Tag: Remodel

Why upgrading the kitchen now and then is such a great idea

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Homeowners in Costa Rica almost never think of upgrading their kitchen. They usually stay their whole life in the same home. Maybe they give it a new coat of paint now and then. If that! In many other countries, homeowners seem to outgrow their homes a lot quicker. Some do…

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Does a small remodel on your Costa Rica house need building permits

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Johnny P. emailed the following question “We are planning a small remodel. We want to update our kitchen, bathroom, floor tiles, and windows in our 20-year-old condo. We are not planning any structural changes. Do we need a permit from the municipality for such a small remodel?” Don’t we all…

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