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Bringing It All Together

HTR Construction has completed an addition that joined an old farmhouse and a barn on a former working farm in Lexington, MA, that was built in 1875. The architect did a beautiful job blending the two structures together. The addition on the first floored…

When The Wall Comes Down

​Awhile back we posted about a ​Lexington kitchen renovation that HTR did where the wall between the kitchen and the adjoining room (that was then a living room) came down to open up the kitchen and become a great room with lots of light.

Newton Renovation Update

A few months ago we posted about HTR Construction's renovation project on a circa 1900 Victorian two-family home in Newton, MA. The first floor is a two-bedroom apartment and the second and third floors are a four-bedroom apartment, each bedroom with its …

Newton Renovation (Part 2)

​The first floor renovation was a fairly simple one because it was mostly cosmetic. Lots of wallpaper removal, painting and refinishing the floors, along with replacing the knob and tube electric. The only structural change we made was knocking down a wal…

New Home Project in Chestnut Hill

HTR Construction has just begun a new project in Newton, MA (Chestnut Hill) for a client who wanted to build a new house on their current property but were restricted by historical requirements and zoning regulations. Here owner, Tom Fernandes, explains h…

When The Walls Go Up

The framing is up and the new foundations have been poured at the home that HTR Construcion is building in Chestnut Hill, MA. Above, HTR Construction owner, Tom Fernandes, explains the updates on this project, which had to circumvent Chestnut Hill's hist…

Up At The Tippy Top

​HTR Construction recently helped a family of six create a bedroom and full bath up in their attic for their teenage daughter. Now she has her own space, private and quiet, away from her busy ten-year-old triplet siblings. Filled with lots of light and be…

Winchester Mid-Century Renovation

HTR Construction has completed an extensive mid-century home renovation project in Winchester, MA, that includes a new kitchen, 3 bathrooms, as well as a beautiful updated fireplace, fabulous new doors in the living room, refinished wood floors and fresh …

Creating A Space for Teenagers to Hangout

As we all know, the world is a very different place for teenagers now, than it was when we were growing up. Having a good relationship with our teens and their friends is much more necessary than it was back in the day, when we hung out at the local park …

It was a Good Process All the Way Through

"When we called, you got right back to us. We felt very comfortable with you and it was a good process all the way through." E. Martin