Tough Mudder Mark your calendars for Builders Floor Covering & Tile’s Toughest Meets Muddiest event on Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3 following the Tough Mudder race. See the reveal of Mohawk’s SmartStrand Forever Clean Carpet after it has been walked on by participants at the Tough Mudder race.

A sample of the most durable carpet will be installed right on the Tough Mudder course where it will take a heavy beating from hundreds of muddy participants. After the race, the carpet will be cleaned with just water to see if this smart, clean carpet lives up to our expectations. The carpet will be revealed at the Toughest Meets Muddiest event held at the Builders Floor Covering & Tile store at 4696 Roswell Road, Suite 230 in Atlanta. Is Mohawk ready for this challenge?

“There is no other carpet like Mohawk’s SmartStrand Forever Clean,” said Justin Atcheson, owner of Builder Floor Covering & Tile. “We’ve seen Mohawk put this carpet through many challenges and it always comes out a winner. We feel confident it will do the same this time.”

Join Builders Floor Covering & Tile as they reveal how clean the SmartStrand Forever Clean carpet will be after the muddiest race is finished. There will be plenty of food, fun, spills and lots of savings. Team members from Builders Floor Covering & Tile will be at the event on Saturday, May 2 with giveaways and a photo booth.

“Today’s households are busy. People need a carpet they can depend on to be durable, stain resistant and pet friendly. I know that seeing is believing, so we are holding our own challenge so consumers can experience Mohawk’s SmartStrand Forever Clean for themselves,” continued Atcheson.

Families with kids know that keeping dirt out of the house and preventing spills is almost impossible. The SmartStrand Forever Clean carpet is the only carpet with permanent built-in features including a stain and soil protection that will not wear off.  The new Nanloc spill protection technology will keep dirt and spills from settling into the carpet allowing for quick clean-ups while remaining their soft touch. With a full range of colors, textures and patterns, there is a perfect, smart carpet for you!

Visit Builders Floor Covering & Tile for more details. For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

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Atlanta Glass and Mirror Tuxedo SeiresWe’re excited this month to announce the Tuxedo Series of frameless shower doors, an Atlanta Glass and Mirror exclusive product line.

Atlanta Glass and Mirror brings this series of frameless shower doors to provide the ultimate in luxury, design, feel and look to discerning customers who seek a custom shower door solution. Each and every order is engineered and machine-fabricated for exact precision and is not mass produced like ordinary heavy glass shower doors.

Backed with a lifetime breakage warranty, the Tuxedo Series uses the highest quality materials and workmanship in the industry. Homeowners can get the sleek, cutting-edge design that they’re looking for with six high-quality, durable solid handle designs to choose from to suite any taste, including: modern, classic, formal, contemporary, cotillion and crystal, in five different finishes: antique brass, brushed nickel, oil rubbed bronze, polished brass and polished chrome. Read More→

Mohawk Tough MudderThe Tough Mudder is coming in May to Fairburn, GA. This team-oriented, multi-mile obstacles course is designed to push participants to the brink of their physical and mental capacities. Construction Resources is pleased to be affiliated with Mohawk Flooring, a sponsor of Tough Mudder. Mohawk is , is partnering with Tough Mudder not only for the Georgia event but for the entire U.S. based tour. Mohawk is very excited about the partnership because it will help create a positive associative value for the company.

At a daunting 10-12 miles (18-20 km), Tough Mudder obstacle races test physical strength and mental strength. A big part of the Tough Mudder philosophy is camaraderie; it is designed as a team challenge to build friendships, relationships and overall positive feelings between those who participate. In 2015, Tough Mudder has 50+ events planned worldwide. The race tours across the nation from Los Angeles to Atlanta and everywhere in-between. Internationally, the race travels to Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland and Deutschland. Read More→

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Cambria Gallery BuckheadAtlantans will soon have the opportunity to shop for Cambria designs and products for their home at an upscale boutique in Buckhead. Construction Resources is pleased to announce that the Cambria Gallery Buckhead will open in mid June at 3096 Roswell Road, Atlanta, 30305. Located across the street from the Buckhead Atlanta retail district and a couple of doors down from the Buckhead Theatre, this gallery will be devoted to Cambria products and style.

Sometimes it is hard to visualize all of the possibilities for a project because images on websites or in magazines just aren’t enough.  At the Cambria Gallery Buckhead, you’ll be able to experience Cambria, complete your vision and gain lots of new ideas.

Mitch Hires, co-owner of Construction Resources, Inc. states, “Our goal is to give customers an upscale boutique experience when choosing their Cambria designs and products for their home. We are also looking to host industry events and possible cooking demonstrations in our fully functional kitchens.”

Visitors to the Cambria Gallery will be able to walk through vignettes of kitchens and bathrooms that demonstrate the beauty and potential of Cambria, browse full-size stone slabs in the gallery and examine 19 unique edge choice options to determine what best suits your preferences and home’s style.

