Posts tagged planning design process & dealings
I have been going back and forth with Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD aka @SketchThis for a little more than a year ... tryin,g but failing to get him over on this blog. But when Eric recently released a plugin for Google SketchUp, I decided I just couldn't put it off any longer. I sent Eric some questions, and fortunately ... he responded. Below you'll find our interview. [...]
Many homeowners dream of having a deck, and every home should be entitled to have one, right? Well, it depends on where you live. Each city in the U.S. has requirements about the structures you can build on your property. In some areas, you can’t even dream about decking until you’ve obtained a permit. While getting a permit for a simple deck can seem like a hassle, the building codes attached to them ensure the safety of your family and reduce your personal liability risks. [...]
... And while I still haven’t determined if she was looking for answers like "drywall" or "flooring" or some other phase of a gut/remodel project, my instinct was to provide these - a list of general, overarching, answers. I feel, they apply to any project, any size, and no matter who’s performing the project, a homeowner or a pro. Hope it helps.
No matter how much you love the home you’re in, it’s natural that over time your needs will change leading you to considering changes to your (that) home. This means you’ll be faced with a decision; should I remodel or move? Both options come with many pros and cons, but here are four good reasons to remodel ...
November 26, 2012
This article goes into detail on how to know if you need a building permit as well as the potential consequences if you build without a permit when it's required. [...]