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The Benefits of Collaborating With Your Local Building Department
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The Benefits of Collaborating With Your Local Building Department

Take the advice of this renovator and work with local government when acquiring... More

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Contractor Accused of Stealing Rings During a Home Remodeling

A man was arrested at a Missouri pawnshop on Class C felony charges of... More

Florida Contractor Gets a Break After Investigation Is Halted
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Florida Contractor Gets a Break After Investigation Is Halted

Despite various complaints and an ongoing state investigation, Clearwater, Fla.,-... More

Aging Homes Pose a Challenge for Older Residents
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Aging Homes Pose a Challenge for Older Residents

Urban Institute calls for better rehabilitation efforts for older homes,... More

Contractor Seeks $90K in Damages from Homeowners' Pet Squirrel
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Contractor Seeks $90K in Damages from Homeowners' Pet Squirrel

A Chesapeake, Va., contractor is suing homeowners for damages related to a... More

In 2017, OSHA Will Remain Focused on Safety Regulations for Residential Contract Workers
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In 2017, OSHA Will Remain Focused on Safety Regulations for Residential Contract Workers

Remodelers and contractors alike won't see a regulation ease in 2017 on... More

Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom
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Concerns About Cancer-Causing Asbestos Rise Amid 2016 Renovation Boom

Interviews and an analysis of five years of enforcement cases point to big gaps... More

Home Improvement Contractor Wanted in Two States
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Home Improvement Contractor Wanted in Two States

Shawn Gerety is wanted in Pennsylvania and Delaware for not paying his... More

The Construction Industry Must Stand Up For Its Hispanic Employees
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The Construction Industry Must Stand Up For Its Hispanic Employees

As anti-Hispanic rhetoric heats up, our industry must defend this vital part of... More

New OSHA Injury Reporting Requirements Will Shine Light on Safety
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New OSHA Injury Reporting Requirements Will Shine Light on Safety

An updated OSHA rule on injury reporting requirements will become effective on... More

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