Wine WednesdayConstruction Resources is excited to host Wine Wednesday at the Cambria Gallery in Buckhead! The event takes place on August 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is open to members of the American Society of Interior Designers, industry partners, students and anyone considering joining the organization.

Guests can enjoy wine and light bites while they network with professionals from around Georgia. Craig Anderchak of VeenendaalCave, will present a “5 in 10” discussion on trends in workplace design. VeenendaalCave is a Nelson company and is an Atlanta-based interior design firm that offers a full range of interior planning and design services. The company works with a variety of clients from corporate offices to healthcare industries across the United States.  Read More→

Construction Resources welcomes Lauwrens Britz as Atlanta Kitchen's new Installation/QC ManagerConstruction Resources is pleased to welcome Lauwrens Britz to Atlanta Kitchen as its Installation/QC Manager. Lauwrens joins the Atlanta Kitchen team with a background in mechanical engineering and a history of owning his own granite company.

“We are excited to have Lauwrens join us at Atlanta Kitchen,” says Mitch Hires, co-owner of Construction Resources. “With a passion for the industry and a wealth of experience, he will be a valuable addition to our team.”

After high school, Lauwrens joined the South African Air Force where he trained as a weapons technician and worked on weapons and bombs on the B57 Canberra Bomber Aircraft. Lauwrens attended Millwright Technical Training School after the military and married his wife, Trudy, in December 1980. Read More→

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Sims FamilyConstruction Resources’ Builders Floor Covering & Tile is giving back to one of our favorite local nonprofit organizations to work with. Sunshine on a Ranney Day creates dream room and home makeovers for children with long-term illnesses and believes that every child needs their own special place to feel safe, comfortable and relaxed.

Builders Floor Covering & Tile will be donating the labor to install carpet in the color “Inspired Spirit/Buffed” that Mohawk has donated. The carpet will help update Estella Sims’ home. Read More→

John DiLucia Construction Resources, Inc. is proud to announce that John DiLucia has joined the team as the new operations manager for Atlanta Kitchen, Inc. DiLucia will be responsible for the day-to-day operations, as well as long term planning.

DiLucia was born and raised in Lansdale, Pennsylvania where he started his family and began his own business. He has two daughters, Brittany, who is 27, and Gabrielle, who is 15. DiLucia loves that he had the chance to raise his daughters in the hometown where he grew up and that they had the chance to attend the same high school as their Dad.

With a degree in electronics engineering, DiLucia joined the granite business in 2006 at a start-up company in Pennsylvania. He helped designed the plant infrastructure and the process flow. Within five years, the business grew to one of the largest fabrication shops in the U.S.

“Through my years building a company from the ground up, I have learned all aspects of granite fabrication from polishing to machining, cad, inventory control and management,” explained DiLucia.

There, he also developed a desktop and mobile application specifically designed to manage all stages of granite production. The application allows for complete accountability throughout the entire fabrication process.

“With almost 10 years of experience in the granite business, John will be a great asset to the Construction Resources family,” said Mitch Hires, co-owner of Construction Resources. “We are excited to see what he will bring to the South!”

For more information on the products and services offered by Construction Resources, visit www.CRHomeUSA.com.

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Southern Modern article from July issue of Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Magazine featuring Construction Resources companiesExtra! Extra! Read all about it! Construction Resources is all over the July issue of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine. Kitchen and bath designs that represent sleek, southern style with a modern flair were the focus of the monthly design magazine’s “Southern Modern” article, and we are excited to report that designs from Atlanta Kitchen, Cambria, Atlanta Glass & Mirror and Builders Floor Covering & Tile were featured.

At the magazine’s sixth annual Luxury Living Show at Phipps Plaza, guests had the opportunity to view the latest luxury products and trends from around the world. Following the event, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles offered readers tips and tricks for re-creating the dream kitchens and baths, including how our cutting-edge designs can make your home both visually appealing and functional. Read More→

Connor Bode at his SOARD makeover reveal The sun shone down on Jefferson, Georgia as hundreds of friends and family gathered with bated breath in anticipation. The crowd was awaiting the arrival of a procession that helped provide a space for a sixteen-year-old boy to reach his full potential.

Connor Bode was diagnosed with Open-Lip Bilateral Schizencephaly at five months of age. This disease, along with the side effect of Cerebral Palsy, makes Connor’s mobility and every day activities like showering more difficult. However, with the help of Sunshine on a Ranney Day (SOARD), this procession of fire trucks and a gracious biker, Connor was gifted with a room and bathroom specifically designed for him that will make living life a little bit easier.

