Monthly Archives July 2010

Planning to Repaint? Read This First

on July 23, 2010

Photo by Christopher Capozziello for The New York Times

HOMEOWNERS and contractors considering renovation projects are grappling with the impact of a new Environmental Protection Agency regulation designed to shield children from exposure to lead paint.

Since April 22, all professional renovation projects in apartments and homes built before 1978 — the year the use of lead in paint was banned — that test positive for lead have had to meet federal guidelines and be performed by workers certified in lead-safe practices. Many older apartments in New York, remodeled more than once over the years, have long since been divested of their lead paint. But in a number of cases, contractors said, complying with the new rules could more than double the cost of renovations.  Read More

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How Homes Become Green

on July 19, 2010
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As the “green” movement gains momentum, homeowners want more details about green construction. Here’s a bird’s-eye view of a home that contains many features — from more durable roof coverings to insulated foundations of sustainable building elements. You can get more information at the NAHB (National Association of Home Builders) website. Make sure to click on the Green Building section.

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Interior Carpentry for City/State Projects

on July 14, 2010
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When it comes to interior carpentry services – we excel. Our interior carpenters will succeed at any affordable housing or NY State financed project, our finished interiors are as beautiful to look at as they are comfortable to live in. With over two decades of cumulative experience, you can rest assure that your affordable housing project will be a source of satisfaction for many years with your client.

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Design + Build Services

on July 14, 2010
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All Renovation offers complete design / build services from initial design consultation, blueprint services and construction management to project completion. Allow us to guide you through the design renovation process.

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Thinking of renovating your property? Take a minute to fill out our contact form so that we may better understand your renovation needs. In return, we will respond to your request, within 1-2 business days, and get the ball rolling.