Yearly Archives: 2014


Opportunity through Growth – Come Grow with us!

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Company with strong reputation for quality work and customer satisfaction is looking to expand their team. We are working to fill multiple positions at this time.

1. Field Supervisor
-Service all products offered.
-light one person installs or helping crews finish projects.
-pre installation consultations.
-post installation wrap up.
-general field help to crews and customers.

2. Crew Leader
-running window/door or siding crews.
-plan work and motivate crews to maintain install quality.
-work within timelines to finish projects.
-train associates to be ready for crew leader positions.

3. Crew Associate
-working under crew leader on installations (Window/Door or Siding).
-maintain company standards.

If you’re a self motivated professional that can deal with a flexible work load and demanding customer this may be for you. We are an open company that offers specific products and installations. From the consultation to the installation everyone is on the same page and the products and services are installed to a set standard and process. All applicants need to have a valid driver’s license. Background checks required.

Summer Siding Replacement Tips – Top Three Things to Know About Fiber Cement

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Summer might be the right time for siding replacement, and a homeowner might want to consider new fiber cement siding from a reputable siding contractor like O’Sullivan Installs.

What does fiber cement siding have that makes it superior to other types of siding like vinyl, brick, stucco, stone or wood? There are at least three things to know about fiber cement.

Fiber cement siding is made out of Portland cement, fly ash or sand, wood pulp and water. Portland cement is made out of iron, clay and limestone and is used as a binder for the other ingredients. This makes fiber cement:

  1. Attractive: This kind of siding can be made to look like wood, brick or stone. Yet, it’s far less expensive than these other materials. However, homeowners claim it’s considerably more expensive than vinyl but has the advantage of being much more aesthetically pleasing.
  2. Rot, Fire and Weather Resistant: Clapboard that’s deteriorated due to rot is one of the main reasons for siding replacement. Fiber cement is not attacked by termites and is resistant to rot. Once it’s installed and then painted, it doesn’t need a great deal of maintenance. Now and then, the siding may need to be hosed down. The homeowner should also make sure that the joints have been caulked correctly and that foundation plants aren’t so close to the siding that it prevents it from drying out when it’s washed. Homeowners also say that fiber cement holds paint better than other materials. It’s also not adversely effected by heat, freezes or precipitation. It’s also non-combustible, which makes it very fire resistant. Indeed, it’s very popular in the Australian outback, which is subject to intense brush fires.
  3. Durable: Fiber cement’s resistance to insects, fire and extreme weather damage makes it especially durable. Manufacturers usually warranty fiber cement siding for at least 25 years, which makes it comparable to other siding like asphalt or an asphalt and asbestos mix. Indeed, some contractors claim that siding made of fiber cement can last a century or longer.

Fiber cement is quite heavy, a bit brittle and needs special tools like cement shears to install. Therefore, it’s best to let a professional install it.

Work With the Professionals at O’Sullivan Installs

Is your home due for an exterior upgrade? Want to learn more about your siding project, new windows, or other home renovation? Contact O’Sullivan Installs for a FREE Consultation and download our free guide: “Seven Questions to Ask When Hiring an Exterior Remodeling Contractor in Massachusetts” for valuable guidance on your home improvement project.

Win a $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden Restaurant

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2013 was a great year for us. Thank you to everyone involved!

We were awarded the “Super Service Award”, on Angie’s List, for the 6th year in row.

We made modeling magazines top 500 list.

Looking forward to a great 2014.

O’Sullivan Installations wants to reward you! ┬áSimply like and share us on your Facebook account and once we hit 500 followers, we will raffle off a $25 Gift Certificate to Olive Garden.

Good Luck from your friends at O’Sullivan Installs, where Quality and Communication make the difference!

 

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