Richard A. Blaine

Remodeling a home can be grueling and expensive. With all that goes on at a jobsite, it’s important to pay close attention to jobsite protection—not protection from criminal activity, but from the remodeling process itself. Damage to the existing house and to the new products and materials being installed can occur during any phase of a project and can be disruptive to the schedule and costly to repair.

As the senior lead carpenter for a design/build remodeling company, I am responsible for jobsite protection and for the protection of everyone working on the job, as well as for ensuring that the jobsite is safe for the homeowners. Knowing what’s going to happen next at the job and knowing which subs are going to be on site and when they’re...

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