New Jersey

Making a Large Opening in a Narrow House
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Making a Large Opening in a Narrow House

Builder Rob Corbo tackles a project requiring a two-story masonry opening to help... More

Are Deck Collapses a Thing of the Past in New Jersey?
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Are Deck Collapses a Thing of the Past in New Jersey?

Better codes have addressed the problem of unsafe decks, according to one press... More

New Jersey Sandy Aid Shows Up Inland, Away from Storm Zone
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New Jersey Sandy Aid Shows Up Inland, Away from Storm Zone

Two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Jersey shore, recovery policies are... More

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Jersey Flood Zone Rule Change Ruffles Feathers

State officials say their rewrite of flood zone rules makes life easier, but critics see a conflict with federal regulations. More

Trench Collapse Kills New Jersey Worker
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Trench Collapse Kills New Jersey Worker

A worker installing drain lines in a trench died in May when the earth caved in... More

FEMA To Ask Homeowners if they Want to Re-Open Sandy Flood Claims
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FEMA To Ask Homeowners if they Want to Re-Open Sandy Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, taking ownership of widespread claims... More

Neglected Repair Job Leads to Rot in New Jersey Rebuilding Program
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Neglected Repair Job Leads to Rot in New Jersey Rebuilding Program

A contractor hired by the state to repair a flooded New Jersey house didn't... More

Lights Out, Nobody Home: in Atlantic City, it's Hard to Get Started
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Lights Out, Nobody Home: in Atlantic City, it's Hard to Get Started

Florida developer Glenn Straub is betting he can make a go of Atlantic City’s... More

Fire Protection for Light-Wood Framing
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Fire Protection for Light-Wood Framing

In the wake of the AvalonBay apartment fire in Edgewater, NJ, the wood industry... More

Texas Trial Lawyer Mostyn Changing the Game in Sandy Insurance Battle
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Texas Trial Lawyer Mostyn Changing the Game in Sandy Insurance Battle

An engineering firm is raided by prosecutors, an insurance company offers a full... More

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