Here at Works By JD, we’re always striving to enhance our customer experience. Part of that effort includes giving our employees the continued training and resources they need to grow and develop as professionals. Our most recent training was a seminar with David Lupberger of Remodel Force on client relationships. Drawing on over two decades
The options available in home remodeling and design have never been greater. While most savvy consumers are considering design elements with timeless style, it also helps to make choices which are “ageless.” Ageless, or Universal Design, not only improves your living space today but also alleviates future barriers to aging in place and living more
Folks turned up from all over the North Shore and Greater Boston area to attend the Spring 2018 Home Show at the Topsfield Fairgrounds from April 20-22. The Works by JD team was there with over 120 other exhibitors, meeting with homeowners and answering questions at our third home show of 2018. Visitors roamed through
Are you among the millions of Americans who plan to stay in their current home to enjoy retirement? If so, you may find that your home needs updating to make life easier as you age. These age-friendly features, best known as Universal Design, can make your home more comfortable for people of all ages without
A beautiful, three-story, Colonial-style home in South Andover, built in 1992, seemed to have everything a homeowner could want—including fireplace, den, finished basement, and pool—but the front porch had suffered from neglect. The WORKS team often renovates porches. In this case, we: Removed the front stairs and cut and install new skirts and risers. Installed
The WORKS team and I enjoy the remodel and renovation challenges that we sometimes face as we work on homes, apartments, public buildings, and office complexes throughout the North Shore and Historic North of Boston.
I often boast about my team’s ability to keep a construction project on schedule—but how exactly do we do that? Here are the four ways...
When the homeowners of a two-story, 1880 Colonial home in Beverly Farms wanted to build an addition and new farmer’s porch, they naturally turned to WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis as their general contractor.
A bulkhead door is a sloping door, set just above the ground, that covers a set of stairs into the basement from the outside. Bulkheads are most common in the Northeast and in older homes—because originally cellars were dismal places...
Going through a home renovation can be a success, even when little kids are in the house. These tips can make the job easier.