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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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Commercial | Residential | Industry Knowledge

Renovation vs Remodel: What is The Difference and Which is Right For You?

By: Kevin Ahern
June 3rd, 2020

Many people use the terms "renovation" and "remodel" interchangeably as if they were the same type of project. However, there are subtle differences between these two terms.

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Home Remodeling Toolkit

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 | Industry Knowledge

Everything You Need to Know About Home Foundation Repair

By: Restumping Melbourne
April 29th, 2020

Who knew that there was so much that you need to know about the foundation of your home? Isn’t it just a slab of concrete and a few different screws under your home or business? 

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Commercial | Residential | Industry Knowledge

Maintain a Clean Workspace During a Renovation or Remodel [Tips]

By: Kevin Ahern
April 22nd, 2020

Renovations can be disruptive to everyday routines, whether they're being done to a commercial building or a home. Maintaining a clean workspace while work is underway can reduce the renovation's impact so life can continue more normally.

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General Contractors | Industry Knowledge

What Is a Time and Materials Contract and Is It Right for Me?

By: Kevin Ahern
March 25th, 2020

Most construction contracts are known as fixed-price contracts, which means the contractor and the property owner have agreed on a fixed price for the work. The price only changes when change orders are signed by both parties. Although fixed-price contracts are the most common type of construction contracts, these agreements aren't appropriate for every type of construction job. The alternative is a time and materials contract. 

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Residential | Industry Knowledge

How to Increase Property Value Before Selling a Home

By: Liz Shemaria
March 18th, 2020

When you are getting your home ready to sell, there is a fine balance between making improvements to show it in its best light for potential buyers, and watching your budget to be sure you will get an optimal return on your investment. 

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Bathroom Remodeling | Commercial | Industry Knowledge

Commercial Bathroom Trends for 2020

By: Kevin Ahern
February 24th, 2020

Commercial bathrooms don’t change often. Most commercial property owners only remodel their bathrooms every few decades to keep up with the latest technologies and modern conveniences.

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General Contractors | Industry Knowledge

The Top Qualities To Look For In Construction Companies

By: Kevin Ahern
February 3rd, 2020

As a home or commercial property owner, you have probably gone through your fair share of construction or remodeling projects. Whether they are commercial or residential projects, you probably have a good sense of the characteristics and qualities you want out of the company you are hiring for the job.

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Commercial | General Contractors | Industry Knowledge

Common Commercial Contractor Fees You Should Understand

By: Kevin Ahern
December 23rd, 2019

Remodeling can be costly. From labor to materials, a typical commercial remodel can cost tens of thousands of dollars. Although the end results are worthwhile, some commercial property owners stumble on the price tag. Knowing of commercial contractor fees, those on a tight budget may even try to save money by hiring their own workers to do portions of the job, which can have unintended consequences.

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Residential | Industry Knowledge

The Top 15 Biggest Home Decorating Mistakes

By: Kevin Ahern
October 6th, 2015

Home decorating is a challenge for many homeowners. Unless you’re a trained professional interior decorator, it’s difficult to know what works and what doesn’t. We’re posting this list to prevent you from making some of the biggest home decorating mistakes.

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