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References – Do You Check Them?

Simple Steps to Help You Get the Information You Need From Your Contractor’s References   Many homeowners want to check references but they aren’t sure what questions to ask.   Often, people don’t even bother to check references. They believe … Continue reading

Roof As An Architectural Element

The primary function of a roof is to protect the home. It is also the most important architectural element, in my opinion.  A roof adds charm like no other feature and charm sells. A simple home with a beautiful, well … Continue reading

Video: Open Book Project Management Makes Sense

Video:Builder touts many benefits of project management stylehttp://www.rdbmagazine.com/video/index.jsp?bcpid=601146981001&bclid=9302217001&bctid=637582184001

Who Are Your Builder’s Subcontractors and Does It Matter?

When your builder provides you with a quote is it detailed?   Does it state up front who the subcontractors will be?  Did you have a chance to meet them and discuss your options with them before signing the contract?  Does … Continue reading

Why Is That Pineapple On The Gate Post?

Today, as in colonial America, the home is a gathering place for family and friends. It is a sanctuary; a place designed to fit the homeowner’s needs, dreams, and values. Colonial Americans placed pineapples, a rare and expensive fruit, on … Continue reading

What Homeowners & Contractors Need To Know About The Lead Paint Law

Was your home built prior to 1978?  This is what your contractor, handyman, plumber, etc. need to know and have included in their contracts. Daggett Builders, Inc  Tel. 207 354 6177  www.daggettbuilders.com From: Remodeling magazine 2010 Posted on: April 7, … Continue reading

Ten Tips From A Contractor

Daggett Builders, Inc www.daggettbuilders.com Renovations * Design/Build * Handyman Projects   A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Does Your Plan Fit Your Budget? Interview First / Then Decide Who You Want To Bid Research The Reputation Of Your Builder … Continue reading

Basic Rules for The Foundation

The foundation is one of the most important parts of a home.   Whether you are building, renovating, or looking to buy, consider the foundation.   There are a few basic rules for new construction.   They may seem obvious but they are, … Continue reading

Featured in Architectural Digest

Daggett Builders has been featured several times in Architectural Digest, including June 2009, April 2004, July 2003 & June 2003 issues. View these and many great issues at www.architecturaldigest.com.

Featured in Maine Home & Design

Daggett Builders was recently featured in Maine Home & Design Magazine. View the Article Here