NOTICE Effective July 1, 2009, according to The Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act ("HICPA"), any...
|NOTICE Effective July 1, 2009, according to The Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act ("HICPA"), any contractor that offers or performs home improvementment services in Pennsylvania must have a valid PA registration number. The HICPA also establishes minimum insurance requirements for contractors; requires contractors to provide their registration number in their ads and contracts; establishes required contract terms for home improvement contracts; prohibits unfair business practices; and creates a criminal penalty for home improvement fraud. Any contractor that is not registered by July 1, 2009 will be prohibited from offering or performing home improvements until they become registered. For more information on the HICPA, please visit the Attorney General's website: www.attorneygeneral.gov/hic.aspx