The DIY Roof Inspection

The DIY Roof Inspection

The DIY Roof Inspection

Your roof is exposed to scorching sun, high winds, driving rains and heavy snowfalls, which makes it one of home’s toughest-working systems. All that contact with Mother Nature can wreak havoc on the surface and interior structures, so a regular inspection is essential to its longevity. Read on for a three-part plan that will help you identify problems and potential solutions. 

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Makeover Mania: Is the Remodeling Frenzy Changing the Industry?

Makeover Mania: Is the Remodeling Frenzy Changing the Industry?

The trendiness of home remodeling is obvious, but what’s still to be determined is how that is impacting the market. Do homeowners have different expectations than they used to? Are they more knowledgeable than they once were? Have their design tastes changed? Overall, is the proliferation of consumer remodeling resources a blessing or a curse?

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If you are Considering a New Deck or Porch here is Planning Guide for You!

If you are Considering a New Deck or Porch here is Planning Guide for You!

A deck provides you with many opportunities. It can give you the feeling of making your home bigger and expanding your living space. It also allows you to have a desirable outdoor area to relax, entertain and to be close to nature.  It’s important to have a deck remodeling contractor who can help guide you through this exciting adventure and to create a beautiful dining and entertaining space where you and your family will love spending time

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Kitchen Remodeling in Worcester Massachusetts

Kitchen Remodeling in Worcester Massachusetts

Thinking of Remodeling your Kitchen, we hope this article helps you better understand what goes into a kitchen remodeling project and the different things to consider because remodeling a kitchen is one of the biggest investments homeowners can make in their home. It is also a place where a complex blend of craftsmanship, interior design, and general contracting take place.

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Winterize Your Home on Any Budget in Worcester MA

Winterize Your Home on Any Budget in Worcester MA

Old man winter is just around the corner, and securing your home against those cold blasts should be at the top of the “honey do” list. Thankfully, there are ways to ensure that your family stays comfortable and warm without busting your budget. We’ve rounded up tips to winterize your biggest investment at three price points.

 

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Are You Ready for New Windows and Doors? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Are You Ready for New Windows and Doors? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Yes, replacing your old windows and doors is a great investment and is one of the most frequently overlooked home improvement project. According to the Cost vs. Value report from Remodeling Magazine, vinyl window replacement will give you a 95.2% return on your investment and wood replacement windows will give you 80.2% return.

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Protect Your Family from Lead

Protect Your Family from Lead

CORE Remodeling Services would like to make homeowners aware that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations created a federal law called Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule (RRP) which was passed in 2008 and went into effect on April 22, 2010 and was updated on July 15, 2011. This law was put into effect because lead can contribute to serious health problems and possibly even death. Lead and lead containing dust is harmful especially to children and pregnant women...

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How much does it cost to remodel a bathroom?

   How much does it cost to remodel a bathroom?

Are you amazed at how high the estimate you received was?  Are you frustrated with the lack of transparency in the construction industry?  Most “home improvement and remodeling” companies would never discuss price over the phone.  For some companies it is because that prospective client has to be exposed to a high pressure sales pitch in order for the salesperson to close a bathroom remodel deal. 

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Announcement! CORE Remodeling Company Accepted for Membership in Leading Organization

Announcement! CORE Remodeling Company Accepted for Membership in Leading Organization

CORE Remodeling Services, Inc., ( Oxford, MA) has been accepted for membership in the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, (NARI), known as the Voice of the Remodeling Industry. NARI is committed to developing and sustaining programs that require ethical conduct, sound business practices and professionalism in the remodeling industry.

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Remodeling? Who pulls the Permits?

Remodeling? Who pulls the Permits?

If a contractor asks a homeowner to pull his or her own building permits, that should be a red flag for a homeowner to find a different remodeling contractor. Relying on a contractor to navigate the permitting process can save homeowners time, money and stress. A reputable contractor should object to a homeowner pulling his or her own permits. It is part of the service that a consumer should expect when they hire a contractor.

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