Thoughts, Ideas and Industry Insights

  • Luxury New York properties need boutique remodelers to work on them.
    5 Ways Boutique Remodelers Differ From General Contractors
    January 21, 2022 at 10:30 PM
    When you have an exceptional property, it’s nerve-wracking to consider remodeling. But no matter how luxurious or unique, if it’s out of style or does...
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    High-end residential architect shares luxury home renovation ideas
    December 5, 2021 at 4:00 PM
    Home renovation projects are generally undertaken to improve the design and functionality of the living space. No one wants a basic home, after all. H...
  • 3 Easy New York Closet Design Hacks
    3 Easy New York Closet Design Hacks
    November 5, 2021 at 4:00 AM
    When you live in New York City for long enough, you’ll notice that there’s often a limited amount of closet space in any apartment. Some smaller apart...
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    4 Ideas To Brighten Your Home With Custom Woodwork
    September 20, 2021 at 4:00 AM
    Custom woodwork is an elegant way to make any interior more attractive. With so many possibilities on hand, a few simple interior tune-ups can turn yo...
  • 3 bathroom remodel ideas for your condo
    3 bathroom remodel ideas for your condo
    August 26, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    No matter where you live, there are times that you want to freshen up your living space. For instance, condos often have limited space in the bathroom...
  • Interior design ideas for New York City apartments.
    Interior Design Ideas to Make Your NYC Apartment Look Bigger
    July 15, 2021 at 6:30 PM
    With the ideal apartment in New York City, it’s all about location. We’re used to living in places that are a little (or a lot) smaller than we’d like...
  • 5 Common Misconceptions About Project Management in Construction
    5 Common Misconceptions About Project Management in Construction
    June 14, 2021 at 11:00 PM
    Say you’re thinking about renovating your bathroom or kitchen. In addition to the construction work, you have to think about budgeting, interfacing wi...
  • Can I get more space with a custom closet design in my New York apartment?
    Can I get more space with a custom closet design in my New York apartment?
    May 13, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    It can get tricky when trying to create more space in your apartment. It’s likely that the overall footprint of your space can’t be expanded outward, ...
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    What’s Involved with Designing Your Own New Construction Apartment?
    April 14, 2021 at 11:00 PM
    If you’ve decided to make the bold and ultimately fulfilling decision to design your own apartment, you need to know what’s coming. While much of what...
  • How to Know When it’s Time to Get New Custom Cabinetry in NYC
    How to Know When it’s Time to Get New Custom Cabinetry in NYC
    March 17, 2021 at 12:00 AM
    Given the amount of time you spend in your kitchen, it won’t take you long to notice that your cabinets are in need of a redo. Maybe you can’t open an...
  • 3 ways to liven up your home with custom woodwork
    3 ways to liven up your home with custom woodwork
    February 11, 2021 at 8:00 AM
    Custom woodwork can help breathe new life into your home. From new cabinets to beautifully designed finishes throughout your house, you have endless o...
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    How to Increase the Value of Your New York Townhouse
    January 27, 2021 at 9:00 AM
    As we start 2021, everyone can agree it's a seller’s market.While New York properties sell quickly, you may still need an upgrade before putting ...
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    January 25, 2021 at 7:00 AM
    A kitchen remodel can increase your home value.For homeowners who plan to sell their homes any time in the future, value is an important point of cons...
  • a nyc renovation can transform a condo into the home of your dreams
    Why It’s Cheaper for a NYC Home Renovation vs. Moving to a New Place
    January 13, 2021 at 10:30 PM
    There’s no denying the appeal of moving into a new place. The longer you live somewhere, the more the annoyances and inconveniences compound. Whether ...
  • New Year, new bathroom: 5 bathroom remodel ideas
    New Year, new bathroom: 5 bathroom remodel ideas
    December 15, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    A new year brings with it a desire to start fresh. Given everything we’ve all been through in 2020, a fresh start somewhere is welcome. You can start ...
