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  • Our Production Team is Growing

    Meet Eric Isler, the newest Carpenter to join our Production Team. Eric's background is in commercial construction and project management but he has recently made the switch to residential remodeling. He's eager to learn from the great experience of the…

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  • Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

    What can you do this fall to make sure your family is warm and dry this winter? George and the Team , your home remodeling experts, list their top 3 must do's to maintain and protect your home from old man…

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  • Congrats to Mike & Jonathan

     Lead-Safe Renovation Certifications Kudos to both Mike Farrenkopf and Jonathan Neely who join Robert Raskin in this important safety requirement for our industry. This education certification is required for contractors remodeling structures built before 1978 by the US EPA and…

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  • Personalized Details Matter

    With Tiny Touches We Create Custom Spaces for Each Client Our Team works with you and integrates the design, estimating, and construction plan from the beginning of the project, so we can quickly focus on what can be done within…

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  • Interior Home Maintenance Checklist

    This Late Summer To-Do List Will Help Transition Your Home into Fall Just because most schools in our area are in session, it doesn’t mean summer is over. August in Ohio is usually hot and muggy so with the late summer…

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  • Blessings & Gratitude

          My 8th ride! Pelotonia is at the top of my list of favorite things every year, its exciting to know you are helping others, the momentum Pelotonia has is incredible. I have ridden a total of 1052 miles and raised…

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  • Lifestyle Trends in Home Remodeling

    Current Lifestyle Trends & How They’re Influencing Home Remodeling by Designer Olivia Kern, IIDA Associate, LEED-GA, MASM Amazon’s “Same-Day Delivery”, UberEATS, the internet in your pocket, etc. it seems like everyone wants everything to be easy and quick. The remodeling…

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  • 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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  • Remodel Right – Your Home Deserves It!

    Remodeling Planning 101 The Cleary Company Remodel Design Build Columbus OH knows that beginning a home remodeling project might sound overwhelming, but when you work with the right company it should be a TEAM effort! We aim to take the…

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  • Listen to Aaron & Rob discuss Remodel Design Build

    Production Manager Aaron Enfinger CR & Project Manager Rob Lindeboom CLC discuss Remodel Design Build with Marty Reed of Frog Hauling on his Sunday morning show From Our House to our Home  

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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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  • 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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  • Kitchen changes for 2017

    It is a new year, and with that changes happen. As your preferred home remodeling company, Columbus, Ohio, we want to share some of the kitchen changes you are going to see in 2017. Your Kitchen is seen by most…

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  • Tiniest Touches Matter.

    At The Cleary Company we strive to serve our clients in every way we can. We find that it's the little touches along the way that make the experience fun an valuable for both our team and our clients. Check…

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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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