Before You Hire A Contractor

Here is a great article on what to do before you hire a contractor — or even meeting with a contractor — to build your custom home; addition to your existing home; or deck, patio or outdoor living space. Below is the list that the author from the article How to Hire a Contractor, uses […]

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Happy Memorial Day

With Gratitude in Our Hearts, We Say Happy Memorial Day from B. Chaney Improvements Did You Know: Memorial Day is this Monday, May 30th. The holiday originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur, Illinois established it […]

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Hot Trends in Building and Renovation

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Hot Trends Include Barn Doors, Shiplap Walls, Exposed Brick and MUCH More. Hot trends are nothing new in American culture, and trends are certainly in flux every few years in the building and renovation industry. In decades past, you would have to go to a professional interior designer to see what was happening. But today, […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

From all of us at B. Chaney Improvements, we want to wish every mom a Happy Mother’s Day! Did You Know: The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. Her campaign to make “Mother’s Day” a […]

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Low Interest Rates Means Build Now

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Money is Cheap, So Use it Now and Add Wealth Through Real Estate Low interest rates and available money make NOW the perfect time to build that custom home or addition you have been dreaming about. People ask us all the time, “When is the right time to build?” And while the answer always depends on […]

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Outdoor Living Spaces Great for Family, Entertaining

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While the nights are still a little cool in the Lowcountry, we think it is a great time to start thinking about summer nights spent in outdoor living spaces around the house. And, since we are custom builders, we think it is time to starting thinking SPECIFICALLY about decks, patio, pergolas, fireplaces, etc…. The professional […]

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What is the Cost of Building a Home in Charleston, SC?

Many people who are thinking of building often as us, “So, what exactly is the cost of building a new home in the Charleston area?” Well, the simple answer is, “It depends.” Okay, that is a frustrating answer, but you may understand better if you think in terms of looking at a bag of groceries […]

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Inexpensive Kitchen Renovation Ideas

We at B. Chaney Improvements have clients of all types, but the one common element that ties most together is the question, “How much will this cost?” For many, a certain maximum budget has been set and we have to find ways to remodel the kitchen or renovate the bathroom in “creative” ways to stay […]

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter from everyone at B. Chaney Improvements! We hope this time of renewal and rebirth is a special season for you, your family and your friends. For us, it is a time to reflect on a special blessing of knowing and understanding the ultimate sacrifice the God made when he sent “His only begotten […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from B. Chaney Improvements

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Brad Chaney of B. Chaney Improvements! Did You Know: Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick — the Day of the Festival of Patrick — is the celebration of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland. It is believed that he died on March […]

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