Boston Builder Blog

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

We support Northeast Animal Shelter
February 8, 2017 Russ Busa

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.

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!

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.  

Design Decisions!
September 16, 2016 Russ Busa

There are myriad decisions to make when building your dream home – literally hundreds of questions that you will need to answer before you are ready to move in. Top of mind for most people is what type of tile they are going to put into their bathrooms or their kitchen cabinet and counter choices, but there are many more options to consider – from exterior paint color to bathroom mirrors. Click here to learn more and get Sterling Home’s Design Checklist.

Construction Financing Demystified
July 11, 2016 Russ Busa

Most people are familiar with mortgages and understand the mechanics of how you purchase a home with a long-term loan secured by the house as collateral. But how does financing work when you want to build a new home? Let’s dig in.