In the near future, building a new home may be as easy as printing out an airline boarding pass. New Story (a charity that works to build houses for people in developing nations) and Icon (a robotics construction company in Austin, Texas) unveiled what is believed to be the first 3D-printed house … [Read more...] about 3-D print your house in under a day? How is this possible?
2017 was a great year at Bolton. We are thankful for the great relationships with our fellow construction companies, vendors, code officials, businesses, and residential customers. We are fortunate to have amazing employees working throughout the company; the office staff, service departments, … [Read more...] about Thank You…
Imagine if you could read in the dark by using the light of a glowing plant. MIT engineers have taken the first steps toward making that vision a reality. They have done this by embedding specialized nanoparticles into the leaves of a watercress plant; they induced the plants to give off dim … [Read more...] about PLANTS THAT GLOW
Winter weather can lead to freezing pipes that can possibly burst, which can cause flooding and costly water damage to your home. What causes the pipes to burst? Water expands as it freezes, which puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter how … [Read more...] about Winter Weather Is Coming – Protect Your Pipes From Freezing
We are now so reliant on cellphones for communication, that when a power outage happens, the first thing we think of is, “what if my cellphone battery dies!?”. We lose power for many reasons (rain, snow, downed power line) and when that happens, we start to worry about being able to communicate … [Read more...] about Phone Battery Dying? No Electricity? No Problem!
How “Cool” is that? Imagine having a Mini AC in your pocket. Your phone wouldn’t overheat, you would stay cool at outdoor events and you could stay cooler in the office without freezing everyone else to death. The materials used in this tiny device could potentially be used to build quieter, … [Read more...] about Keeping Yourself and Your Cell Phone Battery Cool
Madison Titans 12-U Softball Team Go to Nationals! Bolton would like to formally congratulate the Madison Titans 12 year old and under softball team for making it to NATIONALS! After first winning Regionals (west division) then State our girls have made it to Treasure Coast, FL. where they are … [Read more...] about Madison Titans Go to Nationals!
The Weaverville Tribune: 5th Annual North Buncome Favorite Finds The reader's of the Weaverville Tribune have spoken! As of April 18, 2017 Bolton's Electrical Service Department has been awarded third place in the Category of Favorite Electrician in the Fifth Annual North Buncombe Favorite … [Read more...] about EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Weaverville Tribune 5th Annual North Buncombe Favorite Finds
Energy Star Have you ever taken notice of how many appliances assist us in our daily lives? We start our day waking up in our easily heated and cooled houses. Prepare our meals with the help of a refrigerator, stove and for some of microwave. Go to work and type, fax, scan and copy. Return home … [Read more...] about Energy Star; A Fleeting Flash of Light in America’s Sky?
Going green. It's a priority that is progressively rising higher on everyone's list. There are many people who go green. Some do it as a means to positively impact the environment. Others do it as a way to cut down on a budget. Trust me, I'd love to say the reason I constantly nag my family was out … [Read more...] about Green Homes – How Does Yours Compare?