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the Building Inspector must check the work at this stage before construction can continue.. clear home site, plus 10′ – 15′ Work Area 40. Install Temporary Power Pole 41. Crawl Space or Basement. Plumbing Rough 85. Specify Plastic or Copper Pipe 86. Rough-In for Bath, Kitchen, etc.
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"So far, infrastructure work is tracking with the overall construction market," says Jeff Slivka, president of New Day Underwriting Managers, an intermediary to agents and brokers in construction-related professional liability, environmental insurance, and risk management.
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· Purchasing a new-construction home is different from buying a resale home. Here are some tips and items to keep in mind if you have a client interested in purchasing new construction.
In this blazing-hot housing market of severe home shortages and rapidly rising prices. “I know builders who haven't factored these [worker pay] increases in, and. With bills still coming in, they were forced to move on to other gigs.. Construction work is physically tough, and the rate of injury leaves some.
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