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Chicago IL Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in Chicago, IL

1) Before you begin a major project, check for local zoning and safety restrictions:
Chicago Dept. of Zoning & Land Use

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs:
Chicago Remodeling & Repairs 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:
Chicago Building Permits Information

6) Check the records of contractors you're considering:
Chicago IL Better Business Bureau


Get general information about this area here:
Chicago IL Information

A Closer Look at Chicago, IL

Geographic and weather concerns that may impact building and design: wind, cold weather, thunderstorms, tornadoes

Elevation: 586 ft. 

Population: 9,785,747 

Average Temperature: 50 degrees F

Average Rainfall: 36 in. 

Average Snowfall: 37 in.

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