Year: 2021

A man walks into a bar….

July 2, 2021

Whether stocked with alcohol, juices, coffee/tea, or interesting tinctures, a home bar can be the perfect addition to any space. Acting as a gathering space for friends and family alike, a home bar is about so much more than just a storage space for your drinking accoutrements. That is why it is so important to…

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How To Make An Entrance

June 25, 2021

Making An Entrance 101 Everyone wants to make a good first impression, and much of that impression is dependent upon how you enter a room or a situation. Similarly, an entryway or foyer (originating from the Latin word “focus”) of a home is the first impression of your house (and you), to a new guest.…

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Fun & Funky

June 18, 2021

Do you know those people, the ones who are just magnetic, maybe a little funky and so much fun? We all love those people because they are uniquely and unapologetically themselves. They do, say, and wear what makes them happy, what brings them joy. We love those people and we love seeing those same traits…

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The Power Of Simplicity

June 11, 2021

We live in a society that says, the more you have, the more you can acquire, the bigger, the bolder…the better. But is the accumulation of more things, more clutter, really better? Famed architect, Frank Lloyd Wright’s early philosophy during his “Usonian” houses period was that homes should provide not just material shelter but also…

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DACG Commercial To Restore A Treasured Aberdeen Landmark

May 4, 2021

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with a group of individuals who are so passionate about preserving our nation’s historical sites. This station represents a unique piece of East Coast history, we are grateful to have the privilege to bring it back to its former glory.” Taylor Classen, Partner, Delbert Adams Construction…

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Project Profile: Guilford Penthouse Renovation

February 12, 2021

Scope of work: Extensive demolition, renovation, expansion of high-rise condominium BC&E Member companies involved: Delbert Adams Construction Group, Penza Bailey Architects When he first saw the plan for the partial demolition, sweeping renovation and expansion of a 1930s Guilford penthouse, Kent Darrell decided that he could safely ignore the paperwork and wait. “I thought there’s no way…

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Outdoors, All-Year Long- Feature In Pro Remodeler

March 1, 2021

  Four outdoor living rooms built for the good times and the bad, through better and worse weather. Outdoor living has exploded in popularity during the pandemic as more and more homeowners create safe gathering spaces from the comfort of their own homes. Many families reallocated budgets from canceled vacations and instead invested in outdoor…

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Smart Home Technology- What did the Jetsons get right?

March 4, 2021

Flashback to Disney’s “Smart House” movie of 1999. A young boy wins a smart house, programming it to be a “surrogate mother” stopping his father from finding a new wife. He wanted his home to take care of him and his family. Flash even further back to the 60s with the Jetsons who had Rosie…

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Transitional bedroom with white panel walls and ceiling, light grey accent color with bed and armchairs, and dark hardwood flooring with beige carpet

Cozy up in a space with both form and comfort

February 10, 2021

What does “cozy” mean to you? For some, it’s the feeling of being wrapped in a big soft blanket or putting on a pair of socks that are warm, fresh out of the dryer. For others, it might mean being in a physical space that brings you emotional contentment. Regardless of what it means to…

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Building blocks for your dream life ⛏️🏗️🏘️

January 29, 2021

“Your dream life won’t build itself.” How many times have you heard a catchphrase like this? Probably too many. But when you take a moment to consider this adage in the context of a year that has felt very out of our own control, a little intentionally planned growth & change doesn’t seem like the…

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