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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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Ways to De-Stress Your Renovations

De-Stress Your Renovations As a business owner, you have to put a lot of thought and time into your company. And that means not just thinking about the way it is run and the employees you hire, but the space and environment that represents your brand. Maybe you are just starting up and want to…

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Southern Style Homes

What Style Home is That? Drive through the South and you’ll see a number of different Southern style homes. You might see an old plantation home with large pillars in the front of the home. Or, you might head down to the Lowcountry and see a one-story home elevated off the ground. Wherever you go,…

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Recent Construction Changes

Do you know all the current safety regulations in the construction industry? Whether you’re a seasoned veteran in the business, or just looking to hire a contractor, you should be aware of the construction changes taking place. If you’re knowledge on the subject is lacking right now, we have the perfect topic for you! Construction…

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Ready for Renovation

Planning to modernize your company image, increase the visibility of your office, or improve the efficiency of your current space? How about all of the above? A renovation can seem like a large project to tackle but don’t fret, we’re here to help. There are lots of reasons to consider renovation of your space. Not…

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8 Tips for Selecting a General Contractor

So you’ve decided that you need a new building because your organization has simply outgrown your current building, but you aren’t sure how to pick one of the many different general contractors available. This process can seem daunting and it should carry the same weight and importance of any other major decision – careful planning,…

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Trends for 2016 in Commercial Construction

Make way for the Millennials!   Driven by mobile technology and a strong sense of environmental sustainability, workplaces are changing, mostly for the better. As 2015 is winding down the commercial construction industry is entering a new era of transformation, focused on mobility and sustainability. While trying to minimize global footprints and maximize office workspace, commercial…

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Welcome to the Our Blog

Goodness, time does seem to fly by, doesn’t it?   It seems just like yesterday that we started Coastal Structures. Back then we really didn’t know the direction our business would go. But we knew a couple things that we figured would help us out along the way.   We knew that if we worked…

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