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New changes to Private Works Act

Posted by Shaunté Henry on Wednesday, December 20, 2017, In : contracts 

Notice to Contractors and Homeowners undertaking home improvements….

Did you know that members of the Louisiana state legislature recently passed a new bill requiring home improvement contractors to comply with certain notice provisions to homeowners? If you hold a license as a residential building contractor or if you are registered as a home improvement contractor, then this is for you!

The Louisiana Legislature just amended and reenacted R.S. 37:2175.1(A)(1) and 2175.3...


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Homeowner Tips for Rebuilding After a Natural Disaster

Posted by Shaunté Henry on Monday, August 15, 2016, In : contracts 

Unfortunately, along with the pain and suffering experienced as a result of natural disasters, unknowing homeowners can become victim to fraud, waste, and abuse. As discussed below, there are a number of important facts to be aware of when repairing or rebuilding your home.

Get written estimates from at least three companies. Insist on a written contract and do not pay a contractor cash up front or on a lump sum basis. To avoid a contractor absconding with your money, set up a...


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