Sometimes the Solution is Home Remodeling

Category: Remodels

Sometimes the Solution is Home Remodeling

Home Remodeling Plans

Sometimes the best solution is not to start over with a brand new house, but rather, to look at remodeling the house you currently live in.

Published on August 22nd, 2017 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Additions, Remodels

Sustainable Home Design: Thinking Globally as You Build Locally

Solar Panels

Building a custom home or remodeling an existing home is not a small undertaking. Your emotions are involved, as too are your finances. You want to get it right, nailing down every detail, to ensure your dream home is the perfect place to live your life. But besides your personal needs and wishes, there’s another factor that is becoming more and more of an issue when you build a custom home or do a major remodel. That is your home’s impact on the environment, both locally and globally. Known also as sustainable design, green building is not just about saving… Read the Full Post »

Published on June 15th, 2017 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Additions, Construction, Custom Homes, Remodels

Your Kitchen Remodel Needs a Checklist

High end kitchen remodel

A kitchen, in theory, is merely a room where food preparation takes place. But we all know that real kitchens are so much more. They are places to relax and refresh. Childhood memories created in kitchens are some of the most vivid memories we have. It’s where homework gets done, families regroup, soccer teams are fed and where friends bond over food and libations. Preparing for Your Dream Kitchen If it’s now time for you to build your dream kitchen, you’re probably very excited, yet a bit nervous too. You’ve been looking through design magazines, peeking at friend’s kitchens, and… Read the Full Post »

Published on February 28th, 2017 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Construction, Remodels

Spotting Red Flags When Buying a Home

Woman searching on internet

You’re looking for a home. It’s a tight market. How do you locate a home while spotting red flags that an older house can sometimes bring?

Published on December 6th, 2016 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Construction, Remodels

The Difference Between Paint Finishes

Brush Painting Finish

One of the hardest decisions you will have to make for your new home or remodel are paint finishes. You look at them each day, so it’s important to know which options are best when it comes to your paint.

Published on October 26th, 2016 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Additions, blog, Custom Homes, Remodels

Painting That’s Not Painful

Painting roller on wall

You’ve just purchased or built your dream home and now it’s time to make it your own—which usually means painting. Selecting that perfect color, however, can be a challenge.

Published on July 28th, 2016 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Additions, Custom Homes, Remodels

What Do They Mean by “Good Bones”?

We often hear the term, “the house has good bones”, but what is meant by that statement and how do you know if your house meets those standards?

Published on June 27th, 2016 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | blog, Custom Homes, Remodels

Doors, Your Home’s Hearty Handshake

The View - Construction

If your house had a handshake, the doors would represent its greeting. Whether it’s a high-five, hand crusher, or normal shake your doors reflect your style.

Published on March 25th, 2016 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | blog, Custom Homes, Remodels

Shining a Light on Window Styles

flowers in front of window

Moonlight floods the whole sky from horizon to horizon. How much it can fill your room, depends on your window. — Rumi, a historic Eastern poet A.C.T. Builders wants your custom-built or remodeled home to shine, both inside and out. And to shine, a home needs windows. Not just randomly placed windows that let in some light and little else — any builder can do that. Instead, we work to ensure that your home has well-designed, well-made and expertly installed windows, adding value, beauty and function for decades to come. Your job is to tell us which window styles out… Read the Full Post »

Published on February 18th, 2016 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Additions, Construction, Custom Homes, Remodels

Roof Anatomy 101

Roof of House by the Ocean

The roof is the one of the main components keeping you and your family out of weather, yet the science of the roof and the pieces that go into creating a it are often taken for granted. This introductory article examines a few of the important terms that go into that all important covering.

Published on January 25th, 2016 | 12:42pm | by shop-act | Additions, Construction, Custom Homes, Remodels

I want to thank ACT again for the fabulous remodel that they completed in my kitchen. I've been pleased with the entire process, from the initial bid to the final install. I can't tell you how much I appreciated the time frame in which they completed the job.” ~ Lewellen Kitchen

We cannot say enough good things about Charlie Marvin and his son Aaron. It was a pleasure working with both of them. Throughout the construction they were both on top of everything, from scheduling of subcontractors to the delivery of all the materials.” ~ Hal and Joy

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Can Termites Ruin Your Home?

There is nothing quite as relaxing as coming home from a long drive or commute and getting close to your house. The streets are familiar, you know the houses so well, and your car practically drives itself home. You may pass by…

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