Building, Buying, or Remodeling? Find a Local Homebuilding Professional.


For most of us building a house is a once in a lifetime project.  We recommend that you spend time researching your contractor proir to signing a contract. Luckily, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries has created a site to help home owners through the building process.

Visit to learn more about hiring a contractor.

Remember, hire smart!

  1. Verify contractor registration.
  2. Get three written bids.
  3. Don’t pay in full until the job gets done.

Protect My Home has many useful worksheets to help your building project begin and end well.