MainStreet Encourages Derby Middle School “Career Focus Exploration”

Posted on June 17th, 2014 in Company News | no comments

 
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On May 28th and 29th this year, MainStreet Design Build greeted anywhere from 50 to 75 sixth grade students in their place of business, as part of Derby Middle School’s Career Focus Education (CFE). These young, intelligent learners stopped in to absorb what they could about MainStreet and the design/build industry.                     After spending time asking questions of the owners Steve and...
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Starting a New Home Remodeling Project? Avoid These 8 Design Mistakes

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 in Basement Remodeling, Bathroom Remodeling, Design Tips, General Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling | no comments

 
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1. Ignoring Current Square Footage in Quest for a New Addition In today’s world, more of anything is often perceived as better. Unless of course you’re talking about debt, gray hair, and the almost unavoidable pounds we tend to pack on between Thanksgiving and the Super Bowl. But when it comes to adding space to your home, you can often get more without having to build a new addition. A good design + build firm can help you find ways to...
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Starting a New Home Remodeling Project? Avoid These 12 Mistakes

Posted on March 17th, 2014 in Bathroom Remodeling, Contractor Tips, Design Tips, Exterior Remodeling, General Remodeling, House Additions, Kitchen Remodeling | no comments

 
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At MainStreet Design Build, we want you to love the home that you’re in and achieve your remodeling dreams. So we’ve compiled a list of expert tips to ease your concerns by making you aware of the most common remodeling mistakes—and how to avoid them. 1. Not Knowing Your DIY Limits This one’s a common mistake for both rookies and veteran remodelers. Sure, doing it yourself can be a good way to save money AND give you bragging rights...
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Can You Remodel a Home in the Winter?

Posted on January 10th, 2014 in Contractor Tips, Customer Service, General Remodeling, House Additions, Local News, Project Specific Articles | no comments

 
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Absolutely! Even with the freezing temperatures, dropping fifteen degrees below zero earlier this month, MainStreet Design Build crew continued to work. You might be wondering HOW were we able to continue work in such inclement weather. First of all, without the work ethic and determination of our talented carpenters and tradesmen, we wouldn’t be able to. Secondly, we take special precautions to protect the home during construction—At the...
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A Beverly Hills Addition All Dressed Up for the Holidays

Posted on December 12th, 2013 in Company News, House Additions, Kitchen Remodeling, Project Specific Articles | no comments

 
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Last month we featured a Beverly Hills Home Addition that included a new custom kitchen, mudroom, laundry room and third car garage. In the article, we described how we converted a frustrating living space into one that is fabulous and functional. This month, we are not only showing you how this fabulous space turned out, we are decking it out for the...
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