Important Reminder for Home Improvement Contractors in Pennsylvania

Wednesday, August 14 2019 20:21 Written by  Stephanie M. Shortall

In 2008, Pennsylvania enacted the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (HICPA) designed to protect home owners from unscrupulous contractors.  However, it is also a trap for the unwary home improvement contractors.  In addition to its registration requirements, HICPA specifies what must be in a contract for home improvement services and what may not be in these contracts. 

HICPA applies not only to contractors performing renovations and remodels, but also many other types of services including most landscaping work, security systems, fencing companies and concrete work.  Any individual or company performing these services needs to be aware of the requirements imposed by HICPA and can read more in this client alert. 

Last modified on Wednesday, August 14 2019 20:28
Stephanie M. Shortall

Stephanie M. Shortall

Throughout her career, Stephanie has developed a practice focused on advising closely held businesses on the full range of issues faced in today’s legal landscape. She also works with individuals to develop estate plans and administer estates of varying sizes and complexity. Strategic, practical and responsive legal service is central to Stephanie’s approach to her clients and practice.

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