Rain, rain go away. According to Intellicast, Myrtle Beach has had 9 straight days of rain at any point during the day. Rain is good for many things, but not for your home. It is necessary to check your homes interior and exterior for water damage. Moisture can cause mold, wood rot, and sometimes structural corrosion. Spotting water damage in your home: Walls – Watch for water spots and bulging […]
Chris holds a CAPS, Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist, certification through NAHB, National Association of Home Builders. Choosing a Certified Aging in Place Specialist to work with you on your home remodeling project means you are selecting someone who has been trained by the NAHB in running a business and crafting home remodel solutions for seniors and the elderly wishing to age in place. CAPS was designed for seniors to age in […]
We get this question a lot, how do I keep my tile and grout clean and looking new? Everyone has an opinion about the many different cleaners you can purchase, along with varying levels of success. Here is my expert advice, this is guaranteed to keep your tile and grout clean. As well as mold and mildew free. Each and every time the shower is used, it must be completely […]
Effective communication keeps projects running smoothly and on time. How many ways is there to reach your contactor? Does he or she have a fully functioning office with an admin person to take messages? A website? And most important a cell phone? It’s important to choose a contractor that is skilled at helping clients get their ideas out of their heads and onto paper, then effectively communicate it to whomever […]
Today we worked on a chimney on a home in Myrtle Beach that was built without moisture barrier material. Moisture got in and did some damage. We went in and made some carpentry repairs, put some moisture barrier material down and resided with cedar shakes.
Last week we talked about knowing what questions to ask a subcontractor you are considering for a house project. Again, while the quoted cost should be a factor when deciding, it should not be the only factor. There are many other factors to consider and red flags to look out for. Let’s start with the first key point we listed: *Experience Does the subcontractor have the experience required to meet […]
Are you looking to hire a subcontractor? Do you know what questions to ask? While the quoted cost should be a factor when deciding, it should not be the only factor. There are many other factors to consider and red flags to look out for. Here are a few key points to consider: *Experience *Resources *Communication *Valuable Project Ideas *Licensing and Insurance Come back tomorrow and we will go over […]
Today we are taking some time to do some minor drywall and paint repairs for customers before we start a new big project. I have to say Chris is the best in the area at doing drywall repairs. He can repair, paint and texture a ceiling and make it look brand new!
We are in Pawleys Island working on a kitchen renovation at a luxury townhouse in a development. Our first day was spent on demo. We are taking out the original builder grade cabinetry and installing new custom cabinetry, removing wallpaper, painting, installing a new solid surface countertop with a much larger bar top area with a corbel underneath. Looking great so far. The home owners are getting so much more […]
The crew is out working in a condo on the 7th floor with an amazing view! Doing some wallpaper removal, painting, custom shelving and ceiling tiles. We already finished the kitchen with a new layout, custom cabinetry and solid surface countertop. It’s amazing what can be done in 500 square feet. We have creative ideas here at Coastline Designs!