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John Bourassa, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
John Bourassa answered:
Can I put a nail into a wall above an electrical outlet?
Yes, but only if you are standing on as puddle of water. What's the matter with you?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Fort Lauderdale
Anne Hensel, Real Estate Pro in Saint Petersburg, FL
Anne Hensel answered:
Will it kill my home value to merge two full baths into one big full bath?
Jeanne, you might not like my answer but I do not think it is a good idea. 3 bedroom sharing one bath is a NO NO. It will be hard to sell with this layout. Most buyers want a separate m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 20, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 33716
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
I just purchased a home in Port Charlotte and need a tile installer. Can anyone recommend an experienced installer?
If you contact some of the local tile floor places, they can recommend someone to you. Frienldy Floors, Color Tile, Lombardo Tile.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
RE/MAX Palm Realty
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0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Port Charlotte
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Can I fix by myself documents such a building permit to build a house in my property?
It may be easier to hire a professional, however why not simply begin by contacting the local building's department and see exactly what needs to be done, then decide....
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 33610
Julie Rosent…, Real Estate Pro in 33477
Julie Rosenthal answered:
Can I place a mobile home in my property in the City of Los Angeles? I know I can build a second structure up to 1,200 Sq. Ft.
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 16, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 33610
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
Looking for a cabinet maker to do some work on a top home in AB...
Hey Bill-

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Stelios Styl…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Beach, FL
Stelios Stylianou, P.A. answered:
Looking for a Wells Fargo 203k approved contractor in Boca Raton, FL **need a rush estimate**
Hello J.Lebreton,

I can assist you in your search for a 203K Contractor.

Please, call me at your earliest convenience.

Best Regards,

Stelios Stylianou, Realtor® ... more
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Ruth Babel, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Ruth Babel answered:
Has anyone used a ceiling-mounted pull-down curtain or shade to when you wanted to divide a large or open spaces?
Hello. I have used them in long large bedrooms to divide space. They have served there purpose and did work. But keep in mind, they are not fixed and can move and may be safet ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 12, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in 34239
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
Mirrors and transparant tables are showing up to make small spaces appear big -- any other good tricks?
Sandra, you are asking a question and answering a question in the same forum. Sounds like you know what to do regarding small spaces.

Best regards,

Lynn Brock
Brock Realty I ... more
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Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
Renovating a home, what do I do to avoid waterproofing mistakes with my sky lights?
Hire a licensed contractor to do the work.
You can search on the Florida web site at:
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 7, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 34239
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
I read insulation wet-spray is best for new construction, but what about renovation?
It's good, but it costs more. With new homes you have access to walls with no dry wall, are you removing drywall? If so you can use it easily.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 15, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 34239
Tamika Moses, Real Estate Pro in Miramar, FL
Tamika Moses answered:
How difficult is it to make money by buying an old house, renovating it, and then selling it for more?
Hello Allison,
If you purchase in the right area and most importantly at the right price and renovate the home, you are adding more value to the home, therefore you should be able to s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 14, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Miami
Ryan Bass, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Ryan Bass answered:
Our Home Insurance is dropping us because of polybutelane plumbing no leak problem. What questions we ask our insurance co.,need Advice Please!
Hi Ms. K,

First of all, a plumber will likely be able to best address your plumbing-specific questions, but from what I have been told, CPVC (different than PVC) is currently the bes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 9, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Apopka
Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
we want to rebuild our mobile home 14 x 70 new electric windows roof all floors siding everything who does this weve seen it done before
Susan 14504, your query does not provide whether this mobile home is stationary (tied down to a pad) or you'll be pulling it behind a truck.

Typically to re build a stationary mob ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 25, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 33610
Ana Huffer, Real Estate Pro in Broward County, FL
Ana Huffer answered:
I need help on how to get approval from the developer at Monterra to add pavers to my driveway
You should call the property management office for information:

Miami Management

Hope this helps!
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 29, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Cooper City
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
what do i need to do to remodel the whole house and also add a second floor to it , permits and cost of it ???
How much would a new car cost?

How long is a piece of wood?

Do you actually think that we could give you a number based on the information you've provided, and without even seeing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Naranja
Pat and Steve…, Real Estate Pro in Westlake, OH
Pat and Steve Pribisko answered:
painters , handman, and movers
Ask the Realtor who sold you the home or other Realtors in the area.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 11, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in 33966
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I have found a small home in the snug harbor area of stuart, florida..It is 1000 sq ft. what would be a ballpark estimate on adding a second story ?

Before considering the cost of doing this type of improvement it would be recommended to investigate whether or not your project is something that can be done from a code perspe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 5, 2012 Remodel & Renovate in Stuart
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
we just bought a 4 bedroom 2 bath plus den, would it be worth adding a pool with cage and 3rd bathroom.

Too many people are continuing to view home ownership as an truly should but there comes a point when you need to evaluate things from a more practical positi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Cape Coral
Antonio Vega…, Real Estate Pro in Davenport, FL
Antonio Vega-Pacheco answered:
is there any gov programs out there to help with repairs or energy imporvments on your home?
Yes, there are several. Your best 2 sources of information are:

1. Contact your electric power supplier and talk to customer service, they will give you all up to date info.
2. Ta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 4, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 32904
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