Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

June 11th, 2013 - 7:51 pm § in Basements, Carpentry, Construction, Masonry

Basement Renovation

We’re renovating an old basement.  We removed several damaged beams and replaced them with new LVL beams and reduced the number of support posts as well.  The basement was small and partitioned.  Once we’re done with our work it will be an open space with high end finishes.  We start[...]

April 3rd, 2013 - 8:48 pm § in Blog Posts, Carpentry, Construction, Renovation

Gut renovation of 2 family

We took this run down, uninhabitable 2 family house and transformed it into two 3 bedroom, 2 bath town home style condominiums.  In three months, this turn of the century residence became an energy efficient, open feel, quality finished condominium with bonus office space. After taking the interior[...]

November 21st, 2012 - 7:16 pm § in Blog Posts, Carpentry, Finish Carpentry, Flooring, Renovation

Finish Carpentry – cabinet installation, casings and appliances

We’re finishing up at our big remodel project in Lexington.  The cabinets are installed, the window casings and baseboards have been secured into place and the three bathrooms tiled.  The new oak floors are being sealed over this Thanksgiving weekend.  The customers will be moving into thei[...]

October 27th, 2012 - 9:03 pm § in Roofing

Roof, Gutters and Gutter Guards in Arlington

We replaced an old shingle roof with new architectural shingles over standard 3′ of ice shield and synthetic underlayment.  We installed new aluminum seamless gutters throughout and the Leaf Relief gutter cover for a maintenance free gutter solution.[...]

October 9th, 2012 - 10:08 am § in Bathroom, Blog Posts, Carpentry, Construction, Finish Carpentry, Flooring, Renovation

New Addition in Lexington

Our 2nd story renovation has become a full house renovation.  Our customers decided during demolition that they wanted to renovate the rest of the home.  During 2nd floor demolition some shoddy plumbing was discovered so the home’s 1st floor bath needs to be brought up to code.  As a result[...]

September 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm § in Roofing

Stripped Roof installation – Waltham

We stripped this roof and installed 6′ of ice & water shield because of it’s low slope, installed Typar Surround synthetic underlayment throughout the remainder of the roof, covered the vents with boot pipes and installed Certainteed Landmark 30 year architectural shingles and a COBR[...]

August 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm § in Carpentry, Construction, Rough Carpentry

2nd floor addition in Lexington

We are working on a second story addition in Lexington.  We removed the rear half of the second floor becuase the existing ceiling height was only 5’11”.  The customer bought the home and planned on converting one of the six bedrooms into a master bath, laundry room and master closet.[...]

May 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm § in Carpentry, Finish Carpentry, Roofing, Rough Carpentry

Cedar handrail installation and EPDM roof installation – Weston

We’ll replaced a decorative railing and gravel roof in Weston this week.  We disposed of the rotted wood decorative rail and the existing gravel roofing material down to the sheathing.  We installed a new EPDM (aka rubber) roof and new Spanish cedar and Western red cedar decorative rail.  T[...]

March 9th, 2012 - 1:48 pm § in Construction, Roofing

Roof installation – Waltham

We’ve been hired to reinstall a roof and gutters at an existing customer of ours in Waltham.  We’re installing energy efficient Solaris shingles by Certainteed.  The aluminum gutters come from Harvey Industries and the gutter guards are Ply Gem’s Leaf Relief system.  This is a m[...]

March 3rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm § in Basements, Blog Posts, Carpentry, Construction, Finish Carpentry, Rough Carpentry

Basement Remodel Lincoln – Before and After

D S Brody & Associates, basement remodeler in Waltham, Newton, Weston, Watertown and Belmont, provides free estimates so call us today at 781-893-1002 or email us at inquire@dsbrody.com.[...]