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Basement renovation in New Canaan


Recent Projects in Danbury and Rowayton

Ceiling beams in place

Ceiling beams in place

Adding the ceiling insulation

Adding the ceiling insulation

Sprayed insulation in the floor

Sprayed insulation in the floor

Met the lumberyard cats

Met the lumberyard cats



Before: Steps in Rowayton

Before: Steps in Rowayton

In Progress: Steps in Rowayton

In Progress: Steps in Rowayton

After: Steps in Rowayton

After: Steps in Rowayton

Need home improvements? Call Bob Bradshaw at Bradshaw Construction today.

Rowayton Home Renovation

View of TV room

Bob in the new living room.


Door custom trimmed to fit space.


Many of these windows were repurposed from elsewhere in the house.


The kitchen was newly designed and expanded and now is light and bright.


An archway opens to the spacious great room with new mantel and built-ins.


Bathroom renovation uses herringbone look on floor.


The front door is still to come to welcome the homeowners back to their newly renovated 1930s home.


Stairs were moved and rebuilt to add space to the kitchen.


Cabinets and shelves make this a great pantry space.


One of the bedrooms.

A Major Commercial Renovation

This is a 19th century house being renovated to accommodate church activities. Here are some pictures showing work-in-progress.

Darien renovation

Bob at work

Darien renovation, attic

In the attic

Darien renovation—mechanicals

View of attic interior

Darien renovation, notice the bolts

Steel beam

Darien renovation, an upstairs room

Room in progress

Darien renovation, interior room

Room in progress

Darien renovation, view from a window

Window view

Darien renovation, beam

Some strong structure in place

Darien renovation—ceiling

View of some ceiling beams

Darien renovation, before

Before renovations

Darien renovation

Renovation begins

Darien renovation cellar




Wilton Kitchen Renovation Before and After

This home dating back to the 19th century, was badly in need of a kitchen update. Below are the before, during and after photos of the process.

The house

The house

The backyard

The backyard

kitchen before

Before—the old sink and brick floors and wall.

kitchen before

Before—old oven, brick floor.

kitchen before

Before—old brick wall and dishwasher.

kitchen before

Before—old refrigerator and cabinets


The new floor.


During the renovation— cabinet update.

New refrigerator

New refrigerator.


New cook top

New cook top

open shelves, cooktop

After—the new eat-in kitchen.

The new kitchen

After—the new kitchen.

After—view of sink

After—new sink in use.


After—new oven, new hardware.

A Study in Westport

Built-in cabinets

Custom built shelves and cabinets for a study in Westport by Bradshaw Construction

A Finished Basement in Darien

Shelves and cabinets

Built-in cabinets for a finished basement in Darien by Bradshaw Construction

Family Room from Unfinished Basement

We took an unfinished basement in a New Canaan condo and made it into a family room including a wet bar, finished staircase and some built-ins.

Family room with wet bar

Family room with wet bar


Wet bar in the family room


Finished stairs and built-ins for finished basement and family room.