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How to Raise a Roof in One Day

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Up to Code

In the past several years, building codes have been evolving and laws governing the practice of home building and remodeling have been put into place to help protect the consumer from unsafe and inefficient building practices. New licensing requirements have been implemented by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Building Regulations and Safety (BBRS). Builders […]

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What is Design Build?

Design Build!

When I’m asked what that means, it’s never just a short simple answer.

Sometimes I will compare it with the Design / Bid / Build method of producing a project.

Both methods have been used for centuries. If you do a Google search you will find all kinds of research on the subject both in favor and against both methods of delivering a construction project. I think it all depends on what kind of experience the Design Build Professional has. It used to be called the Master Builder System.

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The Big 10

The big 10. Experts give advice on repairing most common problems around the home Click the image to read the article in PDF.

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Site Improvement

State web site lets consumers check on Contractors, offers advice before starting on building projects. Click the image to read the article in PDF.

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Remodeler of the Year

“John Bryson, of J.M. Bryson, was awarded Remodeler of the Year 1999 by The Home Builders Association of Massachusetts” Click the image to view the article in PDF. Read the News Story in PDF

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Raising the Roof Article

For some cramped homeowners, there’s no place to go but up. Click the image to read the article in PDF.

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Open Dialog on Housing

Dialog on housing must be open to all. Click the image to view the article in PDF.

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Let the Light In

Published in the Sun Chronicle by Rick Foster. Click the image to read the article in PDF

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Raising the Roof

“An architect, builder and owner worked together to solve a roofing problem while keeping the project under budget” Click the image to view the article in PDF

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