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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...



A Guide to Water Damage

When water breaches your home’s defenses (roof, gutters, flashing, caulking, paint, drainage), it causes enormous damage. The longer the problem persists, the worse the damage becomes.  Read on to see how you can protect your home by having the first line of defense remain impenetrable. Water damage has two main facets: preparation for it, or dealing with it when recognized....



Smart Home Technology for Aging in Place

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  Aging in place can be a good decision to keep yourself or your loved ones in their existing communities. Staying where you are helps keep seniors connected, and keep a normal routine while many other things in life may be changing and transitioning. When deciding to stay in your existing community and age in place, look to smart home...



Renovating or Repurposing for an Entertainment Room

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“FUN” is the buzzword for these unique spaces. Have you always wanted an entertainment room in your home? Rooms for entertainment can satisfy everyone in the family and bring a new level of comfort and enjoyment. When planning for an entertainment room, you can either renovate and add additional space to your home, or you can repurpose an existing space....



Remodeling When Expecting a Newborn

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If you’re expecting a newborn, congratulations! You are about to embark on one of life’s greatest journey’s. When you’re ready for this beautiful life transition, you’ll want to prepare accordingly. Remodeling when you’re expecting a newborn, or “baby proofing” your home and your lifestyle is critical to your child’s safety. As your son or daughter grows up, they will go...



The Contractor/Client Relationship

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Not only should you have a relationship with your contractor, you should have a VERY good one. Contractors are in control of your construction. You want to be comfortable talking to them, and you want to be able to easily express yourself and explain your ideas. If your contractor isn’t understanding your ideas or intentions, switch now. A good contractor...



How to Go About Small Repairs at Home

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While some repairs are small, they are still important. When you let small repairs go unnoticed or forgotten, they can often get worse. Fixing small repairs can be simple, but if you don’t tackle them when they present themselves, you will often find yourself dealing with a much larger situation. Prevent this from happening by taking care of your small...



Designing a Home Office

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Are you a busy professional? Do you always wish you could work from home, but don’t have the allocated space for comfort and concentration? Consider designing a home office. You can renovate or remodel an existing space, or build an addition to your house. If working from home could really benefit your schedule, read on to see what we recommend...