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Remodeling a kitchen requires a lot of effort (and cash too). Therefore, making sure that it gets done the first time is going to be really important for you. The last thing you want is someone cleaning up a mess because your kitchen wasn't remodeled properly. Here are some of the common mistakes homeowners make that you should try to avoid. 1. Underestimating Your Budget Don’t be surprised when...

From outdated tile in your bathroom to mold growth or just an overall unappealing style, everyone has a breaking point when they realize they are in a desperate need of a new bathroom. But once you hit that breaking point, what are you really gaining from upgrading your bathroom? People are always hesitant when it comes to spending their money, so understanding what you are getting is a huge bonus...
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Completely updating your kitchen is a tall task that often comes along with some hesitation from a homeowner. For all the reasons you don't think you should remodel, we wanted to put together some of the main reasons you should remodel your kitchen. Remodel to Sell Your Home: If you have an extremely run down kitchen, it can certainly be more difficult to sell your home. You want homeowners ...
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Understanding Your Role in the Design-Build Process You’re going to undertake a home remodeling project and you’ve settled on a Design-Build Firm to execute the work and turn your dream into reality.  How do you help to ensure the project goes well and the finished product is everything you hoped for?  Hiring a reputable, established firm is the most important first step.  But, understanding your...

In the world of residential remodeling, kitchens and baths are still at the top of the list and still deliver the greatest return on investment for resale. So, designing them to be up-to-the-minute is important to get the best value for the longest period of time. The 2016 NKBA Kitchen + Bath Trend Awards have been presented and the following trends won:   KITCHENS * Gray or Wh...

It all comes down to built-ins.  if you need places to put “things”, your designer can create a built-in for almost any empty space available in your home.  Whether it is a tall, shallow cabinet along an empty wall, an extra-large vanity with a tall linen cabinet in your bath or floor to ceiling bookshelves in your den, a customized built-in adds a carefully detailed design element while you are d...

Tips For A Healthy Home As a certified green re-modeler, I’ve learned a lot over the years about designing and building healthy living homes.  Green building and remodeling is not just about using less resources to build or building energy efficient structures-- it’s also about building happy and healthy living spaces.  While this is fairly easy with new construction, it’s a lot more difficult wh...
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Livable Remodeling " Eliminate the enemy: Dust"   Your livability is our top concern during a remodeling project. As a clean contractor we take pride in limiting the biggest threat to livability during a remodeling project: Dust That’s why we invested in the newest dust control technology to incorporate into our dust control plan and best practices. We can promise that by using t...
Beautiful roof

Roofing has never been known to be an exciting or sexy home remodeling project. We know. But, what could be more important to you, your family or your house than having a good roof over your head?  Masters Touch has been installing high quality roofs in Massachusetts since 1997.  We know how important it is and we understand that it is a home improvement project that you only want to do once in th...
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Exterior Paint Failure Peeling paint on the exterior of a house can be maddening and expensive! Having to paint your house every couple of years or so is not normal. It should not be expected or acceptable. If you find yourself in this cycle of having to paint that often, there is a reason for it. It’s what I like to call a ‘pre-existing condition’. We have all heard that term before, probably fr...