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5 Reasons Why Building Permits Are So Expensive

When doing construction or remodeling work, you’ve probably come across an unexpectedly high cost: building permits. It can be irritating to have to pay for permits on top of the work, but there are some good reasons they’re expensive. Here are 5 characteristics of building …

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Do You Need an Architect To Plan a Home Addition?

Home additions have become increasingly more popular as people have been spending more time at home. If you’re looking into adding on to your home, you may wonder if it would be best to do this project yourself or hire a professional. You need a …

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Are Renovations an Asset or an Expense?

Renovating the old bathroom or kitchen is an expensive undertaking while upgrading your electrical service might be essential to bring your service up to code. These renovation expenses are part of the cost of homeownership. But are they an asset or an expense? Renovations to …

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Here’s What To Expect When Renovating an Old House

When renovating an old house, don’t be fooled by its charm—it’s almost inevitable that you’ll run into underlying problems at some point. Fortunately, most issues may be remedied with the help of renovation professionals so that you can get the place looking as good as …

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Do You Need a General Contractor To Renovate?

You’ve watched several home renovation videos and even completed a few simple projects.  You’d like to do a full renovation, and you have an idea of what you want to be done.  If you want to renovate your home, do you need a general contractor? …

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Is It Cheaper To Hire a Contractor?

It’s tempting to do a home improvement project yourself instead of hiring a professional because you think you can cut a good percent of your expenses. But is it worth all the effort? Or will it ultimately be cheaper to hire a contractor? It’s cheaper …