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How To Make Sure You Get What You Expect When You Remodel

Remodeling your home can be a major investment of your time, money and energy. If the end result isn’t what you expected what you thought was going to be an investment in your home may end up being a waste of money.

What Is The Lead Carpenter System and Why HTR Construction Uses It

A Lead Carpenter is defined by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) as someone right at the job site who, in addition to performing carpentry labor, is responsible for customer satisfaction, material lists and ordering, jobsite super…

At HTR Construction Our Best Clients Share These Five Things In Common

They are referred to us by a past customer. They are willing to have an honest discussion about their budget and priorities.They work with us to create the scope of work for their project.They know something may not go as planned and want to be in good ha…

Remodeling Estimates, Bids and Fixed Price Proposals: What’s the Difference?

There is a lot of confusion out there.Unfortunately many consumers as well as contractors don’t know the difference between a remodeling project estimate, a bid and a fixed price proposal.To make things worse many people use these words interchangeably as…

Three Things Most Consumers Don’t Think About When They Remodel

Planning and going forward with a remodeling project at your home can be a rewarding experience. At the same time, if you don’t choose the right remodeling contractor to work with, the project could turn out to be a nightmare. To help prevent others from …

What To Do Before Calling a Contractor

At HTR we believe our customers have fun and really enjoy the project pre-planning process because we work hard to setup the right atmosphere and to guide homeowners through the process in a thoughtful, but at the same time, a realistic way. Here are thre…

Five People to Speak With Before You Choose Your Contractor

Although doing online research about local contractors can help you filter through your options, there is nothing better than having first hand conversations with other homeowners who have already experienced working with the contractors you may be consid…

Three Reasons One Contractor’s Price Is Different than Another’s

If you have ever completed a remodeling project at your home, you are probably already well aware of the potential difference in price that there can be between various contractors looking at what you assumed to be the same project. There is much more to …

How Making Changes Midstream Can Really Increase the Cost of Your Project

Contractors and homeowners share a common priority when working together on a remodeling project; controlling project costs. For example, homeowners are wise to keep an eye on the costs of individual remodeling product selections against their allowancest…

Finding and Keeping Good Staff

At HTR Construction we have a reason and a purpose behind everything we do. The purpose for seeking out and completing this Bedford MA renovate-to-resell project during the cold New England winter months is two-fold: the first is to use the total home ren…