Home building today is vastly different than it was thirty years ago. Better building codes, health standards and materials produce houses with greater energy efficiency and comfort. Many new home builders today concentrate more on green or eco-friendly materials, better building techniques and using recycled and sustainable materials. Re- using building materials saves the energy involved in manufacturing new ones. It also keeps serviceable items out of the landfills. Sometimes an item can be cleaned, refurbished and placed into use such as a stove; other items find new life as something else. A great example of this is using reclaimed flooring, roofing and wall studs to build new furniture.
Materials such as bamboo or cork flooring, stone countertops and carpeting made with natural fibers are leading the way. Wood harvested from certified eco- friendly growing and harvesting methods are chosen over other products. Energy saving appliances help lower bills for the consumer. Energy Star certified appliances are available for nearly every room. Air conditioners, bathroom vents, refrigerators, digital thermostats, washing machines and more carry the certification. Water saving toilets, shower heads, faucets, landscape watering systems and more help to both lower water and energy bills. New construction techniques offer stronger buildings while using less materials overall. For example, using 2-by-6’s for wall framing allows more space for insulation and a stronger wall. Double- wall construction allows even more space for insulation and uses less overall materials. Insulation in energy efficient building has become an exciting field of builder’s specialties. Products with high R-values, made from sustainable materials and affordability allow homeowners to have the most efficient homes ever. Reflective barriers in the attic reflect the UV rays of the sun and keep the attic cooler. Spray foam insulation provides high R-values, has no leaks and will not absorb water, allow mold growth or compress like fiberglass.
HVAC systems today are far more energy efficient than just ten years ago. Units are available with SEER ratings up to 24; far above the current building code requirement of 13. New units are on the market today that hook up to solar panels. This reduces the energy bill by up to 60 percent. Builders who focus on energy efficiency and sustainable products are high in demand. Homeowners wanting to remodel, renovate or build new homes are seeking builders with the skills and techniques to give them an energy efficient home. Many are willing to be placed on waiting lists in order to work with green and eco- friendly builders.
Brown Well Supply provides expert well drilling and well repair at affordable prices. Our team of experienced technicians will take a look at your situation and determine the best course of action to take.
At Carolina Contracting & Investments Inc., we bring a whole new approach to the contracting business. We have introduced the open book/cost plus type of construction to the region for new construction and remodeling projects that brings a whole new level of transparency to the industry.
Carolina Crawlspace Pros has over 25 years’ experience in the industry. We pride ourselves on being local to the Carolinas and bring that personal touch to every job.Controlling humidity is essential in the battle against mold. Carolina Crawlspace Pros use the industry’s leading products to protect the health of your home.
We have a vast supply of dumpsters of different sizes, so there is always something ready to accommodate your needs. Roofers, landscapers and cleanup crews can all take advantage of our service. Renting dumpsters is what we do at Charlotte Dumpster Rental, but we pride our business on top quality. That means getting our customers exactly what they need when they need it. We have enabled dumpster rental in Charlotte, NC, to take on a whole new meaning.
Neighborhood Garage Door "The Original" values its customers, which is why we offer regular specials in addition to our already affordable prices. These specials apply to both our garage door services and products. Check out our specials page or contact us for more information on our excellent deals and services.
We have more than 21 years of experience roofing across Charlotte NC areas and beyond, providing reliably solid installation and repairs of shingle and flat roofs for homeowners and commercial clients. In that time, we have earned an ever-growing number of satisfied customers throughout the Charlotte area, from Albemarle to Waxhaw.
Tree Works provides all different types of tree services in Charlotte, NC and the neighboring areas. Charlotte residents can expect top-quality workmanship with affordable prices when they choose Tree Works. We are staffed with a team of fully-trained and experienced technicians who take the time to make sure each job is done right.
Carolina Water Products brings a host of services to the Charlotte area as we specialize in water testing as well as the installation of water softeners, water filtration systems and air purification systems. We use exclusively Rainsoft products in our installation, providing our customers with only the top products in the industry. If you are looking to add a well, sell a home, or enhance the health of your family, check out our affordable water services.
Thank you for taking the time to visit. Here at All Out Chimney Sweep, LLC we pride ourselves on putting our customers first. We are a whole home maintenance provider. We not only sweep, repair, and replace chimney systems; we also clean and repair gutter and dryer vent systems. We have been in business for over 35 years and specialize in providing the highest quality service to our customers. We have won Super Service Awards from Angies List and have an A+ rating with the BBB.
We are a family owned in-home appliance repair company. We have provided quality service to the Charlotte area since 1952. For over 65 years we have given our customers same day service at a fair and competitive price.
In business since 1980, Vines Plumbing & Water Restoration has been serving residents and business owners in Myrtle Beach, offering them the best in plumbing. As a company with over 130 years of combined experience, we make sure you are completely satisfied with the residential, commercial or industrial work we do. Every plumber we employ is licensed, and we are insured with upfront pricing, fast service and quality work you can rely on.
Are you developing a commercial or industrial site? Hartsell Brothers Fence Company is a trusted fencing contractor in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. Since 1963, our team has been partnering with builders, architects, engineers, and other professionals. We install secure and attractive fences. We offer fence building services and quality materials that you can trust.