The Design Isn’t Finished until Construction is Completed

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Ring’s End went “on the record” with Michael McKinley & Associates of Stonington, CT about how to avoid common pitfalls when coordinating the design of your custom home. Here’s some sound advice to consider before you begin the process of working with an Architect: Occasionally, a potential client will call and ask, “How much does… Read More

Building Green Comfort from the Ground Up – Windows and Doors

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Eco-friendly homeowner/builder Dave Sweet pays a visit to Rings End to learn about selecting the right eco-friendly windows and doors for his new home. Dave spent considerable time researching products and construction methods and felt that he could help others by creating a series of videos. In this segment, he consults with David Lee, resident Millwork… Read More

Case Study: Custom Rear Porch, Darien, CT

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Working through the rough winter, digging down twice as far as required for the footings to reach undisturbed soil, and a lot of shoveling are just some of the challenges builder Steve Lanefsky of Executive Craftsman and architect Matt Dougherty faced during construction of this custom rear porch in Darien, CT. But challenges were made… Read More

Door Glass Options at Ring’s End

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Windows aren’t the only option for letting natural light come into your home. While solid doors offer the very best in protection from the elements, modern tempered and insulated glass in doors provides both security and insulation from the weather while allowing more light into your home and adding a distinctive look. There are many… Read More