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Tips to Hiring a Home Builder in Southern Maine

Hiring a home builder is not a simple task. You have probably done an internet search and asked some friends if they have any recommendations but the results are often overwhelming.
What to Look For in a Home Builder
Referrals and an internet query are an important part of the process but the first thing you need [...]

By |October 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tips to Hiring a Home Builder in Southern Maine

A Home Remodel – Below the Surface!

That's a wrap! This beautiful home on Old Cape Road in Kennebunkport is complete. This home was not our typical project. On the surface it was in great shape and ready for a new owner. However just below the surface there were some serious issues. Improvements were needed before the new home owners could move [...]

By |September 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Home Remodel – Below the Surface!

Video Tour of Double Sided Gas Fireplace with Shiplap Surround

Quick Video Tour with Pictures of a Double Sided Mezzo Gas Fireplace with Shiplap Surround and Douglas Fir Beams

By |January 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Video Tour of Double Sided Gas Fireplace with Shiplap Surround

We’ve Gone Solar! Not Quite ZERO Energy, But Very Close!

We recently invested in a 51 panel Panasonic solar powered system for our home in Kennebunkport and installed by the team at Assured Solar. This is my personal residence and after living in the home for 2 years and primarily heating and cooling with electric heat pumps, we decided to invest in solar panels to [...]

By |October 18th, 2018|New Home Construction|Comments Off on We’ve Gone Solar! Not Quite ZERO Energy, But Very Close!

Waterboro Maine Mountain House – Video Update

 

By |September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Waterboro Maine Mountain House – Video Update

High Performance Duplex in Kennebunk ME – Virtual Tour

Check out this high performance duplex that Built By Adams completed for our parent company Adams Investments at 145 Cat Mousam Road, Kennebunk, ME.

By |September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on High Performance Duplex in Kennebunk ME – Virtual Tour

Lagasse Custom Home: Phase 1 and Phase 2 Complete!

Our current project list includes a custom home being built at 75 Treetop Lane in Wells, Maine. This custom home is part of the Coulson Farms subdivision and it will feature 2,000 square feet plus an unfinished bonus room. The home design features 3-4 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms and a 2 car garage.

Thanks to a [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lagasse Custom Home: Phase 1 and Phase 2 Complete!

When Your Whole Home Needs a Makeover

People ask us to remodel their entire home for many reasons. Much of the time it's a home they just bought as a fixer-upper. Other times it's a family who has decided it's time to give their home some overdue TLC. We also get work fixing up people's home for a sale.

Regardless of the reason, [...]

By |October 6th, 2016|Remodeling, Whole House Remodeling|Comments Off on When Your Whole Home Needs a Makeover

5 Key Areas of a Full Home Makeover

What do you do if you love where you live, but your entire house needs some major TLC?

When moving is not an option, sometimes you still have to start from scratch.

There are some key areas of your home you can focus on to get the most out of your remodeling project. Let's take a look at one [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Remodeling, Whole House Remodeling|Comments Off on 5 Key Areas of a Full Home Makeover

Great Green Flooring Options

There are many green flooring options on the market that offer significant advantages over traditional flooring - both for you and for the environment. Here are the types of eco floors that general contractors in Maine are working with on green projects:

Sustainable & Renewable: There are many eco floors that are made from sustainable and [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments