NeighborWorks® of Grays Harbor contributes to the community conversation on housing issues through a weekly column in the Daily World titled "Nailing it Down."

 

 Since 1999, the "Nailing it Down"articles have been published in the Daily World and other countywide weekly newspapers. NeighborWorks® of Grays Harbor County has collaborated with local newspapers, elected officials and local experts to publish articles covering hundreds of topics.

 

 

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It’s been ages since we’ve talked about the importance of building inspectors. So today is the day!  And you can’t talk about building inspectors without mentioning the importance of building codes!

BENEFITS OF BUILDING CODES

Codes were created because public safety is a top priority for government agencies. Building any structure in a uniform manner assures you, as well as future owners or contractors working on it, that certain conditions will exist. Building up to today’s code may even help lower your insurance rates.

One of the earliest known building codes was simple. If the house you built fell down and killed the homeowner, you were killed. Simple! Today’s codes are a little more complex and can seem about as ever changing as the tax laws!  That is one of the areas where your local building official can really help you.

OFFICIALS ARE GOOD RESOURCE

Some people think of building officials as adversarial and hard-to-please – so many rules and so little tolerance for creative building pr...

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