Author: Aruba Services

The short answer, yes (A quick phone call to your local building department will verify this). Whether you’re planning to replace or upgrade your air conditioning system in your home, a permit is required. However, many people do not understand the permit process or why...

People often question why do they need to do mold testing on their home? Most fail to realize the health issues that come with mold. Mold spores are nearly always present inside and outside your home. The problem arises when these spores begin to multiply....

A permit is required if you plan on re-roofing your home and this should be pulled by the licensed contractor that you hire to complete the work.  Will every roofer pull a permit? Not necessarily. Sure, a roofer can reroof your home without a permit...

-Because it’s a code requirement- Roof monitoring during construction is an important element of a successful roofing installation. So important, there are requirements to obtain in-progress and final inspections from a city inspector. However, when necessary field uplift testing is a viable tool to help determine...

  What Egress means for your home's safety (Google Image) Property owners have a responsibility to make sure their properties follow all safety codes. One important safety requirement is to have the proper exit points throughout the property. In building code, a means of egress is a way...

Dumpster Enclosure Requirements at Commercial or Multi-family properties   While dumpsters serve a practical purpose in our community, they tend to be unsightly in a neighborhood setting. A commercial dumpster enclosure will keep your property looking spiffy and prevent passersby from overloading your bins— which can rack...

The Importance of ADA Compliance The basis for accessibility requirements is the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990(ADA). The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and...

What do know Before Replacing a Garage Door in South Florida Are you considering a garage door replacement but aren’t sure what specifications are required?  Here in South Florida, we must worry about hurricanes and the safety threats they pose. If you are worried about whether...

Do you plan on selling your home in the New Year? Happy New Year and welcome back! Are you planning to sell your home in the near future? The market is certainly heating up and if you are dedicated to selling your house this year, you need...

Aruba specializes in resolving expired building permits and code violations. Call us to have one of our team members review your case!