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Georgia Coast Design & Construction

Georgia Coast Design & Construction specializes in building custom homes. This
means discovering what makes clients excited about the house and delivering those
components so they have something that's one-of-a-kind.

construction phase, we do whatever it takes to correct it and make
it right."
The company uses a select group of custom-cabinet makers to
build the kitchen cabinets in their homes. Homeowners can also
bring in a photo from a trade magazine or social media site and
Georgia Coast Design & Construction can replicate it in their
home. "One client brought me a picture of a very unique staircase
and said she wanted it in her home," Flexer remembers. "She said,
'Whatever you do, the staircase has to look like this.' The architect
and trim carpenters exactly replicated it and that is one of the most
satisfying aspects of what we do.
"Custom work means giving someone something that is
unique," he continues. "We find out what really turns our clients on and makes them excited about the house, and then
build those components into their house so they have something that's one-of-a-kind."

QUALITY PLOTS
Georgia Coast Design & Construction recently helped a couple
find their dream retirement home location with an expansive
marsh view. The company insists on doing its due diligence when it
comes to the lots its clients choose.
"The Department of Natural Resources comes out and flags the
marsh line and has final jurisdiction," Flexer explains. "They own
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the marsh so we have to get them to come out and mark where the
beginning of the marsh land is."
Once the plotting is completed, a certified survey will make the
marsh line official. A soil test is then performed where the house
will be located. Two 50-foot-deep holes are drilled and soil samples are collected every 18 inches to tell the engineers what kind
of foundation will be required for the home. "If you don't do it
right you can have more problems than you can possibly imagine,"
Flexer says.
For this particular client, the top two feet of soil had to be removed and good, clean, compactable soil was put back in its place.
"Another builder might not have suggested the soil test because
this lot has houses all around it," Flexer explains. "If they had built
on the lot without doing what we are doing there would be all
kinds of problems. It's important to do all the steps that are involved." Moving forward, Georgia Coast Design & Construction
plans to continue building at least five custom homes a year.
"Each house is a special house, so I expect to stay in that
sweet spot so I am able to provide the quality work I want to
provide and be at each of the job sites on a daily basis," Flexer
says. "I am always trying to improve the way I do business and
the service we provide, and look forward to continuing to build
these exceptional houses, and to having many more very happy
and satisfied customers." )


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