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OSHA Focuses on Whistleblowers

What if it wasn't just OSHA inspectors keeping an eye on your jobs? Read more

Window Market Up; Modest for ReplacementWindow Market Up; Modest for Replacement

Driven by the uptick in the new construction market, total residential window volumes are expected to increase at double-digit rates in 2014, while the replacement market should hold steady. Read more

U.S. Small-Business Confidence at Pre-Recession High

A National Federation of Independent Business index of 10 key business indicators shows optimism about economic performance and growth at a level equivalent to 2007. Expect to see prices rise and hiring pick up. Read more

Remodeling's Big50 Class of 2014 Revealed

Every year the remodeling industry's leading publication picks 50 companies, including replacement contractors, as exemplary. Here's this year's class. Read more

It's Time to Enter the Remodeling 550

Think you're one of the biggest and best in the remodeling industry? Put your company-and your numbers-to the test by entering our annual REMODELING 550 listing. We want the kings of the remodeling, replacement contractor, franchise, and insurance restoration industries, so reserve your spot among the industry's elite by telling us how you did last year. Read more

Hail Storm Brings Deluge of Roof Repairers Hail Storm Brings Deluge of Roof Repairers

For licensed roofers, storm chasers following a hail storm like the recent one... Read more

Communities Mandate the Removal of Wood Roofing

In an effort to curb the risk of wildfire destroying homes, more and more western communities push for the removal of existing wood roofing. Read more

Report Calls for Stiffer Penalties for Unsafe WorksitesReport Calls for Stiffer Penalties for Unsafe Worksites

At least 4,383 deaths from traumatic injuries were reported on worksites in 2012. The deaths resulted from incidents that were largely preventable. Read more

EPA's RRP Chief Touts Lead-Paint Rule's Success

In an exclusive interview, the head of the EPA's lead-paint program says RRP has "a good foundation in place" and anecdotal evidence it has helped reduce cases of lead poisoning in children. Read more

EPA Wants You Involved in Whether to Expand RRP Commercially

The Environmental Protection Agency is inviting small businesses to participate as consultants for a Small Business Advocacy Review Panel as the agency considers steps to reduce lead-based paint exposure from the renovation, repair, and painting of public and commercial buildings. Read more

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