Categories for Home Improvement

Reasons You Should Consider Getting a Skylight

April 14, 2022

Have you ever asked yourself, ‘"Should I get a skylight?". Well, the answer is a resounding yes! There are many ways to brighten up the home, and a skylight is one of them. Installing a skylight is a great way to create an enhanced mood and bring an element of nature in the home. Let’s go more in depth about the benefits of skylights. The Benefits of a Skylight in My Home Natural Light If you enjoy natural light, you must get a skylight. You will constantly have sunlight or moonlight in the home at all times. Natural light brings in... View Article

Exploring Energy-Efficient Home Design

February 6, 2020

To successfully construct a new energy-efficient home, or to drastically improve the efficiency of a current home, many homeowners are turning to whole-house energy systems. This can be done in many unique ways, and offers benefits ranging from a significantly reduced carbon footprint to thousands of dollars in savings each year. If you have been pondering energy-efficient home design in Litchfield County, CT, read on to learn about some of the ways you can utilize this strategy and maximize your efforts in your home. Getting started The construction of a brand-new home provides the perfect opportunity to look at a... View Article

Heating with Wood: Wood Stoves for Busy Families

November 22, 2019

While growing up, I helped cut, split and stack about 17 cords of wood each year in order to heat our New Hampshire farmhouse and the extended barns attached to the house. This was our way of life. We never considered home remodeling in Litchfield County, CT to update the system. We also brought firewood to a ski cabin in central Vermont where wood heat was the only way the cabin stayed warm. (Often too warm! We would open the windows in January and February in the upstairs bedrooms in order to sleep comfortably. Sometime during the night, we would... View Article

10 Ways to Add on to Your Home

October 5, 2019

Whether the issue stems from small square footage, a poor layout or a lack of storage space, homes aren’t always built to accommodate a growing family. An investment in home improvement in Litchfield County, CT to increase your living space can ensure your home works for you! Continue reading to get a few ideas for your next remodeling or home addition project: Add a second story: Expanding your interior living space is hard if your home doesn’t sit on an especially large plot of land. If that’s the case, you may be able to expand vertically instead of horizontally. Adding... View Article

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