Custom Home Building & Remodeling

From Ice to Sawdust – Former Chagrin hockey great takes charge of This Old House Project


Chagrin Valley Times

Ask his 1994 Chagrin Falls High School classmates what they remember about Erik Kaminski and they will say hockey skills so impressive they led to a full college scholarship and an NHL career.

Ask them if they knew he was getting ready for his close up as general contractor on the 36th season of the Emmy Award Winning PBS–TV show “This Old House” (TOH) and they may stammer in disbelief.

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Winchester Developer in This Old House

winchesterCourtesy of Wicked Local

By Bram Berkowitz

A Winchester contractor will have his work displayed nationally when it is featured on WGBH’s home improvement television series “This Old House.” The show’s first of 10 episodes premieres nationally on March 24, but will not air in the Boston area until March 31 at 8 p.m.

Erik Kaminski of Kaminski Construction Management, who said the majority of his business is done in Winchester, has worked on homes located on Forest Street, Everett Avenue and Wolcott, Maple and Sheffield roads. He was given the opportunity to be on the show when the show’s usual contractor, Tom Silva, got busy working on a house in Belmont for the show.

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A brand-new house from ‘This Old House’


Courtesy of the Boston Globe.

By Regina Cole Globe Correspondent March 18, 2016

Off a rural Essex road, nestled into a glade, the farmhouse and attached barn look perfectly at home here on the historic North Shore. Federal pilasters flank the door, a side ell with front porch houses the kitchen, and the barn attached to the house’s other side wears a handsome cupola. There is even that beautiful, convincing element of historical authenticity: a roof of red-cedar shingles.

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