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R.E. Richards 2nd Storey Addition
R.E. Richards Renovation/Remodel
R.E. Richards Bathroom Renovation/Remodel
R.E. Richards Kitchen Renovation/Remodel

R.E. Richards Inc. specializes in additions of all types - from simple Kitchen Extensions and 'Add-ons' to fabulous Family Rooms or full 'raise the roof' Second Story Additions.

Aging at Home Additions, which allow senior citizens to remain in their own homes as they age, by adding a first floor bedroom, full bathroom, and laundry room are another favorite project of ours.

We can build to your plans or work with our design team to plan the addition or home of your dreams. Call today to start planning your dream addition. 

Home Renovations and remodeling

R.E. Richards Inc. has expertise in all areas of home renovations and remodeling:

  • Additions & Whole House Remodeling

  • Bathrooms & Kitchens

  • Windows, Doors, & Insulation

  • Aging at Home Modifications

  • Carpentry of All Types


From functional to fabulous, R.E. Richards Inc does it all. 

Looking for an energizing start to your day in a fresh and up-to-date bathroom or a spa-like retreat from your busy life - we can bring a whole new look and attitude to your current bathroom. Call today to start planning the changes that will improve your family's health and well-being.


Everyone knows the kitchen is the heart of the home! Whether your taste runs to a cozy Shaker style kitchen, a streamlined, contemporary workspace, or a more formal, traditional style, we can help you accomplish your goals. 

R.E. Richards Inc. will bring your kitchen from the dark ages to the 21st century with the style and convenience that will thrill you on a daily basis. 

Call today to get started with making the heart of your home a place your entire family will enjoy.


Contact Us


For any inquiries or questions, please call: 860.658.4347 or fill out the following form

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Contact us for an appointment. We are happy to meet you at your home or you can schedule a meeting at our office location upon request.

522R Hopmeadow St.

Simsbury, CT 06070

Tel: 860.658.4347

Fax: 860.658.4347


Contact Us: 860.658.4347

Mailing Address

R.E. Richards Inc. 

P.O. Box 373

West Simsbury, Ct 06092



About Us

Improving Homes & Lives since 1974

Our company takes an idea from design, through all construction stages, to completion of the project. We can make the home you live in more pleasant and efficient for you and your family. 

We appreciate the fact that people, you and your family, may be living at the 'construction site'. We go out of our way to make the time during renovations as pleasant and safe as possible. Only the highest quality building materials and products are used on our jobs to ensure a long-term, trouble free result.

Once a project has been scheduled, one of our long-time construction managers will see the project through to completion. Using a combination of our carpentry staff along with our team of mechanical specialists, the construction manager keeps the project going at a smooth pace and ensures that the final product meets our exacting standards. Our clients are updated on a regular basis to keep them abreast of job progress. 

We take pride in our work as a full service organization and strive to maintain the professional standards and goals we have set for ourselves.

We believe everyone deserves to live in a home they love.

CT HB Lic. # 0009576

CT HIC Lic. # 500493

Meet Owner

Meet the Owner

About Richard - 

Richard A. Derr, founder of R.E. Richards Inc. was born into the building business. He continued the family tradition by starting R.E. Richards Inc. in 1974. 

Richard has been a strong advocate for professionalism in the building trades, having served as President of the International Remodeling Contractors Association. He lobbied on behalf of the remodeling industry at the Connecticut State Capitol and served on a State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection Task Force.

Richard was a founding board member of Christmas in April - Hartford, now known as Rebuilding Together - hartford and has continued to serve as a House Captain over the years. 

Currently Richard serves on the Public Building Committee for the Town of Simsbury, CT, as well as the Board of Trustees for First Church of Christ, Simsbury, CT.

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