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Meet the Team: Carpenter Abe Fender

Abe Fender joined the steveworks team in early 2018 as a highly skilled carpenter. With more than two decades of carpentry experience under his belt, Abe is a seasoned professional adept at all aspects of residential construction including framing, roofing, siding, doors, windows and trim work … to name just a few! Abe grew up […]

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steveworks in the BOSTON GLOBE: “Shortage of Skilled Laborers Adds to Owners’ Headaches, Costs”

Many area homeowners are going to relate to this dilemma: it’s difficult to find a contractor these days. I was interviewed for a story that ran in the Boston Globe’s Real Estate section recently. The truth is, reputable contractors may WANT to work on a homeowner’s remodeling project, but don’t have the resources. We also […]

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Building Better, More Energy Efficient, Walls

You probably don’t give a lot of thought to wall construction, but here at steveworks, we give it A LOT of thought. In fact, there are many ways to build a wall, but not all of them are… Up to official Massachusetts code standards Energy efficient Keeping best “green building” practices in mind Using low […]

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Steveworks Lends a Hand to Family Granted Asylum

  The steveworks team took some time after-hours to help an Ethiopian family who have been granted asylum. Steve and the crew made stops at five homes around Newton to collect furnishings to equip an apartment in Malden for the grateful family of four. The furniture, kitchenware, linens and other household goods were donated by […]

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Team steveworks Raises More than $11k for MS!!!

HOT cannot even begin to describe the blistering heat that the riders endured during this year’s Bike MS: Cape Cod Getaway – and every hot mile was worth it! The steveworks team, including Steve Greenberg, Ari Greenberg, Russ Forman, and Arielle Hornstein, conquered their 14th ride. The riders covered 150-miles, from Quincy to Provincetown, over […]

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Cool Products: Faucets of the 21st Century

Lately, there seems to be a lot that’s “new” about faucets. That might seem strange to you. It’s a faucet – water comes out, end of story, right?  In fact, there is a little more to it than that as technology has become more prominent in the kitchen…right down to the once-simple faucet. Touchless Faucets […]

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Getting Ready for the (14th!) Ride of a Lifetime

Every year I try to think of something inspirational to say about why I ride for MS. As some of you may know, my mother has MS, and is benefitting from the therapy she has undergone over the years – therapy that’s possible in part because of the money we help raise. Having Multiple Sclerosis […]

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Live and On-The-Air! Steve and Tova are on WBZ Radio

It was an exciting weekend for Steve and Tova – they were guests on “The Morgan Show” this past Saturday night, June 2, on WBZ Radio AM 1030. Host Morgan White, Jr., invited the steveworks team to the studio to discuss green remodeling. The broadcast, which was heard LIVE across 38 states, included call-in questions […]

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Reducing the Carbon Footprint of a Remodeling Project

Last month we attended the BuildingEnergy Boston Conference at the Westin Waterfront hotel. Attended by builders, remodelers, and energy experts, the focus of the conference is to learn and share new ideas and research on sustainable, “green” building and high-performance building. In other words – it’s a conference about everything we believe in here at steveworks. […]

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3 Tips for Creating a Marvelous Mudroom (Featured On Houzz!)

This story was written by, and appeared on, Houzz. Who: Tova Greenberg of Steveworks Where: Newton, Massachusetts In her own words: “Your mudroom and kitchen are the spaces where everything has to be functional and every inch of space counts.”Snow, mud, drafts, sports equipment, outdoor gear — you want to keep all those things outside your house, designer Tova […]

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