Mark the calendar for spring 2015 because Construction Resources is proud to announce that Atlanta Glass & Mirror will be participating in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) Decorator’s Showhouse event. This year, the event will be held at the “Château Soleil,” a French-style estate. Attendees will experience seeing beautifully designed rooms from designers and will have the opportunity to see the Atlanta Glass & Mirror products in this French inspired estate.

For this event, Atlanta Glass & Mirror will be installing frameless shower doors in one of the bathrooms in this magnificent house.

The ASO Decorator’s Showhouse is an Atlanta spring tradition and the largest event of its kind in the Southeast. Built in 1998 by architect William T. Baker, this grand estate is on the greatest examples of European-style craftsmanship. The estate sits on two beautifully landscaped acres and is 14,000 square-feet featuring six bedrooms, seven baths, four half-baths, three family rooms, a separate library and study, a 26-foot domed marble entrance and a Versailles-inspired grand living room with a regal marble fireplace and dining room with 16-foot ceilings. Outside, a terraced garden compliments the saline swimming pool with walking paths and a large motor court at the entrance.

All proceeds from this event will go to support the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and its community outreach and education programs. Tickets for this event will be available for purchase beginning in February. An early bird special will be available for $30 until April 17. Tickets at the door will be $35. Children under eight are not allowed and flat shoes must be worn. Parking is not available at the house, on the street or in the surrounding neighborhood; however, free parking is available at the Medici and Forum buildings with a luxury shuttle service.

For more information about the ASO Decorator’s Showhouse event, please visit www.decoratorsshowhouse.org. For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

Originally posted on www.AtlantaRealEstateForum.com, Atlanta's best source for Atlanta new homes news.

SmartStrand Carpet Dog Construction Resources’ Builders Floor Covering & Tile is excited to announce Mohawk Flooring’s newest carpet, SmartStrand Forever Clean. Perfect for families with kids and pets, this carpet offers the highest level of performance with incredible features including a spill protection technology, built-in stain and soil protection, durability and renewable and sustainable carpet fiber. It’s time to take off your shoes, and let your toes sink into the luxurious softness of Mohawk carpet.

Messes and stains are a part of life. Between the kids playing outside to the dog tracking in dirt, carpet must be able to withstand all kinds of messes while retaining their soft touch. SmartStrand Forever Clean’s new Nanoloc spill protection technology keeps dirt and spills from settling into the carpet allowing for a quick clean-up. With the permanent built-in stain and soil protection, SmartStrand Forever Clean is the only carpet with a lifetime stain resistance built right in the carpet. Read More→

Vermont Marble Choosing a countertop for the kitchen can be a daunting task. There are many stones to choose from including granite, quartz, travertine, limestone and more! With so many choices, how can you decide on just one? For many years, marble has been the preferred stone for those who want a luxurious gourmet kitchen with an elegant touch. Construction Resources’ Vermont Quarries offers beautiful marble stone that is sure to add such elegance to any kitchen.

Marble is a rock that is made from limestone that has been subjected to pressure for a long period of time. This pressure is what turns the limestone into marble. Like all marble, the Vermont Marble is a durable material that will last a long time. Another interesting quality about marble is the absorption rate. Some marbles have a low absorption rate, lower than many types of granite, which is an important aspect when considering a countertop for your kitchen. Read More→

Todd Robertson, Vermont QuarriesAt Construction Resources, we love renovating a room and giving it new personality. With paints, flooring and tiles you can create any mood you want! Same goes for countertops in the kitchen. Countertops are wonderful because not only are there many different types of durable material, but they also come in an array of color and designs. Many love granite; however, why not chose a different stone that will be just as durable and beautiful? Marble is an elegant stone that has been trending for years and is also used in Europe! Interior Designers and Builders are welcome to learn more about this classic stone at our Marble Use in the Kitchen event, a presentation at Construction Resource’s Home Design Center. On Jan. 21, designers and builders can visit our design center in Decatur, Georgia to hear a presentation from Todd Robertson from Vermont Quarries. The presentation will begin at 10 a.m. and will last till noon. During this presentation, you will learn about the increasing trend of marble use in the kitchen, the unique design elements that marble countertops have and the protective treatments to use on them. Plus, you will expand your ability to set the proper consumer expectation. There will be a Q&A segment after the presentation, and lunch will also be provided. This will be one event you don’t want to miss! Vermont Quarries is a prestige marble production company, producing stunning marble in North America. Todd has been working with Vermont Quarries for 16 years. Having been in the stone business for 21 years, previously the Director of Marketing for Colorado Yule Marble, Todd is very knowledgeable about marble and passionate about teaching others about this beautiful stone. To RSVP to this event, designers and builders can visit here. For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com. Originally posted on www.AtlantaRealEstateForum.com, Atlanta's best source for Atlanta new homes news.
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Construction Resources is excited to announce they, along with Cambria, will be sponsoring the 18th Annual Atlanta Party presented by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Georgia Chapter. This gathering will be the perfect kick-off for the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 from 9 p.m. to midnight at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Las Vegas. Read More→

