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Things to Consider When Designing a Childproof Kitchen in Litchfield County, CT

September 2, 2019

The kitchen doesn’t have to be a scary place for kids. Below are some things to consider when designing a childproof kitchen in Litchfield County, CT or improving safety in your existing kitchen. Planning a kitchen remodel Whether you’re planning on investing in a kitchen remodel soon or are just thinking about the possibilities for the future, if you have kids (or plan to), be sure to include childproofing measures in your plans. Here are some ways to enhance kitchen safety: Round off edges: Countertop edges are probably not something you pay much attention to. However, you don’t have to... View Article

How to Keep Your Window Seal Airtight

August 28, 2019

As the temperatures gradually decrease and it becomes clear that it’s time to start battening down the hatches of your home, you may be wondering what kinds of steps you can take to ensure that you’re making the most of your energy expenses. Resealing your windows, or working to improve the strength of an existing seal, is a great way to minimize air transfer between the interior of your home and the outside world. Over time, the rubber seals and gaskets surrounding your window frame and adjoining it to the wall will degrade. Even relatively new rubber can degrade somewhat... View Article

The Top Five Trends in 2019 for Kitchen and Bathroom Tile in Litchfield County, CT

August 19, 2019

Want new tile, but feel it’s too late in the year to make a trend-conscious change? 2019 is not over yet! With a design plan and budget in mind, there’s still time to get in on the latest must-have looks for your home. Here are the top five 2019 trends for kitchen and bathroom tile in Litchfield County, CT: Weathered and rustic: Attend any upcoming home improvement event and you will likely notice a number of booths featuring interior tiles that appear worn, not as vibrant as other tile options. What you’re seeing is a shift back to the weathered... View Article

Tips for Planning Your Upcoming Home Design or Remodel

July 1, 2019

When you’re planning for new home construction or home remodeling in Litchfield County, CT, it’s tempting to focus on the more fun aspects: like paint colors, fixtures and other more aesthetic elements. However, it’s important to take a more holistic view in the early stages of your planning so you can ensure the project will go as smoothly as possible. Here are just a few tips to help you through the planning phase for your upcoming home remodel: Know what you want out of your project: You should never enter a construction or remodeling project without an end goal in... View Article

Tips for Durable, Responsible Construction

July 1, 2019

As you go through the process of working our custom home builders, understandably it is tempting for you to find ways to cut costs so you don’t have to shell out as much money for your new home. However, it’s important that you never prioritize savings over quality, especially when it comes to an investment as significant as a new home you’re building and intend to live in for many years. Therefore, not only should you focus on using high-quality materials, but you should also work with builders who never cut corners and who focus on delivering the best quality... View Article

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