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Building Clients for Life … One Home at a Time

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This New Canaan, Connecticut master bathroom renovation is a prime example of our motto “Building clients for life … one home at a time.“

Our clients came to Titus Built via a customer referral. Back in 2007, this New Canaan, CT family had frozen pipes and were in need of miscellaneous project done around their home. Since then we have done several projects for them and are very grateful they’ve entrusted their home to us for their home remodeling and addition projects.

The most recent projects completed are a master bathroom renovation as well as their daughter’s bathroom remodeled. Check out this mater bathroom renovation below:

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Master Bathroom materials used on countertop, floor, shower and tub surround:

  • White Cararra Honed Vanity with (2) undermount sinks and  4″ backsplashes.
  • 2cm white Cararra polished shower curbs/knee wall/saddles with eased edges.
  • White Cararra honed 12×24 floor with white Cararra/Bardiglio hexagon polished mosaic shower floor.
  • White Cararra polished 6×12 shower walls & ceiling, installer cut to 6×6 above border, with white Cararra/Bardigio hexagon border 3×13. White Cararra polished bar liner 1/2×12 on Both Sides of border.
  • White Cararra honed 12×12 tub deck with custom panel surround.

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Tub & Shower Materials:

  • Drop-in Ellipse 7240 ThermoMasseur bathtub
  • Rohl Perrin & Rowe bath fixtures
  • Toto undercounter sink
  • Frameless Steam Shower Enclosure: Panel – Door – Panel – Panel – Operating Transom

Master Bathroom Custom Cabinetry & Millwork Drawings:

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Floor Plan and Elevation of Master Bathroom Renovation

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Drawing of Wainscot Paneling in Master Bathroom

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Before & After Photos of Master Bathroom Renovation; 
note the custom wainscot paneling instead of the tile.

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Before & After Photos of Master Bathroom Renovation;
note the drop-in ThermoMasseur bathtub w/ custom wood panel surround.

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Before & After Photos of Master Bathroom Renovation; note the ultra-frameless shower enclosure.

We are currently working on their exterior with a pergola, outdoor fireplace & grill and landscape. To view the daughter’s bathroom remodel and the outdoor space check out our blog post: Building Clients for Life… One Home at a Time Cont…

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Over 15 years, Titus Built has earned our reputation for the highest standards in custom building and remodeling in Fairfield County with award-winning designs and an unmatched design-build process. Our in-house Artisan Cabinetry and Millwork Shop create the custom designed details that make your home one-of-a-kind. Ask us about the difference.

In-House Cabinetry Hardware Samples Available at Titus Built, LLC

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Lee Valley & veritas Banded Shell Pull & Cast Drop Pull

Selecting handles, knobs and pulls for your cabinetry is an important part of the design process. Details can truly make the difference in any project. When remodeling a kitchen, one of those details is your choice of handles, knobs and pulls on the cabinets. Choosing the right style and finish hardware for your kitchen cabinets is essential. You want the hardware to be aesthetically pleasing; have the best functionality for your family; and, create continuity throughout the home. Well designed and visually pleasing kitchen cabinetry can make your kitchen a haven for your family. It is important to us at Titus Built that our in-house collection of cabinet knobs and pulls include a varied selection of styles and finishes, are durable and of high quality.

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Top Knobs Cabinetry Hardware

Top Knobs cabinet hardware samples are available at the Titus Built showroom in West Redding, CT. Their hardware is among the highest quality hardware for kitchen or bath cabinets. The manufacturer takes great pride in their craftsmanship and innovative designs with over 2,500 decorative knobs and pulls; separate lines for kitchens, baths, and closets collections; as well as 26 different finishes.  Top Knobs claims to be the “number one manufacturer for decorative knobs and drawer pulls.” Many of the designs in their cabinet hardware collection cannot be found anywhere else, so we believe you will be very pleased with the selections from this manufacturer.

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THE TOP 10 REASONS YOU SHOULD BUY TOP KNOBS DECORATIVE HARDWARE

Quality craftsmanship, unique designs, great looks!

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Cliffside Industries Online Catalog

Cliffside Industries Ltd. hardware samples have been available at Titus Built for many years and their high quality materials and pricing is an asset to our cabinetry. They are an award-winning, family owned, distributor of their own brand of decorative hardware. Cliffside’s extensive line of cabinet knobs and pulls are available in solid brass, lead crystal, marble, corian, pewter and stainless steel. Their crystal knobs and pulls, novelty hardware pieces, and bath accessories are made or assembled in the United States and distributed from their warehouse and office complex located in Lancaster County, PA. “Our mission is to serve the hardware needs of consumers through our business customers in the kitchen and bath industry with excellent service and ageless, elegant products crafted from high-quality materials.” ~ Cliffside Industries

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Check out the cabinetry hardware on Titus Built’s Millwork and Cabinetry Remodeling
projects completed throughout Fairfield County, Connecticut

Whether you choose hardware from one of our in-house samples such as Top Knobs, or another one of our hardware sources, you can be sure that with Titus Built, you know your cabinetry will look beautiful and original.

