Case Studies

Case Studies

Slate Roof Repair with Copper in Marlborough, MA
This homeowner called us to look at their slate roof. They were experiencing some significant leaks, especially in and around the valleys. This is something that our team...
Slate Valley Repair in Wellesley, MA
This homeowner was experiencing constant leaks in their slate roof, and had previously had other contractors take a look and be unable to fix the problem. While most of the...
Dangers of Ice on Your Driveway
One of the biggest dangers in the winter time is ice. Ice on your roof, ice on your gutters, and especially ice on your driveway. While the first two locations cause damage...
Custom Copper Gutter System in Wellesley, MA
Many homeowners ask what the right type of gutters for their home are, and the simple answer is it depends. Many factors play a role in deciding which type of gutters are...
Rotting Wood Gutters in Wellesley, MA
Homeowner not only had rotting fascia boards but rotting and leaking wood gutters as well. The wood gutters were not able to catch water because of their shallow depth and...
Squirrels vs. Lead Flashing in Needham, MA
We recently had a customer call in asking for an inspection on her chimney. She had it inspected by another contractor but was scared off by his over exaggerations about what...
We recently met with a customer who continually insisted that they just needed an estimate, didn’t want to take the time to truly discuss the project, and would not...
Custom Copper Gutters in Weston, MA
Copper gutters can add a beautiful aesthetic to any home, and they function fantastically as well. The only issue that can arise with copper gutters is that it can be difficult...
Solar Skylight Replacement- Boston, Ma
Our customer was experiencing an active leak with water coming in from rain and snow through the wall and trim work surrounding their bedroom skylight. Naturally, the performance...
Soldered Copper Panel Roof in Needham, MA
For this project we had to replace a worn out flat roof. While we could have gone back with another flat roof, this homeowner wanted something different as they wanted to...
A New Cause for Ice Dams
About 30 years ago it became fashionable to install the house heater in the attic.  This made sense, there is no baseboard heat so you can put your furniture on any wall,...
Full Barn Renovation- From Studs to Siding
This customer came to us looking to up-cycle the look and functionality of their, for lack of a better term, condemned barn! The exterior was leaking, the interior was falling...
I wish you had told me.  This is the worst phrase we can hear at our company when the project is done. I wish I knew there was a nicer shingle available. I wish I knew...
Bad Roof Ventilation = Water in the Attic
Customer called in concerned about water in their attic potentially coming from a roof leak. Not only did their insulation have water damage, but there were various leaks...
Leak Coming From Chimney
Customer had a leak coming from their chimney. Upon inspection, we found that the joints in the mortar were falling out. Not only that, but there were cracks in the cement...
Total Case Studies: 36

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GF Sprague & Company, Inc.
45 Kearney Rd
Needham, MA 02494
1-781-209-5909
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