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Benson Homes LLC

Members of the Benson Homes team have been improving people's lifestyles for 35 years. We're one of Coastal Virginia's premier design-build firms, specializing in residential remodeling and additions. No matter the size of the project - whether kitchen or bath, porch or whole home - you can expect stellar service and results.

Jim, the founder and President of Benson Homes, has been part of the Coastal Virginia community for over 35 years. From his earliest days as a contractor, he has been about building trust and establishing a connection that a homeowner can draw on for years to come.

Originally a New England native, Jim started out swinging a hammer while studying for his M.B.A. and stumbled upon what would become a life-long passion: providing people with a better quality of life through home renovation. A stickler for quality, he quickly became one of the best in his trade.

Jim is now a Master Builder with decades of experience that have earned him local and national recognition.

  • Best of Houzz
  • NAHB - Certified Aging In-Place Specialist
  • NAHB - CGR (Certified Graduate Remodeler)
  • NAHB Certified Graduate Remodeler
  • NAHB Certified Green Professional

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Inspection of the attic space after the new roof I noticed nailing for ridge vent split wood, is this still secure enough and should there be a bug barrier

Jeff Ainslie of Ainslie Group PRO answered:

Aug 9, 2018
The new ridge vent should have the bug/snow/rain barrier integrated into the venting system. There are probably many other areas in the attic into which "bugs" could enter, but attics do not typically ... read more
What is the procedure to convert a 7500KW portable gas generator to propane? Would it be cost effective?

Jeff Ainslie of Ainslie Group PRO answered:

Apr 6, 2018
For most gensets, simply changing the orifice and a few adjustments will allow the conversion. Here are links with instructios and video: ... read more

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