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Indoor Air Quality

The price of heating oil is rising and people are rushing to tighten up their homes to save energy. Daggett Builders, Inc is a member of the Maine Indoor Air Quality Council   www.maineindoorair.org.    There is a wealth of information on … Continue reading

2009 International Energy Conservation Code

January 2011   Christopher Robinson of Daggett Builders was one of only two builders who attended the three hour program entitled Basics of the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code, presented by George B. Terrien, Architect at the MIDCOAST CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION … Continue reading

Energy Efficiency & Air Quality

Energy Efficiency:  You want to save on your energy bills and we do too.   You can start with a few simple, inexpensive do it yourself projects like installing cellular shades.  Before you do anything major though,  you should seek the … Continue reading

Builder Licensing in Maine

The Maine Contractors & Builders Alliance has a list of Certified Builders.   Do you know what that means?   Maine doesn’t have a licensing law yet, so the Maine Contractors and Builders Alliance have enabled their members to take courses in … Continue reading

Lead Paint – What You Need to Know

Was your home built prior to 1978?  Are you renovating or remodeling?  If so, your contractor, plumber, painter, etc needs to be certified and should give you a copy of this pamphlet.  Click on the link below to get your … Continue reading

Residential Sprinkler Systems – See the difference for yourself

Here is a link to a video with a demonstration burn, with and without fire sprinkler   Interview with Gerald Leach of Northeast Fire Sprinkler Corporation in Waldoboro by Daggett Builders, Inc.    The number one reason to have a … Continue reading

Radon Mitigation

Christopher Robinson, owner of Daggett Builders, Inc attended a Radon Class last summer in preparation for the new Building Codes.    Although radon mitigation will increase the cost of new construction, there are several advantages to the homeowner.  First of all, as new … Continue reading

Best Price, High Quality, Great Service : Can You Have It All?

Best Price / Great Service / High Quality –   Think about McDonalds, which two do they have?  Is it realistic to expect all three?  Which two do you want most? Is your budget really tight?   Hire a professional to handle the difficult parts of the project … Continue reading

Residential Sprinkler Systems – Rockland’s Assistant Fire Chief Offers Some Advice

Residential Sprinklers Systems.  Knowledge that could save your life.  by Daggett Builders, Inc   A Residential Fire Sprinkler System is slated to be standard code effective January 2011.   While it may not be mandatory where you live, it is certainly worth … Continue reading

What is a Lien Release? How Does It Protect You?

You hire a contractor and assume that he will pay his suppliers and subcontractors.   Most contractors are honest and you will never have a problem. However, things can change quickly in a tough economy.   Not all honest contractors are good business people.  … Continue reading