ICF Block Homes with Lincoln the Advance Concept Mascot – Completed

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Apr 202013
 
ICF Block Homes with Lincoln the Advance Concept Mascot - Completed

Lincoln here, as mascot of Advance Concept, I’d like to take you on a picture tour of the completed ICF block home in Northern NM.  If you been following my other blogs, you have seen pictures of the layout, caisson foundations, laying of the ICF blocks, the structural steel welding, and yes, even the septic […]

Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot, Learns About Caisson Foundations

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Feb 202013
 
Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot, Learns About Caisson Foundations

Lincoln, the Advance Concept mascot, here with an interesting story about foundations.  My buddies at Advance Concept Construction are building a house in the hills of Northern New Mexico.  Like most of the areas we visit, there are lots of rocks, but these are really big rocks and some of them are really soft.  The other problem is […]

Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot, Observes a Septic System Installation

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Feb 012013
 
Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot, Observes a Septic System Installation

Lincoln here, on site in Northern New Mexico, watching the Advance Concept Construction crew complete the septic system.  I overheard my buddy Kurt explain to my little friends, that a septic system is for all the waste water.  That is all the water that goes down the drains in a house.  Except this house will […]

Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot at the site of a new home

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Jan 052013
 
Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot at the site of a new home

Me here, on my way to Northern New Mexico to our new job site.  We will be building the house my buddy Jeremy designed and created the plans for.  Jeremy is an architect, and along with Sofia, our interior designer, they met with the homeowner to make everything just the way she wanted it.  That’s […]

The Home Show by Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot

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Jan 032013
 
The Home Show by Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot

UPDATE FROM LINCOLN:  You are invited to visit our display anytime, it’s always set up at our showroom in the Comanche Business Park.  Please call the office before coming, sometimes we’re all out at a job-site and we don’t want to miss you! Hi everybody!  Yup, it’s me, Lincoln, the Advance Concept mascot.  I’m sitting […]

My first job site – reminiscing by Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot

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Jan 022013
 
My first job site – reminiscing by Lincoln, the Advance Concept Mascot

The first job site I went to was a long ride in the semi truck to a place called Chama.  We traveled over a lot of roads through NM and we brought tractors and materials and acouple of my friends, the guys who work for Advance Concept Construction.  Driving the semi was my buddy Kurt, […]

Kitchen Lighting Project

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Dec 052012
 

After years of being subjected to bad fluorescent lighting in their kitchen, the owners of this home decided to make a change and hired Advance Concept Construction to make a change.

Floor Coverings

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Dec 052012
 

There are so many options in floor coverings, wood, carpet, tile, vinyl, linoleum, and engineered wood (like pergo).  And so many choices!  Do you go with the bargain stores or the high end stores?  Wouldn’t it be nice to just have someone come spend an hour, at your home or business, and show you your […]

Roofing 101 – What you should know about your roof.

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May 312012
 

Advance Concept’s roofing department has this advice for all you home owners.  We’ll call it Roofing 101: First and foremost, what you need to know about roof repair is ALWAYS make sure your roofer is licensed, insured and bonded.  If you don’t have a licensed contractor, this is what you’ll be facing:  any legal action […]

ADVANCE CONCEPT’S 7 TIPS FOR SELECTING PAINT COLORS

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May 312012
 
ADVANCE CONCEPT'S 7 TIPS FOR SELECTING PAINT COLORS

Color greatly impacts the way we see the world; it is one of the most dominant characteristics in a room. So when we’re talking about remodeling – whether it’s our home or business – updating the color can give you the biggest bang for your buck. But choosing the right color scheme can be challenging, […]

LED Lighting: What You Need To Know

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May 312012
 
LED Lighting: What You Need To Know

  Unless you’re entirely cut off from civilization, you’ve probably heard by now of the LED craze.   More than a fad, LEDs seem to be the next big step towards energy efficient lighting. 

Advance Concept Presents: Time to Xeriscape

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May 312012
 
Advance Concept Presents:  Time to Xeriscape

Spring is in the air and people are starting to pay attention to their yards again.  It’s time to get things in shape for the barbecue parties!  If you’re like me and live in Albuquerque, the task of creating and maintaining a beautiful yard can be daunting. Not only is water a hot commodity, the […]

8 Popular Kitchen Counter Tops: Pros & Cons

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May 312012
 

  If you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen and are having some trouble deciding on which countertop to select, I don’t blame you.  The truth is there are so many options on the market, and so many variables to consider, that the single task of choosing the material that’s right for you can be downright exhausting. […]

Advance Concept’s ICF Block Construction: A Great Way to Build

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May 092012
 

Proponents of ICF claim that it will soon be the preferred construction method in North America. They advocate the many benefits of this building material, and shun all others. So, what exactly is ICF, what about it is so great, and what makes it one of the greenest materials in construction?

5 Tips for Kitchen Remodels

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May 092012
 
5 Tips for Kitchen Remodels

Are you considering a kitchen remodel? If you’re like many Americans, you and your family may spend much of your time hanging out in the kitchen– cooking, eating, cleaning, and entertaining. Some people even go as far as to suggest that the kitchen is the modern day living room! If this sounds like you, then […]