Every year, thousands of Americans end up being seriously hurt doing some simple renovations. There are almost as many horror stories of those hurt while doing home renovations as there are cases where homeowners had to call in a professional to fix what they tried to repair themselves. But these accidents can be easily avoided if you follow some simple safety precautions. Here are three essential home improvement safety tips to know before you start trying to improve your own home.
Get the Permits Before You Start
If you don’t have a permit to create a mortgage helper / rentable second apartment in the basement before you start, you may not be