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Residential

Performing Construction in a Residential Area? 4 Key Things You Should Know

By: Kevin Ahern
December 10th, 2018

Though it's sometimes necessary, residential construction can be disruptive to households in the neighborhood where the construction is taking place. If you're a homeowner planning an upcoming renovation or remodel, it's important to do your best to minimize the noise and reduce the impact that construction will have on the people around you. Often there are even rules and laws to follow, and making yourself aware of the regulations is important.

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20 Home Remodeling Apps That Will Help You Plan For Your Residential Remodel

By: Kevin Ahern
December 3rd, 2018

Remodeling can be a tedious process, with lots of planning and execution required. Mobile applications relating to home improvement can expedite the process and and may even make remodeling more fun for the homeowner.

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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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Commercial

Commercial Building Contractors: 7 Things You Should Look For

By: Kevin Ahern
November 16th, 2018

A commercial building contractor is a contractor that builds, remodels and renovates commercial buildings of all types, including office spaces, retail stores, restaurants, industrial buildings, factories and warehouses. Many business owners will at some point work with a commercial contractor to construct a new building for their business, or change an existing building to fit their needs.

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Preparing For a Home Remodel In Connecticut: 11 Steps

By: Kevin Ahern
November 9th, 2018

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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Commercial

A Guide to Restaurant Renovation in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
November 5th, 2018

The decision to renovate any business can be difficult for owners, who must look at the bottom line before making decisions. In general, restaurant renovations are done under one of two circumstances: when restaurant ownership changes, or when a current owner decides that the time has come to update the look and functionality of their existing restaurant.

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Residential

4 Ways Custom Millwork Can Make or Break Your Home

By: Kevin Ahern
October 25th, 2018

Custom millwork is hand-crafted woodwork used in structures like homes and buildings. Millwork can be found nearly anywhere, including in cabinetry, crown moldings, fireplace mantels, stair railings, bathroom vanities, window sills and in other areas. At one time, custom millwork was a standard feature included in nearly every quality home. Today, millwork is a unique detail that is sought by homeowners with an appreciation for tradition and fine quality materials.

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Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal With These 7 Tips

By: Kevin Ahern
October 23rd, 2018

If you're trying to sell your house, you're probably looking for home improvement projects that can increase your property's value as well as its appeal to potential buyers. You may also be considering professional residential remodeling or construction. While an interior home remodeling project is a good idea, improving your home's curb appeal is equally important.

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Residential

Your Guide To Preparing Your Connecticut Home For Winter

By: Kevin Ahern
October 19th, 2018

Connecticut winters can be brutal! With an average low temperature in the 20's throughout December, January and February, many homes must be specially prepared to ensure comfort and safety. Frozen pipes, chimney fires and ice dams are a common problem at this time of year, as are chills and drafts that cause discomfort throughout the winter. 

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Create The Perfect Home Office With These 9 Tips

By: Kevin Ahern
October 16th, 2018

For many self-employed homeowners, having a functional office space is critical.  Working from home can be a great luxury, unless it turns out that your home office leaves a lot to be desired. If your home office is too small, too dark or just so non-functional that you can't get your work done, then changes need to be made.

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Commercial

8 Commercial Renovation Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore

By: Kevin Ahern
October 12th, 2018

Technological advancements are changing the face of modern commercial construction, always for the better. Every day, new technologies are revealed with the purpose of improving efficiency, comfort and convenience. Many of these technological changes also bring about money savings for businesses and reduce the environmental impact of commercial buildings. 

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