Whether you’re planning to build a deck, pergola, porch or another outdoor living space, choosing the right contractor for the job is, without a doubt, the most important step you’ll take. And the process of choosing is easy when you know what to look for.
Choose a local company with a positive reputation. Experienced contractors in your area will be aware of style preferences, building codes, the terrain and the weather conditions that impact the design and building of an outdoor space.
Here in the Greater St. Louis region, permits and building codes can be particularly tricky. But the building process will be hassle-free when you hire an experienced contractor who routinely works throughout the area and understands the regulations for building within each city.
In addition, neighborhood HOAs may have special requirements aside from the city regulations. So definitely, ‘think local’. Read the rest of this entry »