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San Francisco CA Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in San Francisco, CA

1) Before you begin a major project, check for local zoning and safety restrictions:
San Francisco Planning Department

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs:
San Francisco Housing & Utilities

3) Check to see if your improvements qualify for US tax credits or incentives:
Tax Credits for Energy-Saving Improvements 

4) Get free estimates from local prescreened contractors:
Prescreened Bay Area Contractors

5) Find out whether your project will require permits:
San Francisco Permits & Licenses

6) Check the records of contractors you're considering:
San Francisco CA Better Business Bureau


Get general information about this area here: Los Angeles CA Information

If necessary, file construction complaints here: California Contractor Review Board


A Closer Look at San Francisco, CA

Geographic and weather concerns that may impact building and design: earthquakes, salt air in coastal areas, occasional heavy winds, fires

Elevation: 52 ft. 

Population: 808,976 

Average Temperature: 57 degrees F

Average Rainfall: 25 in. 

Average Snowfall: 0 in.

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