This weekend in 2003 Hurricane Isabel hit Hampton Roads

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Excerpt: Hurricane Isabel was the hardest hit that Hampton Roads Virginia has taken from a storm in over 20 years. It caused devastation from Virginia Beach to Yorktown, Virginia. The majority of the damage that we experienced resulted from falling trees. Because of the widespread flooding, many homes in low lying areas have since been raised so that they are not flooded again. This house on Beach Road in Hampton was raised due to the damage it suffered during Hurricane Isabel. The damage inside the home was so extensive that the interior had to be completely restored. To ensure that the trim matched…

Remember Hurricane Irene?

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Excerpt: It was 2 years ago today that Hampton Roads, Virginia got slammed by Hurricane Irene.  It was the hardest we’ve been hit by a Hurricane since Hurricane Isabel in 2003.  If you were here, you’ll remember that Sandbridge in Virginia Beach suffered several tornadoes that were spawned by the storm and Newport News had major damage to an apartment complex due to falling trees. Many low lying areas were flooded and 1.2 million homes and businesses lost power. Three people in Virginia were killed due to the storm Most of the major damage caused by the last several hurricanes have…

What’s the difference between types of wood flooring?

Many of our clients get a little confused by the differences between: 1. Solid Hardwood Flooring 2. Engineered Hardwood Flooring 3. Laminate Flooring   I thought this video by Mr. Atlanta Flooring did a great job explaining the differences

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Be Decisive. Be Consistent. Be Persistent. Repeat.

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Excerpt: Today my thoughts are on the art of making bold & controversial decisions. I’ve made a few recently and quite a few in the past. It seems to me that perhaps only 50% of the success formula is in the actual “weighing of the pros and cons” and due diligence one must go through so that one has all the facts available in order to have the most complete picture possible (knowing that if the picture was less foggy, it wouldn’t be such a hard decision, fog is inevitable). The other 50% of the success formula is in the execution and follow…