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Margie Ray-morgan asked:
Mon Oct 16, 2017
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Sun Oct 15, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
It depends on the contractor you hire and what upgrades you want to put in it. I would suggest obtaining a couple bids and go from there.
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Thu Oct 12, 2017
Richbcolonial answered:
Can my neighbors relocate a water heater facing my property line between the houses. ?What are the setback codes.? Theres only 4 feet from property line and 8 feet between
Adjacent property. Is this legal in torrance ca ... more
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Tue Oct 10, 2017
Katherine asked:
I plan to convert the basement space into a bedroom in hopes of increasing the selling price. There is a bulkhead door here which may qualify as egress. If not, I will have to spend on adding…
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Mon Oct 9, 2017
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Mon Oct 9, 2017
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Sat Oct 7, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Unfortunately not all contractors are tech savvy and some contractors don't want a website or pay a fee to be on Angie's List, Home Advisor, etc. Contractors need to pay an advertising fee to appear on these websites.

Some home owners will use word of mouth thru friends, colleagues, etc. who have seen renovations in their friends homes and liked the work done. Others will use online reviews before hiring somebody.

Best advice - ask family members, friends, co workers, etc. who they used and make a personal visit to their home to check out the work yourself. Then if you like the work done, hire that contractor. Online reviews can be good but I've heard some negative reviews don't get published which means the good reviews are lopsided.
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Wed Oct 4, 2017
Lindygirl0408 asked:
I have an older home where the entire second floor is an addition. The addition includes the master suite with large bathroom. On the main level is the second bath. I believe at one time,…
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Wed Oct 4, 2017
Delores Yvonne Hart answered:
In PA when going from commercial to residential does the apartment have to be up to residential codes u don't have any windows and the code enforcement said its legal cause old bldg and how do I find out how the bldg is zoned whether commercial or residential any info greatly appreciated ... more
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Sat Sep 30, 2017
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Thu Sep 21, 2017
Cathy1660 asked:
We are remodeling a home that we purchased
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