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In Honor of Earth Day: Eco-Friendly Homes & Living a ‘Green’ Lifestyle

Earth Day this year is Monday, April 22, 2019. It is our responsibility to live sustainably, and to support mother nature to the best of our abilities. We celebrate the beauty of our planet on this day every year, but to keep our planet beautiful, we have to ensure we’re doing everything we can. There are steps every homeowner can...



What’s New This Month at Thomsen Construction?

open kitchen floor plan

During the spring, there’s a lot that goes on at Thomsen Construction. The weather is getting nicer, and homeowners and families are getting excited to spend time outdoors after the long winter. The busiest times of the year for us are always when the seasons change. We’re here to help homeowners as they’re shifting focus from indoors to the outdoors,...



Ideas for Spring Home Improvement

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When the weather starts to get nice, it’s a common time of year for homeowners to consider home improvement projects. Every family or homeowner has a different reason for making changes to the home during the spring. No matter what type of home you have or what your lifestyle entails, you can find something to brighten up your home this...



Preparing A New England Home For April Showers

New England Home During Spring

We all know the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” This is not for nothing! April is known to be a very rainy month. As the spring sets in, the New England region experiences much change in the weather and temperature. For the first few months of spring, we experience changing temps, some cold days and warm days. But we’re...



A Guide to Aging in Place During the Spring

Aging in place couple

As the seasons change, so do our schedules, responsibilities, and activities. Especially from the winter into the spring season, there’s much to do around the home for folks aging in place. We wrote a blog to outline what goes into preparing the home for the springtime when you live in New England. Aging In Place Priorities With Changing Seasons Your...



Prevent Scope Creep With Detailed Project Evaluations

Planning is vital in construction projects. Who hasn’t had the experience of planning a project that inevitably changes directions? When change happens in construction, the effects can be costly and cause significant delays. This is unfortunate for everyone involved, as it will often lead to scope creep. Avoiding delays and keeping projects within budget are a couple of big reasons...



Preparing Your Home’s Exterior For The Spring

Outdoor areas for spring

Spring is finally here, and at Thomsen Construction, we’re just as excited as you are. Our spring property maintenance services have been off the charts! Homeowners are preparing both the home’s interior and exterior, tackling projects head on, and booking renovations and installations. People are excited as they prepare their properties for another spring awakening. There’s much to do before...



The 5 Most Helpful Tools To Keep In The Shed

10 Most Helpful Tools to Keep in the Shed

Sometimes you really need to get things done in the home, and small projects and repairs can’t wait. It can be simple to repair a wobbly chair, or install a new doorknob – but only if you have the right tools at hand. We wrote this blog for you to use as a checklist for your small repair and DIY...



What To Expect As A Homeowner During Your Construction Project

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Many homeowners want to begin a project, but have so many questions as to what to expect throughout the process. We wrote a blog about what you can expect during your construction project based on the size, length of your project and, of course, the construction company you choose to work with. We highlighted some questions to ask yourself and...



Common DIY Repairs In The Home

Power drill and tools for DIY

At Thomsen Construction, we’re always handling small repairs for homeowners at all times of the year. Between the interior and the exterior of your home/property, you will have much to keep up with. Small repairs don’t necessarily happen for a reason, and can often be due to old materials and natural wear and tear on the home’s infrastructure. It’s normal...