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Q. A few contractors have looked at my attic so I can finish it for more bedrooms and a family room. The 1920s house has a very large attic with stairs to the second-floor landing. more
Q. I’m confused about the whole process of doing work to my home. I want to add a room and deck at the back of my kitchen . . . more
Q. I just rented a retail space, and I’m planning changes with my architect. The architect says I have to “upgrade” the restroom to handicapped-accessible, which will cost at least $8,000 and maybe more . . . more
Q. I live in an apartment building with balconies, and wonder if you can tell me if there’s any way to know how many people I can have on my balcony at one time. more
Q. We have a strange situation: Our architect has fallen off the face of the earth. He just disappeared. We got plans about six months ago, and then he just stopped returning phone calls or communicating in any way. more
Q. We moved into our house with a sloping backyard knowing we’d have to level it out. We found a guy who specializes in stack block walls on the internet, and saw pictures of his work . . . more
Q. I’m trying to understand why my construction was rejected three times. The inspector said it doesn’t follow the plans, and certain things don’t match the building code. more
Q. I saw an article in a magazine about how I may be able to add air and water purifiers in my office to minimize sickness and infections. Is this for real? more
Q. We are trying to decide what to do about our boiler, which is ancient. Our plumber, whom we’ve used for years, says he won’t work with our steam system. more
Q. We just bought a house and want to add to it. We talked to our village inspector, and he said we have limitations because the house is in a flood area. more
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