Hingham: Why the details matter!!!

Did you know that 1 out 5 contractors are out of business in 5 years? Do you know why that is? Many carpenters are great at building things but not at budgeting and creating scopes of work. So, I’m always surprised when we find someone has decided to trust their house and tens of thousands of dollars to someone who does bother or can’t lay out the details. It’s always nice when someone comes … [Read more...]

Hingham: Upgrades for your Skylight

By: Gabriel Fiorini Velux offers several optional upgrades for its skylights including blinds and Neat glass. In a previous post I mentioned blinds, which fit into the frame of the skylight and allow the owner more control over the amount of light that passes through. Velux blinds are available in a wide variety of colors and patterns, in both light-diffusing and light-blocking … [Read more...]

Pembroke: Skylights or Roof windows – which is right for me?

By: Gabriel Fiorini In our last post we discussed the basics of natural light products and some of the main reasons to consider them.  So you might be considering if a Skylight or a Roof window would be a better fit for you. Today I wanted to go over the two major categories of natural light products —skylights and roof windows. Both are quite similar. Both provide a flat, window-like glass … [Read more...]

Sharon: Through-roof natural lighting products with focus on Velux offerings

Through-roof natural lighting products with focus on Velux offerings by: Gabriel Fiorini Velux Group offers three categories of products: skylights, roof windows, and sun tunnels. There are options and accessories available with most options. There are other manufactures who sell similar products but Almar most often installs Velux. The main function of through-roof natural lighting … [Read more...]