Aug
18

Shiplap - Charleston's handcrafted material of choice for custom homes

Shiplap

Shiplap! We won't say it started in Charleston, South Carolina but this rustic, handcrafted look is more prevalent in the Charleston beach communities than most areas of the US. Where does the shiplap come from? Shiplap is a material that was originally used in the construction of antique wooden boats, barns, and sheds. It is a fairly inexpensive product and is more durable than sheetrock.

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Feb
18

Charleston Home Site Clearing

Charleston Residential Site Clearing

 

Sea Island Builders has broken ground on their first Awendaw Charleston home site clearing located in the gorgeous neighborhood of Sewee Preserve. Sewee Preserve was established as a Planned Development [PD] in 2001. Sewee Preserve is an estate dedicated to the preservation of the lowcountry environment and lifestyle. Most of the lots in Sewee Preserve are over an acre in size and boast great privacy for...

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Jul
12

Sullivans Island Addition

Sullivans Island Addition

Are you considering a Sullivans Island Addition or Renovation? If so, the information below may be useful in your search to find the contractor that is best suited for your addition or renovation project. First, do not hire a contractor or builder who is unfamiliar with working in the saltwater / barrier island environment of the coast ( Sullivans Island, Isle of Palms, Kiawah ). What you should do is inspect past jobs over a year since completion, to see how the project looks after...

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Jul
11

Charleston Custom Builders

HGTV's Best Beach Home

Sea Island Builders, established in 2004, is one of many Charleston custom builders in and around Charleston, SC. At days end, we often get the question, "What makes Sea Island Builders different from other Charleston custom builders?" The quality of work, attention to detail of the management team, and absolutely over the top customer service have always been the virtues that differentiate Sea Island Builders from the other...

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Jul
10

Brick Versus Hardi Siding

hardi plank siding

Most homeowners have no idea what to expect when it comes to the pros and cons of using brick versus hardi siding on their home. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using brick versus hardi siding while looking at labor and material costs, installation time, thermal properties, sound attenuation properties, maintenance and upkeep, and structural stability of...

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Apr
23

Charleston Builders

Of all the local Charleston custom builders, local Charleston custom home builder Sea Island Builders has taken several giant leaps towards building greener homes in Charleston and the surround areas of Mount Pleasant, Sullivan’s Island, and Isle of Palms. Recently accredited for their custom home at 2001 Waterway Blvd winning HGTV’s Best Beach Home...

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