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Why do we use Huber Zip Wall?

By | February 20th, 2017|News|

We use Huber Zip Wall Instead of Traditional House Wrap Huber Zip Wall System helps our homes stay strong throughout the building process. The ZIP System provides the necessary products to speed up the building time without losing any durability. This product is easy to install and can out last any kind of weather, unlike traditional [...]

How to Clean a Gas Fireplace

By | February 6th, 2017|News|

Does Your Gas Fireplace Need Cleaning? Is your gas fireplace looking dirty? We took a few tips from HowToCleanStuff.net to help us learn how to clean gas fireplaces. Here is what we found: 1. Before you start to clean, make sure the gas is off, and all the parts of the fireplace are cool. 2. [...]

Using Reclaimed Wood in Your Home

By | January 30th, 2017|News|

How to incorporate reclaimed wood in your home Bring your home to life with some reclaimed wood. This can bring style into any room, and will go with almost anything. Here are some ideas where you can use this wood: 1. Try it as flooring. You can choose between different styles to match the look [...]

Change Up Your Dining Room

By | January 23rd, 2017|News|

Give Your Dining Room a Makeover Has your dining room looked the same for a while. It's time to give it a change, whether it is the paint on the wall or simply adding an area rug. Here are some easy decorating ideas for dining rooms.  1. Change up the walls! This will be the [...]

How to Beat the Winter Blues

By | January 16th, 2017|News|

 Does Winter Weather Have You Feeling Sad? With winter comes cold weather. Currently where our company is located, Fairfield County CT, it is 20° outside.With this chilly weather many people can experience Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) which is a form depression brought on during the colder months. RealSimple.com has provide a few scientifically backed ways [...]

Happy New Year!

By | January 2nd, 2017|News|

Wishing Everyone a Healthy and Happy New Year Happy New Year! We hope you had a great 2016 and that 2017 will be even better!   Overall, 2016 was a great year for Olson Development. We completed building projects that included challenging obstacles, and started new projects that we look forward to working on in [...]

Clean Up After a Holiday Party

By | December 20th, 2016|News|

Holiday Party Clean Up Are you hosting a holiday party this year? Here are some helpful tips to make the clean up process faster and easier: 1. Bring all the dishes into the kitchen and clear of the dinning room table. You can fold up the tablecloth and shake out the crumbs over the sink, [...]

Want to Update Your Kitchen?

By | November 29th, 2016|News|

Thinking of Adding an Island to Your Kitchen? An island in a kitchen can add counter space along with extra seating. It can also bring more life to your home. Here are some kitchen island ideas to help upgrade your home: 1. Add a sink to the island. This can help cooking and cleaning become [...]

Preparing Your Bathrooms for Weekend Guests

By | November 22nd, 2016|News|

Get Your Bathrooms Ready for the Holidays Having family and friends over to celebrate the holidays? Getting your home ready can be a dreadful, but these few tips can make cleaning and preparing your bathrooms a simple and easy task. 1. First, make sure your bathroom is clean. 2. Make sure you stock up on [...]

Better Business Bureau State Consumer Award

By | November 15th, 2016|News|

Small Business Wins Better Business Bureau State Consumer Award  Newtown, Connecticut: Olson Development, L.L.C., a custom home building company, has won the 2016 Better Business Bureau award for Business/Consumer Education for the state of Connecticut. This award recognizes Olson Development’s strong, consistent efforts to educate businesses and consumers on home construction and building practices. Olson [...]