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Commercial | Commercial Remodeling

4 reasons exterior additions will help your business

By: Kevin Ahern
July 8th, 2020

Is your commercial building too small? Not so small that you're forced to move, but just small enough to be inconvenient?  If so, an addition may be just what you need. In fact, a well-planned addition can improve functionality around your workplace, improve the reputation of your company, save your business money and increase profits.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential

8 Reasons to Invest in A Kitchen Bump-Out in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
July 2nd, 2020

If you've read the Litchfield Builders blog before, you've probably heard about our kitchen bump-outs. A bump-out is an easy way to add extra space to your kitchen. You can do a lot with this extra space too! Unlike other additions that would require your contractor to alter the foundation of your home, a kitchen bump-out can be built on your existing foundation.

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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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News & Events | Industry Knowledge

How Litchfield Builders Is Delivering for Clients During COVID-19

By: Kevin Ahern
July 1st, 2020

COVID-19 has forced many businesses to change their everyday practices to keep workers and customers safe. At Litchfield Builders, we've done our part to prevent the spread of coronavirus while maintaining construction operations in Connecticut. We continue to serve the homeowners and business owners of our state with remodeling, construction, and renovation needs.

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Residential Remodeling

What You Need To Know Before Replacing Your Windows

By: Valley Windows
June 24th, 2020

Replacing windows can have a dramatic impact on the aesthetic of your home. Newer windows are also more likely to conserve energy better, reduce outside noise, and provide better home security. But, when it comes to choosing a window type, not only do you have to consider the material of the frame but the glass itself too. Each has different properties that can make it more suitable than others, depending on your building and usage requirements. Here’s an overview of what to look out for when replacing your windows, including the most popular designs and types to choose from.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

How to Choose the Right Appliances for your Kitchen Remodel

By: Chase Loh
June 17th, 2020

Remodeling a kitchen takes a lot of hard work, decision making, and planning. Not only do you have to figure out a layout with your available space, but you also have to decide on every element that makes up your new kitchen. From new cabinets, a kitchen island, and appliances, there’s no lack of important choices that can make or break your remodel plans.

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Commercial | Commercial Remodeling

4 Benefits to Renovating Your Education Facility

By: Kevin Ahern
June 10th, 2020

Education facilities need regular care and maintenance to keep up enrollment and fulfill their mission. Renovations and remodels are an investment in the future, preparing your facilities for students in decades to come.

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Commercial | Residential | Industry Knowledge

Renovation vs Remodel: What is The Difference and Which is Right For You?

By: Kevin Ahern
June 3rd, 2020

Many people use the terms "renovation" and "remodel" interchangeably as if they were the same type of project. However, there are subtle differences between these two terms.

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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

8 Benefits of Bathroom Vanities with Tower Storage

By: Kevin Ahern
May 27th, 2020

Bathrooms are naturally small spaces with little room for storage. In many bathrooms, the drawers and cabinets under the sink are the only place where clutter like shampoo bottles, soap, toothpaste and more can fit. Homeowners looking for more storage often turn to cabinets that go up, filling the space near the mirrors. 

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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

Cost of Pre-made Vs. Custom Built Bathroom Vanities [Comparison]

By: Kevin Ahern
May 20th, 2020

The vanity is like the centerpiece of the bathroom, playing a central role in important tasks like tooth brushing and hand washing. In most bathrooms, the vanity is also the biggest and most ornate piece of furniture. Positioned just beneath the mirror, the vanity is what most people see first when they enter the room.

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Residential | Residential Remodeling

How to Maximize Wasted Space in Your Home

By: Kevin Ahern
May 13th, 2020

You know that room in your house that you put things into just to get them out of the way? You’re not using that space to its maximum potential, and it makes you feel a little guilty. Every time you look in that room, you think to yourself: someday I’m going to do something with this room.

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