Hanover: Home Maintenance Tips for January

As any homeowner knows our house need constant love and attention. There are some basic maintenance items that we should be tackling each month. Even though January maybe coming to a close but there is still time to get started on some basic home maintenance items to keep things running smoothly this winter. Here are a few suggestions: Change Furnace Filters Change your air filter to extend … [Read more...]

Great Home Apps

There are so many great apps available now to help you with everything. So I thought it would be great to share a few that can help make your home more stylish and efficient. Home Design 3D Free: While not nearly as comprehensive as our Chief Architect. This Home Design 3D Free (iOS only) can help you layout your room. Just Input a room’s dimensions and floor plan, select furniture icons to … [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...]

Hanson: How to Take Care of my Septic System

We moved into our new home two years ago and our septic tank has a filter on it. Last year we had an issue had had a backup into the basement. So we now know that we need to clean the filter each year. Well we haven’t done it yet and this morning I went to the basement to find water….Again. So I was really interested in How to Take Care of my Septic System. So before heading to work we were out … [Read more...]

Hanover: Creating Perfect Study Conditions for Your Student

By: Allison Q Guido (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Ma) As the kids are starting back to school now is a great time to think about their learning environment. The classroom is so important, but have you given any thought to the environment where homework and at home learning is done? As a parent we all want to do whatever e can to enhance our children’s ability to learn. We all … [Read more...]

Quincy: Windows… windows… windows… What is the difference?

3 Tips to choosing your Replacement Windows By: Craig Guido (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Ma)   In today's remodeling market there are endless options for windows when looking at replacing them for your house.   There are wood and vinyl windows you can choose from. The glass can be single, double, and even tripled paned.  There are so many choices with windows types and … [Read more...]

Should you DIY or hire a pro?

May was National  Home Improvement Month. And in honor of that Almar Building & Remodeling Co Inc offers homeowners advice before they tackle their spring projects: namely, whether to do-it-yourself (DIY) or hire a professional during the busy remodeling season. According  to a consumer poll from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Website NARI.org, the largest … [Read more...]