Tag Archives: Massachusetts

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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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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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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Restored Steinway Featured at the Met

Dimitrios Klitsas, world-renowned custom wood carver, brought this 1882 Steinway Piano back to life after a series of shoddy repairs to the delicate purpleheart wood carvings. Designed by George A. Schastey, one of the most popular design firms among New … Continue reading

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Waterproofing Fieldstone Foundations

How do you stop water from coming through a dry laid granite fieldstone foundation – – without excavating the exterior fill (and plantings, and pavings) to the depth of the footings? Did you know that a hydrophilic crystalline admixture can … Continue reading

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Wood Fireplace Mantels: Custom Carved for Beauty

Most wood fireplace mantels are cut with CNC, using digital codes to produce the pieces quickly, and then hand-finished. While this method of mass production may be practical and efficient, the results are mantelpieces that lack distinction and artistry. Not so … Continue reading

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Basement Waterproofing That Gets Results

Leaky basement? Instead of disrupting your landscape to treat your foundation walls or redirect the drainage, try the S+H Construction basement waterproofing solution. It works from the inside out, preventing moisture from entering the walls in the first place. The … Continue reading

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Historic American Building Moves–1869 Hotel Pelham

European visitors to America in the Nineteenth and even Eighteenth Centuries remarked at how readily Americans moved buildings from place to place, even in rural areas. Economic explanations have been offered, relative costs of labor and materials, but a contributing … Continue reading

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