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Sunshine on a Ranney DayConstruction Resources brought sunshine to two special families this holiday with a toy drive. On Dec. 24, the toys were given to Hannah and her brother Austin along with Tashawn “Ta” and his sister Alissa. In the past, Atlanta Kitchen donated countertops to these families through Sunshine on a Ranney Day, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating dream rooms to children with long-term illnesses. We were excited to see their smiles once more as they opened their presents. Read More→

Cynthia Hurst, Builder Flooring Covering and Tile At Construction Resources, we enjoy working with people who have passion. Today, we are welcoming Cynthia Hurst to the Builders Flooring Covering and Tile team. Joining with over ten years in the tile and stone industry, we know Cynthia will exceed in her new role as the Buckhead Showroom manager and designer.

Cynthia’s role at the Buckhead Showroom is a big responsibility. Her daily tasks include overseeing the designs and products that are in the showroom and assisting sales representatives, homeowners, builders and remodelers. She enjoys being creative with her job and leading others to do the same. Read More→

Cambria at the AvalonConstruction Resources is excited to announce that it has installed beautiful Cambria countertops at Alpharetta’s newest attraction, Avalon. Throughout Avalon, brand new one to two bedroom apartments by North American Properties and single-family residences by Monte Hewett Homes are just seconds from the shops and restaurants. To give each of these spaces a distinctive look, Construction Resources used a variety of designs.

At the apartments, Cambria countertops were put in the fitness room, club room, leasing office and business office rooms and were installed by Atlanta Kitchen. In the fitness room, the Whitney creates a clean contemporary look. The white countertop is infused with glossy silver and gray specks. The club room features the elegant White Cliff, a pure white. This design lends a stunning backdrop for any décor. The Braemar was installed in the leasing office for a warm, elegant look. With gray, black and cream quartz crystals, the design is playful and contemporary. Additionally, for the business office conference rooms, the Newport brings subtle sophistication with a crisp white look. National Stoneworks also supplied the kitchen and bath countertops for the apartments.

In the single-family residences by Monte Hewett Homes, Atlanta Kitchen provided countertops for the kitchens and the bathrooms. The kitchens include the Cambria White Cliff, Bianca Venatino Marble, Statuario Marble, Fantasy Brown Marble, Cappuccino Marble, Silver Brown Wave Marble, Calacatta Gold Marble or Statuario Extra Marble. For the bathrooms, the Cambria Tenby Cream, Templeton, Whitehall, Cambria Cuddington, Devon, Torquay and White Cliff were installed. In addition, African Fantasy Marble, Statueto Marble, Calacatta Gold Marble, Arabescato Marble, Cappuccino Marble, Avalon Marble and the Viscount White Granite were used.

In addition to the countertops, Builders Floor Covering & Tile installed all of the flooring and tiling on the walls, including the fireplaces in the Monte Hewett single-family homes. Glass shower doors were also installed at the apartments at Avalon by Atlanta Glass & Mirror. These doors consisted of 80 inch tall, clear glass framed doors with chrome metal and 80 inch frameless doors with 3/8 inch clear glass and chrome metal.

For more information about the products at Cambria, visit www.cambriausa.com. For more information on Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com

Originally posted on www.AtlantaRealEstateForum.com, Atlanta's best source for Atlanta new homes news.

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Atlanta Kitchen, Chad Brown At Construction Resources, we value and appreciate our employees. We would like to welcome back Chad Brown to the Atlanta Kitchen team! Working in the sales department, Chad will continue to concentrate on the Intown market.

After graduating college from the University of Georgia in 1995, Chad began his journey when he started working for Atlanta Kitchen 16 years ago. Two years later, Chad moved to another company, Hanson Aggregates, and was there for 14 years before coming back to Atlanta Kitchen.

“I like to sell and I really believe in the products that Construction Resources has available,” explains Chad. Chad’s main responsibility is being a representative of all of the products and educating the public about the products. Read More→

Karastan Designers of Distinction Construction Resources is proud to announce that Builders Floor Covering & Tile will be partnering with Karastan in a new design program to help drive new businesses to designers’ stores. The Designers of Distinction program will reward businesses with social media and website features through different levels of sales.

To enter this program, managers or designers must register online at www.karastan.com/designers. Once approved, there will be full access to the program. Designers will also enter the Karastan broadloom/bound carpet purchases on this site and be able to track their progress. Designers are encouraged to do this in their store to ensure they will be rewarded for their purchase. Read More→