A building permit may not be known as a “building
permit” in every city, but may be called a
construction permit, or may be classified
by the type of construction you are doing,
such as residential permits, commercial permits,
or temporary or ancillary structure permits.
Some cities have a general building permit
application, whereas others have separate
permit applications for project type or for
the different phases of construction. Not
all cities have forms on their site and might
only list a contact and phone number at the
Licenses and Requirements Necessary For General Contractors
It is important to follow and look for contractor qualifications if you are an independent home improvement contractor or are hiring someone to work on a construction project. Below are license and other requirements specifically for general ....
Builder's Risk Insurance Policies
Contractors can insure their construction projects by
buying what is known as builders "all-risk"
or "specified perils" insurance policies. Builders
policies are meant to protect construction project property
by insuring ....
Landscaping For Beginners
Think of your house as a jewel. If the setting in which
it stands isn't right, it spoils the effect of the house
itself. The setting, in this case, is your front and back
yards. Most people ....
Construction Loan Basics
It might not be too big of an exaggeration to say that
the construction loan is one of the more daunting aspects
of building your custom home.....
Hiring A Contractor - 10 Mistakes To Avoid
The contractor stalled, made excuses, but never did a
thing about it. Anyone can have these kinds of problems
when having repairs or improvements done, but to make
it less likely, avoid the following mistakes when hiring
a contractor ....