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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.