• Advice for maintaining your home

    Your home is one of the single biggest investments you’ll ever make -- be sure you do all you can to care for it. Here you'll find advice to help you make the most of your investment and ensure your home remains safe and comfortable for your family

  • Guide to planning a home improvement project

    Advice for homeowners who are planning a home improvement project and/or hiring a home improvement contractor (HIC).

  • Choosing a home improvement contractor (HIC)

    Did you know that contractors performing improvements or renovations on detached one and two family homes should be registered with the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR)? Learn more about hiring a registered Home Improvement Contractor (HIC) to do work on your home.

  • Remove lead from your home

    Learn about the deleading process, programs that provide assistance for qualified property owners with lead paint issues, and what you need to know to safely remove the lead in your home.

  • Guide to Mass. home improvement law

    Finding and hiring a licensed and registered contractor may help you avoid any undesirable experiences while remodeling. If you have a problem with the registered contractor you've hired, the Home Improvement Contractor Law has a program for resolving disputes and the Guaranty Fund can assist with unpaid judgments against registered home improvement contractors.