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Since 1976, Carolina Services Inc. (CSI) has specialized in commercial construction, commercial maintenance and repair, space planning, and tenant up-fits. Our Charleston, SC construction company serves developers and business owners with a superior full-service commercial construction company that also provides interior space improvements. CSI works as a building contractor with clients in retail, office, medical and industrial complexes to deliver turnkey construction and maintenance solutions to our customers on time and at costs that fit within budget. You can have a look at some of our completed developments and project work in our project gallery.

Find out more about CSI and what makes us the top construction company in Charleston, SC on top of all of the services we offer. From our construction solutions, commercial space planning, and tenant up-fit services to church restorations and retail maintenance

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Commercial Construction

Our full service construction services provide all aspects of the construction and development process. From initial concept to final completion, we put our expertise to work for you with a commitment to timely communication and integrity.

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Commercial Maintenance

We are proud to offer a full complement of sub contractors to fill any need large or small for you business. From minor repairs or door adjustments to minor renovations our team can support your business so you can focus on growing your business.

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Tenant Up-fit

Our space planning and tenant up-fit services can bring your business goals to reality. Our project portfolio includes build-outs for retail, office, medical and industrial facilities, using the very latest in construction technology and methods.

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Benefits of Window Tinting

Benefits of Window Tinting in Your Office and Home

By Commercial Space, Windows

No, tinted windows aren’t just for cars! Window tint, or window film, is an extremely thin sheet of plastic with an adhesive that is easily applied to existing windows. Although the terms ‘tint’ and ‘film’ are often used interchangeably, tint refers to a film that is darkly colored – as is used in most automobiles. But film can also be added to the windows of your home and office space in a variety of colors, levels of darkness, and patterns,…

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10 Green Construction Ideas

10 Green Construction Ideas

By Construction, Green Construction, Insulation, Painting, Space Planning

Whether to help protect the environment or to simply lower energy costs, more and more people are seeking green alternatives to conventional construction methods. But many people get lost in the politics, construction terminology, and scientific jargon of environmentally-friendly building. Simply put, green construction encompasses everything from the siting and designing of a building to a building’s demolition, with the goal of increasing the efficient use of resources, reducing waste byproducts, and creating a healthier space for a building’s occupants….

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Modern doors with dark black paint

Modern Door Trim Ideas

By Design, Framing, Trim Work

When designing and decorating a space the key to creating a cohesive look is focusing on the details.  One of the most overlooked elements in a room is the door trim – but when given the proper attention, carefully selected trim can be the detail that pulls the room together. This is especially true when attempting a modern design, where minimalism and clean lines define the style. To help you update your space and accomplish an attractive, contemporary feel, Carolina…

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Things to Know About Metal Studs and Framing

Things to Know About Metal Studs and Framing

By Construction, Framing

When you hire a construction company to build or renovate a structure, you naturally want to feel up-to-date on the project. Many individuals, however, are confused by the technical talk that occurs in construction and feel overwhelmed when visiting a site or speaking with their contractor. That is why we at Carolina Services Inc have created this brief list of things to know about metal studs and framing – an increasingly popular framing style for commercial buildings. General Structure of…

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Construction Solutions

Construction Solutions for your Residential and Commercial Properties

By Acoustic Ceilings, Construction, Insulation

Being a home or business owner entails a huge set of concerns about the integrity of your building. Some property owners find themselves limited or financially burdened by their building’s faulty construction and poorly planned space. Fortunately, most problems can be remedied by an experienced and capable construction and design team. To help address your property issues, we at Carolina Services have composed this list of common residential and commercial property problems and their construction solutions. Problem: High Energy Bill…

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How to Prep for Painting

How to Prep for Painting

By Painting, Prepping, Uncategorized

There may be no quicker way to give new life to a room than repainting. A professional looking coat of paint transforms a worn and outdated space into a fresh environment. In order to get that professional appearance, however, it is essential to prepare properly. Before you pry the lid off that paint can, be sure to check over the Carolina Services Inc tips on how to prep for painting. 1. Removing Furniture and Fixtures Begin by moving all lighter…

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Commercial Space Planning

Commercial Space Planning Ideas

By Commercial Space, Space Planning

There’s no denying it – when it comes to commercial space, looks matter. The aesthetics of your office or store are often the first impression you make on potential clients and customers. However, for your business to run smoothly you can not afford to sacrifice function for style. So how do you design a commercial space that is both attractive and efficient? To help, we at Carolina Services Inc. have composed a list of questions and ideas to kick-start your…

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How to Install Drywall - Avoid these Common Mistakes

How to Install Drywall – Avoid these Common Mistakes

By Construction, Drywall, Installation

Although it may seem daunting to the beginner, installing drywall is a relatively straightforward task. To help clarify, we at Carolina Services Inc. have compiled a brief How-To, as well as a list of ways to avoid common mistakes. How to Install Drywall Most interior walls will be completed using panels that are a  ½ inch thick, 4 feet wide, and 8 feet long. However, you should check your local building code, as some areas require thicker drywall for rooms…

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7 Things to Know about Civil Engineers

7 Things to Know About Civil Engineering

By Civil Engineering, Design, Land Survey, Uncategorized

The work of civil engineers is all around us – we experience it as we drive over a bridge, turn on a faucet, or even visit a public park. Although the field is critical to modern life, many people are unsure about what exactly a civil engineer does and why their work is so necessary. To help clarify, we at Carolina Services have composed a list of 7 things to know about civil engineering. 1. Definition: Simply put, civil engineering…

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ADA Alterations

The Importance of ADA Alterations

By ADA Compliance, Construction

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990 and encompasses a set of standards to ensure equality for disabled persons in terms of employment and accessibility to public places. It is the responsibility of a business owner to ensure that their establishment complies with all accessibility standards. These standards, which were revised in 2010, pertain to a variety of architectural aspects including the number and placement of handicap parking spaces, the location and incline of ramps and presence…

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