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Q. Our house has a smell that, at times, is so bad that we can’t stay there. We’ve had plumbers look at the sewer pipes, put in special vents, and one guy put in a piping system with a fan . . . more
Q. I hope you can help me. My husband’s dream is to open his own car repair shop. We rented a place and found out that the plans the landlord gave us for fixing the storefront aren’t enough to get a permit. We even went in to our building department . . . more
Q. We have a small window of time to redo our kitchen and extend the back room while our kids are away this summer. We found out our permits might not be done by then. The contractor suggested making the foundation ahead of time . . . more
Q. There’s a lot of renovation going on around us, and I don’t see one permit sign or window sign. One neighbor told me he didn’t want his taxes to go up, so he’ll get a permit if he gets caught or when he sells. Isn’t that taking a chance? more
Q. We have a big problem. Our house was lifted and is now sitting on its new foundation, but at the wrong height. Our architect and contractor were recommended by the NY Rising program as preferred professionals, but a few months ago, the contractor, without saying a word, ran off to Texas with our job unfinished. more
Q. I’ve been looking for ways to save water, and have some ideas to share with your readers. Most people think their water bill pays for water, but it doesn’t, really . . . more
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