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Section 5 - CONSTRUCTION, REPAIRS, ALTERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE OF OWNED AND RENTED PROPERTY

JOB TYPES

  1. - Dwellings under construction, including a vacation or second home
  2. - Finishing a basement or an attic or enclosing a porch
  3. - Remodeling one or more rooms in the house
  4. - Landscaping the ground or planting new shrubs or trees
  5. - Building outdoor patios, walks, fences, or other enclosures, driveways, or permanent swimming pools
  6. - Repairing outdoor patios, walks, fences, driveways, or permanent swimming pools (including permanent above ground swimming pools)
  7. - Inside painting or papering, spackling, sanding
  8. - Outside painting, caulking, sanding, or surface repairs
  9. - Plastering or paneling
  10. - Plumbing or water heating installations and repairs
  11. - Electrical work
  12. - Heating or air conditioning jobs
  13. - Flooring repair or replacement, including inlaid linoleum or vinyl tile
  14. - Insulation
  15. - Roofing, gutters, or downspouts
  16. - Siding
  17. - Installation, repair, or replacement of window panes, screens, storm doors, awnings, and the like
  18. - Masonry, brick, or stucco work
  19. - Other improvements or repairs (include security systems which are hard-wired into the home)

APPLIANCES

  1. - Electric cooking stove, range, or oven
  2. - Gas cooking stove, range, or oven
  3. - Microwave oven
  4. - Other cooking stove, range, or oven including wood, coal, or peat burning stoves
  5. - Refrigerator
  6. - Home freezer
  7. - Dishwasher - built-in
  8. - Dishwasher - portable
  9. - Garbage disposal
  10. - Clothes washer
  11. - Clothes dryer
  12. - Range hood
  13. - Smoke alarms and detectors
  14. - Trash compactor
  15. - Window air conditioner
  16. - Portable cooling and heating equipment, including portable dehumidifiers, humidifiers, fans, and space heaters; excluding window air conditioners
  17. - Other major home appliances and equipment

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Last Modified Date: November 21, 2006