First Team Construction, Inc. is very proud to announce our newest company, Charleston Deck Builder. Charleston Deck Builder provides custom outdoor living space building services, such as deck, pergolas, patios, fences, porches, in Charleston, SC and surrounding areas of the Lowcountry.
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From initial contact, to your free water damage restoration estimate, to completion of the Charleston water restoration project, our team of experienced water restoration professionals are fully-equipped and ready to help handle your home’s water damage repair, cleanup and restoration needs. Once we provide you with our free written estimate, we will use specialized, hi-tech equipment to begin the assessment of the amount of water damage and identify any and all potential water hazards. Once our professionals evaluate the damage, the water removal and damage repair process will begin. Using advanced drying techniques and state-of-the-art drying and dehumidification equipment—such as air movers and water extractors—our certified water [...]
Introducing Charleston Additions: Home Additions, Home Remodeling, Renovations, Construction Consulting, & New Constructionfirstteamconstruction2015-03-08T17:06:26-04:00
Thinking of buying a new home? Don’t. Why buy a new home when you can simply add on to your existing home? Home additions are a perfect way to add extra space to your home without having to go through trouble of actually buying a new home, not to mention cheaper. In fact, studies show that you will be able to recover most, if not all, the costs of a home addition if you ever go to sell your home. Additionally, adding a new living space means that you get to design it to your standards–just as you’ve dreamed it up. If you [...]
First Team Fire Restoration, a First Team Construction company, is a full service Charleston, SC fire & smoke restoration cleanup & repair company that utilizes state of the art equipment and a great process so that we can make it as seamless for you as possible. We are available promptly when you need help and are here to provide you with answers to any questions you will have along the way. Our team specializes in restoring your property so that we may minimize any inconvenience when a fire and smoke problem should occur. We understand how a fire can be both emotionally upsetting and [...]
When you are getting ready to decorate your new home, one of the first decisions you will need to make is the type of flooring you want. The floor is a major focal point in all homes, so it is important that you choose carefully. Before making a final flooring selection, you may want to keep a few things in mind: Is the Color of the Floor a Priority? Some people get very excited at the thought of having a multitude of color in their homes, and their flooring is no exception. Many homes have flooring in a rainbow of colors [...]
If you notice a decrease in the efficiency of your windows, it may be time to consider a window replacement. However, there are some instances when you can get by with just exchanging a few windows. Here are some ways to increase window efficiency without having to exchange all of your windows: Check to See How Many Windows are Inefficient The first thing you can do to increase your window efficiency is to take an inventory of how many of your windows are damaged or in disrepair. To check, you can go around your house to check for drafts. If you [...]
With winter weather steadily approaching, one major concern of homeowners is the possibility of frozen water pipes. Frozen water pipes can be really inconvenient, but they can also do very expensive damage to your home’s plumbing. If you notice that your water is not running very well, or even at all, you may have a frozen pope. Here are some ways you may be able to repair the pipe yourself: Find the Pipe that is Frozen One of the first things you need to do is to locate the section of pipe that has frozen. If you only have one faucet [...]
First Team Construction, Inc., Charleston's first choice in home remodeling and new construction, today announces its certification as a United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead-Safe Renovation Firm. As a lead-safe firm, First Team will work to minimize lead dust from home renovation activities, as required by the Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule, to protect the public and its clientele. What is Lead? According to the EPA, "Lead is a naturally occurring element found in small amounts in the earth’s crust. While it has some beneficial uses, it can be toxic to humans and animals causing of health effects." Who Is At [...]
Are you looking to build a new home in the Charleston, SC area? Here are a few things to consider before you get started: Footing Are footings continuous under all foundation walls? Do they have two or more steel re-bar? Foundation Is foundation plumb and square? Does wall thickness correspond with code requirements with respect to backfill height? Does yard slope away from foundation? Footings Are footings continuous under all foundation walls? Do they have two or more steel re-bars? Is foundation plumb and square? Does wall thickness correspond with code requirements with respect to backfill height? Refer to local code! [...]
It’s quite the nuisance when you constantly hear the “drip… drip…” of a leaky faucet. It’s even more annoying when that sound is coming from your kitchen. Calling in a plumber or an expert can lead to costly repair bills. Why not save some of that money, and attempt to fix it yourself? If you follow this guide, you can consider this task checked off your list. Step One This should go without saying, but you’d be surprised how many people overlook the simplest and most common of tasks. Before you do anything to your faucet, you need to turn off [...]