In order to meet the needs of a restaurant or a similar commercial operation, a commercial kitchen must be well designed. Without up to date appliances and efficient layout, your commercial kitchen could slow down your commercial operation, wasting company money and reducing efficiency. A good commercial kitchen remodel will solve problems and improve efficiency to ensure that your commercial operation is as profitable as possible. At Litchfield Builders, we help our customers realize their business’s potential. Starting with a consultation and remodel planning session, we help our clients make their commercial kitchen meet its maximum potential.
Eco-friendly construction is more than just a trend. Your business can save money and help the environment by renovating your commercial building with environmental upgrades. Green construction is a relatively new concept in commercial structures, and many business owners find the planning and implementation of these upgrades to be overwhelming. Working with an experienced contractor can take some of the mystery out of planning an environmentally friendly remodel. In this post, we’ll discuss four innovative building ideas for your next commercial remodel.
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.
There’s no question about it: picking the right contractor for your home remodel is critical for the success of your project. Knowing how to pick the right contractor for the job can make or break your renovation. In the past, we’ve covered extensively the ins and outs of picking the right contractor. Interviewing the candidates, meeting with contractors at the job site, getting a written estimate from each company and ensuring that your contractor is properly licensed and insured are all ways that you can find the right contractor for your needs.
When it comes to a commercial remodel, there are a lot of factors that come into play. At Litchfield Builders, we like to help you get answers early on so you know what to expect going into any new construction or renovation project for your organization. To help, we put together this article breaking down a very successful new construction project for a local school through a Q&A with Litchfield’s President, Kevin Ahern.
Commercial remodels refresh and restore businesses by attracting new customers and deepening existing customer loyalty. Some types of remodels attract more customers and generate more business than others. As a business owner, understanding how a commercial remodel can broaden your customer base can help you decide whether or not a remodel is right for your business at this time.
Many property owners seeking a new structure or home to be built choose to work with design-build contractors. Knowing some of the basics about design-build contractors and how to go about hiring one can help you get started on your home building project.
Hiring a general contractor for your remodel can be stressful. Knowing what questions to ask during the hiring process can help you weed out poor contractors and enable you to find the right person for the position. The following 5 questions are some of the most informative and useful inquiries you can make during the selection stage.
The tightness of your commercial building envelope in New Haven county can make a difference of hundreds on your utility bills. In the winter during harsh New England snow storms, your commercial building can lose a lot of heat through windows, doors and the very walls of your building. Through the hot and humid summers, your building will heat up with the intensity of light from the sun. Knowing how to prevent this transfer of heat at the hottest and coldest times of year can is important for saving money and reducing your business's carbon footprint.
Accessibility is an important feature in all commercial buildings. Providing appropriate parking spaces, accessible toilets, wide walkways and other accommodations for disabled people can help ensure equal opportunity for everyone. To make this task easier, accessibility is standardized through law. Knowing the details of the law can help ensure that your building remains open and accessible for everyone in need.
Your commercial building's envelope is critical for maintaining energy efficiency. The tighter the envelope, the less energy is lost during the heating and cooling season. Having a tight envelope can help keep your building comfortable for employees, clients and customers. While newer buildings are all constructed with an energy-efficient envelope, older buildings require upgrades to conform to modern energy efficiency standards. If you are an owner of a commercial building, the following tips will help you improve your commercial building's energy efficiency.