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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to make some minor improvements like additional cupboards or a built-in breakfast nook, or your kitchen is dreadfully outdated and you want to completely update your design and appliances, where do you start?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 […]


5 Tips for Planning Additions

August 4, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

We really enjoy helping homeowners make their homes more comfortable by creating an addition that meets their current needs, and blends architecturally with the existing structure. Planning an addition is exciting and nerve-wracking, check out our five best tips to get started on your way to success: Know Your Property Options Before you even get […]


Choosing the Right Contractor

July 9, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

Choosing the Right Contractor When choosing the right contractor for your project your choice should be based on proven experience and skill, customer service, references, and then on price. You are building a partnership with your contractor, and you will work very closely with this person for several months or more. You need to feel […]


Portland Maine Kitchen Renovation

May 20, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

Portland Maine Kitchen Renovation The Kayatta Family has been working on renovating their beautiful 150 year old Victorian home in Portland.   Nautilus Construction stepped in to complete their new kitchen and leveled off first floor floors and ceilings to give their space a clean new look.   The design process involved taking the family’s […]


Biddeford Pool Home Renovation

April 9, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

Biddeford Pool Home Renovation The L’Heureux Family lives in Singapore and spends summers in Biddeford Pool. They have a large ocean front home that is beautiful and full of charm.  The L’Heureux’s would like to open of the bottom floor for a more open concept.  This would expand their opportunities for entertaining and family gatherings. […]


Kennebunk Kitchen Renovation

March 5, 2019 - ConstructNautilus

The Gant Family needed more space and better flow to their Colonial home in Kennebunk.  They entertain often and have young children and needed space for entertaining and a better set up for family dining.  They hired us to do a kitchen renovation and they also chose to remove a bathroom, add hardwood floor and […]


Old Orchard Beach Design Build Project

July 31, 2018 - ConstructNautilus

This summer home on Old Orchard Beach has been in the family since it was built in the 1800’s. The owners have come from South Carolina every summer to enjoy Maine summers.  Their vision is to now turn this summer home into a year round house.  This will involve a complete demolition of the existing […]


Ogunquit Beach Home Renovation

May 14, 2018 - ConstructNautilus

Soon the beaches will be filling up in Ogunquit.  This small beach house is walking distance to the beach and will be in all its glory once summer hits.  This design and build project has included replacing the existing foundation and adding on 1,700 square feet.  It is not a small home renovation; rather a large […]



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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.

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