With a focus on traditional New England architecture, Classic Colonial Homes, Inc., creates historically styled, predrawn home plans to fit every client's budget and style. Choose one of the design firm's preexisting base plans, ranging from the multilevel Concord Saltbox, boasting two stories in the front and one story in the back (a $3,000 value) to the simply-styled Classic Cape (a $2,000 value). The New England Farmhouse plan (a $4,450 value) can meet the needs of a growing family with 3,072 square feet of living space, up to six bedrooms, an eat-in kitchen, cooking fireplace, and an attached sun porch. Meanwhile, the Brewster Federal plan (a $3,700 value) can serve as a stately country retreat or a historically inaccurate backdrop for Battle of Gettysburg reenactments.
As a new parent, Amy Lovell was inspired to make eco-friendly changes to her lifestyle, as well as her cleaning business. Now she creates many of her own green cleaning products using biodegradable and organic ingredients such as baking soda, vinegar, and castile soap. During residential and commercial cleanups, Inner Space’s insured techs descend on dirt with HEPA filter vacuums, and You Care rubber gloves made from ethically-sourced latex. Clients can also solicit Amy's personal consultation for home organization and design using her innate artistic talents and knowledge of Feng Shui,
Armed with hundreds of different fabrics and leathers, Fly By Night’s upholstery experts drape custom designs onto a vast selection of American-made furniture. Courtesy of brands such as Lee, Norwalk, and American Leather, sofa designs range from the British elegance of the Notting Hill sofa ($989.95+) to the sleek napping surface of the Dorset apartment sofa ($959.95+). Chairs are available in either fabric or leather, from the gleaming red Myers chair ($699.95+) to the cushy Theo rocker recliner ($669.95+). Although delivery is not included in today's deal, Fly By Night also delivers five days a week throughout western Massachusetts with moving practices inspired by Sisyphus, who was forced to carry a heavy sofa up a hill while resisting the urge to sit in it.
As its name suggests, Whatever You Need helps homeowners tackle a wide range of carpentry, woodwork, and light-duty domestic tasks both indoors and out. Customers receive a free estimate of each project’s time and cost beforehand, giving them a clearer idea of how many shelves they wish to hang or whether the doghouse really needs a three-car garage. Fresh paint brightens walls and clogged vents breathe easy after a visit from the handy helpers, who may also be enlisted to sweep snow from roofs and sidewalks or clean debris from swimming pools. Whatever You Need! is not licensed for extensive electrical and plumbing services, but can unclog customers’ drains, or help lonely outlets revive their dating lives with a new face.
The team at Home Facelifters draws upon more than 15 years of training and experience in painting, carpentry, and other renovation services. Partners with Energy Star, these handypeople can help homes, offices, and the armies besieging them operate more efficiently. They also use a line of Sherwin-Williams paint that has no volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can contain hazardous chemicals.
With two-year-old children, unsupervised painting projects end with a mess. With the two-year-old Bart Moylan Painting, projects end with a pristine room transformed by a team of experienced professionals. In addition to their bread-and-butter gig of sprucing up interiors, the team also takes jobs power-washing and painting exterior siding. They also texture ceilings to give clients something to look at while falling asleep or thinking about how to start their short story.