More Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program

The National Flood Insurance Program typically sees minor changes every April and October. This April, the following policy changes will occur: Flood declaration pages will now have the following statement: Refer to https://www.fema.gov/cost-of-flood for more information about flood risk and policy rating. 2- to 4-family buildings can be considered a primary residence with the smaller…

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Proposed Changes to the Pool Operating Codes in Maryland

The Delmarva Condominium Managers Association welcomed Dr. Cliff Mitchell Director of the Environmental Health Bureau, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to the monthly meeting on February 12, 2019. Dr. Mitchell reviewed changes in pool operating procedures and pending updates to COMR  10.17.01 Public Swimming Pools and Spas. As presented, the changes would allow…

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Reduce Your Risk of Back Injuries

Construction tasks often require working around heavy equipment and being in situations that can cause serious injury. Follow these simple guidelines to ensure that you’re lifting properly. Proper Lifting Techniques Wear gloves if you are lifting rough equipment. Clear away any potential obstacles before beginning to carry an object. Get a good grip and stable…

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Understanding Construction Contracts

Construction contracts can contain terms that impact your company’s bottom line. Review all contracts carefully before signing to save your company time and money. The following guide highlights some common contract terms and their potential impact. Understanding these will help protect your company’s assets. Always seek the help of licensed counsel to analyze the commercial…

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