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Stay on top of the latest residential & commercial remodeling trends.

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Residential

The Essential Guide to Hardwood Flooring

By: Kevin Ahern
August 5th, 2020

Builders have been installing hardwood flooring in homes for hundreds of years. Properly cared for, hardwood floors can last decades or even centuries while providing a classic aesthetic with natural, durable materials.

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Residential | Industry Knowledge

Integrating Biophilic Design Elements Into Interior Spaces

By: Megan Glenn
July 29th, 2020

The power of plants, water, and being surrounded by the natural elements that make up our Earth is scientifically proven to restore our sense of balance and recharge our natural rhythm. 

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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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Residential | Seasonal

How Much Does it Cost to Build a Deck?

By: Kevin Ahern
July 22nd, 2020

There's nothing better than spending time outdoors on a perfectly new deck. Whether you're planning to tear out your old deck or construct a deck where no deck exists right now, you'll need to know the costs associated with this kind of home improvement project. Knowing how much a deck costs can help you budget for the project and get started with the financing if it's needed. 

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Commercial | Residential | Sustainability

5 Common Misconceptions About Sustainable Building

By: Kevin Ahern
July 15th, 2020

Sustainable building (or green building) practices are still relatively new in the world of construction. With new ideas and new concepts come general misconceptions. Don't let these common rumors stop you from building your home or commercial property with sustainable materials and eco-friendly methods. 

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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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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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