When undertaking home remodeling, maintenance or repairs, construction permits are often required. Some contractors try to skirt the system by telling you a permit is not needed. In San Diego, construction permits are required with these exceptions:
It can be difficult to hire a contractor if you don't know the basic facts and have the right resources. • Check with ApprovedHomePros.com or call 855-840-A-PRO to find an Approved Home Pro. • Check references. • Request to see Contractor’s License and Insurance. • Ask for written bids. • Beware of unusually low or high bids.
<< FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2015 on SAN DIEGO 6 TV >>> Our Resident Expert and President of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel Gregg Cantor takes us behind the scenes of a full home remodel he's working on in Normal Heights. See the job in-progress and learn how to make design choices within your existing structural limitations as well as expanding into brand new additions.
<<< FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2016 on CW6 SAN DIEGO >>> In the first installment in his new series "Your Remodel Start to Finish," Gregg Cantor, our resident pro and owner of Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel, explains the importance of license and insurance when hiring a contractor.
Many homeowners have a question about how much of a deposit they should pay a contractor. It is important to know that California law says that IT IS ILLEGAL for ...