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Garge
  • July 26, 2019
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Top design tips by Dominick Ciccarelli for repurposing your garage

Want to give your garage a makeover? Whether garage or any other room, repurposing requires a bit of creativity, says, Dominick Ciccarelli, licensed architect with New York City’s Department of... read more
patio pavers
  • July 26, 2019
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Common architectural mistakes to avoid while installing patio pavers

Just like life in general, while building patio we have two main choices, "a right and a wrong one,” says, Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed home improvement contractor and architect with New York... read more
  • July 11, 2019
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4 cool NYC swimming pool design ideas by Dominick Ciccarelli

Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed general architect with the NYC Department of Buildings. read more
Aprtments
  • June 21, 2019
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4 things to consider before purchasing a home in NYC

Finally the moment has arrived when you can purchase your home in New York and surpass your old renting days. However, purchasing a home in NYC is a real challenge, especially for the first-time... read more
  • May 30, 2019
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A walk through on smoke detectors in NYC

According to Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed contractor with New York State, whether you’re a property owner or tenants in NYC read more
Building Construction
  • May 27, 2019
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Insight into common New York City Building Code Violations by Dominick Ciccarelli

As per the Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed contractor with New York State, if a building fails to be in compliance with the laws of the Department of Buildings, it will get issued a violation. read more
Screen Room
  • May 13, 2019
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Commonly questions asked about screen rooms

According to Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed contractor with New York State, home installations in NYC such as porch, pool, deck, and patio have some specific function in making your life better... read more
roof decks
  • May 3, 2019
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What do you need to know before installing roof decks?

When it comes to decks and porches, they not only provide a sanctuary to residential buildings but also help to increase unit values. According to Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed contractor with... read more
ground pool
  • April 26, 2019
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Permits and code requirements to install an in-ground pool in NYC

According to Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed contractor with New York State, the construction and zoning of the backyard pool requirements are many. read more
Kitchen
  • April 15, 2019
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Tips by Dominick Ciccarelli to maintain your outdoor kitchen

Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed contractor with New York State advises maintaining your outdoor kitchen regularly. read more
Side Walk
  • March 29, 2019
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Permits and approvals for sidewalk sheds in NYC

Sidewalk sheds, otherwise known as scaffolding are temporary structures, which are usually made up of steel pipes and heavy-duty plywood. These structures are built to pedestrians or property any... read more
Dominick Ciccarelli Architect
  • March 25, 2019
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The Dominick duo regarded as the best dressed at the holiday soiree and The New York Rangers Event

Dominick Ciccarelli Jr. and Dominick Ciccarelli III were given the title of the best dressed duos at Staten Island’s Holiday soirees and The New York Rangers event. read more
architecture designs
  • March 22, 2019
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Dominick Ciccarelli Discusses The Most Common Architecture Mistakes In NYC

Dominick Ciccarelli discussed the most common mistakes that architects make while drawing building designs in NYC. read more
heating system maintenance
  • March 22, 2019
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Top reasons by Dominick Ciccarelli to maintain heating system before winters

Dominick Ciccarelli, a licensed contractor with New York State, every homeowner should maintain the heating system to prepare for the coldest months. read more
Pavers
  • March 11, 2019
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Tips for installing patio pavers in NYC by Dominick Ciccarelli

Well, it’s quite obvious why homeowners choose patio pavers in New York City over other paving alternatives. If your home ground looks too flat, you must install a patio paver, which... read more
Noise pollution
  • March 5, 2019
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Best ways to block noise from your neighborhood by Dominick Ciccarelli

If you’re a New York City resident, then you’ll know how annoying it is to have loud and noisy neighbors. Well, you always have the option to move, but you never know your new place could be... read more
Snow Removal
  • February 26, 2019
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Requirements for ice removal in New York City

Winter season means New York City experiences extensive snowfall throughout the season, resulting in snow covered roads and pavements. As per the regulations, building owners are required to clear... read more
asbestos
  • January 23, 2019
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A brief guide of asbestos violations by Dominick Ciccarelli

According to a report from the Environmental Working Group the period between 1999 to 2013 saw more than 12,000 New Yorkers lose their lives to asbestos. The deaths caused by asbestos became one of... read more
Architecture
  • December 10, 2018
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Dominick Ciccarelli taken on the latest architectural trends

This trend helps to make your kitchen the place where you can entertain the guests. According to expert Dominick Ciccarelli, these trends are here to stay more so because of their practicality. read more
  • September 29, 2018
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4 Advantages of Switching to LED Lighting in NYC Buildings

One of the biggest loads in New York City energy consumption is lighting. About 11% of all energy is only used for lighting. Regular energy audits have revealed that energy systems in the city are old read more
  • September 3, 2018
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Why Are Fire Sprinkler Systems Important To Install

According to researchers, fire disasters kill about 4000 people each year in the country and about 78% of deaths occur in residential properties. This is why a majority of people are particular... read more
  • August 28, 2018
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How to Keep Energy Bills Down by Investing in a Solar Panel System

The sheer cost of energy bills makes owning a home an expensive affair. The cost of traditional sources of power such as natural gas, nuclear, and hydroelectric generators is on the rise and so,... read more
  • August 25, 2018
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Smart Security Systems for New Yorkers

Crime rates in the country are on the rise and yet, only 17% of all homes have security systems. According to the National Council for Home Safety and Security, the need for security systems is... read more
  • August 3, 2018
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The Hazards of Asbestos In Your Home or Building

The majority of homes in New York City are old, i.e. they were built before the 1980s. According to researchers, 80% of homes in NYC contain asbestos. While the presence of asbestos has been... read more
  • July 30, 2018
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How to Convert Garage into Room

Garage remodeling projects are always exciting. So many design options, layout possibilities, and décors to choose from. While many families take this upon themselves for leisure and fun, some... read more
  • July 30, 2018
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What Constitutes an Illegal Apartment in NYC

Finding an apartment in New York City isn’t easy. With sky rocketing rental prices and crammed spaces, it is difficult to find the quintessential apartment. If you’re new to New York City and... read more
  • July 27, 2018
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A guide to solar panel installation in New York State

With climate change and global warming taking hold of the planet, lots of countries are working together to install various methods to control the levels of pollution and wastage of energy. New... read more
  • July 20, 2018
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Finding New Buildings in the Dust of the Old

According to various studies, about 2 million people suffer from the effect of lead poisoning every year. The poisoning often leads to behavioral changes, developmental problems in children, and more. read more
  • July 19, 2018
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Did You Know: Lead poisoning is lurking in your New York neighborhood

According to various studies, about 2 million people suffer from the effect of lead poisoning every year. The poisoning often leads to behavioral changes, developmental problems in children, and more. read more
  • July 3, 2018
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Everything You Need to Know About Subletting

Even though New York City is full of homes, it is difficult for most people to find a good apartment in the city. The apartments that are in a good neighboured are often exorbitantly priced and so,... read more
  • June 26, 2018
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Who is Dominick Ciccarelli?

Dominick Ciccarelli is one of the leading, licensed, architects from N.Y. Institute of Technology. Not only is he known for the amazing buildings that he has designed, but he’s also popular for... read more