LaPointe Construction Board Up Service LLC.

LaPointe Construction Board Up Service LLC

About Us

Our-TeamLaPointe Construction was established in 1960 by Guy LaPointe focused solely on general contracting and construction. Over the years Kevin LaPointe took over for his father Guy and grew the company helping thousands of property owners for the past 40 years.

Today LaPointe Construction Board Up is lead by Kevin LaPointe Jr. who has been in the business for 20 years.  As the next generation of the company Kevin has expanded the company’s services to include Emergency Response Board Up Service as well as Fire and Water Damage Restoration.

After 50 years in business LaPointe Construction is still a family owned and operated business servicing customers all over Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. We have the experience to manage all types of general contracting and specialize in working directly with insurance company billing.

Our emergency response team is available 24 HOURS A DAY 7 DAYS A WEEK. We are able to secure your property with temporary fencing and board up your entry points, removed the damaged materials and then restore the property to a pre loss condition. We are fully licensed, insured and bonded to handle almost any kind of job.

We understand how stressful a disaster can be and as a family run business we want to help you get your home or business back to normal as fast as possible.

Call us today at 978-447-5991




24 Hour Emergency Response Board Up Service

We are there for you. Anytime, day or night, seven days a week. Emergencies do not always happen during normal business hours and at LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, we know this. The first step is to secure your property with boarding up of open windows and doorways. Call LaPointe Construction Board Up Service – we will be there when you need us. Vacant property is vulnerable to vandalism, liability and theft. With our protection, you can focus on recovery.

General Contracting

General Contracting

For over 40 years we have built our business on solid relationships as a family owned and operated company. We believe in quality work and making our customers happy on every single job. We understand that our customers want to have their properties available for the intended use. We also know that we must finish our projects on time and on budget and we are committed to this with every job.


Fire and Water Restoration

LaPointe Construction Board Up Service are the experts – we restore property from fire and water damage. Making decisions in the immediate aftermath of a disaster can be overwhelming. With the expert help of LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, devastation is transformed into a new beginning. The training and experience of our professionals will restore your property better than new. Our comprehensive skills mean there is no need to hire additional companies – we do it all.


Clean Outs

The accumulation of junk is detrimental to property value, safety, and peace of mind. Don’t wait any longer to start – call LaPointe Construction Board Up Service for efficient service. We can do residential and business cleanups, outdoors or indoors. We can remove junk, debris, and trash.

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Gut Outs

The experts on the LaPointe Construction Board Up Service will efficiently and systemically tackle your gut out jobs. All kinds of buildings need gut out services from time to time. We do gut outs for estate or foreclosure cleanouts, disaster restoration, eviction, and even garages. Our systematic approach makes quick work of your gut out job.


Plumbing System Winterizing

In cold climates, water from broken and leaking pipes can cause major structural damage. To prevent water from freezing in the pipes, LaPointe Construction Board Up Service will inspect the plumbing system and take all required preventive measures.


Property Maintenance

Putting off property maintenance is a liability. You cannot afford to fall behind on upkeep and repairs. When you trust LaPointe Construction Board Up Service with your property, you can focus on business. We individualize our services to meet the needs of our clients, no matter the size. With the careful attention of our tradesmen your property will look new, appealing, and be safe.


Temporary Fence Rental

We supply temporary fence rentals when you need them. Contractors and event planners can rely on us for on- time service. Keep LaPointe Construction Board Up Service on your contact list so we can be there when you need us.


Temporary Shoring

Whether it is an emergency or a restoration, we can provide temporary shoring services. Building safety and stability is the first priority when an event happens. With shoring, there is time to plan for repairs while still using the building.

Dumpster Rental Service

Dumpster Rental Service

We now offer 10 yard, 15 yard, and 20 yard dumpster containers for rental. We provide quick and reliable dumpster rental services. Our dumpsters can accommodate almost any small to mid-sized project. We always ensure a safe and professional delivery as well as a pickup that respects your property and schedule.



