(815 ILCS 513/10)
As used in this Act:
"Home repair and remodeling" means the fixing, replacing, altering,
converting, modernizing, improving, or making of an addition to any real
property primarily designed or used as a residence other than maintenance,
service, or repairs under $500.
"Home repair and remodeling" includes the construction, installation,
replacement, or improvement of driveways, swimming pools, porches, kitchens,
bathrooms, basements, chimneys, chimney liners, garages, fences, fallout
shelters, central air conditioning, central heating, boilers, furnaces,
electrical wiring, sewers, plumbing fixtures, storm doors,
windows, roofs, awnings, and other improvements to structures within the
residence or upon the land adjacent to the residence. "Home repair and
remodeling" does not include the sale, installation, cleaning, or repair of
carpets; the repair, installation, replacement, or connection of any home
appliance including, but not
limited to, disposals, refrigerators, ranges, garage door openers, televisions
or television antennas, washing machines, telephones, hot water heaters,
satellite dishes, or other appliances when the persons replacing, installing,
repairing, or connecting the home appliance are employees or agents of the
merchant that sold the home appliance or sold new products of the same type; or
"Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, business, trust, or
other legal entity.
"Residence" means a single-family home or dwelling or a multiple-family
home or dwelling containing 6 or fewer apartments, condominiums, town houses,
or dwelling units, used or intended to be used by occupants as dwelling places.
This Act does not apply to original construction of single-family or
multi-family residences or repairs to dwellings containing more than 6
apartments or family units.
(Source: P.A. 91-230, eff. 1-1-00.)