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    Update your apartment for the holidays with these interior design trends
    December 4, 2020 at 6:00 AM
    This holiday season and the upcoming new year, a lot of spaces will embrace updated interior designs that incorporate cozy, non-cluttered decor. New t...
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    Bathroom remodel ideas and industry trends
    October 26, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    The bathroom may not be the largest room in your home, but as a frequently used space, its design can make a big impact on the overall look and feel o...
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    4 Stunning Custom Woodwork Ideas
    September 21, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Custom woodwork adds a unique and elegant element to your home. If you’re looking to do a renovation, remodeling, or add onto your home, it is importa...
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    5 Important Things To Do Before Starting A Home Renovation
    September 17, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Renovations offer new opportunities to revamp your home with custom woodwork, new countertops, new cabinets, and generally provide a refreshed feeling...
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    Your Kitchen Remodel Checklist from a Boutique New York General Contractor
    August 5, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    A kitchen remodel breathes new life into your home, whether it’s aged gracefully over several decades or it’s still relatively new. And not all kitche...
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    Benefits of working with an expert interior designer near me
    July 20, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    There’s something magical about walking into a gorgeous space and being instantly awestruck. That’s the power of exceptional interior design. Whether ...
  • custom cabinetry nyc: is it worth it?
    An NYC contractor shares the top 5 reasons why custom cabinetry is worth it
    June 22, 2020 at 7:00 AM
    Custom cabinetry can elevate the design of any living space. But, due to the investment required, you might be wondering: “Is it really worth it?”At V...
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    What to Expect From Working With a Commercial Renovations Expert
    June 10, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    From residential to commercial renovations, it's vital that you trust your construction project to the experts. Here's why.Control Your Budg...
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    Common Misconceptions about VIR Construction Management
    May 19, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    New York City is a complex intersection of different constructions, from commercial skyscrapers to individual apartments. At VIR Construction, we take...
  • Custom woodwork takes skill and expertise.
    5 Considerations With Custom Woodwork Jobs
    April 22, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Custom woodwork gives you the opportunity to create a stunning interior. For creative minds and lovers of original design, custom woodwork can take yo...
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    Things to Consider When Designing Custom Cabinetry for Your NYC Home
    March 25, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    Custom cabinetry is one of the best decisions you can make when designing or re-designing your next space.It allows you to dictate the size and storag...
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    Advice from an Experienced General Contracting Company on Interior Design for 2020
    March 10, 2020 at 4:00 AM
    As we enter the new year, our team at VIR Construction has seen a number of fun and dynamic design trends emerging. Some of our most style-conscious c...
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    Enhance Project Efficiency When You Hire Design Management Specialists
    February 13, 2020 at 5:00 AM
    A construction project of any size will have a surprising number of moving parts. Even when building a two-bedroom bungalow, you will need plumbers, c...
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    Choosing Between a General Contracting Company or Construction Manager
    December 30, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    If you’re planning for a construction project, you may be on the lookout for a building partner or team that will help ensure your project goes withou...
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    5 Tips on Supervising Teams In Design Management
    November 26, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    Many people’s first introduction to the idea of a design management team has come from television. Shows such as “Flipping Out” entertain with stories...
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    6 Timeless Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Try
    October 9, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Whether in fashion or interior design, trends come and go. But if you are looking to invest in a bathroom remodel project this year, or in the next fe...
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    The 4 Most Common Kitchen Remodeling Questions Answered
    September 3, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    A kitchen remodel is one of the most expensive home renovation projects a homeowner will ever embark on. However, it’s also one of the most important...
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    What General Contracting Services Do We Offer at VIR Construction? 
    August 7, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    You might think that every general contractor is created equally, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. At VIR Construction, we pride ourselves...
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    Introduction to VIR Construction
    July 16, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    New York City has evolved considerably over the past quarter of a century, solidifying its role as a foundation of global finance, leadership, and cul...