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Commercial | Commercial Remodeling | Connecticut

How to safely prepare your office for reopening in 2021

By: Kevin Ahern
March 16th, 2021

Many office-based Connecticut businesses changed their work configurations in 2020 allowing employees to work from home. While some of these businesses may maintain a permanent work from home configuration even after the pandemic ends, others are planning to come back to the office when it is safe to do so.  It's hard to know what the workplace will be like after COVID-19, but most people agree, it will not be the same. Now is a good time to plan for a safe office reopening - whether a portion of or your entire workforce is coming back. If you're considering a reopening sometime in the near future, this is also a good opportunity to remodel and reconfigure your business operations to create a safer and healthier work environment. Many things are changing. The world around us is taking a new form. With good planning and visionary thinking, your business can be more agile, more resilient and more prepared for whatever is coming tomorrow. 

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Commercial Remodeling | Residential Remodeling

What is the Best Low Maintenance Flooring for a Remodel?

By: Kevin Ahern
January 5th, 2021

Busy people like low maintenance features, but with flooring, low-maintenance options haven't always been easy to find. For many years, favored flooring materials required periodic sealing, refinishing or shampooing. Whether you're a busy parent, a career-professional, or a homeowner who just doesn't want to worry about home maintenance anymore, finding the right low maintenance flooring can be a challenge.

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Commercial | Commercial Remodeling | Kitchen Remodeling

5 Tips For Repainting Your Commercial Kitchen

By: Gabe Nelson
August 12th, 2020

What is the difference between the design of a commercial kitchen and your own personal kitchen? With a commercial kitchen, the design is about functionality and size to accommodate more foot traffic. A home kitchen is more about style and how well it blends with the house. Furthermore, a commercial kitchen has to be much more sanitary and cost-effective than a personal kitchen.

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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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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 | Commercial Remodeling

The Warning Signs That Your Commercial Building Needs Remodeling

By: Chris Jackson
April 8th, 2020

Every business needs to be relevant and functional in order to keep operating. This may include remodeling your commercial space every now and then. 

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Bathroom Remodeling | Commercial | Commercial Remodeling

7 Commercial Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes

By: Kevin Ahern
April 1st, 2020

A well-executed commercial bathroom remodels can improve your property's value and benefit your business in many ways. When the remodel is finished, your bathroom(s) should be more attractive, efficient and functional. Staff and customers alike benefit when businesses remodel their bathrooms. All remodels have potential pitfalls.

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Commercial Remodeling

What Should You Include In Your Next Commercial Bathroom Remodel?

By: Kevin Ahern
June 22nd, 2018

characters / 1176 words) Consumers tend to judge businesses by the state of their bathrooms. Nice bathrooms reflect well on businesses, while shabby bathrooms do not. Businesses that keep up with the state of their bathrooms may find it easier to attract new customers and keep old ones at the same time. While performing maintenance is an important part of keeping up with a bathroom, it's just as important to keep the fixtures, tile, and flooring up to date. Many businesses will remodel their bathrooms when fixtures start to look dated or when the plumbing starts to break down regularly.

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Commercial Remodeling | Sustainability

How Sustainable Architecture Can Reduce Negative Environmental Impacts

By: Kevin Ahern
February 20th, 2018

Sustainable architecture has one overall goal: to reduce the negative environmental impact of a building or community throughout its life. This is accomplished through efficiency as well as the minimal use of materials, energy, and development space. Here are a few of the most common techniques used.

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Commercial Remodeling

5 Key Benefits an Office Remodel Will Have on your Business

By: Kevin Ahern
August 17th, 2017

In recent years there’s been a lot of buzz about office layouts and renovations. The best workplaces offer optimized working conditions for their employees. Accommodations made for ergonomics, comfort and aesthetic beauty can help employees feel good about coming to the office. Businesses hoping to attract the best employees find that improving the office environment can help. Attractive and functional office settings can boost productivity, build up a business’s image and can even affect employee morale. At Litchfield Builders, we work with business owners to help them determine what makes an office a pleasant place for employees. We know that understanding the benefit of comfortable office accommodations can help business owners create a workplace where employees want to spend time. In this article, we’ll discuss the 5 key benefits of an office remodel.

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