4 Qualities of a Good Home Builder and Remodeler

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Your home is, by far, your most important and expensive investment and the best way to take care of it is to hire a good professional builder or remodeler.  Basically, the most important aspect of finding and hiring the best professional is their quality of service.  This will result in a high-quality finished product – one that you can be proud to own and live in.  But there are pitfalls in the process of locating a good and dependable builder and remodeler.  You have to know what to look for.  Here are three essential qualities to be aware of:

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Tags: CT Home Building, Home Remodeling, Choosing the Right Builder

Pros and Cons of First-Floor Master Suites

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

 

In recent years there has been a trend toward locating Master Suites in new homes on the main (or first) level. There are some pretty compelling reasons for this trend (and it’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away). But is locating your Master Suite on the first floor the right move for you? Let's take a look at the pros and cons of first-floor master suites. Then you can decide for yourself.

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Tags: Aging in Place, Home Additions, Building a Custom Home

Renovation Costs in Connecticut: What Will That Remodeling Project Cost You?

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Maybe you’ve been thinking about remodeling your home in Meridian, Middletown, or Wallingford because you need a little extra space—or because the space you have just doesn’t fit your lifestyle anymore. Or maybe you just want to update your home with a fresh new look. If you’re like most homeowners, however, you probably want to get some kind of idea of what that remodeling project is going to cost you before you get too far into specific plans.

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Tags: Home Remodeling, Finance & Budgeting, Remodeling Tips

The Top Mistakes in Building an In-Law Suite and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Though it's never fun to think about in advance, more and more families are now taking care of an elderly parent or relative at some point in time. This phenomenon is often referred to as joining the sandwich generation—caring for both aging parents and boomerang kids.

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Tags: Multi-Generational Living, Whole Home Remodeling, Building a Custom Home

13 Things You Should Know About Tiles

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

When you’re contemplating building a new home or remodeling your existing Connecticut home, choosing new tile may not be the first item on your to-do list. But because there are so many different kinds of tiles—and applications—it’s a good idea to get a jump on collecting information. That’s why we posted our Updated Tile Guide: Types, Sizes, Patterns, and More some time ago. 

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Tags: Bathroom Remodeling, Home Additions, Building a Custom Home

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