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Latest Design Build New England Style Home | Photo History Part 1


Construction progress photos of the latest New England Style Home by Gilmore Building Co.

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Builder of Historic Homes Participates in Grafton History Day

In the Town of Grafton, MA, the Town's Historical Society sponsored Grafton History Day on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Celebration activities took place on the Common and also in the historic buildings surrounding the Common beginning at 9:00AM and continuing until 3:00PM. There was a Civil War encampment set up on the Common.  The soldiers dressed in Civil War uniforms and conducted marching drills and other demonstrations. A Civil War monument was dedicated. 

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Custom Home Builder Grafton MA Featured by Millbury National Bank

The Millbury National Bank spotlighted Gilmore Building Co., Inc. in its January 2013 newsletter, "MNBnews."  The newsletter recognized the Company for its success in home remodeling and as a custom home builder in Grafton, MA.  In addition to being a custom home builder in Grafton, the Company also offers its design and building services throughout Central and Eastern MA.  The Company has a no cost project design consultation service and you can take advantage of it by clicking on this free consultation  link and completing the form provided.  

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Topics: Custom Home Building, Home Remodeling

How a New Home is Built, Art # 6 by Custom Home Builder Shrewsbury MA

Assuring Heating and Cooling Energy Efficiency

This is the 6th article in the series, "How A New Home Is Built."  The series, presented by a custom home builder in Shrewsbury, MA, describes step-by-step the building of a New England style home.  The previous article, Making the Roof Weather Tight discussed building the roof's water barrier system used to keep moisture out.

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How A New Home Is Built, Article 5 by Custom Home Builder Upton MA

Making the Roof Weather-Tight

This is the 5th article in the series, "How A New Home Is Built."  The series describes step-by-step the building of a New England style new old home.  The previous article discussed the 1st floor framing. To review any of the previous articles, click here to browse the list of articles under the Custom Home Building category.  

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How A Home Is Built, Article 4 by Custom Home Builder Boylston MA

Building the 1st Floor - Framing the Walls and Floor Deck

This is the 4th article in the series, "How A New Home Is Built."  It is presented by Gilmore Building Co., Inc. a custom home builder in Boylston Ma  The series of articles describe step-by-step the building of a New England style new old home.  In the previous article the septic system (wastewater disposal system) was explained. To review any of the previous articles, click here to browse the list of articles under the Custom Home Building category.  

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How A Home Is Built, Article 3 by Custom Home Builder Southborough MA

Building the Septic System Leach Field

This is the 3rd article in a series by Gilmore Building Co., Inc., a custom home builder in Southborough Ma that will describe the building of a New England style new old home.  In the last article the discussion was about building the foundation. To review any of the previous articles, click here to browse under the Custom Home Building category.  

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How A Home Is Built, Article 2 by Custom Home Builder Westborough MA

Building the Foundation

This is the second article in a series by Gilmore Building Co., Inc., a custom home builder in Westborough Ma that will describe the building of a New England style new old home.  In the last article the discussion was about creating site access and installing the well. To review any of the previous articles, click here to browse under the Custom Home Building category.  

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Custom Home Builder Central MA, New Old Home Construction Story

Article #1, Providing Site Access and Installing a Well

This is the first in a series of articles by a custom home builder in Central Ma that will describe the building of a New England style new old home.  The story begins with an undeveloped lot located in a beautiful farm setting in Central Ma and will end when the landscaping is complete. 

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New England Traditional Architecture Home Nearing Completion

For the past few months, Gilmore Building Co. (The Grafton Builder) has been working to complete a fantastic new home project located at 21 Maple Way in Boylston, MA.  Since the construction and landscaping for the home will be completed in just a few weeks, it is now being offered for purchase. 

This home is not usual; just look at the view it presents!  As if being located in the wonderful family-living Town of Boylston wasn't enough, the home also has a fantastic view of Mount Waschusett and it is adjacent to the Mount Pleasant Country Club.  So a relaxing view is at your finger tips and skiing and golfing are "right next door."

All that and we have not even begun to talk about the home istself.  It sits on a 1 acre wooded lot in the neighborhood called Pleasant Hill Estates.  It has 9 rooms plus 3 full baths and one 1/2 bath.  Its design and construction features provide the all important energy conservation and low maintenance.  

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