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Making the Right Choices: Materials, Fixtures, and Products for Your Construction Project

Making the Right Choices: Materials, Fixtures, and Products for Your Construction Project

Embarking on a construction project is an exciting journey that requires careful planning and thoughtful decision-making. One of the most crucial aspects of any construction project is the selection of materials, fixtures, and products. The choices you make can significantly impact the cost, aesthetics, and functionality of your project. In this article, we’ll discuss what to consider and the questions to ask when making these selections for your construction project.

First Step: Define Your Project Goals

Before diving into the world of […]

2024-04-01T15:41:29-04:00April 1st, 2024|Regular Post|

Aging In-Place Project Spotlight


Are you considering converting an existing space or adding an addition to accommodate aging relatives? Then this article is for you. We are diving into the inspiring story of one of our clients who made the decision to convert their basement into an in-law suite to take in their parents. Join us as we explore their journey, from the initial decision-making process to the construction and finally, how their parents are settling into their new living space.

2023-09-18T14:50:18-04:00September 18th, 2023|Regular Post|

Bedford Living Spotlight

Bedford Living SPotlight on liberty hill construction

This article was originally published in the August 2020 Bedford Living Magazine.

Bedford Living: Where did you grow up? How long have you lived in the area? Tell us about your family.

Greg: My wife, Annie, and I moved to New Hampshire over 20 years ago after graduating from Hobart and William Smith College in Geneva, NY. I grew up in Lake George, NY and Annie grew up in Darien, CT. We have two daughters, Marley and Kate, who attend Bedford High School, a black lab named Bowman and a new yellow lab names Baxter.

2024-03-25T08:31:17-04:00May 9th, 2023|Regular Post|

Ask the Expert – How do I plan a remodeling project?

Ask the Expert – How do I plan a remodeling project?

This article was originally published in the June 2021 Bedford Living Magazine.

With the lack of availability of homes on the market and a growing desire to expand and improve, more and more people are deciding to stay put and modify what they have. Every week we have conversations with people considering all types of projects; additions, kitchen and bath remodels, finishing basements, detached buildings, outdoor living, and a host of other home modifications. Most of these conversations include something like “We love our house and location, we cannot seem to find any homes for sale that we like better, so we have decided to stay and make […]

2023-06-05T13:42:57-04:00May 9th, 2023|Regular Post|

4 Creative Ways to Add More Storage Space in Your Home

4 Creative Ways to Add Storage Space in Your Home

As homeowners, we often find ourselves struggling with a lack of storage space in our homes. Clutter can quickly accumulate and make our living spaces feel cramped and disorganized. Fortunately, there are several creative ways to add more storage space to your home, without sacrificing style or functionality. Here are four ideas to consider:

Built-in Shelving

Built-in shelving is a great way to add storage space to any room in your home. Whether you need storage for books, decorative objects, or even everyday essentials like dishes and glasses, custom-built shelves can be designed to fit your specific needs and style preferences. Additionally, built-in shelves have the added benefit of maximizing the vertical […]

2023-06-05T13:43:51-04:00April 7th, 2023|Regular Post|

Essential Factors to Consider When Remodeling Your Kitchen

Essential Factors to Consider When Remodeling Your Kitchen

A kitchen remodel is one of the most significant home renovation projects you can undertake. Not only will it improve the functionality and aesthetic appeal of your space, but it can add value to your home. With the kitchen being one of the most used rooms in a home, undergoing a remodeling project can feel disruptive. Before diving into a kitchen remodel, there are several key factors to consider to ensure a successful renovation.


When planning your kitchen remodel, it is important to consider timing. While renovating the most-used space in your home can be a bit of a challenge, choosing the right season can make it much more […]

2023-06-05T13:57:01-04:00April 7th, 2023|Regular Post|

Design-Build Construction: Benefits, Process and When to Hire a Design-Build Company

Design-Build Construction: Benefits, Process and When to Hire a Design-Build Company

Design-build construction is an innovative project delivery method that has gained popularity over the last several years. It offers a streamlined and collaborative approach to construction, where a single entity is responsible for both the design and construction of the project. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of using a design-build company, how the process works, and when it’s best to hire a design-build company versus an alternative. Whether you’re a homeowner, developer, or business owner, understanding the advantages of design-build construction can help you make an informed decision for your next project.

What is Design-Build Construction?

A design-build company handles your entire project from start-to-finish. In d

2023-06-05T13:39:20-04:00March 30th, 2023|Our Process, Regular Post|

An Inside Look at Our Sales Presentation and Contract Signing Process

An Inside Look at Our Sales Presentation and Contract
Signing Meeting

After the Budget Overview meeting, we revised plans, conducted site visits, and collected feedback and cost proposals from our Trade Partners and vendors. This information is used to finalize the exact specifications for your project. The Sales Presentation is our chance to sit down and do a comprehensive review of the scope of work, pricing, timeline and address any questions. At the conclusion, you will have a clear understanding of every stage of your project, from […]

2023-12-19T13:28:11-05:00March 30th, 2023|Our Process|

A Look Inside our Budget Overview Meeting


Preparing a well-defined budget is crucial to any project and can add a great deal of clarity to the project. The Budget Overview meeting ensures the project is trending within financial parameters originally discussed with a more clear path forward.

What can you expect from this meeting?

Review plans

When we review the initial plans, we anticipate the need for modifications. This meeting provides us with the opportunity to examine the 3D concepts and floor plans in detail, making necessary changes to align with your wants, needs, and budgetary requirements.

Discuss low-end & high-end budget

The preliminary plans provide us with an understanding of […]

2023-12-19T13:28:43-05:00March 30th, 2023|Our Process|

Designing with Teamwork: An Inside Look at Our On-Site Design Meeting

Designing with Teamwork: An Inside Look at Our On-Site Design Meeting

During our On-Site Design meeting, this is truly the first step into honing in on your project wants and needs, but this time with a few more important parties present. We will recap what we talked about during the First Appointment – see if anything has changed and collect measurements as we begin the framework for your project rendering and plan creation.

What can you expect?

Normally, the meeting is designed to run from one to three hours, allowing ample time to explore all the components. Additionally, it is arranged well in advance, on […]

2023-12-19T13:29:02-05:00March 30th, 2023|Our Process|
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