Originally Posted by Jungle
DIY- less permits and much cheaper in the end.
Permits may look like a tax and many avoid them but there are systems in the house that can cost alot of money when done wrong. Some who don't understand them have the attitude, I,ll just do it my way.
We often suggest permits in order to protect people from bad contractors but really they are there to protuct people from bad houses.
Any job that requires a permit, a permit should be got.