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Remodeling's Craig Webb Talks to Idaho's 'HomeFix Show'
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Remodeling's Craig Webb Talks to Idaho's 'HomeFix Show'

Idaho's Joe Prin is joined by Remodeling Magazine's editor in chief Craig Webb on... Read more

Feds Order $5m in Fines, Sue Two Firms Over Overtime and Sub Rules
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Feds Order $5m in Fines, Sue Two Firms Over Overtime and Sub Rules

A slew of announcements in August show how the government is cracking down on... Read more

How a Below-Grade House Foundation Can Be a Harbinger of Problems
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How a Below-Grade House Foundation Can Be a Harbinger of Problems

Foundations should rise at least six inches above soil line; the higher the better. Read more

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New Jersey Company Accused of Swindling $400 to $30,500; State Files Complaint

A township-based home improvement company has come under fire for allegedly defrauding consumers, according state law enforcement. Read more

EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations
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EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations

Three businesses in New Hampshire and one in California cited for compliance failures Read more

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Is the Remodeling Industry Ready for Landmark Regulations?

Bruce Case argues that the time is now for remodeling's "Title IX moment." Read more

How a Fire 350 Years Ago Still Influences Construction Today
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How a Fire 350 Years Ago Still Influences Construction Today

The Great Fire of London started the use of building codes Read more

Want a Tiny Home? Better Read Up on the Regs First
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Want a Tiny Home? Better Read Up on the Regs First

Local rules could leave your home out in left field, so to speak Read more

NAHB Chairman: Overregulation Is Preventing a Full Recovery for Housing
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NAHB Chairman: Overregulation Is Preventing a Full Recovery for Housing

Government regulations account for 24.3% of the final price of a new single-family... Read more

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ICC Tentatively Disapproves Controversial Proposal Barring Use of Fire-Retardant Wood in Certain Structures

NAHB, American Wood Council among groups that cried out against the idea Read more

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