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The 10 Best Towns to Live or Work in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
December 16th, 2014

With a rich history, skilled and educated workforce, and abundant natural beauty, Connecticut has a great deal to offer its residents, business owners, and aspiring entrepreneurs. But where exactly should your home or business plant its roots?

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How To Add Curb Appeal to Your Yard

By: Litchfield Builders
November 14th, 2014

The following excerpt is from an article on HGTV Remodel by Laura Fisher Kaiser.

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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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10 Home Remodeling Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter

By: Kevin Ahern
October 10th, 2014

If you’re like a lot of Connecticut homeowners, you probably have at least one room in your house that you have considered remodeling. You’ve probably even found yourself sitting down expecting to spend a half-hour looking for design ideas, only to emerge 3 hours later, more confused than you were before. To help you cut through all the remodeling noise, we’ve put together this list of 10 home remodeling experts that you should be following on Twitter right now!

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Garage Renovation: Transforming Your Garage into a Living Space

By: Kevin Ahern
May 30th, 2014

In today’s sluggish economy, many families are coming together to help one another financially. In some of these cases, families are even combining into one household to help ease the strain on their wallets. Converting a garage into an “in-law apartment” is a classic example of the ways in which younger and older generations work together to help one another.

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4 Ways to Incorporate Custom Millwork Into Your Home Remodeling Project

By: Kevin Ahern
April 24th, 2014

Have you ever walked into a historic property and been blown away by the custom woodwork and details? Custom millwork like wainscoting, coffered ceilings, hand-carved banisters and built-in cabinets used to be a standard feature of any home, but those traditions have fallen by the wayside with the rise of factory-made cabinets and other mass-produced installations. These new innovations may be less expensive, but they also lack the one of a kind custom millwork installation.

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5 Prep Steps for Spring Remodeling

By: Kevin Ahern
April 11th, 2014

Spring is in the air and the remodeling bug is buzzing. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders’ Remodeling Market Index (RMI) is at an all-time high. If the renovations bug has bitten you, follow these 5 steps to prepare for your experience with spring remodeling in Connecticut:

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How to Prepare Yourself For Home Remodeling in Connecticut

By: Kevin Ahern
April 5th, 2014

Home remodeling is a huge undertaking that requires a significant investment of time and money. Whether you're renovating your home to sell or you're just building the dream home you always wanted, residential construction can be a lengthy, involved process that requires a lot of preparation. If you're hoping to take on this type of project, now is the time to get started.

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Radiant Heat: 4 Ways You Can Benefit from Heated Floors

By: Kevin Ahern
March 25th, 2014

Radiantly heated floors are not a new idea--in fact, they are a very old idea. The Roman method of heating the home (or heating the bath house) via a heat source under the floor was known as hypocaust. Today, the majority of residences and businesses are heated through hot air ducts or by radiators, but the idea of radiantly heated floors is taking off in some locations because of its many benefits.

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The Biggest Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes You're Making Everyday

By: Kevin Ahern
January 28th, 2014

A well-executed bathroom remodel can add value to your property while transforming one of the most highly used spaces in your home. It is only logical that a poorly executed bathroom remodel could reduce the value of your home and cost you thousands of extra dollars in repair. Beware of these common mistakes as you embark on your personal bathroom remodeling project.

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Tips for Remodeling To Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

By: Kevin Ahern
January 21st, 2014

If you're trying to sell your house, you're probably looking for home improvement projects that can increase your property's value as well as its appeal to potential buyers. You may also be considering professional residential remodeling or construction. While an interior home remodeling project is a good idea, improving your home's curb appeal is equally important.

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