NS Builders Blog

Nick Schiffer has over 20 years of experience building, renovating, and crafting beautiful homes. Now we share his expertise, encouraging homeowners and fellow contractors everywhere to build better.
November 29, 2021

Sort of Hiding A Door

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November 22, 2021

Waterproof Plaster Walls and The Floating Fireplace

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November 15, 2021

Massive Wall of Plaster in Cambridge

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November 8, 2021

A Staircase With Old World Charm

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November 1, 2021

Working in Tight Spaces

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October 25, 2021

Overlooking Beacon Hill on a Custom Daybed

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October 18, 2021

Plastering—One Coat or Two?

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October 11, 2021

Boston ROOF DECK

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October 4, 2021

Dealing with Historic Windows

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September 27, 2021

Taking Sound Attenuation to another LEVEL

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August 27, 2021

Set Yourself Up for Success

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August 20, 2021

Tight-Fitting Countertops and Exposed Rivets

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August 12, 2021

Steel Stairs in the Cambridge Loft

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August 5, 2021

Getting Creative with HVAC

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July 29, 2021

Four Boston area Remodels

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July 22, 2021

Building a Staircase in the Shop?

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July 15, 2021

An Epic Primary Suite in South Boston

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July 8, 2021

Glass Doors and Walls Designed to Impress

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July 1, 2021

Because Sometimes You Need To Hide a Door

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June 24, 2021

Thoughtfully Designed Doors

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June 17, 2021

Behind the Scenes at the NS Builders Shop

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June 10, 2021

Updating the Plumbing in Cambridge

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June 3, 2021

Another Day in the Back Bay

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May 27, 2021

A Stellar Entryway in Beacon Hill

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May 13, 2021

Intentionally Crafted Details

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May 6, 2021

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

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April 29, 2021

How to Be a Good Neighbor

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April 22, 2021

Handcrafted Millwork Makes the Difference

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April 12, 2021

Taking It One Step at a Time

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April 5, 2021

It’s All About the Details

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March 26, 2021

It’s What You Don’t See That Really Matters

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March 19, 2021

What a Pergola Can Teach You

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February 2, 2021

Budget Realities Versus Budget Fantasies

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January 18, 2021

Why Overcommunicating Is Not a Bad Thing

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January 8, 2021

Cultivate Quality, Creativity, and Craftsmanship

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December 15, 2020

4 Building Blocks That Lead to Success

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October 23, 2019

Why we ALWAYS plaster

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November 21, 2017

Share everything you know you selfish...

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October 23, 2017

South End Garden Level Renovation

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October 2, 2017

When you mess up, it's MY fault

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October 1, 2017

Making It Safe

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