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What You Might Not Know about City Building Permits and Timelines

[fa icon="calendar'] April 10, 2020 at 11:45 AM / by Home Services Expert

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The thought of a new construction or home remodeling project is exciting, yet many homeowners jump in, ready to begin their build, without realizing all of the steps involved. When you reach the point in your project where it’s time to submit your plans to the city and get the required permits, the process can quickly become intimidating and overwhelming.

Many homeowners find themselves quickly losing their patience when they realize how long the permit process can take – especially if they haven’t “crossed all the t’s and dotted all the i’s” required in the paperwork. Here are a few things you might not be aware of when it comes to city building permits and timelines.

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How to Save Money when Building a New Home

[fa icon="calendar'] April 5, 2020 at 8:00 AM / by Home Services Expert

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It's no secret that home prices have risen significantly in the North State in recent years. Building a new construction home is no exception. However, if you have decided to build a new home there are certain considerations to keep in mind as you plan out the home building process that can save you money and avoid unnecessary costs.

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Upgrade In Style – Top Home Flooring Trends

[fa icon="calendar'] March 31, 2020 at 4:41 PM / by Home Services Expert

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You may not think much about your home flooring if it’s been around a while. It may be a little worn, and when you walk in the door it no longer catches your attention. If you’ve ever gone to a friend’s house who got new flooring  or toured a model home, you know there can be a different feeling when you walk in the door. Few things can spruce up a home more than some new paint and flooring, and in this article we will focus on the flooring.

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How to Choose New Kitchen Cabinets for Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] March 18, 2020 at 9:48 AM / by Home Services Expert

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When it’s time to upgrade your kitchen or if you are building a new construction home, one of the decisions you have to make is what type of kitchen cabinets you want to install. Kitchen cabinets take up a lot of space and are a very visible part of your kitchen. They also get a lot of use so you want your kitchen cabinets to not only look good, but to be well built and functional for years to come.

Most people don’t think a lot about something like kitchen cabinets until it’s time to make a decision during a remodel or new construction. If you’re in the process of installing new kitchen cabinets or will be soon then the following suggestions are for you!

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How to Avoid Hiring a Bad Contractor

[fa icon="calendar'] March 11, 2020 at 9:55 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Any new home construction project can seem overwhelming. At Experts In Your Home, we want to make that process easier for you. One of the biggest issues people get concerned about is whether or not they can find a trustworthy general contractor. And for good reason – hiring a bad contractor is a nightmare no one wants to have.

Rest assured, there are ways to smartly hire the right contractor so that you can have peace of mind and be excited about your project – not overwhelmed!

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Should You Install a Kitchen Faucet Yourself?

[fa icon="calendar'] March 6, 2020 at 9:46 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Is your faucet busted or your sprayer on the fritz? Maybe you just want a change. Experts in Your Home will send you the best Chico plumbers. Maybe you're wondering - Do I dare install my own kitchen faucet? Some do-it-yourselfers would gladly tackle a kitchen sink without plumbing help. Here are the basic steps involved in installing your own kitchen faucet, along with some things to carefully consider before attempting to do so.

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How to Decide the Best Type of Flooring for Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] February 28, 2020 at 4:09 PM / by Home Services Expert

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You may already have an idea on the type of new flooring you want to place in your home. Or you may have no idea what type of new flooring to choose... or even where to find professionals to install flooring in Chico, California. No matter on which end of the spectrum you find yourself, we’ll help you find the type that best fits your lifestyle.

Depending on what your day-to-day life looks like, certain floors are an obvious no. Read below to determine which lifestyle fits you best to help you narrow down the options!

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5 Common Plumbing Problems You May Face

[fa icon="calendar'] February 24, 2020 at 9:25 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Most homeowners don’t think too much about the plumbing system in their homes. When all is working as it should, it’s easy to forget all of the different pieces and parts making things work – until something goes wrong. If you have a plumbing problem that needs attention, there’s a good chance you’ll need to call a Chico plumber to come fix it.

It’s good for every homeowner to know what plumbing issues to look out for so that if you have an issue there’s a plan – what to look for and who to call.

Here are 5 Common Plumbing Problems You May Face:

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How to Avoid Surprise Costs During the Remodel or Construction Process

[fa icon="calendar'] February 21, 2020 at 10:20 AM / by Home Services Expert

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Started thinking about remodeling your home or maybe building a brand new home? Have you heard your friends complaining about how budgeting for construction is difficult, especially with all the surprising costs that turn up in a project?

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Types of Costs to Consider when Building a New Home

[fa icon="calendar'] February 7, 2020 at 10:24 AM / by Home Services Expert

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There’s something fun about the thought of building a new home from the ground up. For many, there’s also something daunting and scary about the thought. When it comes to a home, many people choose to buy an existing home rather than build new. Reasons for this could include lot availability, locations, lower costs, less hassle, and less “unknowns”.

While all of those reasons may make sense in some circumstances, there are other times when building new makes more sense. Examples include rebuilding in a fire damaged area, if you have a perfect lot and all it needs is a house, or you have the dream of envisioning your perfect home and seeing it come to life.

Whatever your circumstances, at Experts In Your Home we want to make the new home construction process as easy as possible.

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