Archive for the ‘Landscaping’ Category

January 20th, 2011 - 7:49 pm § in Basements, Bathroom, Blog Posts, Carpentry, Concrete, Construction, Drainage, Finish Carpentry, Flooring, Landscaping, Masonry, Rough Carpentry

Basement Remodel – Lexington – before and after

D S Brody & Associates, general contractor 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.[...]

September 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm § in Blog Posts, Concrete, Construction, Landscaping

Mahogany Deck and Steps, Waltham

This week we’re all working on the front landscape of a home in Waltham, MA. The house is situated only about 25 feet from the street but is about 12 feet from street level. The original steps were solid concrete. The original installers neglected to lay a deep enough solid foundation which ha[...]

August 5th, 2010 - 7:00 pm § in Blog Posts, Construction, Landscaping, Masonry

Interlocking block walls, exterior landscape progress

We’ve made some significant progress on the lower retaining wall. We were planning on building one wall, approximately 4′ high surrounding the planned paver patio but the customer requested we construct two smaller walls since they have three children under the age of 8. Four feet is eno[...]

August 1st, 2010 - 10:25 pm § in Blog Posts, Landscaping, Masonry

Cambridge MaytRx wall and Sherwood paver patio

Excavation in front of the french door opening began last week. We moved about 20 yards of soil and prepped for installation of a new terraced retaining wall and patio.[...]

July 21st, 2010 - 8:04 pm § in Blog Posts, Landscaping

Tree Removal, Lexington

On Monday we removed a large tree in the center of the back yard. Marvin climbed the 70 foot tree and started cutting the top branches. He moved his way down (sharing sporadic monkey noises as he cut) until only the tree trunk was left. He then tied a rope and Alex pulled while Marvin […][...]