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New Orleans LA Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in New Orleans, LA

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

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs:
Hurricane Katrina, FEMA
New Orleans LA HUD 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 building permits will be required:
New Orleans LA Building Permits

6) Check the records of contractors you're considering:
New Orleans LA Better Business Bureau

Get general information about this area here: New Orleans LA Information

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


A Closer Look at New Orleans, LA
Geographic and weather concerns that may impact building and design: tornadoes, lightning, thunderstorms, hurricane, storm surge, flooding

Elevation: -6.5 ft. 

Population: 1,167,294

Average Temperature: 70 degrees F

Average Rainfall: 62 in. 

Average Snowfall: .2 in.

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