Windows provide more than just an opening in the building’s structure for lighting or indoor ventilation. In many cases, windows are vital components of the building’s visual appeal, as well as an integral part of a structure’s architectural significance or historic value. When deciding whether windows need repair or replacement, it’s important that you and your contractor evaluate these factors in addition to the condition of the windows.
If you or a family member is struck with mobility issues after an illness or accident, getting in and out of the house could suddenly become a significant problem. To insure against this potential trouble or to plan ahead for age-related mobility issues of your own, apply universal design concepts to the entryways and foyers of your home. (more…)
The concept of universal design embraces indoor design options that produce the greatest amount of accessibility throughout the space. One of these concepts, the open floor plan, provides for improved ease of movement between different functional areas of your indoor living environment by eliminating walls, doors and similar obstacles. (more…)
Converting your attic to an additional room or finished indoor area can expand your home’s living spaces with minimal expense. Not all attics are good candidates for a conversion, however. Here are some of the more important considerations Sage Builders LLC will keep in mind when planning an attic conversion for your home: (more…)
A strong indoor/outdoor connection in your new home will give you more functional living space and make it seem like your home is much larger and roomier. Sage Builders LLC suggests the following ways to create connections between the outdoor and indoor spaces and bring in abundant light, improve indoor ventilation and provide you with easy, comfortable access to your outdoor living areas. (more…)
If you’re looking at adding a porch to your Boston area home, the design/build team at Sage Builders LLC can help you determine the best way to incorporate this new structure to your existing house. When you begin the design phase, there are a few things that you will take into consideration. (more…)
Sage Builders LLC has received two distinguished CotY (Contractor of the Year) Awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Sage, based in Newton, received the Gold Award…
If you’re looking at remodeling your existing home, or building a new home in the Boston area, clerestory windows are a great idea to provide additional sunlight throughout the day. By working with the professional design/build team at Sage Builders LLC, you can be assured that your window choices will provide ample light and keep your energy usage at a minimum. (more…)