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Commercial | commercial construction | Residential | residential remodeling | winter remodeling

Start Planning! Unexpected Perks of Winter Remodeling

By: Kevin Ahern
December 2nd, 2014

In winter, starting a remodeling or construction project is usually the last thing on the minds of home and business owners, primarily because of the weather. Many property owners cringe at the idea of removing walls or having muddy and snowy tracks dragged through their home or business and assume that outdoor remodeling is not a possibility.

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Commercial | commercial construction | commercial remodeling | connecticut commercial construction

How to Improve Client Relationships Through Commercial Remodeling

By: Kevin Ahern
November 25th, 2014

Change is good, so they say--and this is definitely true of commercial remodeling. Remodeling presents a unique opportunity for business owners to update their look, boost the reputation of their organization, and improve client relationships. Whether it is a restaurant, office building, or retail store, here are a few ways that commercial remodeling can help you improve your client relationships:

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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 construction | connecticut home remodeling | Residential

Remodeling 101: Planning for Hurricane Season in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
October 3rd, 2014

Hurricanes don't always make landfall in the state of Connecticut, but when they do the aftermath can be devastating to homeowners and business owners alike.  The following is an excerpt from our new remodeling guide, “Remodeling 101: Planning for Hurricane Season in Connecticut” . Get the full version FREE by clicking here or clicking the banner below.

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Commercial | commercial construction

4 Crucial Things to Do Before Starting A Commercial Construction Project

By: Kevin Ahern
September 11th, 2014

Commercial construction projects are complex. There are many structural requirements and environmental restrictions that commercial facilities must meet in order to operate legally, especially in the state of Connecticut. Before you jump into a new commercial construction or remodeling project, make sure you take care of these 4 crucial areas!

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Commercial | commercial construction | sustainability | sustainable building

What is Sustainability? [In Under 200 Words]

By: Kevin Ahern
July 3rd, 2014

Sustainability is about protecting natural resources and ensuring that nature and humanity work in harmony.

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Commercial | commercial construction | office remodeling

Commercial Construction in Connecticut: When is it Time for an Office Expansion?

By: Kevin Ahern
May 15th, 2014

Your business is thriving, profits are booming and you're hiring employees in droves. Everything might seem to be going well, with the exception of one thing: your office isn’t growing with your business. Space to accommodate more employees, more equipment, or more customers, becomes crucial to the expansion of business over time, but when is the time right?

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Commercial | commercial construction | construction language | contractor bids | ct construction | General Contractors | home remodeling | Residential

How to Make Sense of Contractor Pricing Lingo

By: Kevin Ahern
February 25th, 2014

Hiring a general contractor in Connecticut can be intimidating, and this is especially true if you're unfamiliar with their industry language or lingo. A great deal of the typical contractor jargon relates to the process of setting the price for the job. If you can speak with authority about the cost of the job, the process for hiring a contractor becomes less intimidating. Here are a few key terms to help get you through the remodeling process.

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Commercial | commercial construction | commercial remodeling | connecticut commercial construction | News & Events | restaurant construction

Maison Mathis Project Featured in Foodservice Consultant Magazine

By: Kevin Ahern
February 20th, 2014

In the most recent issue of Foodservice Consultant Magazine, readers will find an exciting piece on Maison Mathis Yale including a quote from our very own, Kevin Ahern.

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Commercial | commercial construction | insurance restoration | residential remodeling | roof collapse | roof repair

The Danger of Winter Roof Collapses in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
February 13th, 2014

As heavy snow continues to plague much of the country, both residential and commercial property owners are becoming concerned with the threat of winter roof collapses. This may remind you and your neighbors of the winter of 2011.

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Commercial | commercial construction | commercial remodeling | green building practices | office remodeling | sustainability

How A Commercial Office Remodel Can Improve Employee Efficiency

By: Kevin Ahern
January 9th, 2014

Many business owners are concerned with ensuring that their employees have everything that they need to work efficiently. Supplies are easily at hand, sales materials are quickly available, etc. but one area that is often overlooked is the layout and design of office space. In recent studies, 90% of workers have said that the layout and design of their workplace directly affects their productivity. Additionally, as many as 35% have said that they are ashamed to bring clients to their office. Below are just a few of the ways remodeling your business office can help increase your employee efficiency.

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