Builders' liens are a cornerstone of financial security in Alberta's construction industry. Designed to protect contractors, subcontractors, labourers, and suppliers, these legal claims are crucial when payment disputes occur. By registering a Builders' Lien against the property where work was done or materials were supplied, parties can legally enforce their right to be paid. However, the process is governed by strict rules and deadlines, as outlined in the Alberta Builders' Lien Act. Failure to properly register and enforce a lien could result in significant financial losses. This resource offers a comprehensive guide on Builders' Liens in Alberta—covering who can file, what properties are liable, registration timelines, and the steps needed for enforcement. We'll also look into the costs and risks associated, ensuring that you make informed decisions throughout your construction project.