The Ultimate Guide to Fireplaces in Connecticut

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Being in the North East of the United States means winters can be brutal. Cold temperatures start early and the snow falls all winter long. One of the best ways to stay warm in the winter is with a wood stove or fireplace to keep you warm.

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Tags: Seasonal Remodeling Projects, Heating & Cooling, Home Materials

Comparing the Cost of Building and Remodeling in Wallingford, Connecticut

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

If your current house no longer meets your needs, what should you do? Maybe you just need some more living space. Or maybe you feel that your current house needs significant updates to bring it up to level of comfort you desire. Regardless of the reason, if you’ve outgrown your Connecticut area home, you have a couple of options. You can either build a new home or you can remodel your existing home to achieve what you want.

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Tags: Wallingford, Finance & Budgeting

Pros and Cons of Custom Cabinets

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Our kitchens are highly visible rooms these days. We often use our kitchens to entertain, and with the popularity of open style design, our kitchens can be viewed from other areas of the house. We want our kitchens to look great. That’s one reason custom cabinets have grown in popularity. But are they right for your kitchen? Let’s look at the pros and cons of custom cabinets.

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Tags: Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchen Design, Remodeling Tips, Building a Custom Home

Green Building Market Expected to Increase Dramatically

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Tags: CT Home Building, Green Remodeling

Mistakes That Bad Contractors Make When Installing Hardwood Floors

Posted by Bob Wiedenmann

Ah, hardwood. The simple, natural beauty of a beaming hardwood floor can inspire lust in almost any homeowner. It lasts forever, wears impeccably, cleans up easily, and requires the lower end of maintenance after installation. We can’t say many bad things about it.

 

However, we can say a few bad things about contractors who cut corners while installing hardwood floors. This is an art and a science, but some contractors don’t even know which direction to lay wooden flooring or anything about wood floor layout patterns. We wish more of our customers were more informed about the importance of quality, care, and attention during this crucial step in the process of a floor renovation.

 

In this post, we provide an overview of a few mortal sins committed by bad contractors. When choosing a contractor for your flooring, always make sure to ask for references and ask those references detailed questions. These tips may help you to narrow down your search! (And remember—we know a simply excellent contractor right in the Wallingford area if you’re in the market for someone who does CT whole house remodeling and your hardwood floors!)

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Tags: Choosing the Right Builder, Flooring, Home Materials

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