Blue Wallpaper in Bathroom

To Wallpaper or not to Wallpaper? Wallpaper is a subject that many homeowners don’t even want to discuss.  I think I know why: they’ve either tried to remove improperly installed paper that literally removed part of the wall with it, or they have an image burned into their memory of that velvet flocked floral wallpaper from their grandma’s house, or both. The truth is, wallpaper has never really ...
master bathroom remodel

PROJECT PROFILE:  ALBERTA MASTER BATHROOM REMODEL, HOLLISTON, MA   The owners of this Holliston home were looking for a way to update their master bathroom in a way that both reflected their own style but would also appeal to future buyers if they decided to sell.  The remodel reconfigured the layout to make it work better for how the homeowners used the space. The updated master bathroom no...
Home Improvements in Massachusetts

Home Improvements In Massachusetts - Getting the Most Out of Your Investment For many, our homes represent a reflection of ourselves – our style, our interests, even our personalities. We don’t live in a perfect world, but in our homes, we can design and customize to suit our own specific aesthetic choices and create our own environments. It’s our own personal microcosm – and a tremendous amount o...
James Hardie Cement Siding

James Hardie James Hardie and the Modern Evolution of Cement Siding, Synthetic Trim, and Decking I started in the home improvement industry way back in 1983.  Yep, I’m old!  A lot has changed in 33 years, that’s for sure.  For example, in the realm of cement siding, James Hardie has rapidly gained a strong market share in Massachusetts as people are moving away from having to paint their homes ev...
Kitchen and Dining Room Transformation

Kitchen and Dining Room Transformation The objectives of the clients on Sagamore Road in Norfolk, MA, was to open up the kitchen and dining room, add storage and a wet bar, update everything, and keep the existing kitchen intact. Another challenge was to make the new elements look like they were always part of the existing kitchen area.  The new dining area storage cabinets and wet bar cabinetry w...
Building and Remodeling Optimism for 2017

Builders and Remodelers are Optimistic about 2017 For most building and remodeling companies, 2016 was a banner year. This trend looks like it will roll into 2017 as new construction, remodeling, and home improvement sales remain robust. It’s hard to drive more than a block or two without seeing a house with a construction dumpster in the yard or a remodeling crew on the property. It appears that ...
design tech innovations benefit the remodeling industry

Design Tech Innovations We are in an age of technology. The tech world is constantly evolving these days--just when you think they’ve done it all, there’s a new app you can install on your phone that makes life a little easier.  Rewind to forty years ago-- computers and high tech gadgets were just starting to take off.  Anyone from the 70’s remembers PONG, one of the first home video games.  Now, ...
resolution

I have never been very good at making resolutions for the new year, and this year was no different. We are just over a month in to the new year, and I am still not sleeping more, drinking more water, or leaving work at a reasonable hour. Thus, I decided that instead of making personal resolutions for myself, I would come up with a list of resolutions for the home that everyone could adhere to. It ...

How to Create Your Own Personal Space at Home Regardless of whether you live as a couple or a family with kids or whether you have an open floorplan in your home or not, it is important that both adults each have a place within the house, to call their own.  This can be as small as a quiet corner reading nook or as large as most of the basement or garage.  Having your own area where you can relax,...
Get your home ready for winter.

Get Your Home Ready For Winter It’s hard to believe winter is upon us again when it seems like it was just the 4th of July, but here it comes again!  It’s important to get your home ready for winter, so a little planning and action now can prevent a major crisis later.  Here are a few tips to have your home ready for winter. Heating system check up Make sure you have a service call scheduled with ...