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Kathy Burgreen answered:
New York City contractors MUST be licensed and insured. They are VERY expensive so you need to get estimates from several of them. If you hire unlicensed and uninsured contractors, New York City will not pursue a case if they do any damage or cause any injury.

It's the law!
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Sat May 27, 2017
Rob G asked:
I have a 3BR/1Ba L shaped ranch in NJ. The layout of the house places the garage and one BR on the L part. The other two bedrooms(My BR & a spare/office) are connected by a small hallway…
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Fri May 26, 2017
rfarmer124 answered:
Some people have said "bad investment" buy used.....well my opinion is it will be a great investment....as you know, new houses virtually STOPPED by the beginning of 2008 and didn't really begin until 2014 AND moderate at best......guess what's going to happen by say 2020 when people start asking "I want to buy something virtually new".....There wouldn't be anything out there virtually new.....What I mean is something built in 2000- 2007 will be virtually new.....hmmm I think there is going to be a HUGE price gap on houses, ones that were built say in 2014+ and all the rest prior to 2007 ...know what I mean ... more
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Thu May 25, 2017
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Thu May 25, 2017
John Madden answered:
I have used them for my new central air ($5800) and my roof ($7400) and had a near-perfect experience both times. The prices were just a slight bit higher, but the Home Depot guarantees more than made up for it in my mind. My roof job got bumped due to terrible weather, and so they came out on Labor Day and completed the job in only 5 hours. Plus I put them on my HD card and got 0% for 2 years. (FL) ... more
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Wed May 24, 2017
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Wed May 24, 2017
Eduardocatdenas answered:
Where can I find the blue prints for 4821 crestpoint ln garland tx 75043
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Mon May 22, 2017
Jjjdelisle asked:
I currently have a 3 bedroom one bath. Thinking of making it 2/2. I do have a full basement as well. Just can't decide if an en suite will hinder the resale to much to turn one of the…
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Fri May 19, 2017
Rxmichalow asked:
remodel is of only finishes...new tile, plumbing fixtures, flooring exterior stucco, but no framing or foundation...please just guess...i need help with this one
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Thu May 18, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Living near CT, I would be more interested to make sure the roof is in good shape before spending money on siding, etc. You need to worry about snow, thunderstorms, wind and ice which can cause wear and tear on the roof.

If your roof is in good shape, then I would go for siding repairs. Considering the winters in CT, I would want good siding to last.
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Tue May 16, 2017
Sam Shueh answered:
A lot will cost 600,000-800,000 so why not maximize your areal living area?
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Tue May 16, 2017
Ecogreenacservices answered:
Yes
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Tue May 16, 2017
Arendsmith asked:
Tue May 16, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
You need to find out from the Buildings Dept. in Queens County if you can get a permit for it. If you can't get a permit, then you cannot do it. Don't try doing this without a permit because if you ever sell in the future, you will need to take the office addition down before you can sell to anybody. ... more
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