Home Improvement

How to Winterize the Interior & Exterior of Your Home

By | 2018-11-19T13:21:32+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Home Improvement, Restoration|

How to Winterize the Interior of Your Home Sealing Windows and Doors Take a few minutes to check every window and door in the house. Is there a draft coming from any one of them? If so, you would do well to reseal any problem areas, as a draft means that air is escaping and

How to Remodel for a Spa Bathroom

By | 2018-11-12T11:32:48+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Bathroom, Home Improvement, Upgrade|

  If you’ve always wanted to remodel for a spa bathroom, we’ve made this blog to help you. There are so many options and ways to go about bathroom remodeling. Read on to learn how to create a room in your home made for true relaxation. When most people choose to remodel their bathroom, it’s

How to Add a Mudroom to Your Home Before This Winter

By | 2018-11-19T13:20:13+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Addition, Home Improvement, Mudroom, Renovations|

  Many homes in New England have mudrooms at the entrance of their homes. Mudrooms are semi-separate rooms from the main living space of a home in which people store outdoor equipment, hang coats, and store shoes. When family and friends come in from the cold, harsh weather, it’s nice to have a room that

Where to Start With Planning Home Renovations

By | 2018-11-19T13:23:32+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Home Improvement, Renovations|

  There are many steps when it comes to home renovations. It can be difficult to know where to start, as a starting point is different for everyone. We wrote this blog to get you thinking on the right track when planning your home renovations. Discussing Your Needs When you meet with your general contractor,

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 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...

WORKS Prepares Homes for Top-Dollar Sale

By | 2017-12-26T19:12:59+00:00 August 7th, 2016|Contractor, Home Improvement|

As comfortable as you’ve been in your home, you may find that it needs updating and repairs to bring you top dollar when you’re ready to sell it. In fact, many homeowners pay for a home inspection before they put their home on the market so that...

8 Signs of Home Repairs that Can’t Wait

By | 2017-12-05T09:04:45+00:00 September 27th, 2015|Contractor, Home Improvement, Repair|

You know that now is a good time to check your gutters, foundations, plumbing, roof and siding before time and weather compounds any problems—but what exactly are you looking for? We recommend that you focus the following eight signs of...

Top 4 Home Improvement Projects for the End of Summer

By | 2017-12-04T23:11:21+00:00 August 23rd, 2015|Home Improvement, Renovations|

Earlier this month I talked about renovating decks and sunrooms, which are certainly areas that you want in prime condition for the summer. But now that summer is winding down and fall is on the way, here are a few home improvement projects that will...