Every day, thousands of unwanted dogs and cats across the U.S. are abandoned. Left on the streets or in overcrowded shelters, most face certain death. To help end this cycle, Sterling Homes is proud to donate a portion of our proceeds to the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, MA.
"Chestnuts roasting on an open fire..." There’s something extra special about a fireplace. It doesn’t matter if it’s wood-burning, gas or electric, a fireplace adds ambiance to your home, especially during the winter.
Whether you have already lit your first fire of the season or not, here are a few important fireplace safety tips to remember:
So last week's "snow bomb cyclone" left a lot of us without power, cable, and all the creature comforts! To be ready next time, take a look at the following tips to “weather the storm”! Also, check with your insurance provider about coverage on storm damage. This USAA site provides some good info on typical coverage.
The October snowstorm has got all Greater Boston residents thinking of the long months ahead. Before winter really sets in, you should evaluate the condition of your roofing to determine if it can handle the pressure!
When it comes to kitchen remodeling ideas, the choices can often seem overwhelming. However, working your way through these choices boils down to a deceptively simple question: Do you prefer traditional or contemporary kitchen designs?
August is here, and some of the Sterling Homes team will be heading off on summer vacation. That got us thinking… Whether you are still trying to sneak in a summer getaway, or going away later in the year, home security is always an important consideration.
Check out the photos from this special home in Needham, MA. A spacious, comfortable 3 bedroom family home, with all of the modern upgrades and amenities. Browse the pictures and see what you think. We'd love to hear from you!
Our client grew up in this Weston neighborhood, but his 1950’s childhood home was in need of an update and more space for this growing family. Sterling Homes tore down the original structure and built a brand new 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath, 4,000 square foot modified-Cape style house. The home is an open concept, with a large sunny white kitchen that opens up to a dining room and living room and high 9 foot ceilings.
If you want to change your home, your other option besides remodeling is to find a new one. But more and more American families are deciding to stay put and improve their existing home. According to the National Association of Homebuilders, here are some of the reasons...
This is an excerpt of a Q&A about green building that originally appeared in Wellesley/Weston Magazine. I thought it would be a good one to share with our readers to answer commonly asked questions on green building and home improvements.
You’ve turned your clocks forward, so that means it’s time to take advantage of the extra sunshine and warmer temperatures, and give your home the TLC it’s been missing over the winter months. Before the spring rains, warmer weather and bugs hit, there are a few easy things you should do for your Greater Boston area home to keep it energy efficient and performing at and looking its best. As a top Boston home builder, we know just what you need to do to keep your home in tip top shape, and we’ve offered some suggestions below:
Building a new home begins long before the foundation is poured. To help you avoid costly mistakes during the construction process, we’ve identified five important steps you should know about before you build. I’ve presented this topic in the past and it is always well-received by audiences that are looking for guidance on this sometimes overwhelming process.