Laurie has partnered with many talented and dedicated, expert trades people and suppliers over the years. The following list includes those she counts on the most. All are fully insured and licensed where required. They will never try to sell you something that is not right for you – otherwise they wouldn’t be on this list! Be sure to ask if they will travel to your area. And tell them Done in a Day Decorating recommended them!
Concord, MA 978-287-4223
Mahoney Architects, owned by Leslie and Paul Mahoney, is a small architectural firm dedicated to designing high quality, memorable residences. Whether designing small additions or large new homes, their goal is always to design the most outstanding, comfortable homes and spaces. Visit the Mahoney Architecture website.
Post Road Art Center
Marlborough, MA 508-485-2580
An artist herself, owner Randi Isaacson has been in business since 1990. She has a crew of artists who will help you design the perfect custom frame for your art. Her store is also an art gallery with regular show openings which are fun to attend. Randi also hosts evening and weekend art classes for all ages. Visit the Post Road Art Center website.
Natick, MA 508-655-5121
Renjeau Galleries is one of the Boston area’s premier art galleries offering a large selection of contemporary and traditional fine art from established and emerging artists. Mother and son team Renata and Robert Rosenfield offer a full service frame shop with expert custom framing and art restoration services. Visit the Renjeau Galleries website.
The Kitchen Center of Framingham
Framingham, MA 508-875-4004
The Kitchen Center of Framingham is Laurie’s source for custom cabinetry for any room in your home. She works there with ASID Designer Sara Iborra, who has the experience, up-to-date expertise and tools to design a space that is custom-made to specific needs. Visit the The Kitchen Center of Framingham website.
Sudbury, MA 978-440-8066
“60nobscot” showcases custom furniture, original art, antiques and handcrafted home accessories at the Historic Mahoney Farm in Sudbury. Owner Ray Bachand is highly respected in the custom furniture world. Though he designs and sells his own pieces, Ray is someone Laurie can count on to give life to her own client-specific designs. You don’t need to be working with an interior designer to collaborate with him on a special piece. Visit the 60nobscot website.
The Purple Rose
Northboro, MA 508-393-8882
At The Purple Rose in Northboro, you’ll find everything from fabulous linens and bedding to furniture, decorative chandeliers and tableware. Whether your decorating style is French country, shabby chic, or country cottage, you’ll find something that will accent your home and comfort you while you nest there. Visit the The Purple Rose website.
Strategic Innovative Services, SIS Inc.
Marlborough, MA 781-727-3855
Owner and Master Electrician Dennis Maroney is licensed in MA, ME, NH, RI, & VT. He enjoys all electrical projects from home to commercial and small to large.
Ferris Handyman Service, LLC
Marlborough, MA 617-733-6316
Fred Ferris is your one-stop shop for your fix-it needs. He provides free consultations and estimates and delivers guaranteed work. If you have a screen door that’s ripped, a faucet that leaks or a window that sticks, he can help. No job’s too small for him if the job is local. Visit the Ferris Handyman Service, LLC website.
CPS Heating and Cooling
Marlborough, MA 866-277-4822
CPS provides high-quality service, products and installations. CPS employees undergo background checks and drug tests. Technicians receive ongoing training on new equipment repair procedures and on changing manufacturer specifications. They will come on time and will wear shoe protectors whenever they’re in your home. Visit the CPS Heating and Cooling website.
Belcher's Appliance Center
Framingham, MA 508-626-2321
Belcher's Appliance Center stocks a full selection of major home appliances. Their staff is always friendly and very knowledgeable and their prices competitive. They deliver when they say they will -- often the next day! They service most major brands and install what they sell. Belcher’s won’t go running when something goes wrong, which is something to value. Visit the Belcher's Appliance Center website.
Patriot Home and Carpet Cleaning
Marlborough, MA 978-562-6535
This is the company for all your home cleaning needs. Patriot Home Cleaning can provide weekly, bi-weekly or special occasion cleaning services. And they do windows, too! They also have a professionally certified carpet and upholstery cleaning service as well as a topnotch tile and grout cleaning service. Their employees are bonded and give dependable service. Visit the Patriot Home and Carpet Cleaning website.
