September 12th, 2019

Benefits of pulling a building permit

As I write this article, Hurricane Dorian has decimated the Bahamas, blew passed Florida and is on its path along the southeast coast of the Carolinas leaving a swath of destruction behind. Local, regional and out-of-the-area contractors are positioned in the starting blocks to rush in on opportunities to rebuild, rehab and repair residential, commercial and other types of properties. This is business and a time to grow for many contractors in this market. While most contractors operate on…

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August 19th, 2019

Benefits of pulling a building permit

Contractors, do you understand that you are throwing away hundreds of thousands of dollars and risking your business when you skirt around regulations by starting and completing a construction project without obtaining a building permit? Sure, they take time out of your busy day, are challenging to obtain, and involve lots of documents, but the benefits of pulling a building permit are that they alert customers that you are a responsible contractor and have taken the step to ensure customers…

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July 1st, 2019

Helen Callier

FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Media Contact: Helen Callier, President 281.312.9981 Mobile | helen@permitusnow.com Permit Us Now Receives Top 25 Subcontractors of the Year Award President of Permit Us Now and Team accepts prestigious industry business award HOUSTON, Texas (July 1, 2019) – Permit Us Now was selected as one of the Top 25 Subcontractors of the Year in 2019 during the SubContractors USA Awards Luncheon held on June 26, 2019. The annual event is geared towards small,…

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June 24th, 2019

Contractors planning

We have heard plenty of stories where building permits were not pulled.  From the project required a revised plan set to the homeowner was expected to pull the permit to our staff was too busy. Regardless of the reason, before any construction starts on an inground pool, all areas in the U.S. will require a residential building permit for installing the inground pool along with trade contractors obtaining their permits, if involved. So, when a homeowner called our toll-free line and…

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May 29th, 2019

Contractors planning

The truth is pulling a residential building permit when required is the right thing to do for your customer and it minimizes your liability as a contractor. It is exciting to see trucks rolling, hammers swinging, and a lot of contractors participating in the estimated $450 billion home remodeling market in the U.S. And while being busy, with a backlog, is preferred by most contractors, rushing from job-to-job to handle a bulging workload is not a reason to ignore obtaining a building…

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