Category Archives: Residential Construction

Smile – Caught on RRP Camera!

EPA Crowdsourcing lead paint enforcement in New England Crowdsourcing The practice of outsourcing a job or task that is traditionally performed by employees or a contracted company to a non-organized, usually large group of people, generally in the form of … Continue reading

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Modest Gains in National Home Improvement Spending Predicted

The recently published Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies report titled Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA), projects annual growth slowing throughout the year to a 0.2% level. Learn more about the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies LIRA projections.

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Roofing Snow Jobs – Contractor Door-to-Door Sales

So a contractor gets a call from a frantic homeowner in Massachusetts.  She pleads with the contractor to come out right away and fix something.  She says it is an emergency!  The CNN “Severe Weather Forecast” predicted more heavy snow and … Continue reading

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Enviro Build Expo

“Legal Impact of the EPA Lead-Based Paint Repair Renovation & Painting (RRP) Rule” Effective April 2010, anyone who is paid to perform work that disturbs painted surfaces in housing and child-occupied facilities built before 1978, must follow the RRP Rule. … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Lead Law

Massachusetts is one of a handful of states to take over enforcement of the new lead laws.  Read more below. Lead Based Paint EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Information Page HUD Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based … Continue reading

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