May
23

Lowcountry Composite Siding

Sea Island Builders has come across a new product. Everlast Composite Siding and they have recently introduced a new line of siding products which prove very versatile in the conditions unique to the lowcountry...

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May
09

Preparing Your Home For Summer

Change your ceiling fan’s direction. Ceiling fans require some maintenance after winter usage.  Airflow should be sent down to produce a wind-chill effect (make the room occupants feel cooler). Most fan models have a switch above the light fixture to change blade directions. A good rule of thumb is to run your ceiling fan counter-clockwise in the...

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May
06

Charleston Roof Flashing Leaks

Here is a scenario common to many in the Charleston area:

Your house was recently reshingled. However, leaks are present near a chimney or where a lower roof meets a second story wall. You were able to get up on the roof and look around. The metal work around the chimney and...

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May
02

Green Building Overview

LEED project growth was slow in 2011, only gaining  3 percent for the year. But while LEED certification on new projects may take  longer to gain much steam, the program's retrofitting arm, LEED for Existing  Buildings: Operations and...

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Apr
25

Spending a little more on nails...

This is one of the little things, literally the nails that hold your sheating, that you can spend a little more on to gain an immense amount of structural integrity. This can make all the difference...

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Apr
18

Green Items for Coastal Homes

Everyone is wanting to build greener. What exactly does this mean? Well, building greener comes in many forms and fashions. From using siding and roofing made from post-consumer recycled materials to using the most efficient appliances and properly sealing and ...

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Apr
04

Spring Landscaping Ideas

Its finally that time of the year. We thought we would share this helpful link to spread some good ideas to help breathe new life and a new look into your home's landscape. http://www.gardenguides.com/117718-spring-landscaping-ideas.html

Apr
02

Isle of Palms Home Builder

Sea Island Builder is a licensed Isle of Palms home builder, specializing in combining the newest trends and technologies with experience to create the perfect crown jewel for our clients...

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Apr
02

Sullivans Island Home Builder

Welcome! April has finally arrived and with it a great increase in business. We are happy to work with folks as they are looking to renovate, remodel, or begin all over and build anew. Our staff carries higher credentials and a ...

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Mar
28

The Types of Roofs Available to You

Folks have been asking about all the various types of roofs available today. We found this table which highlights the pros and cons of the various materials available today in the roofing world. Educate yourself about what's available and know what you're getting into when making your selections....

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Mar
21

HomeOwner Checklist - Revamped

We offered a checklist back in February for owners thinking about building new or renovating their home. This is an updated checklist...

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Mar
20

Isle of Palms Builder - Quality Construction

Sea Island Builders is proud to announce the coming of its 15th project over the past two years located on the Isle of Palms. We have been fortunate to have worked with great clients on Sullivan's Island, Isle of Palms, Mt. Pleasant, and Daniel Island. We have seen...

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Mar
19

Sullivans Island Home Builder

Sea Island Builders, a Sullivans Island based home builder, was approached by Lexington Home Furnishings brand, about shooting their prestigious 2012 furniture line in the home built at 2001 Waterway Blvd. on the Isle of Palms, SC. This spacious home features amazing ...

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Mar
16

Wild Dunes Isle of Palms Renovation

It's only March and things are already heating up. Not just outside, but also in the construction world. We are seing new builds, remodels, and renovations from Sullivans Island to Wild Dunes. In fact, we just began a new Wild Dunes Isle of Palms renovation. The owner was unhappy with the current outdated kitchen and old fireplace. He also has some damaged floorboards and the home seemed ...

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Mar
14

Brick vs. Hardi Siding Comparison

There are both benefits and cons for consideration offered by brick as well as Hardiplank siding. Hardiplank siding is fiber  cement, a composite material made of sand, cement and cellulose fibers. Some of  the biggest selling points with both types of siding are that they...

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Mar
07

Trends in Custom Home Building

Perhaps the most exciting and most important trend in home design is the increased sensitivity to the environment. Architects and engineers taking a new look at ancient building techniques that used simple, bio-degradable materials. Far from primitive...

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Mar
05

Sullivans Island Custom Home

One of the most exciting instances we encounter is when people stop by our office and want to build a Sullivans Island Custom Home. A young couple, full of excitement walks through the front door. They look a little giddy as they enter and...

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Feb
28

Home Foundation Repair

We have had clients in the past ask us to assess their situation when they have been looking at purchasing a home and have discovered cracks in the foundation. Is it a deal breaker or no? Here is our ...

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Feb
28

Which Type of Siding is Right for You?

We've had clients asking questions about which type of siding is right for their home. In many cases, your options will be narrowed down by your architect to the style that best suites your taste.The following link is a good discussion on the...

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Feb
23

NEW HOME IDEAS

We found this helpful link of ideas to consider when planning or designing your new home. http://www.trekinspection.com/home_inspection_newhome.html
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