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Down The Shore Home Remodel

R. Craig Lord Construction traveled down the shore with our Moorestown clients, Pat and Angela C., to remodel their shore house in Margate, NJ. The exterior remodel included new siding, entry way, stonework, windows, and a roof. This stunning transformation created an...

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Carpenter Corner – Home Maintenance Tips

Home Maintenance Tips from R. Craig Lord Construction's Lead Carpenter Gary Wuchter Reverse your ceiling fans in winter. If your ceiling fan has a reverse switch, use it to run the fan’s blades in a clockwise direction after you turn on your heat. The fan will produce...

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The Gift That Keeps Giving – A Home Remodel

The holidays are a time when your home is put to the test with hosting parties, out-of-town overnight visitors, and creating special family time.  We find that this is the perfect time to assess how your home feels and functions for you. Try to take a quiet moment...

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Searching or Extra Space in Moorestown

Moorestown is a great historic town with charm and character and homeowners tell us they want to stay, even when thier home is busting at the seams.  Sometimes a beloved home just needs a little more space!  An addition is a perfect solution.  R. Craig Lord...

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Curb Appeal Update – Exterior Home Remodel

Many homeowners have the intention of staying in their homes for many more years and just want it to feel fresh and current again. With a Curb Appeal Update, we can update your home so it does indeed look like it's brand new. We can replace elements that are worn with...

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Home Remodeling Estimates – Why Do Bids Vary?

Homeowners regularly use price as one of several deciding factors in making major purchasing decisions. For some, getting several bids may seem like the way to go, but this often creates hidden problems because no two companies are alike. Awarding a project for a...

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Historic Home Renovation on Main Street in Moorestown, NJ

It was a unique challenge to create a corporate headquarters for Bayada Home Health Care in an 1858 home while undertaking a complete interior historic home renovation. R. Craig Lord Construction Company, located in Moorestown, NJ, was ready for the challenge.  First,...

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Home Additions: A Seamless Blend of Old and New

There are times in life when it’s OK to break the rules—but adding onto an older or established house isn’t one of those times. In historic towns like Moorestown and Riverton, a new addition can stick out like a sore thumb if it isn’t done properly.  Work with an...

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Countertop Buying Guide

Picking the right countertop for your kitchen or bathroom might sound simple at first, but there are several important factors to consider when making your selection. While everyone wants a countertop that looks great and matches the rest of the room, appearance alone...

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The All-Season Sunroom – Year ‘Round Living

The addition of an All-season Sunroom can be one of the best changes you make to your home.  All-season sunrooms have many advantages over screened-in porches. A heated sunroom extends the usability to 365 days a year, no matter the weather is outside, something that...

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Your Aging-in-Place Remodeling Project

Aging in place refers to staying in your home as long as possible. Almost no one wants to move into a nursing home, and sharing a home with an adult child usually isn't an appealing option either. Many say leaving the home and community they love isn’t what they want....

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Planning Guide for Your Kitchen Remodel

Remodeling a kitchen is no small undertaking. It involves considerable planning if it’s to be efficient and inviting, and while it’s easy to set that goal, executing it is complex. For many, kitchens are the hub of the home where family and friends gather, not just to...

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How the Lead Carpenter System Benefits Homeowners

R. Craig Lord Construction Company is a design-­build firm that continues to innovate to improve productivity and customer satisfaction. That is why we use the lead carpenter system on our remodeling projects. Project management, which is used in a variety of fields,...

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The Kitchen Triangle

No matter how stylish, every kitchen must also be functional if you’re going to enjoy using it. In any kitchen remodel or redesign, functionality should be the first objective. It’s relatively easy to make any functional kitchen comfortable and stylish, but the...

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2016 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Bathroom remodeling picked up steam a few years ago with new design trends, and it shows no sign of slowing down. From bathing to beautifying, the bathroom is a peaceful sanctuary for privacy and relaxation. Since homeowners spend so much time there, the bathroom...

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Benefits of an Addition

Is your home getting too small, but you don’t want the hassle of selling and moving? A well-­planned home addition can give you the house you want while allowing you to stay in the home and community you love. Here are the top reasons to consider a home remodel that...

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Understanding Floor Plans

When a new home or addition is designed, we rely on accurate plans to help us visualize what it will feel like when built. Walls, doorways, windows, stairs, fixtures and other architectural features are indicated by lines, arcs, rectangles and other symbols. But the...

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Bayada Home Health Care Historic Home Remodel Update #7

A historic home comes with layers and layers of paint and that is just what we encountered during the past couple of weeks at the remodel of the future headquarters of Bayada Home Health Care. Our carpenters at R. Craig Lord Construction Company have been busy...

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Bayada Home Health Care Update #6

At first glance, you might think we painted the interior of this historic home a beautiful shade of blue. But, in fact this is just another stage in the remodel of most historic homes. At the Bayada Home Health Care Offices, our carpenters have been busy applying blue...

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Hiring the Right Contractor

If you're planning on remodeling your home, the last thing you want is to become the subject of a renovation horror story. You can avoid the danger by following some basic guidelines for finding and hiring a contracting company. Take Your Time and Ask Questions This...

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Moorestown Day 2016 – A day with our neighbors

What a fantastic day we had at Moorestown Day 2016! The day started with the annual run on Main Street and soon after the street was alive with the Moorestown community walking through the streets enjoying, music, friendship, and stopping to get to know some of the...

