Home Improvement for Consumers
Our videos about "What you should know before you hire a contractor":
- Consumer Tips: Contracting with and Working with a Home Improvement Contractor
- Learn How to Verify a Registration or License
- Fact Sheet: Home Improvement Without Headaches
- Home Improvement Law and Regulations
The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) registers all Home Improvement Contractors, New Home Construction Contractors, and Home Improvement Salespeople doing business in Connecticut. DCP also enforces the Connecticut’s Home Improvement Act, and administers the Home Improvement Guaranty Fund.
- Requirements for Removal of Underground Oil Storage Tanks
- Fact Sheet: Installing Irrigation Systems in CT
- Fact Sheet: Landscape Lighting and Mandatory Licensing
- Public Act 12-184, effective October 1, 2012, requires a battery-operated smoke detector and, if there is a fuel-burning appliance, a carbon monoxide detector in any one or two family home that is being occupied during any interior alterations and additions that require a building permit. The new law amends the State Fire Code.