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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Bring Light Into Your Life

January 22, 2021

Lately, we’ve been focused on changing your space to fit your lifestyle. Whether that entails a large remodel or smaller projects and tweaks, these updates can make the #stayhome mandate a lot easier. One way to do this is by intentionally bringing light into your space. Here are some of the best ways to do…

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🙋 Raise your hand if…

January 15, 2021

…you hate all the tedious jobs required to keep a home in mint condition. 🙋 When you really sit down and think about it, there are hundreds of “honey do” jobs, requirements, and updates to keep a home in good repair. Even on good days, those jobs can take a long time and require tools you…

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Transitional living and dining rooms with medium hardwood flooring, minimal cream furniture, and patterned carpet accented red

Have You Experienced This Before?

January 8, 2021

Let me paint you a picture: After months of quarantine, you’re sitting at the dining room table, filled with your work, just minding your own business. One child is clearly *not* paying attention to their virtual schooling as they sit at the center island, the other is somehow working, sprawled out on the floor, paper,…

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