Preservation

Tackling Patios, Decks, & Rot Repair Before The Fall Season

By | 2019-08-05T10:30:52-04:00 August 5th, 2019|Decks, Preservation, Renovations, Restoration|

As summer is winding down, and you’re spending your last days outdoors in the sunshine, you’re likely enjoying your time off. The kids are still out of school, your family is all together, and you’re able to spend time at home when you’re not partaking in summer activities. When you’re spending more time in the

3 Spring Home Improvement Ideas This Season

By | 2019-05-06T09:52:53-04:00 May 18th, 2019|Home Improvement, Preservation, Property Maintenance|

Nice weather allows us to work on the home in ways we can’t during the offseason. We can finally get started on those exterior home repairs we’ve been putting off, and we can tend to all of those restorations that are weather dependent. With nice, springtime weather, sunshine, and warm temperatures, you can complete these

WORKS Keeps the Foundation Strong in 100-Year-Old-Home

By | 2017-12-27T10:44:42-04:00 July 3rd, 2016|Preservation, Repair|

Happy Fourth of July! As the signers of the Declaration of Independence knew, a firm foundation in facts is the best start for any project. That’s why, whenever WORKS by Jesse DeBenedictis gets involved with a foundation, we make sure we have all the facts...

Town of Manchester: Chowder House and Singing Beaches

By | 2017-12-05T09:57:29-04:00 November 1st, 2015|Preservation, Repair|

Over the past year, we’ve handled many small projects for the town of Manchester-by-the-Sea, from painting a bathroom door to restoring a chimney. We’ve helped keep the charming Chowder House at Tuck’s Point in good repair, making sure it is safe...

Gables and Dormers: Adding Beauty and Space to Old Houses

By | 2017-12-01T14:50:07-04:00 August 13th, 2014|Preservation|

We love old houses at WORKS because of the unique architectural features and the challenges of keeping all that wonderful architectural history intact. We also enjoy adding features that increase the practicality of old houses in keeping with their...