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Bio Hazard Clean-Up in Your Home or Business

  • September 26, 2016
  • In News

While most of us think that biohazards are something that happens at the doctor’s office or hospital, the truth is that it can happen anywhere. In fact, we have biohazards in our home every day – any kind of human waste or body fluid is technically a biohazard. Usually we are dealing with small amounts […]

What You Need to Know About Filing an Insurance Claim

  • September 19, 2016
  • In News

Many homeowners take their insurance coverage for granted. They believe that when disaster strikes, their insurance company will be there to help them recover. If your home sustains fire damage, water damage, storm damage, or other problems, your insurance coverage should help you to pay for property restoration. However, it’s important to remember that your […]

Preventing Basement Flooding

  • September 12, 2016
  • In News

If your home is damaged due to basement flooding, you can always call on the experts at LaPointe Construction Board Up Service. For over 50 years, we have been helping Massachusetts home and business owners with their property restoration needs. We have the skills and equipment to make sure your fire damage restoration, water damage […]

After a Fire Damages Your Home

  • August 22, 2016
  • In News

If your home and possessions are damaged by a fire, it’s important to call in expert help as soon as possible. Fast action is often the key to improve the chances of salvaging your possessions. When the clean-up process is delayed, many items are further damaged. The first thing to do after a fire is […]

Recovering from Serious Water Damage

  • August 15, 2016
  • In News

One of the biggest problems with water damage is that there can be hidden signs of problems that are easily overlooked. Moisture can be trapped in hidden places such as inside drywall, carpet, wood, and other materials. If it isn’t detected and treated early, it can lead to serious and expensive damage. That’s why it’s […]

Protecting Your Empty Home

  • August 8, 2016
  • In News

Are you going to be leaving your home vacant for an extended period of time? When you have an empty house, there can be a lot of problems. If anyone in injured you could face serious financial losses. Any damage to the home could end up costing you a lot of money as well. At […]

The Health Risks of Living With Smoke Damage

  • July 25, 2016
  • In News

If there has been a fire in your home or business, then your health may be suffering because of an improper cleaning up. Living with smoke damage can cause more trouble than just some unpleasant odors. At LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, we have seen many of our friends and neighbors suffer from smoke and […]

Insurance and Storm Damage

  • July 18, 2016
  • In News

Severe storms can cause some serious damage, to both your property and your budget. If you have a good insurance policy, it can mean the difference between a temporary headache and a life changing disaster. At LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, we have been helping home and business owners throughout the greater Massachusetts area with […]

Recovering from Storm Damage

  • July 11, 2016
  • In News

All over the country, homes and businesses are damaged by tornadoes, hurricanes, and severe thunderstorms. They can occur at any time of the year, and the damage they leave behind is often serious. If your home is damaged during a storm, call on LaPointe Construction Board Up Service. We can help you to get things […]

What to Do After a Flood

  • June 27, 2016
  • In News

The first thing that you should do in case of flooding is get to safety. In many cases, flooding is slow. You might discover a leaky pipe or find water in the basement after a heavy rain. In the case of burst pipes or sewage backups, it can happen quickly but it is rarely immediately […]

The Water Damage Restoration Process

  • June 13, 2016
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If you experience flooding or water leaks in your home, then you need to call in the experts right away. At LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, we know how important it is to take care of water-related problems right away. Too much of a delay can lead to mildew and even mold. The water damage […]

Water Damage Restoration Services

  • June 6, 2016
  • In News

At LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, we offer a lot of different services. In addition to fire damage restoration and general contracting services, we provide temporary fencing rentals and shore up weakened areas. Our team responds in emergencies to board up and secure your property, and we can winterize your property to protect you from […]

Sources of Water Damage

  • May 30, 2016
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Water damage can come from a variety of sources. While you never want to find water in your property, some situations are much worse than others. If you do find water in your home or business, then knowing what type of damage you are looking at can help you to make the best decisions in […]

