When does an alt-1 renovation become so extensive a new-building permit is required?
Is it legal for a landlord to rent out half a duplex and keep the other half for storage? Would he or she be violating any laws?
Have you ever noticed that knobs on Victorian doors tend to be placed rather low compared to modern ones?
What is the right way to replace a gas pipe union and how much should it cost?
Readers share tips for the best ways to add stairs to access outdoor space on a roof.
A reader is attempting to determine whether or not the bottom portion of his building qualifies as a basement or a cellar.
A reader wants to use the storage space beneath their stoop to store bikes, but is having problems with rust.
Readers share tips to keep stray cats out of a yard.
Keeping a building up to date with fire code requirements can be a confusing process. What inspections and certifications are required each year?
A reader wants to know how to finance a renovation with a construction loan.