Lawsuit: Tenants Claim They Flagged Balcony Rot Before Collapse
San Jose Mercury News reporter Thomas Peele has the latest on theBerkeley, Calif. balcony collapse.
Building a Defense Against Exterior Fires
Tips for keeping fire outside of a home and making it easier for responders to react
Texas Subcontractors Fined $407,000 for Worker's Death
Unguarded balcony and lack of fall protection caused the death of a Dallas...
Wanted: Licensed Contractors to Build In-House Marijuana Grow Rooms
MarketWatch's Daniel Gold takes a look at recent demand for contractors willing to...
Despite His Success, Gene Myers Changes Course
Over 23 years, New Town Builders has built a reputation in the Denver area—and,...
Workers Comp: What’s an Arm and a Leg Worth in Each of the 50 States?
Workers compensation benefits can vary wildly from state-to-state--meaning the same injury can have many different values depending on where it happens. And in this grim but fascinating study, we find out what an arm, leg, eye--and even a private part--is worth, and where it's worth the most.
The West is on Fire and the U.S. Taxpayer is Subsidizing it
Federal agencies pay much of the cost to fight forest fires, which means taxpayers are subsidizing the risky practice of building more homes at the wildland-urban interface.
The 10 Worst Places To Get Sick in the U.S.
The team over at 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the quality of hospitals in the largest...
Could 2015 Be the Worst Wildfire Year on Record?
Armed with an understanding that wildfire's are now a year-round threat, 2015...