LaPointe’s Range of Services

  • May 23, 2016
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For over 50 years, LaPointe Construction Board Up Service has operated here in the Massachusetts area. From the day in 1960 when Guy LaPointe started serving our neighbors here, we have worked to build up a solid reputation in the community. Our customers and friends know that we do good work and deliver excellent customer […]

Securing Your Property While It’s Vulnerable

  • May 16, 2016
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When you experience a fire, water damage, or some other problem on your property, it can be left open and vulnerable. It’s important to make sure that your home or business is secured. This protects your home, your neighbors, and your wallet. At LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, one of the first things that we […]

What to Expect During Fire Damage Restoration

  • May 9, 2016
  • In News

While every fire is unique, the fire damage restoration process is generally predictable. When the LaPointe Construction Board Up Service team arrives at your home or business after a fire, we follow a basic 9 step process. Initial Call – From the moment you call us the first time, we are on your side. Our […]

Stay Safe All Summer Long

  • May 2, 2016
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Summer is one of our favorite seasons here at LaPointe Construction Board Up Service. There is nothing better than toasting marshmallows over a fire out in the backyard, grilling up some burger or steaks, or watching a great fireworks show to celebrate an occasion. We have been in the property restoration business here in Massachusetts […]

Summer Fire Prevention Tips

  • April 25, 2016
  • In News

Nothing says summer fun quite like a roaring bonfire and toasted marshmallows. It is wonderful to enjoy smores or hot dogs around a crackling fire in your backyard. The team here at LaPointe Construction Board Up Service enjoys an evening around the fire just like you. When you’re making your summer plans, however, don’t forget […]

Summer Fire Hazards

  • April 18, 2016
  • In News

Summer is a prime time for fires. In fact, the United States Fire Administration reports that summer is a very dangerous time when it comes to injuries and deaths coming from fires. At LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, we might be fire damage restoration experts, but we want to make sure that our neighbors and […]

Summer Fire Prevention 101

  • April 11, 2016
  • In News

Many people think that the danger of fires is limited to winter months. It’s true that winter time can be hazardous. Holiday lights, fireplaces, and space heaters account for many fires. However, summertime has many fire risks of its own. Backyard bonfires can lead to fires in homes and businesses, and fireworks can set them […]

Stay Prepared for Cold Weather

  • March 28, 2016
  • In News

New England is known for cold temperatures and lots of snow in the winter time. Massachusetts often leads the pack when it comes to ice and snow. Here at LaPointe Construction Board Up Service, we have seen severe winter weather for over five decades. Our team knows exactly how unpleasant burst pipes can be. We […]

Boston Marathon Run for Krystle Campbell

  • March 25, 2016
  • In News

On April 18, 2016 our friend Rhonda Hodge will be running the Boston Marathon on behalf of the Run for Krystle Marathon Program which will support the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund. This fund was started in memory of UMass Boston alumna, Krystle Campbell, who lost her life in the 2013 marathon bombing. Out of this […]

Spring Thaw and Flood Insurance

  • March 21, 2016
  • In News

One of the questions that our customers sometimes ask us here at LaPointe Construction Board Up Service is “Do I need to get flood insurance? Isn’t my homeowner’s policy enough?” Unfortunately, a standard homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy doesn’t cover flood damage. It’s better to avoid damage if you can, but if you do need […]

Keep Your Plumbing Prepared for Cold Weather

  • March 14, 2016
  • In News

Winter can be tough on plumbing. Here in Massachusetts and surrounding areas, we can get some seriously cold weather. Cold weather often means frozen water, and if you don’t get your pipes ready in time you could be facing big trouble later on. What seems like a small oversight can lead to big repair bills. […]

Emergency Board Up Services

  • March 7, 2016
  • In News

Emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours or a convenient time. Thankfully, neither does the team at LaPointe Construction Board Up Service. They are within reach 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Family owned and operated for over 50 years, the third generation of LaPointes is ready to meet your construction, property […]

Why Choose LaPointe the Handle Your Fire Damage?