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A Guide to Flooring: Four Versatile Options

The choice of flooring is a big decision in any home remodeling project, but simply changing the flooring in a single room can virtually remake the room and set a completely different tone. Of course it affects how a room looks, but it also influences its comfort...

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Good Reasons to Remodel your Kitchen

Many of us dream about a new kitchen. We watch remodeling shows or read articles and see the gorgeous designer kitchens of the rich and famous. We imagine how pleasant it would be to have one of those magazine-­worthy kitchens in our own home. There’s no question that...

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Quantifying the Value of a Home Renovation

Renovating a home can be a complicated process, and it leaves little time to do the math on how the improvements you want to do today will pay off when you sell the home in the future. The “Remodeling 2016 Cost vs. Value Report” produced by Remodeling magazine looks...

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Bayada Home Health Care Headquarters Update #5

Step back into the 1800's as you enter the front room of the Bayada Home Health Care Headquarters in Moorestown, NJ. This room was most likely originally used as a welcoming parlor and the architectural detail is exquisite. From plaster molding throughout the room and...

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Bayada Home Health Care Headquarters Renovation Update#4

Progress continues at the whole house renovation of the Bayada Home Health Care Headquarters located in Moorestown, New Jersey. A major renovation to restore the historic staircase is underway. And, an octagon opening to the cupula is being framed which will flood...

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Bayada Home Health Care Headquarters Renovation Update #3

Take a look at the behind-­the-­scenes renovation work going on at the site of the Bayada Home Health Care Headquarters in Moorestown, New Jersey. The entire building will be receiving all new electrical service. The new wiring has started on the third floor and, as...

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BAYADA Home Healthcare Headquarters Renovations #2

Here is our second installment of the BAYADA Home Healthcare renovations. This is an old window frame we found in the former rear wall of the building. We might be able to do something interesting with this. In the basement we have prepped the new section of basement...

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BAYADA Home Health Care Headquarters Renovation

Welcome to our latest project BAYADA Home Health Care Headquarters. For the next seven months we will be sharing our progress with you. The building is a three story Victorian located on Moorestown's Main Street. It is the former home of John Buzby, who built the...

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2015 Heart of Camdem Drive

This year our holiday tradition of helping others continues with our helping the youth of Camden. We are pairing with Heart of Camden to provide supplies and snacks for their programs at the Michael J. Doyle Fieldhouse. Once again, we are reaching out to our friends,...

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Thanksgiving Wishes!

We’d like to remind everyone that our offices will be closed Thursday November 26th and Friday November 27th. We will reopen on Monday November 30th. Wishing you and your families a Happy...

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GuildQuality Guildmaster Award 2015

GuildQuality’s 2015 Guildmaster Award Honors R. Craig Lord Construction Company, Inc. Moorestown, NJ, June 5, 2015- R.Craig Lord Construction Company, Inc., remodeler in Moorestown, NJ, has been awarded a 2015 Guildmaster Award for exceptional customer service....

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Subcontractor and Supplier Picnic 2015

May 15th was the date of our somewhat annual Subcontractor and Supplier Appreciation Party. The event was held on our back lawn and featured and auto display courtsey of Gary Wutcher and Lou Brandolini. Craig displayed his collection of wrestling robes (1). At the...

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The Most Important Thing to Remember

A remodeling project can be a huge undertaking for a homeowner. The desire for a new Kitchen or remodeled Bathroom is there, but most people don’t know what to do first or where to start. Like anything else a good start is very important. So with that in mind I asked...

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Which Renovation Projects Deliver the Best Remodeling ROI?

It’s one thing to consider taking on a Haddonfield remodeling project, but knowing which project will give you the best return on your investment can be challenging. There are a few favorites, though, which give consistently good remodeling ROIyear over year, and can...

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The Importance of Good Design

All successful projects from custom Kitchens to Bath remodels to Additions start with a good design. Good design insures that your project will address your families’ needs, that it will blend in with your homes architecture and age, and the cost of the project will...

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Top Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2015

Kitchens and bathrooms. Bathrooms and kitchens. However you choose to say it, you’re going to be hearing those words for a long time to come. The next 12 months, to be exact. Home remodeling trends are zeroing in on kitchens and bathrooms for 2015. What’s new, you...

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2014 Holiday Drive

This year's holiday drive was the best. Thanks to all the employees, contractors, and clients who contributed their gifts, money, and time. This year our beneficiary was Heart of Camden adn their after school program. The program incudes a gym where children can go...

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Creating a Dream Nursery in Moorestown for Your New Arrival

It’s almost time. Your new arrival is going to make his (or her) appearance in the next few months. You’re finally over the morning sickness, and all you want to do now is get the nursery ready for baby’s big day. But you’re stuck for ideas—there are just so many to...

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Happy Holidays and a Very Happy New Year

Happy Holidays from everyone at R. Craig Lord Construction Company. We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year. We wish everyone a happy and successful 2015! Our office will be close from December 24th, 2014 and will re-­open on...

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Boys Will Be Boys: Ideas for Your Teenage Son’s Sanctuary

Teenage boys are a unique species. They’re just starting to know what they want in life, but don’t always know how to ask for it. One minute they’re acting like adults, the next they still seem like the little ones you remember so well. Creating a haven for your teen...

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All I Want for Christmas Is… A New Floor

We know the feeling. You’ve had that old floor ever since you moved into your home, and for just as long you’ve been planning to change it. Well, with the holidays coming up perhaps it’s a good time to give yourself the Christmas gift you want—a new floor. If you...

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