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Home Remodeling: When You Need a Permit & When You Don't

[fa icon="calendar'] February 05, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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Some homeowners who undertake their first home remodeling project register the news better than others: Before work can begin, Experts in Your Home must secure a building permit on their behalf.

After months of planning, these homeowners are understandably eager for work to begin and view the permit process as an unnecessary delay – and sometimes even a form of governmental intrusion.

We have capably navigated the permit process hundreds of times in many different communities. So let us explain why a building permit is necessary, as well as when you might need one and when you might not. Once you're informed and know what to expect, you're bound to face your home remodeling project with greater confidence.

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Sneak Peek: Clubhouse at 1661 Forest Avenue Remodeled & Ready for 2021

[fa icon="calendar'] January 25, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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Amidst the challenges that we all faced in 2020, there were a few opportunities that presented themselves that we are grateful for. One is that we were invited to completely remodel the clubhouse at 1661 Forest Avenue, a Chico apartment complex.

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The Top 5 Home Renovation Ideas for 2021

[fa icon="calendar'] January 20, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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With all of the changes that have happened in the last year, there has never been more focus on the home environment. With routines changed and our living spaces altered, many have either been in the process of a home renovation or have given it serious consideration.

Home renovations don’t always have to be an expensive endeavor. However, if you have the budget the sky is the limit (almost) for what you can spend. Whether you have a large or small budget, here are some ideas of home renovation projects to tackle in 2021:

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When and How Often Should You Clean Your Gutters?

[fa icon="calendar'] January 08, 2021 / by Home Services Expert

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At Experts In You Home, we’re big on home maintenance. Our passion is to help you keep your home well maintained – whether you hire us for the job or just learn from us. One area of home maintenance that no homeowner wants to neglect is gutter cleaning.

It can be easy to ignore clogged gutters…out of sight out of mind right? However, when gutters get clogged with dirt, roofing particles, sticks and leaves, it can cause major problems for your home. Make sure to prioritize gutter cleaning in your home this year.

First, let’s get specific about the damage that clogged gutters can cause:

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Should You Hire a Chico Electrician to Install Outdoor Security Lighting?

[fa icon="calendar'] December 29, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Whether you live on a large property in the country or a smaller lot in town, security for your home is important. Theft is an increasing concern to many, so it makes sense to take efforts to keep your property safe. One of the things you can do to increase security and peace of mind is to have outdoor security lighting installed on your property.

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Home Safety Tips for Holiday Cooking

[fa icon="calendar'] December 17, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Everything in the kitchen seems to multiply over the holidays: the number of meals and desserts we prepare, the number of kitchen tools that get pressed into action and the number of people who hover close by.

Unfortunately, the number of accidents multiply, too, making the holidays the riskiest time of the year to be in the kitchen. Fires peak around the holidays, followed by injuries caused by knives, cookware, food processors, microwaves and blenders.

Unless you decide to order take-out, you probably won't be able to make your kitchen a completely “risk-free zone.” But you can greatly reduce the risks by following safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Consumer Reports, brought to you by the people who have a vested interest in your safety year-round: Experts in Your Home.

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What are the Best Allergy-Friendly New Flooring Choices for Your Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] December 12, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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For the many Americans who suffer from allergies, finding remedies and relief is an important priority. When installing new flooring, it’s common to think about style and texture and durability. However, many people may not be aware that the flooring in their homes can be something that impacts their allergies.

If you are installing new flooring due to allergy issues, take some time to learn about which types of flooring are best to reduce allergens in your home. To help get you started, we’ve listed some of the options below.

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What are Ready to Assemble Cabinets and Should You Install Them?

[fa icon="calendar'] December 04, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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If you are attempting a kitchen remodel in your home, you’ve likely stumbled upon the many cabinet choices available. From options at your local Home Depot to the massive selection online, and even custom cabinet makers – it can be hard to decide where to buy your cabinets.

One popular option people choose for home remodeling is ready-to-assemble (RTA) kitchen cabinets. These can be bought in store or online and can potentially save you money on your kitchen renovation. Here are some things to know about RTA kitchen cabinets before you buy:

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Paradise Lost and Restored: Experts Nears Completion of Rebuild in Paradise

[fa icon="calendar'] November 28, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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Here at Experts we love opportunities to help people build their dreams, even if it's on the heels of a difficult loss.

After a long period of working through insurance and other hurdles, our project to rebuild one of the homes destroyed in the Camp Fire has taken off!

The project is a two bedroom, two bath house with a living space of 1600 square feet. It includes both a large front porch, a back porch and a detached two car garage for a total build size of 2600 square feet.

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7 Ways to Remodel Your Old Fireplace

[fa icon="calendar'] November 21, 2020 / by Home Services Expert

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As the holidays approach, there can be few things that are as enjoyable as sitting around a warm fireplace when there is a chill in the air outside. If your home has an older fireplace that is in need of a fireplace remodel, you can rest assured that there are options out there for creating your ideal warm space in your living room.

From mantels to finishes, no matter what your fireplace is like you can update it to match your room décor and to bring the feel you’ve been dreaming of to your home.

 

Here are 7 Fireplace Remodeling Ideas:

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