Are you concerned that the builder you have, or possibly one of his subcontractors is taking short cuts? It happens more times than you know. Most of the southern United States does not require a license to be a contractor or to operate as a tradesman. The only defense is knowledge.
Many areas have no building inspection requirements. Many ruthless contractors work in these areas specifically because they know there is no building code enforcement. Do you know if your future home is in an area with no protection from one of these people? Are you willing to take a little time to help protect your family from a failure caused by simple oversights, mistakes or just plain laziness?
These are items covered in You and Your New Home:
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When building contractors make mistakes or overlook flaws, you need to be able to recognize them. This book will help you do just that!
If “You and Your New Home” prevents just one mistake from occurring, you have more than paid for the book. It is possible that catching a common mistake could prevent a serious injury from occurring in your home.
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