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Plan Your Porch Project Now!

With spring just around the corner, we’re all day dreaming of warmer and brighter days ahead. Whether you want to renovate and expend the porch you already have or you don’t have a porch yet but really want one, now’s the time to start planning. From front porches and back porches to screened in and… Continue Reading →

The Importance of Water Damage Restoration

Whether you experienced flooding as the result of a storm or you’re tackling a residential remodel and found water damage underneath the bathroom floors when tearing them up, your first step before going any further should be to remove all moisture. If any mold is present, this will need to be mitigated as well. One… Continue Reading →

2021 Trends for Bathrooms

As 2021 gets underway, you may be looking forward to some improvements you can make in your home. Bathroom remodels bring decent ROIs, plus they can greatly increase your comfort and convenience. If you’re tired of your cramped bathroom that perhaps doesn’t flow well and no longer serves your needs, you may be thinking of… Continue Reading →

5 Tips for Planning a Sunroom

Sunroom Addition A sunroom is a beautiful addition to any home, bringing natural light and incredible views to the homeowner. Maybe it’s been your dream to add a sunroom for years now. Perhaps you have a porch there already but want to enclose it and upgrade it to a gorgeous solarium. Whatever the case, it’s… Continue Reading →

Is a Rooftop Deck Right For You?

Rooftop decks make great additions for any home or business, but particularly for brownstones and triple decker buildings with flat roofs. Many home and property owners like the idea of a rooftop deck to expand their enjoyment of the outdoors while utilizing vertical space – important for those who don’t have a yard to speak… Continue Reading →

Do I Need a Permit for Basement Finishing?

The short answer is yes, but there are many things to consider in between. There are many reasons why you would want to finish your basement. Maybe your family is growing and you need a play area for the kids, or perhaps your teens are getting older and they need their own living area. Maybe… Continue Reading →

Creative Garage Conversion Ideas

If you don’t use your garage for traditional purposes and it’s just taking up wasted space, why not consider a garage conversion in Boston? From man caves and kids’ playrooms to college dorms and she sheds, get the creative juices flowing and make optimal use of that space. There’s really no limit to what you… Continue Reading →

7 Places in Your Home to Add a Bathroom

To meet the growing needs of your family – perhaps you have many small children, your grown children have come back home to roost, or you need to accommodate your in-laws who have decided to move in – you may find yourself considering adding a bathroom. A bathroom is a valuable addition to any home,… Continue Reading →

Factors to Consider in a Historical Home Kitchen Remodel

Preserve Your Historic Kitchen If you are the proud owner of a historic home, you know just how special they can be. Not only do they feature beautiful architecture you don’t see on today’s homes, you receive tax incentives from the government and you get to live in a piece of your community’s history. But… Continue Reading →

Massachusetts Fire Escape Inspection and Certification

Fire Escape Inspection & Certifications Boston, MA Regular fire escape inspections and certifications in Massachusetts are imperative if you own a building with a fire escape, whether an apartment building, high rise or office. Building owners in Boston, MA and surrounding areas are required to have their fire escapes certified every five years, and then file that certificate with the… Continue Reading →

Cost vs. Value: Deck Additions

If you’re considering putting on a deck addition to your home, your mind may first go to the kind of return on investment (ROI) you can get when tackling this type of project. Cost vs. value can be quite different depending on which kind of home improvement project you’re thinking about. As you will see… Continue Reading →

5 Things to Consider When Renovating a Condo

Hint: the first step is to hire a trustworthy renovation contractor Renovating a stand-alone house is not the same as renovating a condo unit – not by a long shot. There are a few more steps involved that you can’t miss, as each renovation of a condominium has its own limitations, possibilities and strategies, all… Continue Reading →

Common Fire Escape Repairs

Safe Boston Fire Escapes From nuts and bolts replacement and rust removal to priming and painting, there are many things you can do to spruce up your fire escape so it not only looks good but remains safe and functional. Regular fire escape inspections are imperative in order to catch issues early, make necessary repairs… Continue Reading →

Is it Time for Whole-House Remodeling?

If you bought your house decades ago and it’s sorely in need of a makeover, there’s no better time than now to get it done. Whole house remodeling is just what it sounds like: remodeling your whole house! From the bathroom and kitchen to the basement and living room, tackling an entire home renovation is… Continue Reading →

Why Choose Metal Roofing?

Whether as part of new home construction, an addition, garage, or home improvement, your roof is an investment that must be taken seriously. Using strong, long-lasting materials will ensure a long lifespan for your Massachusetts roof, which is a last line of defense for your home or business. In today’s blog, we wanted to explore… Continue Reading →

How Do I Find a Reliable General Contractor?

You just bought your dream home. CONGRATULATIONS! You have the perfect layout design of the house, you have everything you need and it’s in the right place, and you even have a sign on your wall saying Welcome Home. Despite this, after a few months of moving in, you noticed that something wasn’t quite right,… Continue Reading →

Home Improvement Tips -guideness -advice -information

Unlike us, most Construction companies will give you tips after you paid them thousands of dollars. They basically tell you not to ruin or damage something. “Don’t slam the doors. Don’t close the windows hard. Don’t do this, don’t do that.” Most of their tips are common sense. We are completely different. We give you… Continue Reading →

Fire Safety- It Starts from YOU!

How well is your home protected from fire? 12 Simple Steps to a Safer Home Is your home safe from fires? Do you know what to do if there is a fire in your home? Do you have smoke detectors? Are they working? When was the last time you replaced the batteries? Understandably, nothing is… Continue Reading →

You, Me and the Joneses

7 out of 10 Americans refuse to be culturally inferior to the Joneses. Which one are you? To all Americans out there and to all of those who read this Article, don’t feel shy to admit that you renovated your kitchen, or remodeled your bathroom or even you do thinks around your house because your… Continue Reading →

Pros of Remodeling your Kitchen

You are ready to give your Kitchen a new face but you are very concerned because in doing something, such as a home improvement projects, requires information. There are many people out there who are not certain what they should do, where to begin and if they should do it on their own. When it… Continue Reading →

How to Stop a Leaky Faucet -Fix Faucet

Water leaks will consume between 5 and 10 percent of all residential water consumption. Most of the leakage is due to worn out faucet washers and faulty toilet tank valves. One drop per second can waste seven gallons per day. A steady drip will waste 20 gallons per day. Faucet leaks are easy to repair…. Continue Reading →

TRUE OR FALSE

1. Older homes don’t have all the amenities desired in a new home today. FALSE! Hundreds of older homes in Boston have been updated to include modern kitchens, baths, family rooms, master bedroom suites, and more. 2. It’s cost prohibitive to update an older home. It’s much less expensive to build new. FALSE! The cost… Continue Reading →