What is the California seismic building code?

Answer California is known for its natural wonders such as found on its scenic coastline. Another natural wonder connected to this state is earthquakes. Particular to this phenomenon of nature is Southern... Read More »

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Does the California Building Code allow use of wolmanized wood?

The California Building Code allows the use of wolmanized wood. Wolmanized wood, which has a preservative in order to prevent fungus or termites, is common in certain construction jobs where wood m... Read More »

Other then being a code requirement is there a reason why a plumbing system in a building needs at least one vent to the outside of the building and why not use a sufficient number of Air Admitt?

waste management vs bacteria storage To facilitate the minimum [gravity flow] activity for any type of liquid transfer application(s), [in this case, waste management], one vent will allow liquid m... Read More »

How much does it cost to move a building in California?

The cost to move a building in California--or anywhere--depends on factors such as the size of the house, how far it is moved and whether overhead power lines must be moved. It may cost $20,000 to ... Read More »

Building Requirements in Madera County, California?

Madera County, in Central California, has a Department of Engineering and General Services that oversees and regulates building permits throughout the county. People or companies with plans for a m... Read More »