  • February 22, 2016
  • In News

For over 50 years, LaPointe Construction Board Up Service has been one of the most trusted names in the Massachusetts area. Because we are family owned and operated, we have a real commitment to the community here, because our customers are also our neighbors. The LaPointe team is highly trained are experienced in all aspects […]

What to Do Now?

  • February 15, 2016
  • In News

Most people have no idea what to do after their home catches fire. One of the first things that new clients ask us when they make their first call to LaPointe Construction Board Up Service is “What do I do now?” While every incident is unique, the process is usually consistent. We are here to […]

Fire Damage: DIY or Call in a Professional?

  • February 8, 2016
  • In News

Many homeowners today like to do things around their home themselves. There are a lot of projects that even the least experienced homeowner can tackle fairly successfully. With limitless online tutorials and step by step guides, it seems like you can do just about anything without calling in a professional. Unfortunately, while there are a […]

Peace of Mind During Times of Trouble

  • February 1, 2016
  • In News

Property restoration after fire or water damage can complicated and confusing. Most business and homeowners don’t have the knowledge or skills to navigate the process alone. When you turn to LaPointe Construction, you can relax knowing that you have highly skilled professionals taking care of your property. As a property owner, you are likely in […]

What Happens When the Experts Arrive?

  • January 27, 2016
  • In News

When you have a fire, you need expert help. Call on the experienced team at LaPointe Construction. They have the skills and equipment to handle fire damage restoration safely and properly. One of the first steps is to secure the property. This does more than just protect your belongings from thieves, vandals, and animal intruders. […]

Who Do You Want on Your Team?

  • January 21, 2016
  • In News

There are few things worse than discovering that your home or business is affected by fire, flood, or mold. When the unexpected happens, you need someone by your side who knows how to navigate the property restoration process. There are lots of companies out there, how do you choose? LaPointe Construction Board-Up wants to be […]

What to Expect After a Fire

  • December 31, 2015
  • In News

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, every year there are more than 350,000 fires in American homes. There are even more in businesses and other structures. No building is truly fireproof- accidents and disasters can happen to anyone. There are basic precautions that you can take to reduce your risk of fire. Among other […]

Choosing Your Fire Restoration Company

  • December 16, 2015
  • In News

When you are faced with a fire, major storm, or water damage, you need to know where to turn for help. There are countless contractors in the area who you could call to handle your post-disaster restoration project. How do you know who to call? There are two broad categories of home repair professional out […]

Winter Fire Safety

  • December 4, 2015
  • In News

The winter months are full of fun holiday celebrations. The United States Fire Association claims that there are around 20 times as many structural fires during an average winter day than during the summer. These winter fires are often more severe than those in summer. If Chistmas trees and decorations are involved, there are five […]

Fire Damage Restoration Process

  • November 6, 2015
  • In News

Hopefully you will never experience a fire on your property, but if you do we are here to help. Fire damage restoration can be a stressful and overwhelming process. Our experts can walk you through it and make everything a little less mysterious. Surveying and Pretesting The first step in the process is surveying your […]

What To Do After A Fire

  • October 14, 2015
  • In News

If your home has suffered from a fire it can be difficult to know where to begin picking up the pieces. This can be a stressful and overwhelming time making it difficult to decide where to begin. Here are six things we suggest you do immediately following a home fire. Call Your Insurance Agent As […]

How to Clean Up Soot and Smoke

  • September 30, 2015
  • In News

Smoke and soot can damage a lot more than just the areas affected by the physical flames.  It can travel throughout your home and damage the paint, carpet, upholstery, drapes, clothing, and other belongings in your home.  The first step to eliminating further damage is to ventilate the area and remove debris.  While this sounds […]

Types of Fire Damage

  • September 18, 2015
  • In News

In the event that your home suffers from a fire it is important to recognize that there are other types of damage than just the parts of your home that have physically burned.  Read on to find out about these other types of damage, their cause, and the best restoration services suited to return your […]