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Myth Busting: Office & Home Renovation Myths

Myth Busting: Office & Home Renovation Myths

When dealing with homeowners and business owners considering renovations, we have heard a wide range of incorrect assumptions about the process. Unfortunately, it’s easy to stumble on bad advice from friends or coworkers – or even on the internet. It’s always best to talk directly to a trusted contractor about any questions or concerns. Let’s discuss some of the most common myths we hear about office and home renovation.

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Mistakes To Avoid When Renovating Your Office

Mistakes To Avoid When Renovating Your Office

Over the years, we have seen the many ups and downs of office renovation. In the end, all the time and effort will be worth it as you achieve your goals. Still, there are ways you can help streamline the process for yourself and the contractor at work. We have discovered some common mistakes you might want to avoid while renovating your office.

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How To Make Sure You’re Working With A Quality Builder

How To Make Sure You’re Working With A Quality Builder

When you finally get the go ahead for your next construction project, what’s the next step? Seeking out a quality builder may sound daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. We have some insider tips to help you narrow the field and find the best contractor for the job.

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Gym and Recreational Park Construction Experts

Gym and Recreational Park Construction Experts

Dunlap Construction has become one of the top contractors in WNC by taking on projects in a wide variety of sectors. Over the years we have been fortunate to work on dozens of unique jobs. When people think of a typical general contractor, they might not think about the construction of a trampoline park. But, we love working on these recreational spaces! While many gyms and recreation parks remain closed or are operating at limited capacity, we certainly look forward to enjoying these outlets again in the future. In the mean time, let’s look at some of the fun projects we have done over the years.

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Hendersonville’s Healthcare General Contractors

Hendersonville’s Healthcare General Contractors

Dunlap has been serving the Western North Carolina area for over 40 years. During that time, we have grown and changed along with this beautiful part of the country. We have seen the need for development increasing in nearly every sector. But, one of the fastest changing sectors we have worked with is healthcare. Much like the field itself, the design and construction seems to be constantly changing. Throughout our time in operation, we have developed close relationships with many of the healthcare systems – working with them to adapt to new demands. Our reputation as a trusted partner has made us one of the top healthcare general contractors in the WNC area. 

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Our History As A Commercial Builder

Our History As A Commercial Builder

Dunlap Construction started as a small, family owned residential construction firm back in 1979 and quickly grew into other sectors, including commercial, municipal, and medical. Now, 40 years later, we are still family owned and a prominent contractor in WNC. We are honored to be the commercial builder of choice for so many local businesses when they need remodeling or a new build. Here’s a look at just a few of the projects we have completed.

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The ROI Of A Commercial Remodel

The ROI Of A Commercial Remodel

When it comes to your commercial remodel, there are a lot of factors to consider to ensure you get a good return on investment (ROI). Remodeling your business can make a huge positive impact on your ability to attract and retain employees, gain customers, and increase sales. So, how much should you invest in making that happen?

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Creating A Commercial Renovation Budget

Creating A Commercial Renovation Budget

Are you thinking of renovating your commercial space? Maybe it’s time for a move and you need to build out a new space to suit your needs. Regardless of the reason, tackling a renovation can be intimidating. Dunlap has some guidelines that should help you get started, by creating your commercial renovation budget. 

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Hendersonville Commercial Renovation Experts

Hendersonville Commercial Renovation Experts

When it comes to your next commercial construction renovation project, you’ll be hard pressed to find a more experienced contractor than Dunlap Construction. We have partnered with WNC’s businesses to complete renovations, as well as new construction, of commercial spaces for decades. As a result, we have developed enough working relationships and experience in this sector to make us Hendersonville commercial renovation experts. 

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Dunlap Has Become One Of Hendersonville’s Top General Contractors With The 5 Star Customer Reviews To Prove It

Dunlap Has Become One Of Hendersonville’s Top General Contractors With The 5 Star Customer Reviews To Prove It

Dunlap Construction is a full-service, licensed, bonded and insured general contracting firm based in Western North Carolina. We have been serving this community since 1979 and have built countless relationships with homeowners, businesses, hospital systems and more. Throughout the years, we have honed our skills in commercial, residential, municipal, and medical construction and become a top general contractor in the area. 

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The Hendersonville Construction Cost Estimating Experts

The Hendersonville Construction Cost Estimating Experts

Arguably one of the most important parts of any construction project is the cost estimation. Without accurate estimates, you risk going over budget, missing deadlines, and ultimately disappointing the client. Cost estimating is a skill that’s honed over time with experience. Dunlap has been serving our area for over 40 years, which is why we have become Hendersonville construction cost estimating experts. 

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Why and How We Became a Leading General Contractor in Hendersonville

Why and How We Became a Leading General Contractor in Hendersonville

Dunlap Construction began as a small residential contracting company, founded in 1979 by Dennis Dunlap. Over time, we grew into other sectors like commercial, municipal, medical, and even restoration. Throughout our 40 years in business, we have always prioritized the customer experience. We believe in building relationships with our clients, maintaining open and honest communication, and handling any problems with integrity. Our quality service has been recognized time and time again by repeat business and made us a leading General Contractor in Hendersonville and surrounding areas. 

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A History of Medical Construction Expertise: Helping Those That Help Others

A History of Medical Construction Expertise: Helping Those That Help Others

When you’re looking for a contractor, it’s typically beneficial to find one with a wide range of experience. However, each construction project is unique, and some simply require more specific expertise. This is the case with medical construction. At Dunlap, we have worked on dozens of hospital and medical office builds spanning over 30 years of specialized experience.

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Residential vs. Commercial Contractor: What’s the difference?

Residential vs. Commercial Contractor: What’s the difference?

If you’re a developer who is thinking about adding commercial projects to your repertoire, consider this: when it comes to residential versus commercial construction, there are some key differences to note. Read on to find out some of the pros and cons, and how to prepare for each step.

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Best Practices For An Accurate Hendersonville Construction Estimate

Best Practices For An Accurate Hendersonville Construction Estimate

Dunlap Construction has been working commercial projects for over 40 years, and we know the ins and outs of estimation challenges. Determining an estimate for a bid plays an important role in the success or failure of a job – and whether you even get the job at all. The community in Western NC has come to trust our process to provide an accurate Hendersonville construction estimate for any commercial project that comes our way. Here are some of our best practices in the estimating process.

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