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WORKS Renovates Porches

By | 2018-01-16T21:57:26-04:00 March 18th, 2018|Renovations|

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

WORKS Fixes Water Damage By Installing Flashing the Right Way

By | 2017-12-26T19:05:43-04:00 September 25th, 2016|Blog, Construction, Water Damage|

Even a rather new home can suffer wood rot and structural damage if the flashing is not properly installed in the first place. Flashing is a thin layer of waterproof material that is placed, for example between a deck and the wall of a house to prevent...

Interior Painting: WORKS Starts Right With Perfect Preparations

By | 2017-12-26T18:57:37-04:00 September 4th, 2016|Painting|

Some great autumn days still remain for painting the exterior of your home, but now is a good to consider painting the interior. As part of our service as professional painters, the WORKS team makes sure that your rooms are prepared for interior painting...

WORKS Helps Homeowners Make the Right Choices for New Deck

By | 2017-12-26T19:33:32-04:00 July 31st, 2016|Blog, Construction|

Whether you are building a new deck or replacing an old one, proper framing is the most important step (see photo). It ensures that your deck is level and square, resists bounce and keeps you safe. That aspect of your deck will be handled expertly by your...

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 Replaces Gutters in Wenham, Massachusetts

By | 2017-12-27T14:58:03-04:00 April 17th, 2016|Water Damage|

Achilles was an ancient Greek hero who could stand up to anyone, anywhere and never get hurt—his only vulnerable spot was his heel. This is a quality I envy every time I play with my kids! Achilles was finally killed by a poisoned arrow through his heel. That...

Roof Repairs on the North Shore of Boston

By | 2017-12-27T15:21:27-04:00 March 27th, 2016|Construction, Repair|

The North Shore of Boston has a variety of homes of all ages and styles—which includes a variety of roofs. Once a leak is detected, we often find that the homeowner is resigned to needing a new roof way before that is really necessary. We would rather..,