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March18

Cape Cod Building Permit & Inspection Overview – COVID-19

A Message from the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Cape Cod Municipal Building Departments on Cape CodInformation on Permits and Inspections by town In light of current events, there are many municipalities closing buildings to the public and adjusting services they provide. Below is a list of how each Building Department is currently operating Read More

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February28

Aerial Lifts & Elevated Platform Safety

By John Howell Work in aerial lifts and elevated platforms is inherently dangerous, and additional hazards can be introduced based on the type of tasks being performed while elevated. Recognition and control of the present hazards is crucial to assuring a safe and efficient work environment. Hazard assessment and inspections: Site hazard assessments: Prior to Read More

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February28

Combatting Moisture on Cape Cod

By Joe Madera Here on Cape Cod, we combat the effects of moisture every day. In the engineered wood world, protection comes from the sealer that manufacturers use to coat their products. Our Boise LVL has a heavy duty paraffin based coating, designed to minimize water infiltration on all six sides. However, once an end Read More

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February28

Lumber Update – March 2020

By Paul Rogers The mild winter we’ve had has kept sales steady and strong, with dealers and wholesalers scrambling daily to get lumber in as fast as it was going out. This level of activity at the peak of the winter months was certainly welcome, but also unusual. Speculation prevailed on all supply levels as Read More

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February28

Calmer Choice

By Tony Shepley “It is not necessary to change…but then again, survival is not mandatory” – Edward Deming. I believe we can also credit Mr. Deming with one of my all-time favorites, “You get what you inspect, not what you expect”. That one is worth repeating – “You get what you inspect, not what you Read More

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    Where to Buy Civic Rent is a limited edition lager

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    By John Howell There were several fires caused by

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