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After 30 years Criterium- Lalancette Engineers has been acquired by the Massachusetts affiliate Criterium- Dudka Engineers. As of March 1, 2019, the new entity will be known as Criterium-Lalancette & Dudka Engineers. Richard Lalancette, Founding President of Criterium-Lalancette Engineers states, “I am excited both personally and for the staff by the infusion of fresh energy….

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The Many Faces of Siding

Is all siding the same? Of course not! Choosing the right siding is more than just color, design, aesthetics, and curb appeal; durability is also very important, as well as energy efficiency. When it comes time to sell the property, the right siding can up the resale value as well. Siding acts as a barrier….

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Basement Water Can Be Managed

If a house has a basement water problem, digging around the foundation, which can be an expensive and back breaking undertaking, is not necessarily a required first step to diagnosing the problem. In an existing home, how the foundation perimeter was completed is not always known.  Acquiring the “as built” plans of the home from the….

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Safe and Effective Wood Stoves

There are several important safety considerations that must go hand in hand with the use of solid fuel (coal and wood) stoves. These stoves are responsible for many fires every year. In some parts of the country, wood and coal stoves are the number one cause of house fires. In general, when properly used, coal….

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