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How to Budget Your Kitchen Remodel

By: Kevin Ahern
January 26th, 2018

Kitchen remodels can be very expensive. Creating a budget and sticking to it can help you control costs while also ensuring that your kitchen remodel meets your needs. Budgeting is a step by step process that typically involves creating a wishlist, doing research, determining a maximum amount to spend and working with your contractor to contain costs. Making a budget is typically one of the first steps that homeowners take when they're planning to remodel kitchen. Budgeting typically begins before a contractor is contacted and often ends after a contractor is hired. Planning your budget carefully can help ensure that your kitchen remodel will be a success. At Litchfield Builders, we help homeowners create and stick to their kitchen remodeling budget, so their kitchen remodel will meet their goals and add value to their home.

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5 Ways to Bring Open Shelving to Your Kitchen

By: Kevin Ahern
July 30th, 2015

In 2014 open shelving was one of the biggest trends in kitchen design. Whereas cabinets can create a sense of claustrophobia and enclosure, open shelving adds a sense of airiness while also delivering visual interest.

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9 Important Things to Consider Before Starting a Kitchen Remodel

By: Litchfield Builders
May 26th, 2015

The following excerpt is from an article found on Country Living. It was written by kitchen Designer Christopher Peacock.

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Remodeling Tips: 8 Ways to Save Space in Your Kitchen

By: Kevin Ahern
May 14th, 2015

A well organized kitchen can have charm and grace, but kitchens that make bad use of space can become claustrophobic, disorganized and unpleasant. Hopefully your kitchen uses smart space saving techniques to ensure a clean and uncluttered environment.

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How to Get a To-Die-For Kitchen in Connecticut Without Killing Your Budget

By: Litchfield Builders
March 10th, 2015

The following is an excerpt of an article from HGTVRemodels Courtesy of IKEA®

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Kitchen Remodeling: 9 Tips for Picking the Right Kitchen for Your Home

By: Litchfield Builders
January 28th, 2015

The following is an excerpt from an article by Carole Moore from HGTV Remodels. You adored your kitchen when you first bought your home, but the once-coveted floral wallpaper has lost its charm, and you can't wait to replace those old fluorescent light fixtures. But before yanking down the cabinets and knocking out a wall or two, take a good look at both your home and your project expectations. Get the most value from your kitchen remodeling project.

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7 Kitchen Flooring Materials to Boost Your Cooking Comfort

By: Litchfield Builders
September 16th, 2014

You're constantly standing while cooking in the kitchen. It is important you are comfortable while you stand cutting vegetables, stirring sauce on the stove or entertaining friends. The following is an excerpt from an article by Jennifer Ott of Houzz comparing different kitchen flooring materials.

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Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials

By: Litchfield Builders
September 3rd, 2014

Picking the right kitchen countertop can be difficult, but this guide can help you choose the best countertop material for kitchen remodel! The following is an excerpt from an article by Vanessa Brunner of Houzz.

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4 Ways to Avoid Poor Traffic Flow When Kitchen Remodeling

By: Kevin Ahern
December 26th, 2013

Whether your home is under construction or you are planning a kitchen remodel, you need to plan the layout for optimal traffic flow. Here are a few of the top ways that you can optimize your kitchen layout to avoid poor flow.

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Litchfield Builders Kitchen featured in Arts & Crafts Homes Magazine

By: Kevin Ahern
October 29th, 2013

Wallingford Kitchen remodeled by Litchfield Builders Appears in the Latest Issue of Arts & Crafts Homes Magazine. Hamden, CT -- If you haven't picked up the latest issue of Arts & Crafts Homes Magazine, you're in for a pleasant surprise. In the Winter 2014 issue of the national magazine, local award-winning construction company, Litchfield Builders, has their work prominently featured as the "Perfect Kitchen for a Pottery Collector".

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