At WORKS, we believe that many factors contribute to a strong client relationship and a successful project. It is our mission to not only provide you with an end result that exceeds your expectations, but to make sure that you are satisfied with our team during the process. We are honest and proactive, and believe in communicating openly with our partners and clients.

Situated on the North Shore of Boston, we are recognized for providing personalized home improvement for any size construction project.

WORKS- Home Renovation Services



The WORKS tagline says it all: personal work, reliable work, teamwork. At WORKS, we focus on teamwork; on delivering high-quality results with attention to detail; on craftsmanship; and on clear, communication. Our clients are our partners, and we believe a strong client relationship is essential for a successful project.

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WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis, offers professional, individualized Property Maintenance. Your home thrives under our attention to…

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WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis, offers professional, individualized Property Maintenance. Your home thrives under our attention to…

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At WORKS, we are recognized for providing personalized home improvement for any size of construction project.

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As an architect or interior designer, you want a general contractor you can trust with your clients and vision. WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis…

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This is some of the work we have done in the past. It also shows recent work. We show a sampling of different project types, styles, and materials. If you are looking for an example you don’t see here, please feel free to shoot us an email at and ask. We’d love to help you learn more about our work and our company.

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Living Room

Traditional built-in storage and Bookshelves

Living Room


Zero entry shower with frameless glass panel


Craft Room

Open and bright multi-puprpose room

Craft Room


Outdoor seating on deck



Reclaimed wood library shelving



Modern kitchen with custom cabinetry




Whether kitchen, bathroom, remodel, addition, or painting services, we aim to exceed your expectations by concentrating on quality of work, service and finished product. We partner with you to bring your vision into reality.



Your kitchen brings family and friends together with the warmth of fellowship and the satisfaction of preparing meals in a room that functions perfectly. That's why, in every kitchen renovation we undertake, WORKS creates a long-lasting combination of craftsmanship, beauty and functionality.

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For your own comfort and the comfort of your family and guests, every bathroom in your home from master bath to powder room deserves to be well designed and outfitted. The WORKS team of expert designers, builders, plumbers, electricians and installers is ready to help you through each stage of your project.

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Paint brings the sparkle back to a home; the right interior and exterior paint also adds years to its lifespan. Throughout the North Shore of Boston, the professional painters at WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis have proven their expertise in interior and exterior challenges.

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You have memories, tradition and love invested in your home. As time goes on, however, you may find that the one thing you don't have is enough space. WORKS builds additions that are in keeping with the history and style of your home while providing the functional, beautiful space that you need.

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For Architects & Designers

As an architect or interior designer, you want a general contractor you can trust with your clients and vision. WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis is your partner in bringing your vision to life and bringing joy and satisfaction to your clients on the North Shore of Boston.

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Property Maintenance

Your frustration with home maintenance, repairs and seasonal chores ends now. WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis, the people you trust with your new build or remodel, offers professional, individualized Property Management on Boston's North Shore.

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Restoration & Rot Repair

Whether you're experiencing wood rot, mold, buckling or sloping floors, water spots, cracks in walls and ceilings, basement moisture, peeling paint and siding, the decay of one architectural feature or concerns about the entire structure, the WORKS experts can help.

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Client Testimonials

The WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis team has been completing projects in our home since 2007. We have had major and minor repairs completed, including stripping and reinstalling ceilings and floors, replacing and improving insulation, installing carpet, structural repairs on the exterior of the home, and gutter maintenance. The team is excellent. Read More...

-- Melissa, Gloucester MA

Jesse DeBenedictis is an honest, talented and very accommodating contractor. Jesse has performed numerous projects for us and we have found his work to be of the highest quality craftsmanship. Jesse is extremely conscientious and hardworking. Read More...

-- Linda and Richard, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

I was very pleased with the renovations and repair work done by Jesse DeBenedictis – WORKS. He and his crew did a great job and far exceeded my expectations. They were professional and hard working and were thorough at detecting unknown problems and fixing them the right way. Jesse was always available to explain things and offered complete and thorough information regarding the cost of the project. Read More...

-- Lynn, Gloucester, MA

We have been clients of Jesse and his associates for the past three years, during which time we have begun major remodeling of our entire home. He has completed a complete demolition. Read More...

-- William and Mary Ellen, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

As past and future clients of WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis, we want to express our complete confidence in his workmanship and dependability. We hired him at the suggestion of Joan Davis, Designer, who recommended him so highly that we didn't feel the need to look further. Read More...

-- Lee and John, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis has always provided expert work for my design projects. Jesse employs the most experienced crew… friendly and aware of the client’s needs. The team works a project in the most efficient and noninvasive way, making the construction process less stressful for all!. Read More...

-- Susan M. Williams, Interior Designer, Beverly Farms, MA

Details are important…. As an architect, I work to achieve the desired aesthetic of each individual client. Jesse understands that the architect/builder/client relationship is a critical component to any successful design and construction process…. Jesse is committed to getting the details right on each and every project which he takes up and accomplish. Read More...

-- Karl Damitz, Principal of FourFold Design



At work…on vacation…from your primary residence…day or night…you’re on the site of your new build or remodel from the comfort of your computer, phone, or mobile device. WORKS is the only construction company in the Northeast to give homeowners secure online access to daily photos and information about their new build, addition or remodel, posted on-the-spot by the WORKS team.
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WORKS- Service Locations

The WORKS by JD service area spans Boston’s North Shore, including Rockport, Gloucester, Ipswich, Essex, Manchester, Beverly, Salem, Marblehead and the surrounding towns. We also serve Andover and North Andover.