Ins and outs of mechanic’s liens
Putting everything in writing, from scope to payment schedule, helps make expectations clear
Dave and Ann Hartwig had hoped their six-level deck would be a great place to relax. But after building the structure without required permits, and failing to make improvements requested by officials in Wausau, Wisc., they're looking at $240,000 in fines and the risk of jail.
It's not always possible to stay out of court when a job goes sour. But construction attorney Alex Barthet has some tips that should keep your stay in the courtroom very brief if it ever comes to that.
Seven ways to avoid making a costly choice
Cabot's new water-based ATO stain doesn't look like much in the can, but it outperforms previous oil-based versions of this popular mahogany decking finish.
Improved quality and durability has fueled demand for fencing that’s not made of wood
A steel moment frame and plenty of lateral reinforcement were the keys to resisting seismic forces
Shirts, socks, caps, and more keep pests away even after repeated washing
Online reviews are out there, whether you want them to be or not—and they will influence the reputation of you and your business. What's important is knowing the real from the fake and understanding when you should ignore them or take action.
A federal district court judge in Pennsylvania has given preliminary approval to a class-action settlement involving certain Fiberon composite decking.
Have an effective safety program, properly classify your employees, and make sure your subs carry their own workers’ comp coverage
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