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A Guide to Aging in Place During the Spring

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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...



Ways to Save Money In Your New Home

When you’re building a new home, making renovations, or remodeling, there are many things that all seem to be at the forefront of your priorities. You want to be sure your new home or updates are affordable, but you also want your final product to deliver without disappointment. There are many ways homeowners can save money when they’re building or...



Water Damage: What To Do and How to Take Preventative Action

As February is closing in, and March and April are expected rainy months, we decided we’d write a blog about water damage. Water may seem like it’s not a huge deal, but in reality, water can be one of the most damaging elements to the home. When wood and materials get wet when they’re not supposed to, you can face...



Make Your New Home More Efficient: Energy & Organization

When you move into a new home, there are so many things on your mind. You’re excited to get unpacked, accessorize your home, and make it your own. It takes time to make your house seem like a home, and there are tons of things you’ll want to do. Before you get creative, you’ll want to consider the logistics. Making...



Simple Home Improvement Projects to Freshen Up the Home

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Homeowners are often searching for ways to freshen up the home, revamp the aesthetic, and liven up the atmosphere. It’s natural for your environment to seem stale to you after a while, as people enjoy constant change, refreshing light, and constant new color. There are so many elements of the home that you can brighten up for some new life....