Weymouth: Scott Walsh earns Certified Remodeling Project Manager Designation

I am pleased to share that our lead carpenter Scott Walsh recently earned his Certified Remodeling Project Manager Designation (CRPM) thru the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Scott joined the Almar team after a decade of running his own business so he could have more time to spend with his wife and four children. NARI Certified Remodeling Project Managers (CRPMs) are the … [Read more...]

Hingham: Kitchen Life is all about Family Life.

In many families, the kitchen becomes the heart of the home. Families gather in the kitchen in the morning to start their day; kids play or do homework in the kitchen while parent prepares dinner; and it always seems to be the place that people gather during parties and family events. Your kitchen ends up being more than just a functional room, it becomes a public place, and many kitchens are not … [Read more...]

Featured Project: Hanover Basement with Bar

A past client that we had done a master bedroom closet remodel for a few years ago called us to come and look at remodeling their basement.   Their children were getting older and having more friends over to watch movies and play video games, so they wanted a place to allow them to go when they have friends over, but they also wanted the space to be designed to help them host holiday or large … [Read more...]

Hanover: Featured Project – Bathroom Renovation

This bathroom renovation in Hanover was the first home improvement project these new homeowners has ever undertaken. Even before they closed on their new house Mr. & Mrs. L decided that they wanted to make a few changes so they sought a contractor in the area and luckily they choose Almar.   The goal of the project was to take a useless hallway which lead to a large walk in closet … [Read more...]

Scituate: What is a 203K Loan?

We've been talking to a few clients about utilizing the 203K loan option to finance their upcoming remodeling projects. And people seem to have a lot of questions about how the process works. So I thought today was a good time to go over some commonly asked questions that Almar gets from the contractors end.[1] Over the years a lot of clients have used refinancing as an option to help pay for … [Read more...]

Should I Remodel My Basement?

By: Craig H. Guido, CS (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Ma)  Almost everyone wishes they could have just a little more living space in their homes, and often ask themselves asks themselves at some point “Should I remodel my basement?”  You could add an addition or another level to your home, but those can be very costly options.   Sometimes the best and most cost effect choice is to … [Read more...]

10 Aging in Place Health and Safety Tips

Like nearly 43.4[1] million other Americans. We traveled home for Thanksgiving. And like most adult children who don’t see mom and dad all the time it’s always a shock to see that they are getting older. We find that around the holidays is when most adult children realize that mom and dad could use some help around the house, whether it’s just regular maintenance that they need a hand with or … [Read more...]

Scituate: 5 Tips for Managing your Renovation during the Holidays.

by: Allison Q Guido, CS I always tell clients before we get started on their renovation that it will be an emotional roller coaster an very quickly many clients realize I am right. And there is no harder time to have your Renovation underway than during the holidays. There are times when you are very excited and then times when you are just ready for it to be done and over with. Emotions … [Read more...]

5 Tips to keep your kids safe during a home renovation

By: Allison Q Guido (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Ma) A home improvement project can be fun and exciting for parents but also dangerous for your little ones if you aren’t careful. Just like when your baby started moving and you “baby proofed” when you start a renovation you also need to “kid proof” the work area to keep them safe. When there is something new and exciting … [Read more...]