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Remodeling Done Right Starts with a Plan

  • Our Trade Partners Matter

    How & Why Our Trade Partners are Instrumental in the Creation & Completion of Projects There are quite a few reasons a good Design/Build Remodeler is able to complete many high quality, unique projects. At The Cleary Company we are…

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  • Home Remodeling & Jobsite Safety

    What Clients Can Do To Keep Safe During Their Home Remodel by Aaron Enfinger CR General Manager The Cleary Company Remodel Design Build Columbus OH Safety has no quitting time; Safety first; Safety is no accident; Safety is as simple…

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  • Meet Justin Juenger & Jeff Steele

    Justin Juenger, Project Manager Justin joins our Production Team as our newest Project Manager. Along with Rob & John, he will be responsible for the construction of client projects and will oversee several jobsites, all in various stages of construction.…

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  • Our Clients Matter

    Watch Our Client Testimonial Video! Melanie and Jon purchased their split-level home in 2001 from the original owner. They loved the Mid-Century Modern style and that architecturally nothing had changed or been updated since the 1960's, even the kitchen still…

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  • John Coleman Earns CRPM NARI Certification

    The Cleary Company Remodel Design Build  Columbus OH now has a total of 7 NARI accredited Team members and a total of 9 certifications! Congrats to John who recently earned his NARI CRPM (Certified Remodeling Project Manager). He had to…

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  • 5 Benefits of Rain Barrels

    Did you know rain barrels have community as well as household benefits? A rain barrel is a container that captures and stores rainwater draining from your roof. Barrels usually range from 50 to 80 gallons and have a spigot for…

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  • Good Communication Matters

    Why Effective Communication is Vital to Successful Remodeling Left to Right: Robert Raskin- Project Developer, Laura Watson ASID, UDCP- Designer,Michael Gharrity CR, GCP, UDCP- Project Developer, Cathryn Brassfield Allied ASID- Designer, George Cleary CR- Owner, Olivia Kern IIDA Associate, LEED-GA- Designer…

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  • Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

    Staying on Top of Your Home's Maintenance can Prevent Future Expensive Repairs Home maintenance is one of those things that's easy to forget or put off, because many tasks only need to be done once in a while or a…

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  • Welcome Annie & Jen!

    Meet the newest additions to Team Cleary~ AnnieLaurie Scanlon, Designer & Jen Sommers Allied ASID, Design Coordinator. Annie joined our Team a few weeks ago to replace Cathryn who cut back her hours since the birth of her daughter. Annie…

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  • Spring Tour Upper Arlington Whole House Remodel

    1353 Zollinger Rd Upper Arlington 43221 Join us and visit our Spring entry to the NARI of Central Ohio Home Improvement Tour! An extensive whole house remodel to a ranch home in Upper Arlington OH completed last year. This interior renovation…

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  • Commitment to Serving Others Matters

    What giving back means at the Cleary Company The Cleary Company Remodel Design Build Columbus, Ohio, is committed to giving back to the communities we live and work in. We don’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk~ Caring…

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  • Our Experience Matters

    A look into the best certifications for remodelers (it’s why we’re so good) Our Production Team combined has 150+ years of experience in Remodeling! (L to R): Aaron Enfinger- Production Manager, John Coleman- Project Manager, Phil Bowman- Project Manager, Mike Seyfang-…

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  • WE WON~ AGAIN!

    Our Whole House remodel project in Grove City OH which included 3 small additions, a new kitchen, mudroom, laundry, powder room, 2 full bathrooms, new roof, gutters and front entry has won BOTH the Local and Regional awards for Contractor…

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  • START PLANNING NOW FOR SPRING & SUMMER PROJECTS

    Thinking of upgrading your home’s exterior or adding an outdoor living space? Now is the time to get started on designing the structure and selecting all the features. As you explore ideas keep in mind that creating a relaxing, stylish outdoor…

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  • Let’s celebrate all the good!

    As the holidays approach remember, it is a time of thanksgiving and celebration. I am thankful the election is over….. As a parent I’m a little embarrassed of the world we are creating; then I slow down and realize all…

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  • Saving Energy and Money in Your Home

    Knowing where your home uses energy is the first step to saving energy and money. A home energy audit can identify opportunities through a comprehensive assessment of your home’s energy use. Your audit report contains personalized recommendations for energy efficiency upgrades…

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  • 3 Kitchens 3 Budgets

    KITCHEN PROJECT PRICING LUXURY PRICE RANGE: $125k to $200k+ Possible Scope of Work & Finishes: Increase sq ft of footprint w/addition or combining rooms. Move and/or add plumbing & appliances plus increase lighting and electric. Quartz countertops, custom tile backsplash and  heated tile…

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  • UPDATE YOUR HOME’S CURB APPEAL

    3 Tips for Upgrading Your Home’s Exterior The front or curbside view of a home is an important first impression to your neighbors and visitors but what are some ways you can add architectural interest and value to your home’s…

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  • GR8FUL

    ‘Tis the season to be GR8FUL and so many of us have so much to be GR8FUL for, sometimes we just don’t slow down enough to see it. I have had the wonderful opportunity to rekindle a relationship w/ a…

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  • We Won! Our 3rd NARI CotY

    National Association of Remodeling Industry's Central Ohio Chapter award for Contractor of the Year Residential Addition $100-$250k GENERAL  OVERVIEW- Project Profile & Scope:  4,800sf home built in 2006 Total area of new addition 291sf. Total of newly remodeled areas 520sf. Relocate…

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  • Project Highlight – Kitchen Remodel

    20th Century Modern to 21st Century Chic! 1968 Contemporary home gets 21st Century makeover Scope of Work- Removed wall separating Kitchen from dinning & great room to take full advantage of golf course view Refresh kitchen- add new luxury grade…

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  • Following Your Dreams!

    I may never have put my neck out to start The Cleary Company if it weren't for someone believing in me. In the spring of 1994 my wife, Cathy, and I were having a conversation about the future. How did…

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  • DESIGN TREND UPDATE

    Home Entertaining Moving Out of the Kitchen & Into the Lounge A home remodeling trend our Team has noticed in this last year is The Home Lounge.  “Our clients are wanting a space to entertain separate from the kitchen hub”, says…

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  • Celebrating 20 Years!

    Unbelievable how time flies..... 20 years ago I was working as a general manager for a local general remodeling contractor and having a good time doing this. However with a nudge from my bride we decided if this is what…

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