Understanding the Remodeling Roller Coaster

By: Nicole Patri Remodeling is exciting and nothing beats the feeling of a finished project. The remodeling process is also an emotional roller coaster. Our team hopes by detailing some of the feelings associated with parts of the process, you will feel more comfortable with the emotions that come up. Emotions can range from inconvenient to downright stressful depending on your … [Read more...]

All About Mark

By: Nicole Patri Mark is a pillar of Almar Building and Remodeling, he's been with us since the early 1990s and celebrated his 30th Anniversary with us on May 1st, 2021. A Licensed Construction Supervisor, he diligently works to make sure that every job is done right. With a real eye for detail, when asked what part of remodeling he likes the most Mark told us, "the finished work." Mark is … [Read more...]

Product: Rainfall Showerheads

By: Nicole Patri We have had several homeowners recently opt to choose a rainfall showerhead as an additional feature in their bath remodel. Like you, many homeowners desire to make their bathroom into a place to relax and unwind. While they have become a huge trend for bathroom renovations, is it the right feature for you? Let us dig in deeper to both the pros and the cons of the trendy … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Making Project Selections

By: Nicole Patri There are lots of things to think about when planning your remodeling project, but the fun part is making your selections! Colors, materials, tiles, flooring, the list goes on and one. This process should be exciting and help you see your vision starting to come to life. Our team wants to help make this as stress free as possible. That is why we have amazing vendors to help you … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Prepare for Meeting with your Kitchen Designer

By: Allison Guido Getting started with your kitchen remodel can be exciting but also can be daunting. There are a lot of things to consider and questions to answer, so that nothing important gets left out of the plan. By partnering with a great contractor and kitchen designer, we can make sure that we address all of those little details. From using existing space that is underutilized, adding … [Read more...]

Why is Painting So Expensive?

By: Nicole Patri Our great painting partner Neto Many homeowners ask us, “why is painting so expensive?” The answer: materials, labor, and skill. Painting is often something people think they can do themselves. When renovating a home or a space, it is good not to cut corners because it will save you money and time in the long run. Understanding why painting can be so expensive is key to … [Read more...]

Should I Consider a Standby Generator?

 The Advantages to consider By Nicole Patri While New England seems to have been spared the worse of the weather troubles this year. In recent years we have seen more and more power outages caused by storms of all kind. Our team feels that standby generators are something you should consider as part of your addition or remodel. Standby generators give you immense peace of mind. You … [Read more...]

How To Design Your Home Office

By: Nicole Patri What to Include in my Home Office Design? In a recent post we talked about how to find or create space for a dedicated home office. A good home office will combine the comfort of home with the convenience of your office. Whether you are adding space or converting an existing space you should consider your design carefully to include everything you will need to be successful. … [Read more...]

Key benefits of house wrap: your homes protective layer

By: Nicole Patri When wanting to get new siding on your home, house wrap will always be brought up. Well, what is house wrap? House wrap is a lightweight, synthetic material that is placed underneath your siding. If you have an older home you might have asphalt coated felt paper, which was the original form of house wrap. Today it is more common to see products like Tyvek, Typar or … [Read more...]

Home Office… we need one NOW!

By: Craig Guido Home Office, Hanover Ma As we know, the Covid19 Pandemic has a lot of people now working from home.  Maybe like you some homeowners are finding out that they will be working from home indefinitely.  With kids learning from home for school, and families now around the house all while you are trying to get your work done, we know that finding a space for you to call … [Read more...]