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Coastal Structures 2017 Projects – A Look Back

Looking back at 2017, we have been fortunate to have worked on some pretty amazing projects along the Grand Strand, Georgetown and Charleston, South Carolina. From restaurants and financial buildings to health care and industrial complexes, we have thoroughly enjoyed working with our talented colleagues and clients and look forward to what 2018 has in…

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How To Prepare Your Business for Hurricanes and Tropical Weather

With hurricane season still a threat to the east coast, it’s important to be extra cautious with your business in order to maintain the integrity of its infrastructure. Winds of a hurricane can reach upwards of 156 mph and, based on where your company is located, could mean bad news for your buildings. Turn to…

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3 Major Benefits of Impact Glass and Why Your Business Needs It

Whether you’re looking to replace doors or windows for security, aesthetics or energy efficiency, you are heading in the right direction for your business with the addition of impact glass. Using laminated glass is one of the most common ways to achieve impact resistant windows, also know as impact glass. Laminated glass is comprised of…

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It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a drone — and we’re flying it!

Since the U.S. military debuted its first unmanned aircraft systems (better known as drones), the technology’s applications have broadened and its usage has changed significantly. Today, one can find both the general public and businesses using drone-mounted cameras for a variety of purposes, including uses by general contractors.   Earlier this fall, Coastal Structures had…

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What’s Up With The Roof?

A roof is one of those things people tend to look over until they have an issue with it. So why should you have a basic understanding of roof types? Besides the fact that a roof will keep your building from experiencing structural damage, a roof can also be a benefit to the environment (you’ll…

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Coastal Structures — Mobile Apps in Construction

Construction Mobile Apps Mobile apps are almost everywhere these days. Because they are generally cost-effective and are so easily accessible, there is an app for pretty much every aspect of life. And the construction industry is not immune to the phenomenon. Why would construction companies need mobile apps, some may ask? Here are some great…

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Coastal Structures — The Latest in Construction Technology

Construction Technology It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a … drone? The construction industry has officially entered the 21st century. In recent years, engineers have worked to develop a number of improvements to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. Today’s drones are typically small, remotely controlled devices that fly considerable distances while…

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Top 10 Tips to Avoid Water Damage

Water Damage Prevention Life happens – heavy rains, tropical storms, natural disasters and damages to your home. We’re not trying to scare anybody, but something is bound to happen eventually. Taking the proper measures now can prevent water damage to your home in the future. Without knowing what to look for and what to prevent,…

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Coastal Structures: Ways to Work With Your Contractor

Construction Contractor Selection Picking the right contractor to work on your home or business can be just as hard as designing it. Every contractor is different and you want to make sure you choose the right one. We’ve come up with a few different tips to help you choose and maintain a good relationship with…

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How to Go Green and Save Money on Your Next Construction Project

Go Green and Save Money It seems like every night we turn on the news, we hear a politician talking about how he or she will go green and make the environment a better place if elected. The idea of sustainable energy and becoming environmentally friendly isn’t just a topic among politicians, but also a…

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