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Getting Your Connecticut Home Ready for the Holidays

By: Kevin Ahern
December 8th, 2014

Connecticut offers the picture perfect surroundings for the holiday season. From Thanksgiving through New Years, you are surrounded by natural beauty that adds to the festivities. Whether you are planning large holiday parties, or quiet celebrations at home, a remodeling project can help you and your family meet your entertaining needs.

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Commercial | commercial construction | ct home remodeling | historic preservation | Residential

Historic Preservation: Ghost Town for Sale in Connecticut

By: Litchfield Builders
October 17th, 2014

In Middlesex County, the picturesque "ghost town" of Johnsonville, is up for sale, presenting Connecticut investors and construction companies with rare historic preservation and business opportunities. The following is an excerpt from article and video by Tina Detelj of WTNH News 8 on the town.

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Home Remodeling Toolkit

Home Remodeling Toolkit

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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New Haven Residents Approve Yale Construction

By: Litchfield Builders
September 29th, 2014

The following is an excerpt from the Yale Daily News on the approval for the new Yale University residential buildings by Elena Malloy.

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Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials

By: Litchfield Builders
September 3rd, 2014

Picking the right kitchen countertop can be difficult, but this guide can help you choose the best countertop material for kitchen remodel! The following is an excerpt from an article by Vanessa Brunner of Houzz.

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10 Biggest Remodeling Mistakes Every New Homeowner Makes

By: Kevin Ahern
July 23rd, 2014

First-time homeowners in Connecticut and across the country are often so excited with their new purchase that they rush into remodeling projects before they're ready. When taking on a residential remodeling project, be sure you know what you're getting into. Here are 10 of the biggest remodeling mistakes every new homeowner makes:

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Garage Renovation: Transforming Your Garage into a Living Space

By: Kevin Ahern
May 30th, 2014

In today’s sluggish economy, many families are coming together to help one another financially. In some of these cases, families are even combining into one household to help ease the strain on their wallets. Converting a garage into an “in-law apartment” is a classic example of the ways in which younger and older generations work together to help one another.

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Is Spring Home Remodeling Worth the Investment?

By: Kevin Ahern
May 6th, 2014

Spring is in full swing! With the sun out and the temperatures rising, spring is the ideal time to start your next home remodeling projects. The following is an excerpt from our new planning guide, “Is Home Remodeling Worth the Investment?” . Get the full version FREE by clicking here or clicking the banner below.

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4 Ways to Incorporate Custom Millwork Into Your Home Remodeling Project

By: Kevin Ahern
April 24th, 2014

Have you ever walked into a historic property and been blown away by the custom woodwork and details? Custom millwork like wainscoting, coffered ceilings, hand-carved banisters and built-in cabinets used to be a standard feature of any home, but those traditions have fallen by the wayside with the rise of factory-made cabinets and other mass-produced installations. These new innovations may be less expensive, but they also lack the one of a kind custom millwork installation.

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5 Prep Steps for Spring Remodeling

By: Kevin Ahern
April 11th, 2014

Spring is in the air and the remodeling bug is buzzing. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders’ Remodeling Market Index (RMI) is at an all-time high. If the renovations bug has bitten you, follow these 5 steps to prepare for your experience with spring remodeling in Connecticut:

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How to Prepare Yourself For Home Remodeling in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
April 5th, 2014

Home remodeling is a huge undertaking that requires a significant investment of time and money. Whether you're renovating your home to sell or you're just building the dream home you always wanted, residential construction can be a lengthy, involved process that requires a lot of preparation. If you're hoping to take on this type of project, now is the time to get started.

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