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Kitchen Remodel
Pavel

Four Tips for an Easier Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen Remodel Services Kitchen remodels are some of the trickiest construction projects you can have done in your home. There are a lot of moving parts, and because everyone uses their kitchen slightly differently, the standard layouts often need to be modified. Walls are rarely perfectly plumb, which means cabinets need to be tweaked and

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Renovate With Plans and Permits
Pavel

What It’s Like to Renovate With Plans and Permits

If you’re taking on a complicated renovation project, you’re going to need to go through the process of having plans drawn up (or doing them yourself, if you’re adventurous) and getting permits. A lot of people think that the process might be really confusing, and it can be a bit overwhelming if you don’t know

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Pavel

Kitchen & Bath Inspiration

We love prowling the internet for examples of really great bathroom remodels, and we often end up saving them to our inspiration files to draw upon when working on new bathroom designs for our clients. We thought that keeping them stored away where nobody can see them except for us is a real waste, so

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Starting Your New Right Right

Are you dreaming of remodeling your kitchen in 2020? The new year is a great time for taking on a kitchen remodel – the holiday rush is over, there aren’t guests in your home anymore, and you’re not hosting any big events for a while. We love starting kitchen remodels in January and February. Sometimes,

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BGW Construction
Bob Williams

5 Tips for Restoring an Old Home

You’ve always wanted to purchase an old, historic home and bring it back to life. But restoring a vintage home is no small undertaking. Historic homeownership can involve lots of decisions, uncover some surprises, and require flexibility when it comes to your time and money. Therefore, you need to make sure you understand what to

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Old house brought into today by BGW construction.
BGW Construction
Bob Williams

Love Your Old House with Thoughtful Updates

People buy old houses for a lot of different reasons. Some love the history every old house has seen and weathered. Some love the architecture of a period and are enthralled with the bits that make up the charm and character of an old house. Still others enjoy the feel that an old house gives

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3 Benefits of Hiring a Professional For Your Home Remodel

Are you wanting to remodel your home? Perhaps your home needs a full-scale renovation to transform its tired, dated appearance into an updated, livable dream home? Or, maybe you need to add a room or convert a basement to expand your living space and increase the overall value of your home? Or, you might just

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BGW Construction
Bob Williams

Building with an Eternal Mindset … the 1,000 Year Effort

What is a home renovation, really? Let me explain with a story:  The other day, as Jason and I were working in the shop (okay, Jason was at his computer doing whatever he does for the business with his typing fingers, and I was working at the bench) when he exploded into laughter. It seems

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Bobby Williams, Rupert Boneham and Jason Schoeff
Bob Williams

Reclaiming Barns, Beauty and Lives.

“The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But … the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?” Every morning when I wake up, I wonder what is

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Hope, Love, and Miracles…

Miracles I think there are two types of people when it comes to using the word miracle. Those who are afraid to hope for them, and those who embrace them. For years, I was in the former group. Call it ‘healthy cynicism’ or ‘fear’, but some of my life experiences hindered me from allowing myself

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Jason Schoeff, Key Member of the Dream Builders

Dream Builder Highlight A couple of times this week I’ve spoken to former students and colleagues who still hadn’t heard about one of BGW’s strongest assets.  This led me to dedicate an entire post about a key component to BGW’s recent success. Late last fall, I was able to convince Jason Schoeff to leave education and join me

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About Our Logo on Father’s Day…

Occasionally, I will get asked about the BGW Logo.  While I typically give a fairly straightforward and simple answer, the truth is, there is a very deep and personal message in it for me.  My stock answer is to simply explain that, “it’s a circular saw…and the letters BGW are my grandfather’s initials.”  But that’s not

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