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New York City NY Home Remodeling Resources

How to Start Your Improvement Project in New York City

1) Before you begin a major project, check for local zoning and safety restrictions:
NYC Building Codes Information.

2) Find out about any available local home improvement incentives and programs: NYC Homeownership 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 about permits, assistance, and classes :
NYC Home Preservation & Development

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

Information on NYC Contractors Licensing


Get general information about this area here: New York City Information

Helpful NYC Safety Resources: NYC Public Safety

Search for NYC Building Complaints & Violations: DOB Building Information Search

A Closer Look at New York, NY

Geographic and weather concerns that may impact building and design: cold winters, salt air in coastal areas, coastal storms, hurricanes.

Elevation: 33 ft.
Population: 8,363,710
Average Temperature: 55 degrees F
Average Rainfall: 47.25 in.
Average Snowfall: 22.4 in.

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