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Yes, you can put a mechanic's lien on the property because the GC didn't pay you. You have to follow the rules exactly though. Do you have those steps?
Here is a great article that goes over the process in Texas. http://www.texasbar.com/Content/NavigationMenu/ForThePublic/FreeLegalInformation/ConsumerTenantRights/MechanicsLeins.pdf
Ultimately, you need to give the owner of the property notice before filing a lien.
If the owner doesn't pay, then you can file the mechanic's lien.
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