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Residential Remodeling

How to Plan Your Bathroom Remodel In CT

By: Kevin Ahern
December 7th, 2017

A bathroom remodel is a big project that requires a lot of planning. Goal setting, good budgeting and selecting the right contractor can help make your bathroom remodeling experience a positive one. Homeowners who have not taken on a major remodel in the past may find this kind of project intimidating and overwhelming. Knowing what to do, how to plan and where to turn for help is important.

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Residential Remodeling

Second Story Additions: What Homeowners Need to Know

By: Kevin Ahern
November 21st, 2017

Second story additions benefit growing families. Whether you're making space for in-laws, seeking additional room for more children, or simply need more space to engage in hobbies, a second story addition can give the room you need to spread out. This type of major addition involves many steps. Homeowners looking into the possibility of adding on to their home must consider all of the factors before embarking on the process. Knowing what is involved can help most homeowners decide if this type of upgrade is right for them. At Litchfield Builders, we help homeowners who want to build on to their property.

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See how you can get the best return on investment from your next home remodel by knowing exactly what to expect and how to prepare.

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Commercial

Commercial Renovations: Everything Business Owners Need to Know

By: Kevin Ahern
November 2nd, 2017

Commercial remodeling can make a big impact on a business's reputation and profits. Upgrading your commercial business can help improve everything from your building's appearance to the experience of working at and visiting your place of business. Whether you own an office building or are running a commercial enterprise like a restaurant or a shop, commercial upgrades can help your business be successful. At Litchfield Builders, we help our business clients plan and implement their business remodel. These tips will help business owners determine what they want from their remodel and what to expect from the renovation process.

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Residential Remodeling

How Much Will Your CT Home Remodel Cost?

By: Kevin Ahern
October 24th, 2017

A typical home remodel will improve the value of your home, make your home more attractive to guests and improve your overall quality of life. Making upgrades can ensure that your home is a desirable place to spend time. Unfortunately, remodels can be expensive. Having all the facts and being able to anticipate the final price tag can help you decide whether or not a renovation is right for you at this time. Understanding the factors that influence costs can also help you stick to a budget and avoid expensive pitfalls, which can make a renovation more affordable. At Litchfield Builders, we help our customers understand remodel costs.

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Residential Remodeling

Small Bathroom Remodel: 10 Tips to Guide Your Remodeling Project

By: Kevin Ahern
October 2nd, 2017

Bathroom remodeling can be a complicated process, especially in small bathrooms. From the selection of materials to placement of fixtures, every choice the homeowner makes can affect the feeling of spaciousness in the bathroom. Knowing which materials to select, which layout will be most successful, and other factors can help homeowners have a more satisfying experience when it comes time to conduct a small bathroom remodel.

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Commercial

What's the ROI of a Commercial Renovation?

By: Kevin Ahern
September 25th, 2017

There are many reasons that business owners choose to renovate their commercial spaces. Old, dated facilities can reduce customer confidence. In addition, some businesses that do not maintain modern facilities will encounter problems relating to maintenance and cleanliness. Over time, maintenance problems and inefficiency can cost businesses hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Many business leaders understand that investing in their business can help grow their company. In addition to improving the appearance and functionality of the business, many commercial spaces enjoy solid ROI after a commercial upgrade, making it easier to sell the business or rent out the space in the future. At Litchfield Builders, we help business owners to improve the functionality and appearance of their commercial buildings.

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Residential

Top 10 CT Bathroom Remodeling Trends of 2017

By: Kevin Ahern
September 20th, 2017

Remodeling your bathroom can improve the value of your home and make your property more appealing to buyers. In a house with a dated bathroom, remodeling can help bring the property into the modern era. A newly remodeled bathroom looks cleaner, is easier to maintain and is less likely to experience plumbing problems over time. These reasons and many more are all the factors that homeowners consider when they decide to remodel their bathroom. In the last several years, bathroom remodeling trends have changed. Recently, homeowners have shifted their attention to newly invented materials like wood tile, comforts like heated tile and safety-focused age in place features like curbless showers. At Litchfield Builders we help homeowners bring their bathrooms up to date. We also work with homeowners to help them decide which features are most beneficial for their bathrooms and which features will be most valued into the future.

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Commercial

5 Things You Need to know about Sustainable Building Remodels

By: Kevin Ahern
September 14th, 2017

Sustainability and green construction methods are growing in popularity. Businesses and homeowners alike use green building remodels to save money, reduce their carbon footprint and improve property value. For businesses, a green building remodel can show customers and employees that they care about the environment. For homeowners, making green building changes can attract buyers when it’s time to sell the property. However, sustainable building remodels are a relatively new type of construction, and consumers may know little about these building practices. Before making these types of changes to your house or business, it’s important to know how to make these changes properly to ensure that they’re done correctly and efficiently.

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Residential

Basement Finishing Ideas: Read This Before Remodeling Your Basement

By: Kevin Ahern
August 28th, 2017

Basement remodeling is a big commitment, so the decision to take on this home renovation project may not be easily made. Expecting realistic outcomes and knowing the challenges of this type of project can help you decide whether or not basement remodeling is for you, what the scope of the project should be, and what qualities to look for in a contractor.

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5 Common DIY Home Remodel Mistakes - and How to Fix Them

By: Kevin Ahern
August 28th, 2017

Homeowners can save a lot of money by completing home improvements and renovations on their own. Unfortunately, some homeowners incur additional, unnecessary costs by failing to anticipate the problems that can arise during home renovations.

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