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Building in Palmetto Bluff: Using Materials From An 1832 River Home for a Modern Barn

Sometimes luck shines her peculiar gaze upon us. Such was a chance conversation we had with one of our contractors last week.  They were working in Beaufort renovating an 1832 historic home on the river. The owner had required the removal of old rough-sawn pine paneling so the walls could be better insulated and the

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Building in Palmetto Bluff: Rains Came and Drainage Problems Appear

Our footings passed inspection, rebar constructed, concrete poured and ready for the block walls.  So just what jobs can go forward at this stage beyond the obvious? Firstly let's look into a bit of housekeeping. We have a few. In case any reader missed the fact, it does rain here in Biblical proportions. Last week we

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Building in Palmetto Bluff: Preventing Sources of Moisture in a Humid Climate

It is without a doubt that the summer climate in the southern USA is hot and humid. For 1000 years, that was just a given and simply something to be endured until the fall. Then they invented HVAC, and it all changed. Cooling and conditioning the air in one's home delivered a respite from the

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Building in Palmetto Bluff: A Cottage and Boathouse Come to Life

Last year, in Fall of 2020, we gambled and bought an additional riverfront build lot at Moreland Village in Palmetto Bluff. Having realized great success with the build of our first main house + carriage house project, "The May River House" in Moreland Village and with another, "The Barn," currently underway on an adjacent lot,

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