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Continue reading A Day Volunteering at Youth Remodeling Career Day

A Day Volunteering at Youth Remodeling Career Day

“Paying it Forward” is important to our family remodeling business. One of the best ways we can achieve that goal is to help foster the next generation of remodelers. Each year, I spend a satisfying day volunteering at Youth Remodeling Career Day working alongside many of my fellow Professional Remodeling Organization members. Everyone comes together […]
Continue reading Choosing the Best Countertop for Your Home … and the Environment

Choosing the Best Countertop for Your Home … and the Environment

Choosing countertops for a newly remodeled kitchen can be daunting. Because our clients are often as sustainably minded as we are, they usually have three main criteria when choosing countertops: (1) attractiveness, (2) durability, and (3) sustainability. According to home remodeling shows, it can seem as if the only possible choices are granite or quartz. […]
Continue reading Homeowners Think Their Bathroom Transformation Is the “Cat’s Meow”

Homeowners Think Their Bathroom Transformation Is the “Cat’s Meow”

When Sarah and Felix Scheuplein moved into their Weston home three years ago, they knew right away that they didn’t love the primary bathroom, but it was “mostly” functional so they chose to live with it for a while. As a result, they knew just what they wanted when the time finally came to remodel […]
Continue reading Fostering the Next Generation of Carpenters

Fostering the Next Generation of Carpenters

One of the most rewarding parts of my job is working with the next generation both within steveworks (my son Asher is our production manager) and through the Professional Remodelers Association (PRO-NE) where I’ve been a member for more than 15 years. For many years, I’ve worked on the PRO-NE TradesUp program that provides a […]
Continue reading Vintage Gas Pump Transformed into Electric Vehicle Charger!

Vintage Gas Pump Transformed into Electric Vehicle Charger!

At steveworks, we’re not just “sustainable remodelers,” we’re also a family who chooses green living practices – whether it’s adding solar panels to our roof, purchasing an electric vehicle, or composting food scraps. Every little bit helps! And we seem to attract a lot of like-minded friends who are also doing their share to protect […]
Continue reading Why We Recommend Induction Stoves

Why We Recommend Induction Stoves

Hopefully you know where the steveworks team stands in terms of choosing electric over gas (HINT: electric all the way!). We thought we’d take a minute to take this stance one step further and get specific in terms of ranges and cooktops. Hands down, at steveworks, we believe that an induction range/stove is your best […]
Continue reading Steveworks’ Own Asher Greenberg Discusses Sustainable Building on the “Drinking & Drashing: Torah with a Twist” Podcast

Steveworks’ Own Asher Greenberg Discusses Sustainable Building on the “Drinking & Drashing: Torah with a Twist” Podcast

Asher Greenberg, our production manager extraordinaire here at steveworks, was recently the featured guest on the Drinking and Drashing: Torah with a Twist podcast. The podcast, hosted by fourth-year rabbinical student Amanda K. Weiss and fourth-year cantorial student Gabe Snyder, and produced by Edon Valdman, explores “turning Torah into real life, tangible tactics.” Each episode […]
Continue reading The Impact of Climate Change on Lumber Prices

The Impact of Climate Change on Lumber Prices

In the home building and remodeling industry, lumber prices have been top-of-mind since 2020. The impact of COVID on lumber mills and transportation in the early days of the pandemic certainly had an immediate impact on price and availability. And there has been a lot of attention on the supply chain issues across the entire […]
Continue reading Welcome Brian Joseph to Team Steveworks!

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 […]