The Cambria Gallery Buckhead joins an exclusive list of only seven other Cambria Galleries in North America: www.cambriausa.com/en/studios-galleries.

Cambria is the only family-owned, American made producer of natural quartz surfaces. Construction Resources is proud to be a Cambria Lexus Partner. We look forward to welcoming designers, architects, homeowners and other guests to the Cambria Gallery Buckhead this June.  For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

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Joining Construction Resources with 16 years of experience in the stone industry, Reiza Kowalsky is the new Purchasing Manager for Atlanta Kitchen, a Construction Resources company.

In her new role as a Purchasing Manager, Reiza has been assisting with the purchasing in all out-of-state Construction Resources Divisions and working to establish an effective purchasing and inventory management system for Atlanta Kitchen.

Mitch Hires, co-owner of Construction Resources states, “We are always on the look-out for new team members with experience. We are thrilled to have Reiza join our team with experience in operations, as well as understanding of construction products, specifically stone.” Read More→

Construction Resources Alabama location Construction Resources is excited to announce its new location in Birmingham, Alabama. An Open House event takes place at the Birmingham location on Thursday, April 23. Construction Resources will roll out the red carpet for guests to go behind-the-scenes and tour the new showroom, slab gallery and fabrication shop.

Mitch Hires, co-owner of Construction Resources, states, “Designers, architects, builders, remodelers and commercial contractors are all invited to join us for our grand opening celebration. A casual lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. An after-work cocktail party and dinner will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. with a fajita bar and a live band. Door prizes will be given away during both the lunch and dinner events. Those who RSVP before April 1 will be entered twice into the drawing – no fooling! To RSVP, call 205-943-0680 or email  liz@crhomeal.com.”

In addition to introducing Construction Resources’ products and services, a Cambria color launch will be a highlight of the event. Cambria, the only family-owned, American made natural quartz countertop producer in North America, introduced 13 new beautiful and innovative designs last fall. From the new Coastal Collection™; Ellesmere™, Langdon™, Seagrove™ and Summerhill™, are dramatic and flowing designs inspired by the masterful clashing of rock, sand, and water. In the Waterstone Collection™; Berwyn™, Hampshire™, Montgomery™, and Wentwood™, capture the natural movement of water over stone. Brighstone™, Daron™, and Menai™ from the Jewel Collection™ sparkle from deep within the surface creating a show-stopping radiance. In the Desert Collection™, Walton™ provides a beautiful monochrome foundation that portrays subtle sophistication and adaptability. And finally, Castlemartin™ of the Marble Collection™, offers upscale elegance without the worry of high maintenance. Construction Resources is proud to be a Cambria Lexus partner.

For information on this event visit the CR Home of Alabama Facebook page. For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

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Tour of KitchensConstruction Resources is excited to showcase products in four homes in this year’s 18th Annual Tour of Kitchens. Presented by the Junior League of Atlanta, the tour takes place on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Each home on the tour features unique styles from different designers. Atlanta Kitchen, a Construction Resources Company, supplied kitchen countertops to four of the homes. The homeowners of a small 1944 bungalow turned their kitchen from a typical small bungalow kitchen into a spacious chef’s dream. Not only did that mean knocking down a few walls, but choosing the right materials was important to create a classic space with layered personality. White Marble from Atlanta Kitchen was chosen as the countertop to achieve this classic look and it paired beautifully with a painted brick backsplash for additional personality. This home is located at 2255 Fairhaven Circle in Atlanta, and can be viewed on the tour.

HammerSmith worked with the homeowners of a 50s style home on a whole-house renovation. The goal was to connect the beautifully landscaped backyard with the home’s kitchen. Everything has a place in this well organized kitchen including a built-in desk, pet station and a gorgeous island with Atlanta Kitchen’s Calacatta Marble. This home can be viewed on the tour at 960 Oakdale Road in Atlanta.

Homeowners at 3087 Peachtree Drive in Atlanta requested their kitchen to be “theatrical, functional and comfortable.” Mixing metals and wood created a dramatic and modern kitchen with functional storage including two walk-in pantries and glass wall cabinets for dishes. Atlanta Kitchen’s two-inch thick marble countertops and the deep grey tones of the cabinetry make the kitchen feel intimate and dramatic.

Another home that will be on the tour featuring Construction Resources countertops can be viewed at 5454 Heyward Square Place in Marietta. The homeowners wanted to make their small, hectic kitchen more open and spacious with a design that would blend authentically with their Craftsman/Tudor inspired home. Their kitchen now boasts two large islands featuring walnut cabinets that pair beautifully with the Vintage Delicatus countertops. Add a pop of red in the pendant lighting to feature the homeowner’s favorite color and this chef’s inspired kitchen is complete.

