Yankee Remodeler was awarded 2015 “Remodeler of the Year” by the Builders Association of Eastern Connecticut. We are thrilled to have received this award! A special thank you to all our employees for all your hard work and dedication!!!!
We were given this awesome framed photo from the staff and kids at Child and Family Early Childhood Development Center in Groton, CT after repairing extensive termite damage to the flooring system. We made repairs, installed a new vinyl plank floor and painted. The challenge was moving the teachers and kids between rooms and still completing the work in under 3 weeks. Thank you to everyone at Child and Family! We love the photo, and it will be hanging in our office!
That’s why when it came time to demolish the 1960s ranch home and build new, the only part of the old home that Severud and her husband Bob saved was the basement.
From the gracious circular gravel drive that leads from the street to the New England shingle style house, to the soaring two-story tall ceiling in one of the home’s first floor hallways, the approximately 4,000 square-foot home that rose from that simple ranch foundation bares no resemblance to its innocuous predecessor. (more…)
Imagine that you can draw a picture of something, such as a bookshelf, so precise that you can see a three-dimensional picture of it and the computer can give you exact measurements of every component of the object.
Imagine that the computer can determine how to cut the pieces from a sheet of plywood in a configuration that will minimize waste and… OK, OK, you’re way ahead of us now, so we’ll get to the point. There is such a device, and Yankee Remodeler of New London has one.
“This software can do anything under the sun,” says Mike Mahoney, shop supervisor.
Harry Mantzaris, president of Yankee Remodeler of New London, knows that you can never rest on your laurels in business. Even if you’ve got a successful company, as he does, you need to keep innovating and reinvesting in your business.
Perhaps that attitude is why Yankee Remodeler, founded as a residential remodeling company by Mantzaris and a partner in 1971, now has $5 million in annual sales. Serving both the residential and commercial markets, Yankee Remodeler has grown to 34 employees and has completed more than 8,500 projects for clients including Coca-Cola, Pfizer, Electric Boat, the U.S. Navy, and Lawrence & Memorial Hospital. (more…)
John and Vivian Gregor of Niantic decided to have John’s mother, Eleanor, come from the Cleveland area to be with them. John’s sister, Mary Ann, would relocate in Connecticut as well. To accommodate them, John and Vivian remodeled the house and put in wheelchair accessibility.
It was a big job. There was the designer and there were the remodeling crew, sanitation crew, landscapers and pavers. There were the Gregors’ children. There weer dogs and cats. People coming and going every which way, a cast of dozens. The little boys helped the pavers and laid block with the landscapers, hung out with them and ate lunch with them. Talk about a family projects. (more…)