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Changing Up the Family Room

Changing up the family room can mean many things: you can dive into new furniture, explore new colors, revamp your accessories, paint the walls, and rearrange the furniture. When it’s cold outside, everyone is always looking for productive activities to do indoors. If you’re feeling drab this winter, read this blog. Spice things up by taking a day to change...



Aging in Place During the Wintertime

Aging in Place

As the season turns, and the weather gets worse, folks who are aging in place need to make sure they have an emergency preparedness plan. The snow and ice can make it dangerous for people who live by themselves. Read this blog to learn how to prepare for the winter in terms of aging in place. Start with keeping contacts...



Building for a Universal Design

As you choose to renovate, remodel, or build from the ground up, every homeowner has different reasons for doing so. You may need more space, or you may want to start your dream project from scratch. Both of these are common reasons. One of the most popular reasons why homeowners renovate or begin a new build is to use with...



Preparing the Home for the Winter

Modern attic living room interior design with sofa and TV at night

When you’re preparing the home for the winter, there are a number of things you need to do. We wrote this blog to make sure you don’t miss a beat. Grab a pen and check off everything on this list as you go through. Take a walk around the outside of the house to remove hoses and lawn furniture, and...



Revamping Your Family Room

Dad Relaxing in Family Room Reading

Whatever you may call this room: the family room, the entertainment room, the den, the living area, everyone in the family knows and loves this room. After a few months, for some families a few years, we all change up our living areas to upgrade and revamp. We’re not talking about seasonal decorating or spring cleaning/ arranging, we’re talking about...



Window and Door Installation for Winter

kitchen interior

As the colder weather is settling in, there are many things to consider regarding your current windows and doors, and your need for new window/door installations. Living in New England in the winter can be tough, especially without proper seals. You will find that installing new windows and doors this winter will be beyond worth it. In this blog, we’re...



Accessible Bathrooms for Aging in Place

Aging in Place

Much of the work we do surrounds aging in place. At Thomsen Construction, we believe the bathroom is one of the most important places in the home regarding accessibility. The bathroom MUST be safe and easy to navigate, and you can make a bathroom accessible in so many ways. Read this blog to learn about accessible bathrooms for aging in...



New Additions to the Home

ladder in house renovations

New additions to the home are opportunities for you to let your imagination and creativity take over, while still keeping the things you love. There are endless possibilities for your home and your lifestyle with additions. Home Office Your home office will help with work immensely. Don’t think of a home office as a place that you always have to...



Family Rooms and Large Spaces for Holidays

holiday food spread

  Are you the relative that often hosts holidays? If so, you may love that you do so. If you don’t that everyone ends up at your house on big holidays, it’s probably because you’re misusing the space in your home, or you don’t have enough space! If this is you in your family, or if you’re planning to shift...



Our Top 3 Favorite Details of All Time

Kitchen Sink detail

At Thomsen Construction, we work on projects anywhere from repairs and remodels to whole-house renovations. Our team is dedicated to implementing unique and modern designs while bringing out the original and true beauty of the home. At the end of each project, we’re able to see our plans come to fruition and put the finishing touch on some of the...