How to Build Your Home's Curb Appeal

A house with "good bones" built in the last few decades can be changed to create a home with the warmth and character of those that lined the Main Streets of New England in the early 18th and 19th centuries.  Just by changing the exterior appearance, a house can be transformed into an elegant home adorned with classic architectural inspired details like Greek Revival style elements (Greek Revival style was popular in the early 1800's).  This change would immediately enhance the home's "curb appeal."

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Topics: Custom Home Building, Home Remodeling

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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Topics: Custom Home Building

New Homes Home Builder Boylston MA Completes 22 Pleasant Lane

Gilmore Building Co., Inc., a new home builder, working on behalf of the Green Boylston LLC, completed the construction of another custom designed home located at 22 Pleasant Lane in Boylston, MA.  This is a New England style home.  The details are below.

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Topics: Custom Home Building

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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Topics: Custom Home Building

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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Topics: Custom Home Building