5 tips for preventing water damage to your home

Most New Englanders "enjoyed" more than 100 inches of snow this past winter. While we love the beauty of snow and the skiing possibilities it brings, it also brings up something we don’t love: the possibility of water damage to our homes.

Whether it's from winter snow or summer rain, water can contribute to settling, foundation cracks and leaks. And…

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Product Spotlight: EcoSmart Fire: Modern BioFuel Fireplaces

We are really excited about this product line because it is very green, extremely useful both indoors and outdoors, and comes in a lot of styles. Here are some of the features and benefits:

Clean Emissions

These EcoSmart™ Fireplaces burn clean. Bioethanol fuel is completely composed of biological products. The combustion of bio ethanol results in a…

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Project Spotlight: Update on our Netzero Home Project

We are excited to update you on the progress of the Netzero Energy Home development being built by M.G. Kane Properties and designed by GMT Home Designs. This development at “The Preserve at Oregon” in Ashland MA are cutting edge homes designed in the New England farm-house style.

What is Net Zero?

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Architectural design in home remodeling for truly unique and beautiful spaces

"Turn your house into your dream home." How many times have you heard that phrase?

Probably a lot. Here's the great thing: You may already have fantastic ideas in mind – AND you may be able to improve that vision even more with the help of architectural design.

Architects spend a lot of time thinking about how…

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Budget-friendly outdoor renovation ideas

Homeowners are increasingly extending their living spaces outside the walls of their homes. Expansive and intricate stonework patios and decked-out outdoor kitchens are the kind of additions many homeowners dream of. Those with unlimited budgets can enjoy just about any look they desire, but many homeowners may not have the money to go all the way with their outdoor…

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Green Remodeling Guide

Whatever your reasons are for remodeling, it makes good sense to make it green.
The rewards of green remodeling are real. Green remodeling emphasizes quality construction, beauty, comfort, and health—the health of people as well as the health of the planet.

Green remodeling also emphasizes savings— less money spent on energy and water, fewer building materials winding…

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The Green Home Guide

The U.S. Green Building Council has an online Green Home Guide that is filled with great information about how to improve everything from energy efficiency and air quality to lighting, landscaping and materials use.

We found this site to be a great resource for consumers whether you are considering remodeling or not. It’s loaded with practical information from…

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