DeFrancesco Construction is a local contractor with over 40 years of experience and happy clients. If you are looking for a Dorchester MA Vinyl Siding Contractor, a Dorchester MA Roofer or free estimate or for Replacement vinyl windows in your home… please give us a call direct at 617.922.4616 or fill out the easy 2 step form on the right hand side of the page for an instant online quote request.
As a family business we’ve been installing vinyl siding in Dorchester MA for over 4 decades! We also offer and easy no hassle way to a free estimate for your Dorchester Vinyl Siding project, to replace windows or for a Free Roofing Estimate customized for your Dorchester MA home. Simply click on the “ Request a free estimate “ icon on the right hand side of this page for a simple and QUICK estimate request.
Anyone can claim to be a Dorchester MA roofing contractor or a Vinyl Siding installer in Dorchester, but we have created this website specifically to highlight some of our finely finished jobs and some local Dorchester MA Vinyl Siding Jobs so you can compare the look, style and colors to visualize your home as well!
The first home is a 2 and a half story with Vinyl Siding installed. This Dorchester MA homeowner went with the “ Cedar Impression Vinyl Siding “ or “ Cedar Discovery “ (also known as cedar style vinyl siding ). This gives the realistic look of wood shingles with all the benefits and low maintenance of any other Dorchester MA vinyl siding job. Keep in mind, the cost difference is usually between 40%-60% higher for the premium shingle style. Home # is another style of Dorchester Vinyl Siding, this one the Dutch lap siding which has a lower cost and sturdy structure, but does have the distinct appearance of vinyl siding instead of wood clapboards. The third Dorchester vinyl siding job is a traditional white double 5 inch clapboard style, with white aluminum trim casing all the windows. Additionally some of the upstairs windows were replaced with vinyl replacement windows to replace the worst windows and get the best bang for the buck. This last one in this string is a very typical Dorchester replacement window installation… because the large bow in the front, the only vinyl siding that can effectively be installed is vertical vinyl siding, as well as likely losing some of the fine details with the upper corbels.
Now we’ll look at some finely finished Dorchester roofing jobs, the first one was done with architectural shingles which is a very popular choice in Dorchester MA because many homes are 2.5, 3 or even 3.5 stories. The height of the home makes it a good choice for the Dorchester roofing contractor to install the longest lasting shingle possible. Architectural shingles are generally rated for between 25 and 40 years, with 30 year being the most common choice. House # 2 in this string is another very common Dorchester vinyl siding and roofing job. This is a 2.5 story colonial 3 family with a skirt around the middle and multiple dormers and valleys. All of which make the roofing installer experience most important. This homeowner also chose the white corner posts for added detail. This is a Dorchester 3 family vinyl siding job with the “ Works “. The 3 front porches are all composite decking with vinyl railings for strength and durability. Many Dorchester vinyl siding contractors do not have the proper equipment and staging to effectively install a 3 or 4 story vinyl siding installation. The last home was a Dorchester window replacement with tan clapboard vinyl siding.
The first photo above is a Dorchester roofing install only, the exterior of the house remained painted shingles and the homeowner did not choose at the time to replace the windows. The asphalt shingles used were the architectural style most often found in Dorchester MA. Why does home #2 look so new? This is a full exterior renovation, and this Dorchester vinyl siding and roofing job will remain maintenance free for decades to come. The siding used was a 5” panel style, with black shutters for detail, and 30 year roofing shingles on top. Just beautiful example of how a home that’s over 100 years old can look brand new. This is a classic Dorchester MA vinyl window replacement job. This style of home is a double bow and one of the most desirable and graceful 3 family styles in the area. Although because of the good condition of the exterior, the homeowner did not choose vinyl, this would lend itself well to vinyl siding because the bows are flat with corners instead of rounded which only allows vertical siding. Lastly a typical Dorchester vinyl siding installer on a 2 family home. Note the dormer is in the original exterior which was asphalt shingles… what an improvement!
Picture # 13 has it all… a complete exterior renovation on a beautiful Victorian style home. This Dorchester window replacement job started from the top down, with windows, then roofing, then the entire home in premium vinyl siding and seamless gutters. The roofing should be good for 30+ years and the windows to match! This Dorchester MA Roof job was done solo, the older style 8 inch panel aluminum siding remained, although it’s dressed up with nice louvered shutters. Our final Dorchester MA vinyl siding job was done complete on the outside. This home boasts white panel style vinyl clapboards, white vinyl replacement windows and charcoal colored new roofing.