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Recovering Fine Art After a Church Fire

A fire at Immaculate Conception Parish in Marlborough, MA caused extensive damage to the church’s interior. It started in the sacristy, the area where priests prepare for services, and while firefighters managed to contain it, the smoke nearly destroyed much … Continue reading

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From Wood Window Sash to Face Masks: Adaptive Business Solutions During COVID-19

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are shifting their priorities in order to survive. Some businesses are agile, seeing opportunities to rethink how they can contribute during this time. Weston Millwork, in Weston, Missouri, has stepped up … Continue reading

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Acoustical Panels Reduce Unwanted Background Noise

Revrb Acoustics is an innovative division of New England Soundproofing. The Drago family used their hands-on experience with soundproofing to develop a line of aftermarket acoustical products that have the ability to reduce unwanted background noise in public areas, such … Continue reading

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Soundproofing Company Expands Their National Footprint

New England Soundproofing is growing! A family business based in Easton, Massachusetts, has acquired Sonic-Shield LLC of Port Richey, Florida, expanding their footprint and entering another market for their branded soundproofing and acoustical products. Says Anthony Drago, co-owner, “An increase in warehousing … Continue reading

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The Imitator, not the Innovator: Common Sense & Business Success

In business, we often hear that we must innovate our way to success and sometimes this advice gets a little tiresome. How about we just deliver great value and customer service? That is why the official motto of Weston Millwork … Continue reading

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Cantilevered Bench in Board Formed Concrete

This board formed concrete kneewall features a built in cantilevered bench, made possible through a carefully engineered core steel reinforcement. Board formed concrete is produced by pouring concrete into a form constructed with rough sawn wood boards, which leave their … Continue reading

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Iconic Airplane Commercial Sign Restoration

This iconic commercial sign had faded significantly after several decades to the sun. Located at the entrance to the Burbank Empire Shopping Center, the project was to restore the bright, vital colors to this landmark. There is an impressive level of … Continue reading

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Tory Row Puddingstone Patio

As part of a Tory Row, Cambridge home renovation, S+H Landscape & Sitework Division installed an outdoor kitchen and pool. The stonework for the surrounding stone walls and patios involved masonry restoration of the original stonework, using Roxbury Puddingstone, found only … Continue reading

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Finding Quality Building Soil in Cambridge and Greater Boston

Have you noticed that your foundation is cracking or sinking? This could be due to the soil on which the structure was built. In Cambridge and Greater Boston, a wide variety of soils can be found, some more reliable than … Continue reading

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Boyle Hotel: Brick Repointing and Cleaning

Since its construction in 1889, the brickwork of this historic hotel had fallen into disrepair. For this project, Kaptive C&P began with a thorough cleaning of the exterior, followed by brick repointing and patching. To replace those beyond repair, over 2,500 … Continue reading

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