Important Questions To Ask Your Contractor

Important Questions To Ask Your Contractor

Chris Kennelly, Owner of Northfield Construction Company offers you some insight into the most important questions to ask your contractor before hiring them for a project. When interviewing a contractor for a job, I think it is essential to ask questions that ensure your contractor has the past experience and project team needed t...

How To Save Money On New Home Construction

How To Save Money On New Home Construction

Many clients ask us how they can save money when building a new home. Investing in a new home is a big step, but it can be made more financially manageable with a few simple swaps. It is important to note that you need to build the systems and structures of the house the right way, and never cut corners. There are a few essential ...

Northfield Home And Garden Show

Northfield Home And Garden Show

It was a great turnout at the Northfield Home and Garden Show on Saturday April 12th. There was a steady stream of homeowners through the event from the time the doors opened at 9:00am. Kristen, Tyler, and I staffed the NCC booth. We met a lot of homeowners with upcoming projects and were able to discuss different ideas for the their...

Chris Kennelly On Forever Homes

Chris Kennelly On Forever Homes

Forever homes, or age-in-place homes, are a great option for homeowners to make a lasting investment in their residence. We sat down with Chris, our co-owner, to further explore the subject.

What qualifies a home as a “forever home”?

A smart designed home with single level living or space dedicate...

Ask the Contractor – Can I Use My Own Electrician?

Ask the Contractor – Can I Use My Own Electrician?

I want to hire you to build our house but my brother is an electrician, can we use him?

We hear this type of story all the time, you want to build a house but Uncle Joey owns a siding business and would be upset if he didn’t get the job. Of course we h...

Ask the Contractor: What is the difference between Custom vs. Production Homes?

Ask the Contractor: What is the difference between Custom vs. Production Homes?

Northfield Construction Company prides ourselves on being a high quality custom home builder. We’ve built everything from a to a . We also have experience with building what the baby boomers have started to call their “Forever Homes” – these are homes that allow for aging-in-place (future space for an elevator, doorways that...

Ask the Contractor: What Are the Pros and Cons of Multiple Bids?

Ask the Contractor: What Are the Pros and Cons of Multiple Bids?

We all know the saying “time is money” and whether that means for the client or contractor, it is always something to keep in mind. The time a contractor is investing up front the more difficult it can be, especially in the busy season. A contractors busy season generally start in spring and runs through summer. At Northfield Con...

Ask the Contractor: What’s the Difference Between Renovations vs Remodels?

Ask the Contractor: What’s the Difference Between Renovations vs Remodels?

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a renovation vs a remodel? We asked Chris Kennelly to help explain to us what the difference is between the two:

Renovating is making the existing structure better or modernized. Remodeling is introducing a change into the flow of the space.
But, what does that m...