Ask The Architect
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Q. I want to know what to do about my porch now that we’re selling the house. We changed it from a screened porch to a year-round sunroom (though it’s not heated) about 15 years ago, and thought it was no problem. more
Q. We’ve never renovated a home before, and we’re wondering what to expect each of the people we might hire to be able to do for us. For example, do we need an engineer if we hire an architect . . .? more
Q. We just bought an old house and started to fix it up so we can move in. It needs a lot of work, like insulation, the walls have cracks and some need to be taken down, all the plumbing, tile — it’s a long list. more
Q. My son wants to be an architect. He’s really focused on drawing floor plans. I want to encourage him to do things that will mold him. He’s in sixth grade, and we regularly take him into the city, where . . . more
Q. I decided to rent out the house I inherited until I move back to Long Island. I hired an architect, who explained building codes and said we needed to legalize the family room my parents added back in 1973. We needed fireplace doors, according to him . . . more
Q. I keep reading about new apartment buildings and housing developments, converting golf courses into new, expensive neighborhoods my children can’t afford. Do you know anything about how the county plans to handle all the traffic? 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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