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Santa Barbara CA Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in Santa Barbara, CA

1) Before you begin a major project, check for local zoning and safety restrictions:
County of Santa Barbara Planning & Development

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs:
California Home Repair Programs

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 Local Contractors

5) Find out whether your project will require permits:
Santa Barbara - Santa Maria Permits Information

6) Check the records of contractors you're considering:
Santa Barbara - Santa Maria CA Better Business Bureau

Get general information about this area here: Santa Barbara CA Information and Santa Maria CA Information

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

A Closer Look at Santa Barbara - Santa Maria, CA

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

Elevation: 49 to 220 ft. 

Population: 245,602 (combined)

Average Temperature: 70.2 degrees F

Average Rainfall: 11.3 in. 

Average Snowfall: 0 in

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