Aimee Firmstone just wants her house to be built.

"I know that things need to be shut down accordingly but that doesn't mean the whole world needs to stop," Firmstone said.

You see, Aimee is building a new house and has already sold her current home. Under the state's order, all construction on her new house has stopped.

She also happens to be a registered nurse at St. Luke’s, treating COVID-19 patients every day.

"We were going to live with family but since I am directly working with COVID, patients we cannot live with family,” Firmstone said.

To top it off, she has an 8-month-old at home.

"We are going to hopefully live with some friends who are not as high risk as our family. Will probably look for some short-term renting situation so it's going to cost us a lot of money," said Firmstone.

Like Aimee, contractors say they think it's time to get back to work.

"You don't go to an OSHA book and just find where is my pandemic section and you write a program. I think, yes, we can get back to work if you have the right plans and protocols in place to work safely," said Sean Boyle, president of Boyle Construction.

He says now is as good as time as any.

"Fine, let's wait till June 1 we're still going to have the same problems. You're still going to have to wear masks, you're still going to have to sanitize equipment because it doesn't just end, you know there's really no finite ending to this," said Boyle.

And as a nurse on the front lines, Aimee thinks it can be done. She's hoping the governor will reconsider.

“If the proper protective wear is worn and they are working in a close environment I think it should be safe. Limit the amount of people going in," she said.

She's been doing it every day at work. Contractors could, too.

"It would mean a lot for families," she said.

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