Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • Worcester Named One of Top 5 Housing Markets
    We all need to hear good news these days when it comes to the economy, and this is the type of thing we need to be spreading the news on!  Worcester was named one of the 5 best housing markets for 2012 by MSN Real Estate. Check out this link to read the full article:  http://realestate.msn.com/january-buying-advice-best-and-worst-markets [...] The post Worcester Named One of Top 5 Housing Markets ...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • 4 Important Factors Determine the Size of a New Kitchen Investment
    Have you ever solicited labor quotes for work at your home and been shocked at the wide range of pricing you received?  I’ve talked with many people over the years that are simply amazed they can get such a wide range of numbers for the EXACT SAME PROJECT!   This often is the case where the […] The post 4 Important Factors Determine the Size of a New Kitchen Investment appeared first on Barnes Bui...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • EPA RRP Certification
    Effective April 2010, The EPA’s Lead-Based Paint Law goes into effect.  This law effects any painting, renovation or repair work in homes or child-occupied facilities that disturbs more the 6 square feet of lead-based paint on an interior surface and 20 square feet on the exterior.  Contractors, maintenance professionals, and their employees, must be certified […] The post EPA RRP Certification ap...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • EPA RRP Rule – Effects Remodeling work on Pre-1978 Homes
    Effective 4/22/2010, the EPA has issued a new rule related to lead paint called the RRP Rule (Remodel, Renovate and Paint).  This law effects any work being performed on homes built prior to 1978.  It states that any work being performed on a pre-1978 home must be done by a certified renovator – this means […] The post EPA RRP Rule – Effects Remodeling work on Pre-1978 Homes appeared first on Barn...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • How NOT to insulate your foundation
    We recently completed a remodeling project where we added a second floor living space over a garage. As part of the project, we also installed a new roof and new siding on the existing house. When the house was originally built, rigid insulation was installed on the outside perimeter of the foundation before backfilling. In […] The post How NOT to insulate your foundation appeared first on Barnes ...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • How many quotes should I get for my Remodeling Project??
    Researching and hiring a remodeling company for your home improvement project can be a daunting task, especially if its something you have no previous experience with and/or do not have any direct referrals from someone you know and trust.  I have heard many times that a homeowner should get at least 3-5 quotes before making […] The post How many quotes should I get for my Remodeling Project?? app...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • Should I hire a registered HIC for my project?
    The answer to this is an emphatice “YES”!  Most remodeling and home renovation work (additions, kitchens, baths, window replacements, roofs, basements, etc.) must be performed by a HIC (Home Improvement Contractor) registered with the OCABR (Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations). HIC-registered companies must pay a yearly fee that goes into a guaranty fund […] The post Should I hire...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • Benefits of Design/Build Remodeling
    The term “Design/Build” gets used alot these days, but what exactly does it mean?  And what are the real benefits of this approach to a project? Several years ago, as I was in the early stages of growing my business, I was still in the mode of “bidding” plans drafted by an architect that was […] The post Benefits of Design/Build Remodeling appeared first on Barnes Building & Remodeling.
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • Benefits to Cost-Plus construction contracts??
    Most people are pretty familiar with a standard lump-sum contract.   There is a set price for a specific scope of work – pretty straight forward.   When the topic of Cost-Plus contract comes up, I think the first reaction for many people is, “What is the incentive for contractor to keep the costs down?  Why would [...] The post Benefits to Cost-Plus construction contracts?? appeared first on Barne...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

New blog articles detected.

  • Home Building and Remodeling pitfalls committed by Do It Yourselfer’s (DIY’s)
    Home Building and Remodeling projects done by the Do It Yourselfer is currently on the rise. Current economic conditions are a large contributing factor. In many cases homeowners think that they can save a lot of money if they do it themselves. They ask themselves how hard can it be after all and I will [...] The post Home Building and Remodeling pitfalls committed by Do It Yourselfer’s (DIY’s) ap...
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Barnes Building & Remodeling
Blog Post

Out-Market Your Competitors?

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Out-Market Your Competitors

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account

Already a user?  Log in

By signing up, you agree to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.