Your Home Is Your Biggest Asset. Make Sure It’s Protected.

Shopping for a new home in the greater Asheville, North Carolina area is never a simple endeavor. Even now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, when mortgage rates are historically low, and the buyer market is as competitive as ever, purchasing a home shouldn’t be taken lightly. With proper planning, disasters are avoidable. Semper Fi recommends purchasing preventive protection to safeguard your … Read More

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Is Your Home a Healthy Haven?

Healthy Living Starts at Home These days, we all spend a lot of time thinking about health and wellness—and that starts at home!  And, especially as we head into flu season again (yes, that still exists!), it’s a good idea to take a closer look at the place where you spend the most time sleeping, eating, and breathing – at … Read More

Fresh & New Home Remodel

Fresh & New Home Remodel: A Full Home Makeover   Project Background This project was a whole home remodel near Asheville, NC. All of the drop ceilings and sheathing were removed. The wall heaters were removed and patched. Then, we replaced the staircase with a steel spiral staircase. Next, we replaced the existing deck with a new, Trex-Enhanced Clamshell deck … Read More

Making Your Home Cozy & Bright: Fireplaces 101

The Semper Fi Guide to Fireplaces Chestnuts roasting on an open fire . . . Jack Frost nipping at your nose? Tis the season to gather around a crackling fire! If you don’t have a fireplace in your home, or if you’re considering adding an exterior fireplace to enjoy throughout the year, Semper Fi Custom Remodeling can help. A fireplace … Read More

Mid-Century Cabin Remodel

Mid-Century Cabin Remodel: An Accessory Dwelling Unit   Project Background: This project came out of the need to bring aging parents closer to their children.  The homeowner has a beautiful house that also had this little cabin on one of the corners of the property.  The homeowner’s parents were getting to the point that they needed some more assistance and … Read More

NCHBA 2021 Stars Award: Best Aging in Place or Accessibility Residential Remodel

The Stylish 5-Star CAPS Bathroom Remodel The goal of this bathroom was clear: create a bathroom that is just as glamorous and safe as the homeowner deserves. The outcome was this modern and tasteful Aging-In-Place bathroom. The classic white with stainless steel accessories and a large, warm gray tile gives you a clean and luxurious feel. The wall-mounted toilet with … Read More

NCHBA 2021 Stars Award: Best Addition Over $100,000

A Simple and Sophisticated Sun Room Addition   This family needed a little extra interior space in their Black Mountain vacation home. We enclosed their existing screened-in porch to create a charming four-season room. The perfect place to sit and sip coffee in the morning or get cozy in front of the fire during a cold winter night! After framing … Read More

NCHBA 2021 Stars Award: Best Room Remodel Under $50K

The Modern and Zen Master Bathroom and Closet Remodel The main objective of this master bathroom remodel was to correct the improper tile work from the initial build.  The grout was failing, allowing moisture to seep behind the tile where mold and mildew continued to grow.  The secondary driver behind this master bathroom was to update the aesthetics to better … Read More

Home Modifications for Aging in Place: Tips from Experts

When asked what they would prefer, over 90% of Americans approaching the age of 65, say they intend to keep living in their homes for the foreseeable future. Most seniors prefer the familiarity of their homes and their neighborhoods to the adjustment issues they would face in an assisted living facility. For these senior citizens, no other place would feel … Read More

Outdoor Living in the North Carolina Mountains

Summertime, and the living is . . . outdoors! When you live in the Western North Carolina mountains, it’s easy to want to spend most of your time outside – especially during our pleasant summer evenings.  Whether you love to host friends for a festive summer barbecue, or enjoy relaxing in the peaceful sanctuary of your own backyard, it’s great … Read More