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  • A Safe and Spooky Halloween

    Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

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    Second only to Christmas, Halloween is the most popular holiday to decorate. While there is nothing spookier than flickering lights and a severed fingers, let’s leave it all to the props and special…

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  • Happy Fall!

    Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
    September 23rd marks the official end of summer as we transition into fall.

    While to some fall means sipping warm coffee in sweaters and boots Charleston natives know that 90 degree days and summer-time humidity are not over yet.

    Despite the weather, it is time to…

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  • 25 Years Since Hurricane Hugo

    Friday, September 19th, 2014

    And Charleston is still rebuilding.

    This Sunday, September 21st, marks 25 years since Hurricane Hugo destroyed Charleston. Late that Thursday night the Lowcountry was plagued by 135 mph winds, a five-foot tidal surge and severe rain and winds. The city was flooded and the streets were littered with the evidence of…

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  • 25 Cool Ideas for Your Custom Home

    Friday, September 12th, 2014

    While obviously a secret passage way or a slide from your bedroom to the pool are way cooler, here is a list of 25 things that are being added to custom homes to make life a little easier. 

    1. Instant hot water faucet in kitchen sink for tea or filling…
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  • Ronald McDonald Red Shoe Walk

    Monday, September 8th, 2014

    Last month, Nautilus got the pleasure of cooking breakfast for the 27 families at the Ronald McDonald House. While making sure Chris could crank out pancakes at a record breaking speed and teaching Joe how to properly segment an orange seemed difficult nothing can compare to the challenges the…

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  • Pro Blog: Exterior Coatings

    Monday, August 4th, 2014

    Last month, Rick Jackson, owner of Carolina Machine Finishing (CMF), graced the Charleston Guild with his knowledge of exterior coatings and finishings. Rick is an expert in the field and often a used as a forensic witness during lawsuits after exterior materials fail on structures—a very expensive issue….

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  • Pro Blog: Disposable Housing

    Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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    Now-a-days most things are not made to last. The American way seems to be to buy newer and ‘better’ instead of repairing the old. Think about your trusty lawnmower:…

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  • Hurricane Season

    Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

    Hurricane Season

    Being prepared for a disaster.

    Charleston summers are infamous for heavy rain, flash floods and hurricane warnings, things we have all begun to ignore. As alarms run through your phone, flash across our TVs and pierce through our radios how many of us actually begin to worry?…

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  • Severe Weather Preparation

    Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

    Here in Charleston a flash flood warning buzzing through our phones is a somewhat mundane summer-time occurrence. While flooding and severe thunderstorms are something we are used to, are we really prepared for them?

    Severe thunderstorms are more dangerous than we like to believe. These storms can bring flash flooding, damaging…

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  • Luxury Home Tour

    Thursday, April 17th, 2014

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    We sure are proud—so we are showing it off! Our recently finished home on Daniel Island will be featured in Charleston Home and Design Magazine’s Luxury Home Tour. On Saturday, April 26th from 11am – 5pm the Nautilus…

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