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Spring Maintenance: A General Contractor’s Checklist

By | Shaeffer Hyde News

Preventative Maintenance is truly essential to the uninterrupted enjoyment of your property year round.  There are many things to consider as the snow melts away to reveal new cracks in the masonry, inadvertently weathered shingles on the roof, and a few new pools on the deck.  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!  Inviting the expertise of an experienced general contractor as the seasons change will help to put your mind at ease.   Prevention is a primary goal of any maintenance program and is typically achieved by a combination of scheduled maintenance and seasonal inspections. Scheduled maintenance on building systems should be completed periodically throughout the year and seasonal inspections are an accompanying layer of protection…

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A Shaeffer Hyde New Construction Recently Featured on houzz

By | Shaeffer Hyde News

One of our new construction projects was hand-picked by houzz.com to be featured in an ideabook article.  The article, Design Workshop: How to make a Home Sit Lightly on the Land, explores architecture’s relationship to the natural environment.  The concept of a structure “sitting lightly” takes into consideration topographical conditions, aesthetics, and efficiency advantages.  The feature includes an image of one of our latest award winning projects.   What is houzz? The houzz website is an increasingly popular tool used for design inspiration.  houzz was created in 2009 by a couple who grew tired of cutting ideas from magazines during their remodel.  They created an online community for architects, designers, and builders to share their work with those in the process of…

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Home Awarded | AIA Merit Award for Built Architecture

By | Shaeffer Hyde News

A custom home built by Shaeffer Hyde Construction has been awarded the Merit Award for Built Architecture by AIA Colorado.  Bridge House, designed by CCY Architects of Basalt, Colorado features 7,000 square feet of living space with expansive views of the New York Mountain Range, Bachelors Gulch and Beaver Creek Ski Resort. Bridge House, built amid nine acres of aspen groves, wild sage and meadow is tranquil and private.  The home’s name was inspired by the design’s unique bridge element that contains the primary living and dining spaces.  The bridge element creates a near-weightless transparency to that portion of the structure, blending it with the surrounding environment. The bridge section of the home also features a wing-shaped roof, designed to…

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