The world of building and renovations usually involves many different players including: owners, developers, builders, architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, labourers and material suppliers. With so many players, the process of building or renovating a property can be stressful, chaotic and rife with conflict for both owners and service providers. In this complicated environment, a construction lien can be an invaluable tool to building professionals, suppliers and labourers to ensure that they get paid. It can also be a complicated and unexpected pitfall for owners who do not understand their obligations to their contractors and subcontractors. This article will give you some important answers to help you navigate the world of construction liens.