Monthly Archives: February 2012

Word of the Week

Learn the anatomy of your home and become a better homeowner! We will be posting a building term every week so you can better understand the structure of your home or building. Jamb No, it is not misspelled: it is … Continue reading

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Residential Projects: Garage Apartment

We recently wrapped up building a beautiful garage apartment in Camden, ME. This project involved removing the roof structure from an existing garage and constructing an architecturally designed second floor apartment. Mark DeMichele took some great photos of the project’s … Continue reading

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Winter is the Best Time to Test for Radon

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer behind cigarettes. Radon gas is a byproduct of uranium decaying and is present in granite. Here in Maine, it is found naturally in the soil and water (1). Because of this, … Continue reading

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