It’s almost fall, which means shorter days and colder weather ahead. To ensure you won’t need emergency repairs in the winter, do some preventative maintenance now while it’s still nice outside. Here are some essential fall home improvement projects to keep you safe and secure when the tempe…
Flagstone patios can turn an otherwise under-utilized portion of yard into a space for entertaining or simply enjoying the outdoors without worries of cactus or mud. Chaffee County resident Roger Van Deel, owner of Van Deel Homes, and Tony Ricci, owner of Salida’s Stoneworks, suggest the fol…
With home prices on the rise, finishing a basement is the latest trend in real estate. More and more homeowners are enjoying the perks of additional living space, a reduction in heating and cooling costs, a healthier home, and, if done right, a more desirable home when selling.
Keeping your house, garage and vehicles free of rodents is important for many reasons, but most critical is the danger of contracting hantavirus from the droppings of these critters.
1. When is a permit needed?
Basically, a permit is needed anytime something is to be altered that is regulated by code. The actual wording states a permit is needed to “construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change” a building or “erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove convert or replace” anything that has an electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system.