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Moisture may cause peeling paint
Peeling or cracking paint, on your home's exterior, may be a sign of a humidity problem or improper application. Pealing exterior paint is caused by moisture being absorbed through the back of wood siding and passing through to the exterior surface under
Our New Jersey Home Improvement Professionals can help you to easily manage all your home improvement and remodeling needs. Whether you are laminating your kitchen floor or adding a new unit to your estate, we can direct you to top of the line professionals and contractors willing and able to meet your every home improvement desire.
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Our Home Improvement Professionals can assist you with your every question or necessity, including:
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Getting A Building Permit
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GETTING A BUILDING PERMIT
Building codes are established by most
cities, towns, and counties and may vary considerably from one jurisdiction
to another. Your contract should state that the work is performed
in accordance with all applicable building codes and zoning regulations
in the area where you reside.
A building permit is generally required when
performing structural work or when a home’s basic living area
is changed. Separate permits for electrical, heating, or plumbing
work are required in some cases. Check with your local department
of licensing and permits when starting a job to learn if a building
or work permit is required.
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If the project does, in fact, require a building
permit, the contractor should apply for it in his or her name. Thus,
if the contractor's work does not pass inspection, you cannot be held
financially responsible for any corrections that must be made. Terms
regarding the application of any permits should be outlined in the
When a government agency issues a permit for
home improvement work, it will inspect the work when that work has
reached a certain stage to make sure it complies with various codes
and regulations. It is the responsibility of the contractor to arrange
for these inspections.
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Research all new trends
related to New Jersey Home Improvement
DIY Generation Flocks to Home Improvement Shows
Audio, RM, 44 Kbps, 3:35, 10/25/2004
The home improvement industry is booming, and each weekend thousands of homeowners flock to home and garden shows to see the latest trends. Reporter Rob Schmitz from member station KPCC recently joined the crowds at such a show to find out why they're so popular. Source: National Public Radio
Renovation entails improvement through remodeling and restoring.
A sum of money set aside in the construction contract for items which have not been selected and specified in the construction contract. Best kept to a minimum number and used for items who's choice will not impact earlier stages of the construction
A common form of magnesium silicate which was used in various construction products due to it's stability and resistance to fire. Asbestos exposure, by inhaling loose asbestos fibers, is associated with various forms of lung disease
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