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Master Suite and Guest Room Addition in Newton
December 29, 2018 Russ Busa

This busy family of four needed some additional space in their 1950 Newton ranch. The home had three bedrooms and two small baths. With two teenagers and frequent house guests, a master suite, guest space and bathroom upgrades were in order.

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A New Age in Home Design: 3D Planning with Joe Dellanno
September 8, 2018 Russ Busa

Sterling Homes is happy to welcome Joe Dellanno and his 3D design models to our team.

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Sterling Homes Ranked One of the Best General Contractors in Boston
June 11, 2018 Russ Busa

Sterling Homes is proud to announces that we have been rated one of the best residential General Contractors in Boston by Boston Architects.

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Bathroom Remodeling Ideas to Make the Most of Small Spaces
April 2, 2018 Russ Busa

Upgrading your bathroom is one of the best ways to add value to your home. Even so, bathroom remodeling can sometimes be challenging whenever there is a limited amount of space available to work with. Small bathrooms do not have to be dull and boring, as there are a number of practical ideas you can use in order to make the most of this space.

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Top 5 Tips for Your Spring Renovation Project
March 22, 2018 Russ Busa

It’s hard to believe for us New Englanders, but spring has officially sprung! As we dig out of the snow and put memories of power outages behind us, it’s time to think about more fun endeavors like home renovation!

You’ve been dreaming about it for years. You can see the fixtures, the flooring; it’s all coming together in your mind. You know you are ready to start that home renovation project, but you are not sure where to begin.

For many, a home renovation project can seem daunting. We’ve compiled a list of five key items to consider in your planning.

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Reimagined Living Space: Kitchen and Living Room Renovation in Bedford, MA
September 30, 2017 Russ Busa

Sterling Homes transforms another cramped, dated kitchen into a warm, open and functional family-friendly living space.

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Budgeting for Your Project
September 12, 2017 Russ Busa

One of the questions I get most frequently from people contacting us about new jobs is, what will it cost to build my new home / addition / kitchen, etc.? It’s an understandable first question – you need to know what things are going to cost so that you can determine what you can afford – but answering the question without knowing what exactly you’d like to build and what your existing site conditions are, is difficult for any contractor. That being said, I do want to offer you some guidance to help you with your project planning.

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1900 Colonial Update: Bedford, MA Kitchen/Family Room Renovation
March 9, 2017 Russ Busa

This family of four wanted to open and update the living spaces of their Colonial home, built in 1900. Not only did the first floor have four different types of flooring, but it had varying ceiling heights which contributed to the choppy look and feel.

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Sterling Homes Awarded Best of Houzz 2017
January 20, 2017 Russ Busa

Over 40 million users nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and around the world, and we won!

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A Tribute to My Father
January 1, 2017 Russ Busa

"The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering-galleries, they are clearly heard at the end and by posterity." — Jean Paul Richter

The New Year is a time for reflection and for inspiration for the year ahead. I’m beginning 2017 by reflecting on a man who inspired me and this company beyond what words can express. I would like to dedicate this post to my father and mentor, Frank Busa, who passed away in December at 85.  

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