Boston Builder Blog
Beauty by the Sea: A Home Renovation in Marblehead, MA
This young family found the not-quite-perfect 1930's house in the perfect neighborhood in Marblehead, MA. After seeing the beautiful work and getting a glowing recommendation from a happy Sterling Homes client in Andover, MA, they tapped Russell Busa and the Sterling Homes team to bring their dream home to life.Details
Welcome Home to Weston: A Gorgeous Open Concept
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.Details
Should You Move or Remodel? That is the question...
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...Details
Transforming Your Living Space: Andover, MA Kitchen/Family Room Renovation
Sterling Homes did a complete overhaul of this 1978-built colonial in Andover, MA. This young family was tired of the cramped/dated kitchen and awkward flow...Details
Your Home: The Real Deal on "Going Green"
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.Details
Spring Home Care Tips
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:Details
Before you Build – 5 Steps to Building your New Home
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.Details
How much do modular homes cost?
We’ve all seen the ads for $150,000 two-story 2,500 square foot modular homes in the newspaper or on the web. Sounds great, doesn’t it? But at the same time, if the ads seem too good to be true to you, your instincts are correct. The $150,000 price tag is designed to get you interested, but it doesn’t represent the full cost of building a modular home.Details
How much to remodel a kitchen?
The kitchen is the heart of the home. And is one of its greatest value drivers. Here are some helpful guidelines to help you determine and appropriate budget for your kitchen remodel.Details
Wide Open Spaces in Winchester, MA
This Winchester family of five was seeking to update their ranch-style home. Their wish list included an open floor plan, master suite and a garage addition.Details