“We are very proud that our products are featured in this year’s Tour of Kitchens. This event is a great experience for people to get inspiration for their kitchen renovation and see new products they can use to achieve their dream kitchen,” said Mitch Hires, managing partner of Construction Resources.

All of the homes on the tour are featured in this month’s Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine, including four homes that boast beautiful products from Construction Resources.

The Tour of Kitchens is a two-day event featuring 14 of Atlanta’s finest residential kitchens. This event has raised more than $1 million for the Junior League of Atlanta. With a membership of 3,500, this organization’s mission is to support women, children and education by designing programs and events to engage the community. One week before the Tour of Kitchens, patrons are invited to attend a kick-off party, “Toast of the Tour.”

For more information about the Tour of Kitchens, click here. For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

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Atlanta Luxury Living Show Construction Resources is participating in The Luxury Living Show which takes place March 1 to 31 at Phipps Plaza. Several Construction Resources companies were featured including Atlanta Kitchen, Builder’s Flooring & Tile and Atlanta Glass & Mirror. These companies contributed products that were showcased in a kitchen and bathroom.

Construction Resources partnered with Bell Kitchen & Bath Studios to create a beautifully designed kitchen that features elegant Cambria Summerhill countertops. A stylish bathroom, including porcelain shower tiles and teak floor, was installed from Builders Floor Covering & Tile and half-inch star fire glass shower shields and hardware were provided by Atlanta Glass & Mirror.

The Luxury Living Show at the Phipps Plaza’s Monarch Court is now entering its 6th year; the show is a joint venture between Phipps Plaza and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine. Featuring the latest luxury products and trends in home design, this year’s Luxury Living Show will features a Dream Kitchen, Dream Bath and the show’s first Outdoor Living Display. Guests can stop by anytime during the month of March to view these spectacular showcases.

Mitch Hires, managing partner for Construction Resources states, “We are very excited to showcase our kitchen and bathroom displays.The market for new home purchases and renovations continues to grow, and we have lots of beautiful new products available and this event provides an opportunity for homeowners to collect ideas for their next renovation project.”

Atlanta Kitchen and Atlanta Glass & Mirror participated in the 5th Annual Design Bloggers Conference in February. During this networking event, Atlanta Kitchen showcased some of the products to be featured at the upcoming Luxury Living event, including the widely popular Cambria Summerhill countertop.

For more information about the Luxury Living Show, please visit www.atlantaluxurylivingshow.com. For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

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Built to Honor Construction Resources announces its participation in PulteGroup’s second annual Built to Honor event. Atlanta Marble will donate cultured marble tops in the bathrooms while Atlanta Glass and Mirror will donate wire shelving for closets, bathroom mirrors, bathroom hardware and shower doors to the home being built for U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. David Payton and his at Harmony on the Lakes in Acworth, Ga.

On Friday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Construction Resources’ Atlanta Glass and Mirror will participate in an Operation Finally Home tradition call Notes of Love. Project partners will write Notes of Love on the studs and rafters for the Payton family to read prior to the installation of the sheet rock. This event is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend.

Jody Horn of Atlanta Glass and Mirrors says, “We are honored to participate in this worthwhile cause. Pulte has once again gone above and beyond to support a veteran with not just basic shelter, but a beautiful home.”

Payton currently resides in Woodstock with his wife Heather and seven children. PulteGroup surprised them in December with the announcement that they would receive a mortgage free home.  Payton sustained life threatening injuries in 2005 while deployed in Iraq when a rocket propelled grenade hit a chemical tank that he was sleeping next to and it exploded. He suffered severe burns to his lungs and eyes and is blind. He retired from the Marine Corps in 2011 with a Purple Heart, among other awards.

Launched in 2013, PulteGroup’s Built to Honor is a nationwide program created to thank returning war veterans for their countless sacrifices by building brand new, mortgage-free houses. This year, Built to Honor is partnering with Operation Finally Home, a nonprofit organization that works with wounded warriors across the nation.

For more information about the Built to Honor program and Operation Finally Home, visit www.pultegroupinc.com. For more information on Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

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Athens Home and Garden Network this weekend with Construction Resources and other home professionals at the Athens Home and Garden Show. Atlanta Glass & Mirror will have a table at the event that takes place on Saturday, Feb. 28 and Sunday, March 1 at The Classic Center in Athens.

Sponsored by Athens Area Home Builders (AAHB), the Athens Home and Garden Show is a fantastic opportunity for both homeowners and professionals. Visitors can browse numerous tables to find out about products and services available from AAHB builders and associates, and speak directly to company representatives to find out additional information. For professionals in construction, real estate, property development and more, the Atlanta Home and Garden Show offers the chance to network and facilitate partnerships with others in the homebuilding industry. Read More→