Solar Power 101 and Why We Chose it for Our Own Home

May 25, 2023 - ConstructNautilus

At Nautilus Construction, we have had many customers lately inquiring about whether Solar Power is the right decision for their home. It is a big decision for any homeowner. When Chris and I built our own home last summer, we also considered whether Solar Power would be a good option. We contacted Maine Solar Solutions […]

Heating and Cooling Systems

Tips and Tricks from a Builder: Heating and Cooling Systems

January 12, 2023 - ConstructNautilus

This blog is a continuation of previous blogs. We will discuss the insights, tips and tricks of how to build a home from Chris Legare, owner of Nautilus Construction, LLC. Today, we are talking about heating and cooling. Chris recently finished building his own home. He details here some of the choices he made for […]

Finished Basement

November 9, 2022 - ConstructNautilus

Basement remodels have been in high demand this year. Perhaps, after families spending so much time together during the pandemic everyone feels like they need more space. For this family that we are highlighting, they have grown children and grandchildren and were looking for more space to entertain extended family. The questions are often posed […]

What I Learned as a Builder Building My Own Home

March 31, 2022 - ConstructNautilus

Chris Legare is the owner of Nautilus Construction, LLC. He also, is the builder of his own new home in Kennebunk, Maine. What has he learned in the process of running a construction business while building his own home? The first thing he would say, is he has a lot of empathy and greater understanding […]

Home Renovation

November 19, 2021 - ConstructNautilus

The Qwirk Family lives in Belmont, MA. They also have a home in Wells, Maine near Parsons Beach. The family was looking to expand their split level ranch home to accommodate family and friend gatherings. Nautilus construction added over 1,500 square feet in this home renovation. A spacious living room and open dining room connect […]

COVID-19 Update

March 20, 2020 - ConstructNautilus

Dear Valued Customers,  Nautilus Construction is committed to staying open during this uncertain time!  The health and well-being of our customers and staff is top priority! Therefore, will be following all of the protocols recommend by the CDC closely.  Please give us a call if you are looking to do any improvements to your home. […]

9 of Our Best Remodeling Tips

January 8, 2020 - ConstructNautilus

When your home no longer serves the needs of your lifestyle or your family, doing some remodeling is often a good solution to adapt your current home and avoid having to move. Unfortunately, the excitement that comes with home renovations can quickly be overshadowed by unforeseen problems, budgets that are stretched too thin, and issues […]

Building a New House – The Pros and Cons

November 26, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

Market Competition Pros: With the real estate market still booming, the national average for the number of days an existing home is on the market is only 30 days! That means you have to be ready to jump as soon as a home is listed for sale, and with that level of competition, your offer […]

Who do I hire for my kitchen remodel?

October 17, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

Kitchen remodels vary drastically from small enhancements to complete overhauls. Whether you want to make some minor improvements like additional cupboards or a built-in breakfast nook, or your kitchen is dreadfully outdated and you want to completely update your design and appliances, where do you start? Do you need an architect? A kitchen designer? A […]

10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips

September 5, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

Fall is the perfect time to complete some necessary, as well as preventative, home maintenance. Before the cold winter winds, snow and ice begin to pummel your home, take some precautionary steps to protect it. Fall’s cool temperatures make for comfortable outside working weather, often times better than the wet and muddy springtime. It’s a […]

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Chris Legare of Nautilus Construction is a general contractor in Southern Maine, specializing in Design Build Construction, general contracting and remodeling. Serving Kennebunk, Wells, York, Saco, Portland, Scarborough and beyond.