Click link  In-House Countertop Samples Available at Titus Built, LLC to view some of our countertop samples.

In-House Countertop Samples Available at Titus Built, LLC

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Complementing our high quality custom built cabinetry
Titus Built’s artisan cabinetry and millwork is benchmade in our millwork shop in West Redding, CT. Our master craftsmen create the custom-designed details that make your home one-of-a-kind. To complement our high quality cabinetry, Titus Built sources all building products for you as well as provides you with in-house samples of several industry leading products. Below is an overview of some of our in-house countertop samples:

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Hollinsbrook/ 2012 Designs

“Bold and sumptuous, this powerful union of black, chestnut, gray and white brings to life the rhythmic and rocky tumble of this northeast England waterway. Expressive, rich and lively,

Cambria Quartz & Ceasarstone – All engineered stone is made by the patented Bretonstone® process:

Cambria, a family-owned business, is the only American-made producer of quartz surfaces in the United States and offers more than 100 designs. It is not available in “big box” stores and is the color innovator of engineered stone which one reason why it is highly recommended by our twitter industry friends.

Ceasarstone is made in Israel and produces over 40 innovative colors and textures. The company proclaims to be the original quartz surface manufacturer and has earned the respected Good Housekeeping Seal. Since the product is made outside the USA its color range differs from Cambria and is available in honed finishes and marble-like textures. With Ceasarstone you can also buy quirky, funky, and dramatic colors.

According to many fabricator plants, quartz is slowly overriding sales of granite and many twitter friends’ agree:

  • It holds up better than granite on every level.
  • It is a nonporous natural quartz surface that is scratch resistant, impact resistant, burn resistant, never has to be resealed. (Manufacturers do not recommend placing hot pots directly on the countertop.)
  • Impervious to wines, fruit acids, vinegars, etc.
  • You can cut on it & it won’t hurt the stone, will just dull your knife.

Benjamin Moore Paint Colors for Cambria Countertops:  http://www.benjaminmoore.com/en-us/for-your-home/cambria-color-selection-tool

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Not interested in Quartz? Looking for a natural stone? Natural stone continues to be the leading countertop material of choice at Titus Built. White and many shades of grey seem to be the most popular colors with marble, travertine and limestone leading granite. Popular stone finishes are hones and textures with less emphasis on a polished material.

Why not consider leather finish granite. Leather finish is a matt finish instead of a glossy finish. The finish gives the granite a river-washed appearance.  The leather process closes the pores (unlike honed finish) and is a smooth, soft look.  A leather finish enhances the colors and textures while achieving a higher uniformity in the surface appearance than honed;  smudges and fingerprints are less noticeable; is easy to clean and maintain; and, is pleasing to touch.Concrete-CountertopsConcrete countertops come in of variety of textures, any color and mix glass, shell… anything you can think of.

Concrete Countertops – Diamond polishing is economical, sustainable, durable, and beautiful!

Our precast concrete samples come from Get Real Surfaces in Poughkeepsie, NY. Besides provided countertops Get Real Surfaces provides fine architectural concrete products for clients such as Anthropologie International, architects and builders in the NYC & the Hamptons as well as fabricate concrete Metro tubs. The company custom manufactures countertops, sinks, tubs, fireplace surrounds, mantles and hearths, floor and wall tile. Get Real Surfaces boasts a 20,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Poughkeepsie, New York. Get Real offers tours Monday-Friday, which allows the customer to view the process of manufacturing countertops from start to finish as well as a Manhattan Showroom.

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Wood, Stainless Steel, Zinc, Pewter, Copper, Bronze, or Glass Countertops

Richard Brook, president of Brooks Custom, said they are seeing people consistently choosing butcher-block tops, premium wide-plank wood countertops, and stainless steel or zinc countertops. Brooks Custom is one of the top manufacturers of high quality, innovative products such as custom countertops and range hoods including a vast array of materials. Check out the company’s excellent chart comparing different countertop materials: http://bit.ly/Jn2P89

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the  Kitchen & Bath industry show by Susan Serra.

Neolith by thesize Porcelain Slabs

Another product, rather new to the market, is Neolith by thesize porcelain slabs.  “NEOLITH is a high performance material ideal for applications such as kitchen coverings. NEOLITH does not scratch, does not stain, is heat and fire resistant, and, thanks to the extremely low absorption rate of technical porcelain, ideal for food contact and processing.” ~ Neolith thesize

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Titus Built samples of the Neolith thesize collections are Colorfeel, Fusion, Iron and Textil. The porcelain slabs are super thin panels made of raw materials for applications such as countertops, flooring, wall cladding and facades.

Whether you are choosing Cambria Quartz, leather finished granite or another countertop surface or product, feel free to contact Titus Built to ask for their insight and expertise on today’s building product.