In 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to 370,000 home structure fires. These fires caused 13,910 civilian injuries, 2,520 civilian deaths, $6.9 billion in direct damage. On average, seven people died in U.S. home fires per day from 2007 to 2011. Even those these are statics, think about, seven real people, with families, jobs, and […]
Starting June 12, a new law eliminates the filing fee for the Affidavit of Wages Paid for contractors with no employee hours to report. For the Statement of Intent to Pay Prevailing Wages, the standard $40 fee remains unchanged. Questions & Answers: 1. What law changed and what do I need to know? In the […]
WASHINGTON – Lowe’s Home Centers, one of the nation’s largest home improvement retailers, has agreed to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide compliance program at its over 1,700 stores nationwide to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work minimize lead dust from home renovation activities, as required by the federal Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) […]
Rescuing the rescuers: Seattle police support landslide first responders Click here to read.