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Government and Consumer Protection Resources

For further information on remodeling or building your home, the following resources on the web offer helpful guidelines and suggestions. Be sure to visit government sites and check with your local city or county government regarding building code regulations.

Federal Government

Federal Consumer Information Center
www.pueblo.gsa.gov/

U.S.Senate
www.senate.gov

U.S. House of Representatives
www.house.gov

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.ftc.gov

Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov

US Government Official Web Portal Brings the Federal Government to your computer.

Federal Citizens Info Center Consumer Focus:
Handling Consumer Complaints

U.S. Security and Exchange Commission
www.sec.gov

U.S. Constitution

www.law.cornell.ed

California Agencies

Contractors State License Board
www.cslb.ca.gov
Check contractor license status and important consumer information here.

California Department of Consumer Affairs
www.dcs.gov

Office of the Attorney General
Public Inquiry Unit
www.caag.state.ca.us

State of California Web site
www.state.ca.us

Department of Insurance
www.insurance.ca.us

Governor of California
www.govenor.ca.gov/

State Assembly/House of Representatives
www.assembly.ca.gov

Bill information
www.leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo

State Senate Members Directory

Legislative Information
www.leginfo.ca.gov

California Codes
www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html

Council of Better Business Bureau Inc.
General consumer information.
www.bbb.org

Consumer Organizations

The Foundation for Taxpayers and Consumer Rights
www.ftcr.org

Consumer Gov – Your resource for consumer information from the federal government.

California Public Interest Research Group

Calpirg Call For Action – Consumer help network Empowering consumers by giving them a voice larger than their own.

American Council on Consumer Interests
Linking you to policy relevant research and education.

Consumerworld.com
Guide with over 2000 of the most useful consumer resources

Environmental Agencies

California Lead Poisoning Hotline (EPA branch)

Tableware Information Line: www.childlead.com/tableware/twinfo.html

Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

State Food and Drug Branch Hotline: To report foods with lead sold in the U.S. 800.495.3232

NATIONWIDE National Lead information Center

EPA Safe Drinking Water Hot line

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

The National Center for Lead-Safe Housing

State Lead-Related Construction Information Line

Link Partners

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FewGoodSites.com – the web organized by topics and categories.

YoY-search – a web portal with ten types of search

Zepti – web search engine

How Things are Made
Madehow.com provides step by step descriptions of the assembly and the manufacturing process of every product with illustrations, diagrams and descriptive language which is easy to understand and follow.

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Refrigerators Freezers & More
Wholesale restaurant equipment: commercial refrigeration – refrigerators, freezers, walk in coolers & merchandisers & food service equipment – stainless steel sinks, shelves, work tables & meat slicers.

MarketingTipsByJoe.Com – Small Business Marketing Tips

Marketing Tips by Joe is a reliable home for authentic
information regarding small business, lending you small business
marketing tips covering businesses like spa, hair salons, restaurants,
car dealers, retail clothing store, and tires. You can get information
regarding home improvement, website promotion, SEO and Internet
Marketing as well.

Hardwood Flooring Seattle The Hardwood Guys, Affordable Excellence in Hardwood Flooring.

Arkadia homes for sale by owner
International real estate classified ads from homeowners or
brokers to buy, sell or rent your property, house, apartme

Steel Buildings City Steel Buildings – The # 1 site for finding steel building resources & experts.

Sell and Rent Back
Sell and rent back your home, sell property quickly, stop
repossessions, we cover the whole UK

Visit DoItYourself.com – The Leading Home Improvement and Remodeling Website Featuring the Internet’s Largest Hardware Superstore

Art & Home – Online Home Decor Store
An extensive collection of over four thousand home decor
products, including fine art tapestry wall hangings.

Completion Consultants “When just about everything has gone wrong, we’re here to make it go right… We’re COMPLETION CONSULTANTS OF AMERICA, INC.”

Nuheat
Warm Your Floor offers floor heating from the leading manufacturer, Suntouch.

Worldadvocacy.com is designed to be the world’s number one advocacy site and resource on the net. Also check out their sister site worldjustice.com which provides people with the possible opportunity of justice and compensation through class action litigation.

Ameridebt Debt Consolidation Helping you reduce debt.

Pre-engineered metal buildings General Steel Metal Buildings provides the best quality steel and metal buildings in the industry.

Garden Sheds, Pool Houses and Cabin Kits by Cabana Village
Use the on-line drag and drop design tool to create a custom pool cabana or pool house kit. Get instant online pricing and a free printable copy of your desig

Home Design
3D Home Architect provides full suite of software to design your home of your dreams. 3D Home Architect has what will make your home interior design, kitchen remodeling, room design, interior decorating and so on….

Hot Tubs and Spas by Spadepot.com
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Skylights New York – Stunning Residential Skylight Designs for New York Contractors and Home Builders.

 

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