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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential

8 Reasons to Invest in A Kitchen Bump-Out in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
July 2nd, 2020

If you've read the Litchfield Builders blog before, you've probably heard about our kitchen bump-outs. A bump-out is an easy way to add extra space to your kitchen. You can do a lot with this extra space too! Unlike other additions that would require your contractor to alter the foundation of your home, a kitchen bump-out can be built on your existing foundation.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

How to Choose the Right Appliances for your Kitchen Remodel

By: Chase Loh
June 17th, 2020

Remodeling a kitchen takes a lot of hard work, decision making, and planning. Not only do you have to figure out a layout with your available space, but you also have to decide on every element that makes up your new kitchen. From new cabinets, a kitchen island, and appliances, there’s no lack of important choices that can make or break your remodel plans.

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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 | 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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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

8 Benefits of Bathroom Vanities with Tower Storage

By: Kevin Ahern
May 27th, 2020

Bathrooms are naturally small spaces with little room for storage. In many bathrooms, the drawers and cabinets under the sink are the only place where clutter like shampoo bottles, soap, toothpaste and more can fit. Homeowners looking for more storage often turn to cabinets that go up, filling the space near the mirrors. 

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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

Cost of Pre-made Vs. Custom Built Bathroom Vanities [Comparison]

By: Kevin Ahern
May 20th, 2020

The vanity is like the centerpiece of the bathroom, playing a central role in important tasks like tooth brushing and hand washing. In most bathrooms, the vanity is also the biggest and most ornate piece of furniture. Positioned just beneath the mirror, the vanity is what most people see first when they enter the room.

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Residential | Residential Remodeling

How to Maximize Wasted Space in Your Home

By: Kevin Ahern
May 13th, 2020

You know that room in your house that you put things into just to get them out of the way? You’re not using that space to its maximum potential, and it makes you feel a little guilty. Every time you look in that room, you think to yourself: someday I’m going to do something with this room.

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Residential | Residential Remodeling

How to Renovate a Garage Into an Apartment or Living Space

By: Kevin Ahern
May 6th, 2020

Converted garages can make very comfortable, pleasant living spaces, and if the work is done properly, a garage conversion can also increase your property's value. Whether you're seeking an affordable apartment for a senior relative or a place for your older child to learn independent living, a garage conversion is an excellent home remodel. 

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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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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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