General Contractor

Project Communication In Our Projects

By | 2019-06-21T15:17:45-04:00 July 18th, 2019|General Contractor, WORKS by JD Team|

We know that there’s nothing more frustrating than miscommunication. When projects get delayed or last longer than expected, wrong materials are chosen, or things don’t come out how you expected, this can feel defeating. As your schedule must continue during your construction, as life cannot be put on pause, we know the importance of timely

WORKS Makes Accessory Apartments Happen: From Permit to Cleanup

By | 2017-12-26T19:27:17-04:00 August 28th, 2016|Addition, General Contractor|

Many New England communities have become more flexible over the years about allowing accessory apartments (also known as in-law or family apartments). Before you plan to expand your home with an accessory apartment, make sure you speak with...

WORKS Completes Multiple Projects for Manchester Homeowner

By | 2017-12-27T10:56:50-04:00 June 5th, 2016|General Contractor|

As a general contractor, I have to be flexible because I never know what construction project will come my way or what hidden challenge will arise as a project continues. Thank goodness I enjoy variety! I work on historic homes, new homes, single family...

WORKS to the Rescue: a Kitchen Renovation Disaster

By | 2017-12-05T12:36:41-04:00 November 15th, 2015|General Contractor, Kitchen, Renovations|

“We had the money to remodel the kitchen but of course we wanted the job to be cost-effective. So we went with a ‘good deal’ contractor. We thought a lot about the quality of the materials we wanted, but we didn’t think about the quality of...

Suzanne Caldwell, WORKS Project Administrator

By | 2017-12-05T09:30:57-04:00 October 18th, 2015|Construction, General Contractor|

Construction is the practical application of architecture,” says Suzanne Caldwell, the Project Administrator at WORKS. Suzanne should know because she previously worked for an architect for 8 years and has earned credits toward an architectural...

7 Questions to Ask Before Building an Addition

By | 2017-12-05T09:23:51-04:00 October 11th, 2015|Addition, General Contractor|

An addition adds square footage, architectural interest and value to your home. It is also a major commitment. As a long-time general contractor, I recommend that you ask yourself these questions before you begin on an addition project...

Jesse DeBenedictis: Owner and Founder of WORKS

By | 2017-12-04T21:27:09-04:00 July 19th, 2015|Carpentry, General Contractor|

We’ve been introducing the WORKS team members to you in these blogs, and I thought it was time to introduce myself, Jesse DeBenedictis. I grew up on the North Shore, and you might have seen me around as a kid. When I was in eighth grade, I started...