Category Archives: Maintenance Matters

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Expanding To Serve You Better

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DPS Construction is growing to meet the demands of an expanding Charlotte. We’re up for the challenge and appreciate the opportunity to help more people turn their residential remodeling dreams into reality. Continue reading and learn more about what we’ve been up to: added three teammates to serve you better; initiated new construction projects in […]

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Save Money By Keeping Up With Home Repairs

View this article and learn how, 17 Simple Home Repairs and Upgrades That Will Save You Bundles of Money  

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Important Reasons to Hire an Experienced General Contractor

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Seeing behind the drywall in a home tells me a lot about the quality of the construction used to build it. I frequently see where corners were cut and proper building standards were not followed leading to safety hazards. Many of the safety hazards that result are avoidable with just a little extra effort. As […]

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Making a statement around Charlotte

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Look for our vehicles and yard signs around Charlotte.  

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DPS Construction’s New Look

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It was time for a change, so we “refreshed” DPS Construction’s look. We hope you like the new look, and look forward to hearing your feedback. Send us a comment.

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Finishing Unused Spaces

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Here are the steps to successfully transform previously unused or underutilized space: Step 1 — Decide how you want to use the space Step 2 — Get a professional (contractor or architect) to take a look at the space — DPS Construction will gladly take a look for you — and confirm that your desired […]

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Roofing

Roofing is one of the most neglected areas of a home, but repairing an existing roof or installing a new roof might be the most important maintenance we do for customers. Make sure your roof is in good shape, since a failing roof can lead to leakage, structural damage and increase your energy costs. In […]

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Making maximum use of your home’s space

Finding a way to make a previously unused or underutilitized space “livable” for homeowners really makes me happy. Most homeowners need the extra space and in many cases have ideas about how to convert it, they just need some help. There might be space under a set of stairs, in an attic or in a […]

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Tax Credits for Windows, Doors and Skylights

A business partner reminded me that the tax credit for installing energy-efficient windows, doors and skylights is expiring at the end of the year, 2013. Essentially, the credit allows homeowners to receive a tax credit equal to 10% of the product cost (installation costs may NOT be included) up to: $200 for eligible windows and […]

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Considering a new home?

Are you looking for a new home or thinking about listing your current home for sale? You can avoid making concessions to buyers and ensure your home passes a home inspection by having maintenance work done and completing repairs before you list it. I’m also willing to do a walkthrough–free of charge–for any new home you’re considering. […]

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