Jesse DeBenedictis

About Jesse DeBenedictis

Jesse DeBenedictis started his first company in the eighth grade, gardening and landscaping for local families. A few years after college, he realized that construction, from digging foundations to designing custom carpentry, was his first love and he founded WORKS. He says, "As a general contractor and a leader, you have to be constantly creative and on your toes." He brings that creativity, experience, and commitment to every job on Boston's North Shore.

Rot Puts Your Home at Risk—and WORKS Has the Cure

By | 2017-12-25T13:33:15+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

As a homeowner, you must think about wood rot not only in terms of your home’s structural integrity, but in terms of safety. When wood rot penetrates the boards of a porch or deck, when it weakens risers and balusters, it creates a hazard for anyone walking...

WORKS Takes a Kitchen From “OH NO” to “WOW!”

By | 2018-01-06T13:24:00+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Kitchen|

Back in June, I told you about the complete kitchen renovation of an 1880s Colonial in Beverly, Massachusetts. The homeowners worked with an architect to come up with several plans, and they chose WORKS to bring those plans to reality. Today I want to focus ...

Renovation Ideas for a New Basement

By | 2017-12-25T14:25:06+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Basement, Home Improvement, Remodel, Renovations|

Dark, dank, and neglected basements are often overlooked as a potential area for family hangouts and additional living space. Working with an experienced contractor, a basement renovation can even help increase the home’s market value...

WORKS Creates Handicapped Accessible Bathroom

By | 2017-12-25T14:56:38+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Bathroom, Renovations|

From the outside, the home in Beverly, Massachusetts, was perfect: a two-story, two-car garage house in a neighborhood of beautiful homes. But inside, one of the bathrooms was far from meeting the homeowner’s expectations and needs. It was a large...

WORKS Enhances Safety and Beauty of a Deck

By | 2017-12-25T15:23:17+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Construction, Home Improvement|

Even a contemporary home that is less than 20 years old may have a weak spot, and for an Essex, Massachusetts, home that weakness was the deck. While most new decks today are built with treated lumber, maintenance and repair are still needed...