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Daggett Builders are craftsmen who take pride in their work. It is a delight to live in our remodeled home after gutting it and adding onto the original structure that we built. We enlarged a kitchen and dining area and … Continue reading →
This whole house remodel and multi year project started with a phone call in February. Deborah was looking for a builder to remodel her kitchen, laundry room, and two bathrooms and she had a limited budget. She wanted to get … Continue reading →
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Swarms of Bees
Bee swarms can look intimidating, maybe even frightening to some. You may not want bees to take residence in your attic, barn, or under your deck but if you do see them, please do not kill them. We need bees … Continue reading
Painted Pine Trim
Painted pine trim may not last as long as you might think. We’ve seen cases where pine trim has started to rot in only 4 years. This was not always the case; the quality of the wood has deteriorated. Many antique … Continue reading
Open House in our Model Solarium
Open House at Plants Unlimited in Rockport, ME. on Saturday, August 18. Meet with Chris & Crystal of Daggett Builders, Inc and with John White of Sunshine Rooms, etc.
Design for Safety & Ease of Maintenance
All structures should be designed to be safely and efficiently maintained. How many of you builders and handymen have faced a project and knew right away that what should be simple is unnecessarily difficult due to the design of … Continue reading
Insulate Your Windows To Lower Your Heating Bills
Brad Briggs of Budget Blinds Blinds Closed Windows, even the most efficient ones, have very little R value. Any solar gain during the day is lost at night if the windows are left exposed. You can lose up to 50% of your heat … Continue reading
Want to lower your heating bill but not be cold? A cool gadget like the Nest Thermostat & simple tricks will help!
Winter is starting early this year. One way to save money without suffering is to program your thermostat to turn down the heat when you don’t need it and to turn it on when you do. Just a few … Continue reading
Everything You Need in a Tiny Space
Everything You Could Want and More in a Tiny Space! This apartment in the Swiss Alps has everything you need and then some. It is only about 8’ wide and 15’ long but it seems more spacious. For example, … Continue reading
Why Do We Want More MCBA Certified Members?
Everyone, the homeowners and the industry as a whole, benefits by having a core group of committed and professional builders. – The jobs are done right and are up to code – The contracts are clearly written to provide peace … Continue reading
European Kitchen Tour : What’s Hot / What’s Not
We spent much of our recent vacation in or near the kitchens of family and friends in Switzerland. As their building boom continues within a confined land area, the trick is to make smaller, more efficient living quarters. We are … Continue reading
Is Ozone Safe in Your Home?
Chris Robinson, owner of Daggett Builders, Inc, recently attended a second seminar given by the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council. This one was a one day course on the Science of Building Diagnostics. Have you seen the ads promoting the health effects of … Continue reading