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Another Happy HTR Customer

HTR Construction in Lexington, MA did a great job in helping me transform part of my front entryway into a closet. I couldn't be happier with the results. The job finished on schedule and the final product is better than I ever could have imagined.
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What To Look for When Hiring a Contractor

Check out their website. Do you have a process for making a decision? Do you have a budget? A clearly written contract. Think beyond price. Ask questions.
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Pre-Construction Consulting Services

Would it be convenient to move right from the design process to permitting and construction? We help inform design decisions so that when the design is completed, the cost is known and your project matches your budget.
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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…
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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…
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How Do I Decide If I Want to Involve an Architect in My Remodeling Project?

If you are planning a significant remodeling project at your home you are probably also trying to decide whether to use the services of an architect.The nature of some projects will require an architect be involved.However not all projects will require a …
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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 …
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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…
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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…
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Do You Want a Remodeling Estimate or a Fixed Price Remodeling Proposal?

​The terms estimate and fixed price both, in some way, relate to putting a price on a proposed remodeling project. However, and unfortunately, the two words are often used interchangeably as if they all mean the same thing. This article is intended to fir…
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