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2013-11-20 16:27:22

Allstate offers important tornado rebuilding information NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While most home-repair contractors are honest and provide quality work, Allstate Insurance reminds homeowners affected by the recent tornadoes to be on the lookout for workers and companies engaging in contractor fraud. Here are some ways to avoid getting scammed by contractor fraud in the aftermath of the storm. -- Be wary of contractors who solicit door-to-door. Work only with...

2013-11-19 23:23:38

Finding a home contractor is a big responsibility, since a homeowner relies on them so significantly. The home security professionals at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a list of tips homeowners can use to choose a contractor more wisely. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Many homeowners will require the services of a contractor at some point or another. Contractors can perform work of all types, from minor repairs, to full renovations. Regardless of the reasons why a...

2013-11-18 23:02:12

Sunshine Recycling of Orlando is currently providing services for a long-term construction project on a retirement and assisted living community. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Sunshine Recycling of Orlando, a roll-off dumpster rental service, is currently providing portable restrooms and roll-off dumpsters on the construction site for a new retirement and assisted living community in Clermont, FL. Sunshine Recycling is working with Colson and Colson General Contractors on the...

2013-11-06 12:29:35

Credit Line Will Fund Further Expansion in Strengthening Housing and Construction Markets ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Subcontractors Incorporated (USI), a leading provider of product installation and related services to builders, contractors and homeowners, announced today that it has secured a $35 million line of credit from Wells Fargo. The new line of credit will provide USI with funds for working capital, general corporate purposes and certain...

2013-11-04 23:28:03

Addressing mold in a home or business can be costly for property owners, especially when the wrong type of contractor is hired for the job. SI Restoration, a leading authority in professional mold remediation for over twenty years, presents the top ten reasons to hire a certified mold contractor as opposed to a general contractor. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Finding a reputable contractor to be trusted in a home or business can be frustrating and overwhelming....

2013-10-29 12:30:23

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two days after publicizing another conviction of a contractor committing workers' compensation insurance premium fraud, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced on October 24 that he is awarding $32 million in grants to continue fighting against such fraud. Funded through employer assessments, the money will be distributed to 36 California county district attorney offices to support law enforcement efforts of...

2013-10-24 23:21:58

New study from Market Connections, Inc. and Centurion Research Solutions reveals how LPTA contracts are stifling innovation, driving down prices and sacrificing long-term value for short-term cost savings. Chantilly, VA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) contracts may be awarded to less qualified companies, sacrifice long-term value for short-term cost savings and could act to lower government contractors’ standards of performance, according to a new...

2013-10-17 12:31:32

CALPASC and Industry Associations Caution Homeowners About Hiring Convicted Felons SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Contractors State License Board (CSLB) investigators recently carried out an undercover sting operation in six California counties where 75 contractors were arrested and may face criminal charges. CSLB's Statewide Investigative Fraud Team posed as homeowners and sought bids for home improvements covering a variety of trades as well as tree removal work....

2013-10-07 16:25:56

Industry Leader in Natural Disaster Recovery Offering Free Damage Analysis and Estimates to Homeowners COLLIERVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Headquartered in the Greater Memphis area, Republic Roofing & Restoration has stepped in to assist homeowners; offering a free damage analysis as well as giving helpful tips for selecting a contracting company for the job. Often times after a storm no one remembers to check the exterior of their home for damages. Remarkably,...

2013-10-04 08:24:54

San Diego-based mechanical contractor committed to developing strong team of employee owners SANTEE, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Countywide Mechanical Systems announces three new members to its leadership team in San Diego. These new additions help the employee-owned company meet the needs of current clients and business partners. Tom O'Sullivan and Josh Silverstein have been promoted to operations managers, and Henry Codiamat was recently brought on board as estimating...