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How Long Does it Take to Get a Permit for a Rooftop Deck in Washington, DC?

Posted in: Deck Permits, Deck Contractor Permits, hire a decking contractor, deck builders, building permits, deck contractors, decks in Washington, D.C., rooftop decks in Washington, DC, building a deck

James Moylan

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

danver stainless outdoor kitchen on a rooftop deck at night

Building a rooftop deck in the Washington, DC, area is a great way to add style, sophistication, and value to your home, but the permit process can be challenging and, at times, frustrating. So, how long should a DC homeowner anticipate waiting for permits on a new rooftop deck construction, and what factors affect that wait time?

4 Things to Know for Building a Home Addition in Bethesda, Maryland

Posted in: Building regulations, home additons, building permits, home remodeling tips, Q&A

James Moylan

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

sunroom room addition in carderock springs, bethesda, maryland

What to expect if you're hiring a home addition contractor in Bethesda, Maryland

If you’re thinking about building an addition to a house in Bethesda, Maryland, then you'll have some additional steps to integrate into your construction plans than your friends building a deck in Virginia or elsewhere in the DMV. These range from financial issues to geographic-specific considerations, none of which are insurmountable. However, keep them in mind before you undertake any room addition or home remodeling project with a licensed contractor.

When Do You Need a Building Permit to Remodel a Kitchen Design?

Posted in: Building regulations, kitchen remodel, interior design, building permits, home remodeling tips, kitchen, kitchen remodeling, kitchen appliances

James Moylan

Monday, June 29, 2015

open kitchen interior remodel building permits

Do I Need a Permit to Remodel My Kitchen Design?

Amidst the rush of picking out new tile and purchasing eco-friendly kit chen appliances, it’s often easy to forget one of the most important steps of remodeling a kitchen in Virginia or Maryland: obtaining permits.

Oftentimes, homeowners are surprised to learn that their full interior kitchen renovations require permitting, especially if they are doing something seemingly simple. However, the vast majority of kitchen renovations require not one, but three types of permits: building, electrical, and mechanical permits.