Discrimination in Construction - A Real Problem The number of builders that have turned a blind eye and allowed this curse to invade our industry is staggering. Every day, I see more and more examples of this stain on what once was a great profession and honorable trade. I’m not talking about racial discrimination, but rather our unwillingness or inability to no longer … [Read more...] about Discrimination in Construction – A Real Problem
What’s it Going to Cost?
What's it Going to Cost? I dunno. When your local mechanic quotes you $400 for new brakes and rotors, he knows how long the job is going to take and how much the parts cost. It's 2nd grade math. 9 out 10 times that is what you will pay, but if the bolts are rusted and the widgety thingamabob is bent, then he's going to charge you more. 10 out of 10 times in custom … [Read more...] about What’s it Going to Cost?
Are You Busy?
A very nice woman stopped by the Contemporary Farmhouse project in Sherborn today. After she drove on the grass to get around the 2 cars blocking the "do not enter the construction site this way sign" she popped out of her car and asked about the project and said she was in the market for a builder and wanted to stop by. We chatted for a few minutes and then she asked, "Are you … [Read more...] about Are You Busy?
Will My Hall Bathroom Remodel Really Cost $500/SF?
"What's it going to cost to remodel our hall bathroom?" Many of our clients want us to remodel their bathrooms and create new, modern and contemporary spaces for their growing families. Typically we are remodeling bathrooms as a part of a larger project and addition, but there are times when you want to get a closer view of what this type of project might cost. Here … [Read more...] about Will My Hall Bathroom Remodel Really Cost $500/SF?
Major Belmont Remodel
My clients were in the market for a large home for their young family of 3 boys and stumbled upon a beautiful square colonial that our company Jensen Hus (formerly Dishington Construction) had remodeled for a client a year prior. This house was supposed to be my other client's forever home, but a unexpected job relocation forced them to have to sell. My current clients found … [Read more...] about Major Belmont Remodel