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Welcome Brian Joseph to Team Steveworks!

Brian Joseph is steveworks newest carpenter! Brian is a welcome addition to the steveworks team and has jumped in with both feet! Brian studied architectural engineering at WPI and built a successful career designing cabinetry for an architectural millwork company. But after building a house with his soon-to-be wife in Stowe, he realized he enjoyed […]

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steveworks Wins Best Of Houzz for Customer Service!

The steveworksteam is THRILLED to announce that we’ve received the Best of Houzz award for Customer Service for the SEVENTH year in a row! As you probably know, Houzz is a leading platform for home renovation and design and we love showing off our work on their web site. The awards are chosen by the […]

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Lumber Prices Volatile In 2020

To say that lumber prices have been volatile this year is an understatement. Framing lumber prices soared through much of the year – up nearly 120% at their peak in September when prices reached more than $950 per thousand board feet. Members of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, including steveworks, are doing everything […]

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steveworks Shuts Down Field Work but Continues Planning Future Remodeling Projects

In early to mid-March as the severity of the crisis started to become clear, the steveworks team decided that the best response to keep our clients, trade colleagues, employees and all of their families safe was to wind down projects. First, we had to make sure our clients and their families had what they needed […]

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Unprecedented Times: How we’re handing COVID-19

Steveworks is a family business. Like you, our family is taking the current situation with COVID-19 day-by-day, even hour-by-hour. Currently, we are suspending ‘field’ work. That means we are working with our current clients to make sure they have at least temporary kitchens and bathrooms in working order to get them through the weeks at […]

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steveworks Wins Best Of Houzz for Customer Service!

We had an unexpectedly great day here at steveworks after learning we’ve won a Best of Houzz award for Customer Service! As you probably know, Houzz is a leading platform for home renovation and design and we love showing off our work on their web site. The awards are chosen by the homeowners that comprise […]

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The Remodelers Conference: Continuing Education for Contractors and How it Benefits Homeowners

I had a jam-packed day at the Remodelers Conference on February 7th. Hosted by the Eastern Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, the annual conference brings together members of the remodeling industry, including business owners, contractors, and project managers from the trades and businesses related to home renovations. We spend the […]

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What does a home remodel cost in 2019?

We write this same blog ever year – and for good reason! Often, homeowners have no idea what a remodel is going to cost. After all, if you haven’t done one recently, it’s hard to pull a number out of thin air and the information you find online can be unrealistic. Worse yet, television shows […]

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Heat Pump Water Heaters are Efficient and Save Money

Water heaters aren’t something that many of us spend much time thinking about…until there’s an emergency and a bit of a flood in the basement if you have a tank heater. However, from an energy efficient perspective, there’s actually been a lot of progress in water heaters. According to U.S Department of Energy, water heaters […]

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The Rising Costs of Remodeling

Remodeling prices have increased over the past couple of years. First, it was driven by the tight real estate market. With the cost of new homes increasing dramatically, it was simply more economical for many homeowners to upgrade and improve their existing home rather than move to a new one. Locally, the appeal of living […]

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