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Topic: Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation

Finding and Selecting Licensed Contractors


The Tennessee Board for Licensing Contractors warns recent victims of flooding to use caution when hiring a contractor to repair or rebuild their homes. Unscrupulous, unlicensed contractors often prey on victims of natural disasters. The Board has found in the past where some contractors take advantage of homeowners who are anxious to rebuild. Take your time and protect yourself against con artists who will take your money and run, or from incompetent contractors who will perform shoddy work. Hire only licensed contractors and check them out with the Board.

The following is a list of tips to hiring a contractor; explanation of when a license is required by law; how to verify whether a contractor is properly licensed and if they have a history of complaints. «Read the rest of this article»

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“Working together for a stronger Tennessee”


A monthly column by TDOT Commissioner Gerald Nicely


In large organizations, whether public or private, teamwork is often talked about more than actually practiced.  From day one of this administration, Governor Bredesen has insisted that all departments work together to maximize the effectiveness of state government, and hopefully achieve goals that benefit all of Tennessee.  Here at TDOT, we continue to enjoy extremely productive relationships with other departments and are constantly searching for innovative methods of integrating teamwork into the business we do everyday. «Read the rest of this article»

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