Preventing Flu Congestion

A warm crackling fire can take the bite from the chill of the coming months. Before you stock your woodpile or heap logs onto the hearth, however, your fireplace needs a checkup. Many homeowners may be unaware of the condition … Continue reading

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A Few Basic Remodeling Tips to Keep in Mind From Home Builders in Boston Mattos Construction

Create cardboard models of your furniture. This does not mean hiring a couple of art students to fashion a replica. Simply measure the dimensions (length x width, height is negligible) onto one large piece or multiple pieces taped together and … Continue reading

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Finishing Your Floor

To Finish or Not to Finish Hardwood floors are durable, beautiful and can add character and warmth to any room. However, when deciding to install hardwood floors the first step can often be difficult: deciding between prefinished hardwood flooring and … Continue reading

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To Match Or Not To Match?

Not Everything Needs to Match! Often when picking out accessories for a freshly refinished room there is a tendency to pass by those beautiful scarlet pillows for the neutral brown throws for your new ivory sofa. Step back and look … Continue reading

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Avoiding Design Mistakes During a Small Kitchen Renovation

A small kitchen renovation requires a special eye for detail. You want to maximize your space, yet avoid some common cabinet design mistakes. Here’s a primer on how to approach this tricky situation. Adding Too Much With Kitchen Renovations Many … Continue reading

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Selecting The Type of Carpeting

Finding the right carpet during a remodeling in Boston’s homes is quite difficult. It’s more than just running your hands or feet over a few showroom samples. You’ll be exposed to a variety of unusual terms: twists and tufts pile … Continue reading

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Avoid Trends Tip #48

“Avoid Trends” Tip #48: Avoid Trends: Nothing betrays a home’s age like trendy, of-the-moment fixtures. Let’s say that Brazilian cherry hardwood is all the rage, then it goes out of style making your home look dated. Select fixtures and features … Continue reading

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