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RISMEDIA, August 3, 2007—The subject of builder and remodeler warranties is one of the most important issues affecting the construction industry today. Customers expect warranties, and building professionals depend on them to demonstrate their confidence in their work. In the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) recent release Warranties for Builders and Remodelers, Second Edition, builders and remodelers will find expert advice on how to use warranties properly and avoid costly mistakes.

Written by NAHB’s legal experts and available through BuilderBooks, NAHB’s book publishing arm, the newly revised second edition of Warranties for Builders and Remodelers addresses the changes to state statutes of repose applicable to construction and changes and additions to the mandatory notice provisions in states that have these laws.

“Warranties are an extremely important topic for anyone in the construction industry today,” said NAHB President Brian Catalde, a builder from El Segundo, Calif. “The latest edition of Warranties for Builders and Remodelers is an excellent resource that helps builders navigate the sometimes complicated world of warranties.”

Warranties for Builders and Remodelers, Second Edition features:
-Clear explanations of implied warranties, statutory warranties, court-imposed warranties, and more
-Sample language and formats for warranty documents
-Readers’ rights and responsibilities and the recommended practices and procedures
-Tips for drafting warranties that work
-State-by-state lists of cases and statutes applicable to construction claims

With the help of an attorney and the easy-to-follow guidelines presented in this book, Warranties for Builders and Remodelers, Second Edition informs industry professionals how to protect their business while simultaneously meeting if not exceeding customers’ expectations for builder and remodeler warranties.

Authors and attorneys David Jaffe, David Crump and Felicia Watson have researched hundreds of warranty issues for NAHB members and have included helpful insights on their findings in this book.

Warranties for Builders and Remodelers, Second Edition is available for purchase at or by calling 800-223-2665. (ISBN 978-0-86718-633-8 Retail $29.95/NAHB Member $26.95).