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MGL c.142A Regulation of Home Improvement Contractors
201 CMR 14 Home Improvement Contractor Arbitration and Guaranty Fund
201 CMR 18 Home Improvement Contractor Registration
Home improvement contractor program downloadable forms
The Attorney General's Consumer Guide to Home Improvement, Mass. Attorney General. "Your Best Protection is to avoid home improvement problems in the first place, 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. This guide is intended to help you through this important process."
How to Be Your Own Contractor & Save Thousands on Your New House or Renovation While Keeping Your Day Job, Atlantic Publishing , 2008. Book covers working with subcontractors, financing and more, with whole chapters on kitchens and bathrooms. Requires library card for access
Required contract terms in a home improvement contract
Hiring a contractor for a home improvement job? It must contain certain items.
Suing Home Contractor for Construction Defects in Small Claims Court in Massachusetts , Nolo.com
Explains the process of bringing a contractor to small claims court, as well as other options to consider.
Home Improvement Contractor Act , MCLE, 2010.
Home Improvement Contractor Claims: Building Your Case , MCLE, 2008
Standard Form Construction Contract Documents , MCLE, 2008