Frequently Asked Questions
Big Yeti Builders team answers questions about their services, materials, and process.
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Once we have a signed agreement, we will secure any building permits needed. We also make sure our structures meet or exceed local building codes.
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Composite decking is durable, is low-maintenance because it is resistant to rot, mold, and insects. It’s available in several colors and textures. It can be more expensive upfront than natural wood.
The essentials for outdoor kitchens typically include a grill or cooking element, countertop space for food preparation, storage areas, and you might also want to consider a sink and refrigerator. The specific elements depend on how you plan to use your outdoor kitchen and your space.
Think about how you plan to use the space. Will you be entertaining, relaxing, or dining? The size and layout of your yard or deck, your budget, and the maintenance required for each outdoor feature will play a role. It’s also important to consider the style of your home to ensure a complementary look and feel.
Regularly inspect your deck for signs of wear and tear. This includes loose boards, wobbly railings, or rusted fasteners. Ensure that it is structurally sound, particularly if it’s an elevated structure. It’s advisable to have a professional inspect your deck periodically, especially if it’s older or showing signs of wear.
A covered deck can be a good investment as it can enhance the usability and appeal of your outdoor space, providing a comfortable area for relaxation and entertainment. It can also increase the overall value of your home.
Pergolas are open-roofed structures that provide partial sun protection and an airy feel, while patio covers have a solid roof offering complete coverage from sun and rain.
Yes, with the addition of features like outdoor heaters, curtains, and cozy décor, pergolas can be adapted for comfortable use in colder months.
The cost of kitchen remodeling can vary widely depending on factors such as the size of the kitchen, the level of finishes and materials chosen, any structural modifications required, and labor costs. It’s best to request a free estimate from a qualified contractor to get an accurate assessment of the cost for your specific project.
In many cases, yes, you will need permits for kitchen remodeling projects, especially if they involve structural changes, electrical or plumbing work, or alterations to load-bearing walls. A professional contractor can help you determine the specific permitting requirements for your project and ensure that all necessary permits are obtained before work begins.
Yes, it is possible to change the layout of your bathroom during the remodeling process. This may involve reconfiguring the placement of fixtures, such as the toilet, shower, and vanity, or even knocking down walls to create a more open space. We can help you design a layout that maximizes both functionality and aesthetics.
Yes, it is possible to add a bathroom to your basement remodeling project. However, adding a bathroom may involve additional considerations such as plumbing, drainage, and ventilation requirements.