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We have a kitchen designer to walk you through the layout, to include cabinet and counter top selections. After we have performed our “Free” walk through, we charge a $300 design fee that will be applied to the project when you hire us.

An average kitchen would be broken into 4 payments. We receive payment on bench mark progress. When we reach a agreed upon benchmark, you pay after seeing the results. Never give a contractor 50% down, it’s way too much to ensure they will begin work.

An average kitchen cost for construction including: Demo cabinets, Electrical, Plumbing, Drywall, New Cabinets & Counter tops is $35,000. If you want walls removed the price will go up. Remember with Build Your Own Kitchen you source your own Paint, Flooring, Back Splash & Appliances with no markup from us.

With Build Your Own Kitchen you are obligated to to do all permitted work through us to include purchasing cabinets and counter tops through us. You will become the project manager (with our assistance) for Paint, Flooring, Cabinet installation, Back Splash, Appliances, Etc. You will have access to our vendors, receive builder pricing, and pay them direct. You can source your own vendors as well. We are always on the sidelines to answer questions and help you along the way.

We have a full team of designers to walk you through every aspect of the kitchen design to include material selections, layout, and 3D full color renderings. We spend a lot of time to get the kitchen just how you want it, and before a single nail is driven.

An average $50K kitchen for us would be broken into at least 5 payments. We receive payment on bench mark progress. When we reach a agreed upon benchmark, you pay after seeing the results. Never give a contractor 50% down, it’s way too much to ensure they will begin work.

Absolutely. Every kitchen we do gets a permit from the Pikes Peak Regional Building Dept. It is very important to inspect the plumbing, possible HVAC, and electrical work. You can rest easy knowing we do it right.

We do not install homeowner supplied materials. All labor and materials go through us. This way we are responsible for everything on the job and don’t get into a blame game of who’s fault it is, should something happen.

We are a full kitchen remodel company. We don’t do partial kitchens or any kind of re-surfacing for cabinets. An average kitchen for us to include removal of walls for a open concept, new flooring, new cabinets, new counter tops, new electrical to include can lights etc is typically around $40K and up.

We do not give free estimates, but we do offer free onsite consults. The consultation is vital to determine whether the project is a good fit for the homeowner and us.

Pressure treated lumber has a tremendous amount of chemicals in it. There are certain scenarios where treated lumber can’t be avoided. Local building codes may state that if it comes within 6″ of grade it has to be treated. We try and avoid treated lumber whenever possible. Regular Hem Fir is fine here in Colorado as long as you protect it with a penetrating stain, and flash the tops of the joist.

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They are both fine, as long as you don’t space out the floor joist more than 16″ on center.

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If there is likelihood of snow, its nice to have the step down. When you open your door the snow wont fall inside.

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If the railing are built to code, and inspected by the local building dept, they meet a national standard.

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If it’s a composite deck, clean with a mild detergent and a medium bristle brush at least twice a year. If it’s a wood deck, stain should be applied at least once a year.

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There is no requirement. Just make sure the grade is sloping away from the building.

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Not necessarily the paint, as the paint could be damaged by the construction process. If siding behind the deck ledger needs replaced, that should be done during the deck building process.

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Composite railing systems are not a good way to go. They are heavy, and tend to sag in the hot sun. Wood or metal railings are a better and a safer option.

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An average deck in Colorado Springs built correctly will last 20+ years.

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You need to check with your local zoning dept.

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If you hire a individual or company to build your deck they must by law pull the permit. You can pull your own permit for a deck as a homeowner, however you have to do ALL the work yourself.

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A building permit can be obtained at your local building dept. You can pull your own permit for a deck as a homeowner, however you have to do ALL the work yourself. If you hire a individual to build your deck, its illegal to pull the permit as a homeowner. Anytime you pull the permit as the homeowner, you are responsible for any damages or injuries that may occur on the property.

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Anytime you add or replace structural members, hand railing, or stairs you need a permit. You do not need a permit to replace flooring.

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There are several real wood, and composite materials to choose from, both can be excellent decking choices depending on your budget. Do your research with a local building supply to find out the difference in quality, warranties, U.V. protection, Etc. There is real wood products that are more fire proof than composite decking as well.

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J&J Construction highly recommends investing in a solid deck plan. These require up front costs, but are extremely helpful when budgeting, and planning an outdoor deck space.

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Always get your contractors I.D. # and check with your local building dept.

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Depending on size and material used, a good starting point for our custom decks will be around $10,000.

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This depends on complexity & size, but a basic 20′ x 12′ deck can be fully constructed with in around 7 business days.

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In Colorado Springs it is not necessary unless the deck is less than 6″ off the ground. Treated lumber is usually very wet when shipped and has a tendency to crack and twist when it drys.

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Composite tends to run around 40% more, however there are very expensive hardwoods as well.

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Not necessarily. It has to do mostly with the preference of the customer. Wood will require more maintenance than composite, but can also appear to be more beauty to certain people. If the deck is NOT covered with a roof its typicaly better to use composite.

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Special clips that go between composite deck boards, they also aid in correct spacing.

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Because basement walls sit directly on top of the basement slab, this makes them susceptible to moving when the ground becomes saturated with rain or when temperatures dip below freezing. Floating the basement walls allows the soil to expand without adversely affecting the home.

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Firestop insulation is material strategicaly placed in soffits, and wire & pipe penetrations. It is required by code, and does not aid in warmth or sound proofing.

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It is important to make sure that you check with the manufacturer and make sure flooring is rated for sub-grade installation. Here at J&J Construction, Inc we will help you choose the correct flooring for your basement finish.

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A sump pit is a collection area that is fed by a underground drain. The purpose is to capture the water and place it into the pit. Building code states that if water is present we have to install a evacuation pump.

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Absolutely. Colorado Springs has a very high radon level. Our certified Radon expert will evaluate your home, and test for free.

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Radon is a radioactive gas. It is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and chemically inert. Unless you test for it, there is no way of telling how much is present. It is known to cause lung cancer.

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