by A. M. Best.

Can Scown provide bonds?
Yes, if required. Our bonding company is Great American Insurance Company.

Are you a union contractor?
Yes, all of our tradespeople are union employees and all sub-contractors are union contractors.

Can Scown fix my toilet or change my light bulb?
Scown Building Company handles 2,000-plus maintenance calls annually with our fully-equipped service vans. We are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with calls ranging from $75.00 and upward.

What is ADA?
ADA stands for the Americans with Disabilities Act. Scown Building Company has a trained team of employees that will bring your site into compliance with this act.

What types of construction projects does Scown do?
Some specific project descriptions are:

• Petroleum C-Stores and car washes
• Commercial build-out and renovations
• Distribution and warehouse building
design and construction
• Office and tenant build-out
• Commercial construction

What else does Scown do?
Scown offers a variety of ancillary construction services, including:

• Site layouts and site feasibility
studies
• Architectural, engineering, and
surveying services
• Zoning and permitting acquisition
• Construction project planning
• Construction specifications
development and review
• Construction budgeting and
scheduling
• ADA Compliance