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Explore stories and tips from an experienced Commercial, Municipal, and Residential Construction Services provider based in Hendersonville, NC

We Are Your Premier Restoration Contractor

We Are Your Premier Restoration Contractor

Whether it’s a residence or business, Dunlap is your premier restoration contractor for any historic building in need. We love working on restoration projects because we get to show off our artistry in construction. This type of work requires a delicate touch and know-how of building practices that only come from decades of experience. 

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How To Hire A Builder

How To Hire A Builder

So you’ve decided to build, now what? When it comes time to hire a builder, the process can seem overwhelming. How do you choose the right company? Dunlap has been serving the WNC area for over 40 years, and during that time, we have been fortunate to work on projects in a wide variety of sectors. We have some tips to help you hire the best builder for your job. 

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Renovate or Remodel – What’s The Difference?

Renovate or Remodel – What’s The Difference?

Are you considering making some changes to your commercial space? Should you renovate or remodel? What’s the difference? Before your hire a contractor, you’ll need to decide which approach will help you reach your goals. Let’s discuss these options to see whether renovating or remodeling would be right for you.

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Tips to Control The Rising Cost To Build

Tips to Control The Rising Cost To Build

If you’ve been to any hardware store lately, you may have noticed that lumber prices are higher than normal. Lumber isn’t the only building material to be subject to a price surge! The price of steel affects almost every aspect of commercial or residential construction. While we can’t control the cost of these valuable materials, we do have some tips to help you control the rising cost to build as much as possible.

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Design Tips From A Commercial Construction Company

Design Tips From A Commercial Construction Company

When considering a commercial renovation or new build, there are elements that can really make or break the end result. Start by choosing a contractor that knows the ins and outs of this industry. Dunlap is one of the most reputable commercial construction companies in WNC because of our commitment to customer service and attention to detail. After countless projects and decades of experience, we are giving you our top design tips to ensure your next commercial project is a success. 

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Local Contractor Who Serves The Community: Safelight Renovation

Local Contractor Who Serves The Community: Safelight Renovation

Dunlap Construction has been serving the greater Western North Carolina region since 1979. As a result, we have become a trusted partner for many local businesses, hospital systems, municipal projects, and more. Our involvement in community organizations makes us one of the top local contractors for nonprofit agencies. We recently had the opportunity to work on some renovations to Safelight, an important agency in Hendersonville dedicated to supporting survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Read on to learn more about this project and the services Safelight provides.

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Now Is A Great Time For Commercial Construction

Now Is A Great Time For Commercial Construction

While some industries have come to a screeching halt due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have been fortunate to continue providing construction services to our WNC region. In fact, for certain sectors, now may be the ideal time to begin a project. With many office spaces left empty in favor of remote work, builders must adapt to the changes in commercial construction needs.  

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A Local Builder For All Your Construction Needs

A Local Builder For All Your Construction Needs

Dunlap is a family owned business that has been serving the Western North Carolina area for over 40 years. During that time, we have worked in many sectors and become a one stop shop for all your construction needs. Hiring a local builder for your next project is a big decision and depends greatly on the type of construction. Fortunately, our wide range of expertise makes us a great choice for almost any project.

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Tips For Hiring A Commercial General Contractor

Tips For Hiring A Commercial General Contractor

As a full service general contractor, we have experience in a wide range of sectors on the commercial side of construction. When it comes to hiring a commercial general contractor, what should you know? Here are some tips to find the best fit.

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Customer Satisfaction Puts Us Among Hendersonville’s Top Commercial Builders

Customer Satisfaction Puts Us Among Hendersonville’s Top Commercial Builders

Dunlap has been serving the Western North Carolina for over 40 years, and one of the major keys to our success is our focus on customer satisfaction. We value relationship building with our clients. Through open and honest communication, we are able to deliver top quality service and gain repeat business from previous clients. Our commitment to these values makes us one of Hendersonville’s top commercial builders.

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5 Ways To Control Rising Construction Costs in Hendersonville

5 Ways To Control Rising Construction Costs in Hendersonville

We’ve noticed a trend lately that’s not necessarily positive – it’s becoming more and more expensive to build. As Hendersonville and other parts of Western NC grow in popularity, so does the cost to build there. With proper planning and management, it is possible to control your construction costs. Here are some tips to help you get the most bang for your buck.

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Hendersonville’s Favorite Restaurant GC

Hendersonville’s Favorite Restaurant GC

When it comes to restaurant construction in Western North Carolina, we have certainly become a local favorite. Our years of experience and excellent customer relationships have made us a trusted restaurant GC for both new restaurant construction as well as renovations. Let’s take a look at some of the restaurant projects we have had the pleasure of working on.

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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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