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Washington D.C. Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in Washington D.C.

1) Before you begin a major project, check for local zoning and safety restrictions:
Washington D.C. Planning Department

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs:
Washington D.C. HUD Home & Communities

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:
Washington D.C. Building Permits

6) Check the records of contractors you're considering:
Washington D.C. Better Business Bureau

Get general information about this area here: Washington D.C. Information

A Closer Look at Washington, D.C.

Geographic and weather concerns that may impact building and design: Snowstorms, cold winters, ice.

Elevation: 0-409 ft.
Population: 5.3 million
Average Temperature: 57.5 degrees F
Average Rainfall: 39 in.
Average Snowfall: 22 in.

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