Ways Consumers Rate a Remodeler’s Professionalism

They check to see of they are listed on the NAHB’s remodeler directory They look for a permanent business location along with their reputation amongst local banks or product suppliers They ask or research how long the contractor has been in the building business. Traditionally, it takes about three to five years to establish a financially sound business. Consumers want to be sure the business and contractor will be available for to service any warranties after construction is complete. They check to see if any complaints have been filed with…

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A Remodeler’s Guide to EPA Lead-Safe Certified Renovator Recertification

Wondering what action has the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently taken concerning renovator certifications under the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) rule? Look no further: Administrator Gina McCarthy signed a final rule extending the certifications for certain renovators on April 8, 2015. The final rule amends existing regulations to extend renovator certification for those renovators whose certifications expire before changes to the refresher training course can be finalized. Remodelersneed to complete a refresher course to maintain their individual EPA Lead-Safe Certified Renovator certification depending on when the completed their…

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