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The Importance of Post-Project Cleanup

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What’s one thing that all construction projects have in common? As you may have guessed from the title, it’s the need for cleanup! Sure, construction projects have many things in common, but in this blog post, we’re going to explore why this is the most crucial step in any project, both for our clients and ourselves. For You, the Client...



Improvements to HVAC Technology

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Many newer homes are benefitting from central air systems, which use HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) technology to move temperature-controlled air throughout ducts within your home to effectively heat or cool the whole house. These systems have been around for quite some time – in ancient Rome, bath houses and saunas would use what is called a hypocaust system...



When to Replace the Flooring

Quick! What’s one room in the home that sees a lot of traffic? If you thought of the kitchen, you’re right! From the kids running around while lunch or dinner is cooking, to those infamous midnight snackers, the kitchen sees a lot. At least in my house, the kitchen is the first room we encounter when entering. As such, my...



Optimizing Kitchen Cabinet Storage

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Storage. This elusive factor has homeowners scratching their heads when looking at their kitchen cabinets. Where did all the storage space go? After moving into a new space, the occupants notice how quickly they use the available storage space. Do they have too many items? Unlikely. It’s possible they’re not using the available space to its potential. Read on for...



The Importance of Decluttering

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Do you find yourself overwhelmed by a cluttered room? After a while, clutter can really build up and can sometimes become a problem when you have trouble finding a specific item, for example. If we understand that clutter is usually a bad thing, why do we let it happen? Psychologists posit that we let things accumulate for three reasons: Sentiment...



Prioritizing Your List of Home Improvement Projects

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If you’re a homeowner, you probably have a mental list of home improvement projects ranging from painting the fence or a part of the house, to reviving a dead patch of grass on your lawn, to fixing a leaky roof. With so many projects on your list, how do you even begin to prioritize them? Let’s take a look: Before...



Renovate vs. Remodel – Which is Right for You?

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When considering home improvement projects for your property, you may be asking whether it’s good enough to just update things, or if it would be worth it to scrap the existing structure and start from scratch, designing and building a portion of your house to your liking. Essentially, deciding whether to remodel or renovate. Some people may confuse these terms...



Nothing Too Big or Too Small: Small Repairs to Whole-House Remodels

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When working with Thomsen Construction, nothing is too big or too small. Needs and projects of homeowners range from all different sizes, and we understand the process. From small repair services to larger remodeling and renovating, we’ve got you covered. Read on to learn about the versatility and broad range of expertise among the Thomsen Team. Thomsen Construction completed a...



A Unique and Inclusive Construction Experience

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When you work with Thomsen Construction, you get more than your average construction service. You get a fully involved and inclusive experience, working closely with experts and designers. No matter the size of the project, Thomsen Construction is ready to start working with you. This is evident through our recent whole house remodel in Cape Ann, Massachusetts, our commitment to...



The Benefits and Beauty Behind Cabinetry and Custom Woodworking

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  Cabinetry and finished woodwork is the “icing on the cake” of most renovations. In New England, cabinetry and woodwork is loved by many and is extremely popular in homes. Woodworking adds a timeless aesthetic in your environment, creating a unique feel unlike any other home. Woodworking is what gives your home its finished look and feel. Your design should...