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Nov 28, 2017

YFI Commercial Projects

We have been updating the YFI website over the last few months and realized that there were gaps in the photography library of some of YFI Custom Homes commercial projects (yes, we do those too!)  So, last week, we set out with photographer Rob Karosis, to fill in some of these gaps.  Here is a more…

Oct 12, 2017

Completed YFI Custom Homes Project featured in Maine Home + Design!

YFI Custom Homes was honored to have a project featured in the October issue of Maine Home +Design Magazine appropriately titled The Best of Both Worlds.  This article was particularly close to home as it showcased YFI owner Glenn Farrell and his wife Mary’s personal Maine residence.  As Jen DeRose, Managing Editor of Maine Home + Design  and more…

May 29, 2017

First Steps in a New YFI Custom Homes Project

YFI Custom Homes, in another collaboration with TMS Architects of Portsmouth, NH, has begun work on a project located on a southern New Hampshire lakeside property. The home that was located on the property could not be salvaged as it was dated and covered with asbestos siding and had a rubble, not poured,  foundation.  After more…

Apr 13, 2017

Behind the Scene at YFI Millworks

Recently, with the help of photographer Rob Karosis, we visited YFI Millworks to take some photos to update the YFI website and were lucky enough to catch a glimpse of artisan Matt Stone hard at work on some YFI projects.  As YFI owner, Glenn Farrell explains, he started YFI Millworks out of necessity in order to have more…

Mar 28, 2017

Kitchen Trends 2017

Recently, Jen DeRose, Managing Editor of Maine Home + Design, contacted YFI Custom Homes for some insight into kitchen design from a builder’s perspective for The Lookbook, The Best of MH + D 2017 ; what questions do contractors ask their clients and what trends are emerging?  Glenn Farrell, owner of YFI,  said that he more…

Jan 17, 2017

All In The Details

Thanks so much to New Hampshire Home Magazine for their wonderful article, “All In The Details” appearing in the January/February issue currently on the newsstands!  Written by Debbie Kane with photography by Rob Karosis, the story covers the renovation of a an elegant 1860’s Seacoast home that deftly merges the historical nature of the residence with roomy more…

Dec 01, 2016

Look Up…Your Ceiling Can Be A Design Inspiration!

Scanning the YFI Custom Home photograph library, it was interesting to note that many of the ceiling designs are varied and impart a critical design element.  In the hands of a skillful custom builder,  your ceiling is a blank canvas and can be an integral part of the creative impact of any room in your more…

Nov 17, 2016

Lakeside Residence in Progress – Part 3

YFI Custom Homes continues construction work on this beautiful lakeside residence in Part 3 of our “Lakeside Series”.  A major portion of the work is now concentrated on the interior of the home and it is exciting to share some of these finishing details. Custom-made tiles are featured in many different areas of the home; several examples are more…

Oct 20, 2016

Lakeside Residence in Progress – Part 2

As promised, here is Part 2 of our continuing series on  the progress of  a custom lakeside residence currently under construction by YFI Custom Homes and designed by TMS Architects.   Here are more “in progress” photos featuring the installation of the garage cupola, some preliminary interior photos and more up-to-date exterior shots. Work on the interior more…

Sep 29, 2016

Lakeside Residence In Progress – Part 1

YFI Custom Homes has been working on a beautiful custom residence, harmoniously sited on a wooded lot with a breathtaking lakeside setting.  Designed by TMS Architects, the residence takes full advantage of the panoramic water views and a pastoral vistas. Stylistically similar to an Adirondack lake house and particularly notable for a meticulous level of interior and exterior more…

Sep 15, 2016

Coastal Charmer

This 3,800 square foot coastal Maine home was designed by Fiorentino Group and completed by YFI Custom Homes to replace an existing home on the site. Designed to be a future retirement home, the homeowner requested that all necessities for daily living be located on the first floor, including the master bedroom suite. The master bedroom, bath, more…

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