This is an update to a 2018 blog by Shannon Calabro.
Home improvement shows have a way of making you feel like, “I could do that! Right??” Before you start knocking down walls, consider whether or not your project requires a permit (and get one if it does). You need a residential permit for many home improvement projects, even if you’re doing the work yourself. It’s not just to add another task to your to-do list. When a permit is required, it’s usually because the work has a direct impact on life safety.Continue Reading