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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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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 Remodeling

4 Issues with In-Law Apartments

By: Kevin Ahern
April 15th, 2020

According to Pew Research Center, as many as 20% of the US population was living in multi-generational households in 2018. This number represents a major change that has taken place in households across the country over the last 50 years. More people than ever before are choosing to live with two or more adult generations under one roof.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

5 Tips for Designing a Modern Kitchen

By: Micah Aranza
March 11th, 2020

The kitchen is one of the most important areas of your home. This explains why kitchens through the ages continue to change and evolve. From the earliest signs of cooking found in the caves of South Africa to the modern smart kitchens of today, the kitchen has come a long way. And why wouldn't it? People continue to find better and newer ways to improve one of humanity's oldest traditions.

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Kitchen Remodeling | Residential Remodeling

Common Kitchen Remodeling Problems or Setbacks

By: Kevin Ahern
February 17th, 2020

For most homeowners, periodic kitchen remodels are a necessity. If you want to maintain energy efficiency while also ensuring that your kitchen is as functional and beautiful as possible, you will probably find yourself remodeling your kitchen every 15 or 20 years.

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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

Common Bathroom Vanity Problems

By: Kevin Ahern
February 10th, 2020

The vanity acts as the centerpiece of the bathroom. An out of date bathroom vanity can lead to problems with clutter, storage and overall functionality. If your vanity lacks proper storage space, it becomes difficult to find the things you need when you need them. If the vanity is the wrong height, using the sink can be challenging.

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Bathroom Remodeling | Residential | Residential Remodeling

4 Tips to Make The Most of Your Bathroom Vanity and Cabinetry Budget

By: Kevin Ahern
December 16th, 2019

Custom and semi-custom bathroom vanities range in cost from hundreds to thousands of dollars. These units typically include a separate countertop and faucet. Putting the separate pieces together in one integrated whole is relatively time consuming and cost-inefficient. While some homeowners with very particular bathroom vanity needs may choose to purchase customized bathroom vanities made from separate parts, there are many ways to save money on this process. Read on to find out more information about how to get the most out of your bathroom vanity and cabinetry budget.

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Commercial | Residential Remodeling | Sustainability

3 Affordable, Eco-Friendly Materials For Your Next Commercial Remodel

By: Kevin Ahern
December 9th, 2019

Affordable, eco-friendly materials can be hard to find. In this article, we'll touch upon some of the most popular, environmentally-friendly materials found in commercial properties around Connecticut. The following affordable/cost-effective materials can help you make your commercial building more sustainable, all while saving you money (or at least not costing you extra).

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Residential Remodeling

3 Cost-Effective Exterior Home Renovations

By: Kevin Ahern
November 25th, 2019

Exterior home renovations are important because they improve curb appeal and increase the value of your home. Over time, landscaping, home siding, and garages can start to look dated and old. Making home improvements, remodeling and making home repairs can attract buyers when trying to sell a property.

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Residential Remodeling

4 Common and Preventable Remodeling Mistakes

By: Kevin Ahern
November 18th, 2019

Remodels are complex projects, with many chances for error. Most homeowners conduct remodels only occasionally, and are not experts in the remodeling process. It's easy for homeowners to make mistakes when beginning a remodel, because they haven't done it enough to learn from their own mistakes.

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