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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

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

Pros and Cons of High Efficiency Windows

With plenty of time left to take advantage of the energy star tax credit, many consumers are looking for improvements they can make to their home that qualify as well as provide a good return on their investment. High efficiency windows are one product that comes to mind pretty readily. But will the money spent [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Five Eco Countertops

Many consumers are interested in “greening” their new custom kitchen or kitchen redesign project. A good first step is always choosing a green builder in Maine, but you also need to know what materials are on the market. If you think “going green” in the kitchen begins and ends with Energy Star rated appliances, think [...]

By |June 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Buying Land Tips – Land is More Than Just Dirt

If you’re serious about building a custom home in Maine, most likely you’ve already done a lot of research. You probably have a custom homebuilder in Maine, have narrowed down your home plan design and have a short list of vacant lots that meet your needs. But before you purchase the land, there are a [...]

By |May 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking Advantage of the Federal Energy Tax Credit

April 15th is tax day - are you sure that your tax professional and you got all your deductions, including the federal energy tax credit? If you're not sure, it is certainly worth looking into because you can receive some of the cost of certain home improvements as a tax credit thanks to the energy [...]

By |April 15th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments