Why Does the City Require a Permit for a Deck?
Are you about to add a deck to your home? You may wonder why your city requires a permit for a seemingly easy, DIY project. You may also toy with the idea of building your deck without the hassle of permitting. If either is true, read on to find out why your city is so […]
The California ADU Program and its Benefits
When families grow, additional space and comfort become more of a necessity than a luxury. A home addition can address the needs of homeowners looking to maximize and optimize their existing living space. What if a homeowner, staying in California, needs another living space within his property? What if he wants to convert a part […]
What Factors Go into Calculating Home Addition Costs?
When it comes to assessing the quality of life in a home, the comfort and conveniences within the building matter the most. Who doesn’t love ample space and smarter functionalities? A cramped home places restrictions on its residents and they are forced to make compromises accordingly. What this means is that they may not be […]
5 things to consider before you build a deck or patio
Deck additions are the most common DIY home projects, and can be the easiest one to bungle unless you know what you’re doing. Problems like skipped permits, water infiltration, unsafe guardrails, and unreliable framing materials and hardware can undermine your deck’s performance, cause serious safety issues, and lead to unnecessary frustration and unplanned expenses. Before […]