Above Average Systems
Hudson, MA 978-562-3776
Ray Delisle will help you define your needs for your security, auto, data or home entertainment environment. He will also buy all the products you need and install and maintain them. Ray has degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and mathematics, as well as professional experience in hardware and software engineering. He is a BISCI-registered residential installer.
Westboro, MA 508-616-0952
simpleHome provides “smart home” and home entertainment products and services. They provide their clients with access to automated tools; peace of mind for primary and vacation homes; security and surveillance of the home and property; and safety for children and pets. Clients can be comforted by the fact that simpleHome maintains a high standard of product, service and support, training, expertise and innovation. Visit the simpleHome website.
Merrifield Garden and Design
Sudbury, MA 617-913-0628
Owned by Katie Merrifield, Merrifield Landscape and Design is a landscape company that offers design, installation and maintenance. Katie has 15 years of experience in her field. Visit the Merrifield Garden and Design website.
Mark’s Moving and Storage, INC
Westborough, MA 508-922-7831
Call Dave Brower at Mark’s Moving and Storage if you’re moving and you’re worried about how your treasures will survive. MARK'S will move a 20-room home or a one-room apartment. They will also remove your unwanted belongings before, during or after your move. How could you ask for more? Visit the Mark's Moving and Storage, INC website.
Natick, MA 508-655-1942
Arteriors is a company of artists creating designer paint finishes and murals for walls and other areas. Stephanie and Amiel Mesner started Arteriors in the mid 80’s. Today they are sought after in both the residential and commercial arenas. Their work is truly unique! Visit the Arteriors website.
Marlborough, MA 508-481-2546
Decorex sells paint and wallpaper supplies as well as carpeting. Owner Paul Veinot and his staff have a wealth of knowledge about the products they sell. While there, check out their nifty light box that lets you see your selections in both daytime and nighttime light. Visit the Decorex website.
Wall Cover Specialist
Ashland, MA 508-881-5498
If you’re looking for a paperhanger with the training and professional experience to do the job perfectly, call Joop Plaggenborg of Wall Cover Specialist. Joop was trained in Holland, where becoming a paperhanger involves studying and exams and, if you’re good enough, becoming an apprentice before becoming a master paperhanger. The entire process takes seven years. His customers appreciate his meticulous, professional work. Visit the Wall Cover Specialist website.
Marlborough, MA 508-726-9032
MH Paintworks, owned by Mike Hutchins, is a full-service painting and wallpapering contractor for residential clients. Quality workmanship and service is their priority. Neatness and professionalism are their standards. MH Paintworks has several crews and can usually begin new jobs quickly. Visit the MH Paintworks website.
Melanie Harvey Wallpapering and Painting
Natick, MA 589-395-7007
Melanie hangs wallpaper and creates upholstered walls for focal walls or home theater rooms. She is well-known by anyone who sells wallpaper in Metrowest. She can hang grass cloth papers like no one else!
American Bath Works, Inc.
Northborough, MA 508-393-3331
Owner and master plumber Stephen Dennis especially loves to build beautiful bathrooms. He is qualified to do complete bathroom renovations. He does all the work, except for electrical, by himself. Visit the American Bath Works website.
Stephen Pacific Plumbing and Heating
Marlborough, MA 508-735-7104
Stephen is a dependable, honest master plumber who provides superior customer service. He has over 15 years experience in both residential and commercial projects. Visit the Stephen Pacific Plumbing and Heating website.
Mercer Home Solutions
Northboro, MA 508-331-3576
Mercer Home Solutions remodels kitchens, baths, basements, decks and interiors. Founder Mark Mercer has more than 25 years of experience in remodeling and woodworking and has built a reputation for fine quality craftsmanship. As a full-service remodeling company, Mercer Home Solutions provides general contracting services using a network of skilled architects and specialized trades people who share Mark’s high standards. Visit the Mercer Home Solutions website.
Hopkinton, MA 508-523-4988
Laurie considers Simply Windows to be “her” window treatment department. Owner Kendra Weldon stocks her truck with samples of everything she sells. Customers can make choices at their homes where lighting, furnishings and the colors of neighboring rooms can be factored in. For those who find it difficult to visualize style options, Kendra can use photos of your windows and an online design tool to show you what your custom designed treatment will look like in YOUR window BEFORE you place an order! Other services include furniture reupholstery, custom bedding, pillows, bench seats and anything made of fabric for your home. Visit the Simply Windows website.