Every day across the Commonwealth, residents elect to take on improvement projects to their home or business residence. Before beginning these projects, it is important for residents to be aware of their rights, the laws that protect them, and how to avoid problems when pursuing a home improvement venture.

Your best protection to avoid home improvement problems is, wherever possible, by being actively involved in every step of your project, from the initial planning to the finished product, and by knowing and asserting your legal rights. The following publication, The Attorney General's Consumer Guide to Home Improvement, is intended to help you through this important process.