Commercial Property: Buy or Rent?

So, you’ve moved your business from your home into a retail or commercial space, but now you’re stuck paying rent. Frustrating as it may seem, it may be in your best interests to continue paying for the right to use someone else’s space and let them deal with the headaches involved in ownership. Or, maybe the…

Commercial Office Checklist

Once you’ve made the decision to move your home office into a commercial space (and have already secured a location – see our other article on Renting Versus Buying), you’ll need to make a to-do and to-buy list in order to make your new office functional, with little lost time for productivity.  It will take two…

Building Permits

What is a building permit? A building permit is a permit required for new construction or renovations to existing structures. Local municipalities issue building permits for work that could affect the public’s health or safety, if improperly performed. How is a building permit obtained? In order to obtain a building permit, certain information must be…

Barn Inspection

A barn is an agricultural building, typically located on a ranch or farm (or former ranch or farm), and used for a variety of purposes, including: the storage of farming vehicles, equipment, and supplies; housing livestock; storing hay and other livestock food supplies; and as a covered work area. Inspectors who work in rural areas…

Baghouse Inspection

A baghouse, or fabric collector, is the generic name for an air pollution-control device designed to filter dust and other fine particles from contaminated air in commercial and industrial facilities. Baghouses provide clean air for employees and customers, protect the environment of nearby equipment, and lessen the plant’s contribution to outdoor air pollution. Baghouses control…