Hi everyone, Lincoln here, back with some more construction news. Let’s talk about flooring. After running around all day on hard dirt and concrete and rocks, I really appreciate nice flooring.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Maybe you’ve seen this little poster, it’s been making it’s way around Facebook for several weeks. The message is a good one, yes, let’s shop local and support our local employers! We’ve also got a great idea for shopping weary gift giving: a gift certificate for handyman services. This would be the perfect gift […]
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 […]
1. Does my home have lead paint? A. If your home was built before 1978, it could have lead paint. The older the home, the more likely it has it. 2. What is the danger of lead paint to me, my family, and pets? A. Lead paint is hazardous if it is chipping or if […]
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, […]
The general sentiment in this economic downturn is one of frugality and penny-pinching, but believe it or not, it may be a good time to invest in home improvement. The biggest benefits of remodeling are the same as they’ve always been: Remodeling increases the value of your home, and it makes your home more […]
Is your home properly insulated? If it’s not, you could be adding up to 20% to your monthly heating/cooling costs! By sealing and insulating the shell of your home, you could save money and help save the earth.
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 […]
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. […]
We hope you never need this information, but as homeowners, and even as tenants, emergencies do happen and it’s best to know what to do. Have you ever wondered if something was an emergency with your home? The big top three are: 1. If there is a fire, get out of the house (or apartment) […]
This article is the second one in our Aging in Place Series. Last week I wrote about the importance of creating a safe and usable kitchen for those of you who plan on staying in your homes for the long run. As I mentioned then, as we grow older and face certain restrictions with […]
There are many things you should consider when remodeling your kitchen for maximum safety and usability as you get older. The following are just some basic ideas that should help get you started in your plan. Advance Concept’s team has years of experience with environmental modifications for disability access. Located in Albuquerque, we service […]
The idea of aging in place is growing in popularity. As Baby Boomers get older, we’re seeing a widespread demand for resources that will accommodate them in their homes long term. According to a poll conducted by AARP in November 2010, nine out of ten people 65 and older expressed a desire to remain living […]
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 […]