Hanover: Katie Thibodeau earns Certainteed Master Craftsman Certificate

The Almar team is pleased to congratulate our own Katie Thibodeau on earning her Certainteed Master Craftsman Certificate for: Vinyl Siding and Polymer Shakes. The Master Craftsman program offers advanced education and training for building professionals. Successful completion of this course demonstrates commitment to your profession and industry. Through CertainTeed's Product and Installation … [Read more...]

What is insulated siding?

By: Allison Q Guido, CS (Almar Building & Remodeling, Hanover Mass) Installing new siding on your house is a big investment. It can really As you consider your vinyl siding options to should think about not just the basic options like what style siding you want but also should you invest in Insulated Vinyl Siding panels or not. All vinyl siding opting will provide a low maintenance … [Read more...]

Scituate: Preparing Your Home for Winter: Exterior Home Maintenance.

By: Allison Q Guido (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Ma) Summer quickly turned to fall here in New England, and as I sit on my porch on this gorgeous fall afternoon making my own to-do list. I am very aware of how fast fall will turn to winter and that there may not be enough time to get everything done on my list. One of the big tasks I want to tackle is Preparing Your Home for … [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...]

Pembroke: House Wrap: What it is and how you use it.

By: Terry Quinn, CS, CAPS, CGR, VSI (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Ma)   Vinyl Siding is not Water proof! So you need an underlayment to protect your house when moisture gets under the siding.   That’s why we use house wrap. House wrap is a synthetic material used in building today to replace standard tar paper underlayment hat was used in years past.   It … [Read more...]

Remodeling Tips for Earth Day

by: Allison Q Guido, CS (Almar Building & Remodeling, Hanover Ma) Earth Day is a celebrated each year, and events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment. 2013 is the 43nd anniversary of that mission which was attributed to John McConnell staring in 1969. In honor of Earth Day Almar Building & Remodeling, Hanover Ma wanted to share … [Read more...]

Scituate: Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring has sprung. While you’re banishing the cobwebs during your annual spring cleaning, take some time to give your home a thorough inspection. A few simple maintenance maneuvers will ensure that your home will remain in good shape and that all systems will keep humming efficiently. Clean your gutters. After a long winter, dirt and debris will gather in the gutters. Clean them out … [Read more...]

Scituate: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words.

By: Craig H. Guido, CS (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Mass) The world is changing so fast and the way people get ideas for the remodeling of their homes is changing fast too. We all can remember the days of going to the local bookstore to get idea books and magazines so that you could decide the style and desires you want in your project. And For years we met with clients with … [Read more...]

Norwell: Azek Deck & Railing Installation

Please enjoy this short video showcasing one of the Azek Decks Almar Building built. This project was to remove and existing painted pressure treated deck and build a new larger deck.  The New Deck was nearly 900 sq ft had Azek decking with Azek PVC composite railings installed.  The nicest feature of this deck is the flared stairs on the deck. If you'd like a copy of our FREE Report - The … [Read more...]