Ride to Give, a charitable nonprofit organization founded by twelve-time Ironman Champion Dave Nazaroff, contributed to this life-changing remodel as Nazroff biked hundreds of miles from Nyack, New York before arriving in Jefferson. Donations from this ride concluding at the reveal of Connor’s bedroom contributed to making the remodel possible. The biker, along with fire trucks that provided inspiration for the theme of the new bedroom, arrived at the Bode home where loved ones were cheering, smiles were bright and Connor’s face was shining with excitement.

Construction Resources had the privilege of partnering with SOARD to assist in creating Connor’s dream room. To help Connor realize his full potential, Atlanta Kitchen provided a Cambria Berwyn countertop for a wheelchair accessible vanity. Additionally, Mohawk, a Builders Floor Covering & Tile partner, supplied laminate flooring. These contributions played a role in enhancing Connor’s new wheelchair accessible bathroom, giving him more comfort and independence in his home.Cambria Berwyn countertop and Mohawk laminate flooring for Connor's new wheelchair accessible bathroom

Hope was renewed, sighs of relief were exhaled and tears were shed as the family entered Connor’s new room. All of the hands that played a part in making this dream room a reality were able to provide a retreat for a sixteen-year-old boy who deserves the world. We are grateful that we could be a set of those helping hands.

To learn more about Construction Resources’ partnership with SOARD and all that the charity does for Georgia families in need, visit www.sunshineonaranneyday.com. For more information about Construction Resources and the Cambria and Mohawk designs, visit www.CRHomeUSA.com.

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Cambria Gallery at Buckhead AtlantaCambria, the exclusive family-owned, American-made natural quartz producer in North America, today opened its newest gallery in Buckhead Atlanta, in partnership with Atlanta Kitchen, a Construction Resources company. The Cambria Gallery at Buckhead Atlanta is located at 3096 Roswell Road, in the heart of the prestigious Buckhead Atlanta shopping district, home to many high-end design shops.

As the leading innovator in stone, Cambria offers the most diverse design palette available. Cambria countertops are completely maintenance free. In addition, all 126 Cambria designs, the broadest selection of quartz designs available in the world, are offered at the same price point — allowing the customer to choose freely based on creativity and not cost.

“We are delighted to partner with Atlanta Kitchen, our long-time, exclusive fabrication partner in the Atlanta area to exhibit Cambria’s innovations,” said Peter Martin, Cambria Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Partner Services. “We are proud to expand our presence and share our design inspiration with discerning Atlanta consumers in fashionable Buckhead.”

Mitch Hires, President at Atlanta Kitchen, has been an exclusive Cambria Lexus Partner since 2009, however the relationship with Cambria goes back to 2002, the first year Cambria started selling stone commercially. The Lexus Partner Program is designed to further strengthen the relationships between Cambria and its fabricator partners as well as provide the highest possible service to the consumer.

“We are honored to continually grow our relationship with Cambria. Launching this new gallery location is thrilling for us,” said Hires. “Our mission is to provide designers and consumers with an upscale boutique experience when selecting Cambria designs for their homes and businesses.”

On display now at the Cambria Gallery at Buckhead Atlanta is an exclusive sneak-peek at Cambria’s four newest designs, which amazed the trade at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) this winter. The new designs will be available August 1, 2015.

The Cambria Gallery at Buckhead Atlanta provides consumers and trade professionals with a beautiful venue to inspire, collaborate and experience the versatility of Cambria. On display are various applications incorporating Cambria, including a bar, vanity, conference table, custom tile and slab flooring, half and full-sized slabs and unique, custom applications.

The gallery’s stunning design elements were brought to life with the help of local architect Howard M Kuo (AIA) of Kuo Diedrich Architecture. “My team and I have loved having access to all 126 designs in the Cambria palette. In fact, we ended up placing more than 25 different designs, just in the physical structure alone,” said Kuo. Kuo has been working in conjunction with Atlanta-based interior designer Marni Ratner of Studio M to design the gallery.

Cambria Gallery at Buckhead Atlanta is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Sunday. The telephone number is 404-419-1250.

In addition to the Cambria Gallery at Buckhead Atlanta, Cambria has gallery locations in Minneapolis, MN, Mankato, MN, Rochester, MN, Palm Desert, CA, Toronto, ON, and coming in 2016, San Francisco, CA.

