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Atlanta GA Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in Atlanta, GA

1) Before you begin a major project, check for local zoning and safety restrictions:
City of Atlanta Zoning

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs:
Hurricane Katrina, FEMA, and affordable housing opportunities

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 building permits will be required:
Atlanta Building Permits

6) Check the records of contractors you're considering:
Atlanta GA Better Business Bureau


Get general information about this area here: City of Atlanta Online

If necessary, file construction complaints here: Georgia Contractor Licensing Board

A Closer Look at Atlanta, GA
Geographic and weather concerns that may impact building and design: tornadoes, lightning, thunderstorms, hurricanes, floods.

Elevation: 738 to 1050 ft. 

Population: 537,958 

Average Temperature: 45 degrees F

Average Rainfall: 50.2 in. 

Average Snowfall: 2 in.

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