If you own a home, hiring a contractor is one of life’s necessary evils and is pretty much unavoidable. My heart has a permanent ache for anyone that has to make that dreaded call for a home project or repair. After almost 20 years in the building and remodeling business, there is one thing I have learned, Keep your eyes open! No matter who comes through your door, with … [Read more...] about Avoid These 7 Types of Contractors
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"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?
The double hung window is an inferior window. It simply cannot seal as effectively as a hinged window, whether it’s a casement, awning or a European style tilt and turn. Windows are one of the biggest ticket items in any new construction or renovation project. They are also one of the weak points in the shell of house when it comes to efficiency. Style, construction and … [Read more...] about Why The Double Hung is an Inferior Window
Here in the North East we are surrounded by history. Most of our cities and towns have been here for over 3 centuries and during that time the architecture and style of homes was fairly consistent. Throw a dart at any New England neighborhood and you will land on a home that is most likely 1 of 4 styles. Colonial, Cape, Ranch, Split Level or a combination of several. … [Read more...] about What You Don’t Know About Contemporary Design