Headquartered in Le Sueur, Minnesota, Cambria is sold through an exclusive North American network of premium, independent specialty retail and trade partners who can be identified at www.CambriaUSA.com. For more information on Construction Resources, Inc., call 404-419-1259 or visit www.CRHomeUSA.com.

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Last week to enter Mohawk's "My Dream Floor Contest"Mohawk’s “My Dream Floor Contest” is ending this week! Construction Resources’ Builders Floor Covering & Tile wants to remind you to enter before July 10, 2015. It’s a free and easy way to help your dream home become a reality. Just click here to pick your favorite room with the flooring you’d like to see in your space, provide your contact information and start picturing your home’s transformation. It’s that simple!

The five room scenes feature two of Mohawk’s most popular hardwood and laminate flooring products with ArmorMax finish, the Sandbridge and the Rustic Legacy collections. The Sandbridge collection adds rich color to the natural knots and splits of the hardwood, while the laminate Rustic Legacy collection adds a more contemporary feel to the home. No matter which collection and style you choose, you’ll find the perfect floor to match your unique style.

Every entry is a winner, so be sure to cast your vote to receive a 10 percent discount on your next purchase of hardwood or laminate flooring with ArmorMax and a chance to win the grand prize of $4,000 towards your dream floor. Make sure you also share the contest on social media so your friends have a chance to win as well!

ArmorMax provides the ultimate protection for hardwood floors, backed by a 50-year finish limited warranty that includes stain resistance. Let Mohawk help you design your dream home with an investment that you can be confident in by entering the “My Dream Floor Contest” today.

If you can’t decide which flooring option would work best in your home, you can always visit Builders Floor Covering & Tile in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Decatur or Gwinnett to discover ArmorMax in person. For more details about the contest, click here. For more information about Builders Floor Covering & Tile, go to www.getnewfloors.com.

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Construction Resources partners with SOARD to bring hope to the Bode familySixteen year old Connor Bode is just like any other teenager. He grows taller and more handsome every day, wants to be more independent, is full of surprises and lights up every room with his contagious smile. However, Connor was diagnosed with Open-Lip Bilateral Schizencephaly at five months of age. This rare brain disorder, characterized by abnormal slits in the brain’s cerebral hemispheres, causes Connor to experience impaired hearing and vision, abnormal muscle tone, seizures, hydrocephaly and partial paralysis. Cerebral Palsy is another side effect of the disease, making his mobility and every day activities like showering even more difficult.

Despite this painful illness, Connor has an incredible support system that helps him reach his goals and exceed expectations. As an extension of that support system, we at Construction Resources are thrilled to partner again with Sunshine on a Ranney Day (SOARD), an Atlanta-based nonprofit that creates dream room and home makeovers for children with long-term illnesses. Read More→

Cambria markee at Buckhead Theatre for opening of newest gallery Construction Resources, Inc. celebrated the grand opening of the Cambria Gallery in Buckhead on June 19, 2015. The Gallery, which will be open to the public on July 6, is an upscale boutique gallery that is dedicated to Cambria products and style.

Gala attendees were invited to get a sneak peek of the Gallery and designs, including 19 unique edge choice options, full-size stone slabs and kitchen and bathroom vignettes that showcase the potential of Cambria in the home.

In addition to browsing the beautiful designs offered by Cambria, designers, architects, builders and other guests were treated to a private concert by country music star John Rich of Big & Rich at Buckhead Theatre. Rich, friend of Cambria CEO Marty Davis and supporter of the family-owned business, electrified the crowd with his energetic performance. Guest performer Cowboy Troy, the rapping cowboy, got the crowd dancing and DJ Sinister kept the party going with his blend of mixes and cover songs.

This exciting event sets the tone for the unique experience each visitor of the new Cambria Gallery will receive. By offering a range of design options and displays, guests will be able to fully immerse themselves in the Cambria vision and gain ideas for their homes; the Gallery also plans to host more industry events and cooking demonstrations in its fully-functional kitchens.

Gallery hours will be Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. John Rich of Big & Rich rocks the crowd at the grand opening of Cambria's new gallery in Buckhead

Located at 3096 Roswell Road, Atlanta, 30305, the Cambria Gallery in 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. For more information about Construction Resources, visit www.crhomeusa.com.

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