StrawBuilders, LLC

4.94 |25 Verified Ratings
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StrawBuilders, LLC

4.94 | 25 Verified Ratings
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248 Turnbull Road
New Hartford, CT 06057
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StrawBuilders, LLC

Quality Craftsmanship for a Healthy Home

StrawBuilders, LLC, specializes in Green building, energy efficiency and environmentally friendly designs. With more than 16 years of experience, we provide full remodeling and construction services.


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Service Area

  • Farmington
  • Collinsville
  • Winchester Center
  • Washington
  • Bantam
  • West Cornwall
  • West Simsbury
  • Torrington
  • Oakville
  • Canton Center
  • Riverton
  • Canton
  • Avon
  • New Hartford
  • Watertown
  • Norfolk
  • Harwinton
  • Litchfield
  • Kent
  • Barkhamsted
  • Simsbury
  • Pine Meadow
  • Cornwall Bridge
  • Colebrook
  • Goshen
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Services Offered

Additions & Remodeling
Architects & Engineers
Furniture Repair & Refinish
Sheds & Enclosures

Areas of Expertise

  • Green Building
  • Additions and Remodels, New construction
  • Carpentry, Decks
  • Bathrooms and Kitchens
  • Tile, Hardwood Floors

Product Brands Used

  • American Standard
  • Barclay Products
  • Broan NuTone Group
  • Delta - Cosella-D�rken Products, Inc.
  • Elkay
  • Kohler
  • Moen
  • Bosch
  • Allied Custom Gypsum
  • American Woodmark
  • Cabinets by Choice
  • Dal-Tile
  • Kraftmaid
  • Mills Pride
  • Yorketown, Inc.
  • CertainTeed Corporation
  • GAF
  • Moisture Shield Composite Decking
  • Timber Tech
  • Trex
  • Andersen Windows
  • Jeld Wen Windows and Doors
  • Pella Corporation
  • Renewall by Anderson
  • Broan
  • General Electric
  • Kohler
  • Armstrong
  • Armstrong Holdings, Inc.
  • Award Hardwood Floors
  • Bruce
  • Carlisle Wide Plank Floors
  • Dal Tile
  • Daltile
  • Lumber Liquidators
  • Pergo
  • Pro Source
  • Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
  • Alside
  • CertainTeed
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Quick Facts

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  • Small Jobs Welcome
  • Warranty Description: One Year on Labor
  • Warranty Offered
  • Free Estimates
  • Materials


In Business Since: 2004
Memberships & Affiliations
  • usgbc
State Licensing
Trade: Home Improvement
License #: HIC.0611806
Expiration: 11-30-2019
Green Certifications
  • LEED Certification for Individuals: LEED Accredited Professional (LEEDAP)
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Continuing education classes taught through Northwest Community College

Carpentry for Women course

Natural Paints and Plaster course

Green and natural building lectures

Hands-on natural building workshops

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I like to work with my hands and create beautiful structures built with green materials..

I love working in Northwestern Connecticut because of its natural beauty, and it's my home and my community..

We started in this industry in 1990.

We describe our business as Well established

Why should we use Green building practices?

Green building focuses on energy efficiency using renewable resources and non-toxic materials, and it produces minimal waste.


StrawBuilders, LLC

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5.0   |  
Review by in Harwinton, CT
Chris is a knowledgeable craftsman that knows the in's and out's of building. A Master Craftsman that will guide you through any process to ensure an end result that you will be proud of. His emphasis is on quality and integrity while giving you your money's worth. Small job or large, Chris will do a quality job using his skills as a master builder.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Avon, CT
StrawBuilders did a whole house remodel for me. Chris was wonderful to work with, listened to all my ideas and made them all come to fruition within the time frame we had discussed. Chris and his team were all very professional and did beautiful work. I couldn't be happier with the results!
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4.5   |  
Review by in Torrington, CT
Chris was very easy to work with very respectful of my home
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4.5   |  
Review by in Canton, CT
Chris is wonderful to work with.
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5.0   |  
Review by in Winsted, CT
Project: Remodel a Bathroom
We were looking for someone to update our bathroom. I found Strawbuilder LLC on the web and called for an estimate. We were provided an estimate within a couple of days. The estimate seemed fair and reasonable. My wife was very skeptical of Strawbuilder LLC having not heard any feedback from those she spoke with. Chris and Dave showed up when expected and work was completed on time, on budget and exceeded our expectations. My wife asked for shelving for storage. They built her a custom cabinet. She was thrilled! Chris and Dave kept the dirt and dust to a minimum and cleaned up at the end of each day. Wife was very impressed as she is fussy about keeping things clean. We would not hesitate to contact Strawbuilder LLC for future projects. We highly recomend Strawbuilder LLC to anyone looking for work to b done. Jay & Carla L.

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5.0   |  
Review by in Farmington, CT
Hired to fix a disastrous job caused by Kehoe remodeling. Very professional, calm and attentive to details. Very pleased with the outcome. Completed in time promised. Reinstall storm door closer( that Kehoe disassembled and left on the floor) without asking for anything else. A pleasant surprise and wow factor.

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5.0   |  
Great Job - on time and done well
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5.0   |  
Review by in West Hartford, CT
Project: Install or Completely Replace Wood Flooring
Excellent work! You will not be disappointed.
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Review by in Avon, CT
Project: Install or Completely Replace Wood Flooring
Chris Alvey (StrawBuilder) has demonstrated exceptional craftsmanship for my painting/flooring/kitchen remodeling work. He introduces a good kitchen cabinet wholesaler and an electrician to complete the kitchen work. He is very detail oriented and welcomes discussion with me to reflect customer's requests to the works. He always answers my phone calls or calsl me back within a couple of hours. You will be happy to have him for your home projects.

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5.0   |  
Professional, excellent work. Would recommend this carpenter.
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