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Jaqui Lividini

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This week’s post is about the multiple changes and adaptations that must be made during a renovation project. Unfortunately, some of these happen way...
One of the most challenging aspects of undergoing a renovation project is dealing with the restrictions and rigors of adhering to town code. For the...
Last week I had a meeting with our project manager Jeff Thomas to go over the details of our ever changing lighting plan, and something occurred to...
The best part about having a beach cottage is­—no surprise here—the stunning ocean view. Throughout every step of our renovation project, we have...
Last week we tackled the logistics and heartache of replacing the original hardwood floors as part of our ongoing beach cottage renovation project....
This week’s renovation dilemma involves the beautiful, original wood floors throughout our early 1900s cottage. Sounds scary, right? We don’t like...
A new obstacle presented itself this week in the form of bureaucracy––specifically Connecticut Light & Power. Every house must have a meter box...
Although sometimes it seems slow, we are making progress. Here are "before" and "after" pictures. We're getting there!  West side Before:...
As I’ve mentioned before, sometimes even the best laid plans have to change in the middle of a renovation project—and that was just the case this...
We met with the Design Development team, our designer Charles Riley, and project manager Jeff Thomas this week to go over the fine points and details...
Things are really moving full steam ahead now!  We were at the house this past weekend and I’m very pleased to report that the stone...
I am pleased to report that a major corner has been turned—the house has been set on its piers!  It feels like the first time in so long that we...
This week presented another series of ups and downs. On Saturday, we met with Jeffrey Thomas, our Design Development project manager, and for the...
  The plan for this week was to give you an updated progress report on our renovation project after a scheduled meeting with Jeff Thomas, our...
Construction on the exterior of our beach house is currently on hold because of the extreme cold we’ve been experiencing here in the Northeast. This...

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