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Licenses are required for all residential building contractors and remodelers in Minnesota who contract with a homeowner to construct or improve dwellings by offering more than one special skill. Owners working on their own property must also be licensed if they build or remodel for the purpose of speculation or resale. View frequently asked questions about contractor, remodeler and roofer requirements.

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2020 Fall Seminar

Register to attend the Fall 2020 seminar about Minnesota amendments to the IMC, IFGC and IFC. Learn more and register.

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2020 Virtual Seminar

Register for our online seminar that addresses code amendments to the 2018 International Residential Code. Learn more.

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Insurance deductibles and storm repair

Insurance deductible rebates for roof repair are not allowed. Additionally, homeowners may cancel any contract for roofing work if their homeowner’s insurance company denies the claim. A recent law requires contractors performing storm repairs to include language about the law's requirements in contracts. Read more.