Emanuel Silva

Emanuel Silva owns Silva Lightning Builders in North Andover, Mass.

Emanuel Silva's Posts

Stair Stringer Kits Stair Stringer Kits

Save time and improve accuracy on your next deck or porch project by prefabricating the stair framing. Read more

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Installing a Composite Rail Kit Installing a Composite Rail Kit

Prefabricated components take the guesswork out of building good-looking railings for decks and porches Read more

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New Columns for an Old Porch New Columns for an Old Porch

A New England contractor gives a classic front entry a facelift by replacing the failing wood millwork with composite columns and PVC trim Read more

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Porch Stair Makeover Porch Stair Makeover

PVC skirtboards and risers can be prefabricated into an easy-to-install assembly that can be used to dress up drab PT stair stringers. Read more

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Keeping Concrete Mix Dry Keeping Concrete Mix Dry

All it takes is a couple of scrap 4x4s and two contractor trash bags Read more

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