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Residential

What is the Best Material for an Exterior Entry Door?

By: Kevin Ahern
May 14th, 2019

Just a few decades ago, metal exterior doors were the most popular doors on the market. Homeowners were drawn to metal because it was relatively durable, low maintenance and attractive. Compared to wood, metal doors were also cost-effective and practical.

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Commercial

Top Tips for Creating a Functional Commercial Kitchen Design

By: Kevin Ahern
May 8th, 2019

Functionality is a crucial part of any commercial kitchen design. Enhancing kitchen functionality can improve efficiency, reduce risk of accidents and lower utility bills. Good kitchen design can even lead to better overall customer experience.

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Commercial

How To Find a General Contractor: 3 Things You Need To Know

By: Kevin Ahern
May 3rd, 2019

Whether you're remodeling a commercial structure or building a new structure from the ground up, the success of your commercial construction project hinges on hiring the right contractor.

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Residential

7 Ways You Can Include Architectural Millwork In Your Home

By: Kevin Ahern
April 5th, 2019

Millwork has been around for hundreds of years and can take many forms. In the home, millwork might appear over the fireplace as a mantel, on the ceiling as crown molding, or built into the wall, as a shelf.

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Commercial

The Complete Guide to CT Commercial Renovations, Remodels, and New Construction

By: Kevin Ahern
March 27th, 2019

Commercial improvements can boost profit margins, improve employee retention, reduce the chances of work-related accidents and reduce a business's carbon footprint. Many commercial property owners take on remodeling and construction projects over time as they invest in their business and grow their client base.

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Residential

Litchfield Builders: An Eco Friendly Home Building Company

By: Kevin Ahern
March 13th, 2019

Eco-friendly building is more popular than ever in both commercial and residential construction. There are many reasons to use sustainable building practices. Some people are attracted to environmentally friendly construction because it saves money, others because of their concern for their community and the environment.

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Commercial

How Architects and Contractors Can Work Effectively Together

By: Kevin Ahern
March 11th, 2019

During any project there are many moving parts that can affect one another. All parties involved must stay organized and work together to ensure that the project goes well. Perhaps one of the most important working relationships is the one between the contractor and architect. Both parties can play an essential role in the development and implementation of a commercial building or remodeling project.

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Commercial

Sustainable Commercial Construction: How (And Why) To Go Green On Your Next Project

By: Kevin Ahern
March 4th, 2019

Sustainable building practices have become popular in the last several decades. As consumers become more aware of the ways that their actions affect the world around them, they have turned to eco-friendly building materials and energy efficient appliances to reduce their environmental impact.

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Residential

Your Guide to Financing a Home Remodel

By: Kevin Ahern
February 28th, 2019

Home remodels tend to be big undertakings, and paying for them can be intimidating. For homeowners financing a home remodel, there are many possibilities. It's important to take an educated approach. If you're a homeowner who is thinking about remodeling your home, you can avoid problems by doing careful research, speaking with multiple lenders and understanding the cost breakdown can help you find the right financing.

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Commercial

9 Design Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Commercial Interior Construction

By: Kevin Ahern
February 11th, 2019

The way you decorate and design your commercial interior space has a big effect on the way your customers and employees perceive your organization. The materials you choose and the way your interiors are designed can impact the way people in the public interact with your business.

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