Charlie Allen Renovations, Inc.
Cambridge remodeling


Cambridge remodeling

NAHBBuilders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston is the region’s preeminent home building association, established in 1944.  BRAGB is dedicated to developing the professionalism and success of its membership, promoting high ethical standards, positively influencing public policy, and encouraging civic and environmental responsibility in the building industry.

Boston Building Resources. Please consider donating quality materials left behind after your renovation:

Cambridge Historical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history and heritage of Cambridge.  Charlie Allen serves as the organization’s Facilities Chair and oversees the maintenance and preservation of the historic Hooper-Lee-Nichols House on Brattle Street, which was built in 1685 and serves as home for the CHS.

Cambridge Historical Commission is a tremendous resource for local owners of period homes.  The CHC was established in 1963 to administer the city’s historic districts, survey its architecture, and research and mark historic sites.  The CHC has presented historical preservation awards to Cambridge homes renovated by Charlie Allen Renovations in 1997, 2003, 2009, and 2010.

Historic New England is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive regional heritage organization in the nation, founded in 1910 to preserve the cultural and architectural heritage of New England.

Mass Realty is the one of the top sites for Massachusetts real estate, including Brookline MA real estate, condos, multi families, and townhouses for sale. Mass Realty also services Rutland City VT homes for sale and Barrington RI real estate.

Metropolitan Cabinet is our primary supplier of kitchen cabinets and countertops. New England's largest cabinet manufacturer and distributor, they have showrooms in Natick, Norwood, and Watertown.

National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Eastern Massachusetts Chapter.  EM NARI is a not-for-profit trade association committed exclusively to enhancing the professionalism of the remodeling industry and providing ethical and quality service to the region’s remodeling homeowners.  NARI stands as national spokesperson for the industry and an ally to the nation’s homeowners.  Charlie Allen is a former Chairman of the Board of EM NARI.

National Fire Protection Association is an international nonprofit dedicated to providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.

Old House Journal is a national publication featuring news, tips, and features on the restoration and renovation of older homes.  Charlie Allen is a regular contributor.

Peace of Money, based in Watertown, MA, provides comprehensive financial and retirement planning services.

The Somerville Museum is a membership supported, community-based cultural institution dedicated to “preserving the past, reflecting the present, and helping to shape the future” of Somerville.  It presents exhibitions featuring local visual arts, history and culture in the context of neighborhood and community.

Splash is our choice for the area's finest bath products. Their showroom is located in Newton.

Wolfers, based in Allston and Waltham, have the largest selection of traditional lighting in New England.

Fifth House Public Relations provides PR and marketing services to Charlie Allen Renovations.

Bluechicken Design designs and maintains the Charlie Allen Renovations website.

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“The carpet is in, and the master bedroom/bathroom look stunning! We are truly delighted—and gratified by the experience. Charlie Allen provided excellent value for our investment, and it’s hard to imagine that we could have achieved nearly as good an outcome with anyone but CAR.”
- David A., Newton, MA

“It was a pleasure working with Charlie Allen Renovations. Their work was immaculate, their budget projections accurate, and they kept to schedule. A special quality was their attention to our neighbors, which allowed us to complete our project – a serious renovation and the addition of a room – without a complaint!"
- Cambridge, MA

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