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Are construction code violations a serious matter?

You bet they are… People call me all the time to ask me about the severity of the changes they made to their properties without permits. There’s no such a thing as a free lunch, people…It is cheaper to hire a consultant to prepare plans for a remodel or addition to your home than to […]

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What kind of stairs are you allowed to build in your home?

One thing we have to keep in mind is that the Municipal Code plays a big role in the approval of your home design. The stairs are a vital part of your home and we need to remember they do need to comply. There are standard clearances and dimensions commonly used which are the minimum […]

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Changes during construction

Be very careful when you or your contractor make changes on the site As a professional dedicated to serving my clients, I do not seem to ever be prepared to watch the homeowners turn on me and the other consultants to side with their contractors. It is amazing to me how blind and deaf homeowners […]

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