8 posts tagged with construction by slidell.
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I'm renovating a multi-unit building. The occupancy permits were never revoked. Can I finish one unit and rent it out while finishing the others? How do I handle inspections? [more inside]
Should I install "bamboo hardwood," hardwood, or laminate floors? This is for a rental unit in a not-that-upscale neighborhood in Oakland, California. I'm most concerned about long-term maintenance costs and potential resale value. [more inside]
Any advice on getting the cheapest possible decent quality flooring? How to shop for it? [more inside]
What are good resources for seeing sample house plans and construction drawings? [more inside]
Is there a step-by-step tutorial on how to create working construction drawings with Google SketchUp? This must be on the Internet somewhere but after a weekend of searching and watching tutorials, I still haven't found it. [more inside]
Architects, builders, and engineers -- what is the best software for drawing up a basic set of floor plans? What's the most cost-effective way to get a set of working drawings for a basic house rehab? [more inside]
How different are "wholesale" vs. "retail" construction cost estimates? Is there a reason that numbers are varying by 100%? [more inside]
How do you write a construction contract for a fixer-upper with many unknowns? [more inside]