Eligible Work Activities

Operation Fresh Start has been the general contractor on the development of over 200 housing units in Dane County and could be employed as the general contractor of your project. Graduate Crews have a variety of skills in the building industry including:
  • Rough and finish framing
  • Drywall, texture, painting
  • Bath rehab/ADA modifications
  • Flooring including installation of vinyl, ceramic tile, and laminate wood flooring
  • Installing interior trim and doors
  • Installing exterior trim and doors
  • Replacing kitchen cabinets and countertops
  • Weatherizing, air seal, and insulating attics, walls and basements
  • Installing drain tile/sump pump system
  • Replacing windows
  • Shingling a new roof; and tearing off and reshingling old roof
  • Installing aluminum and vinyl soffit/fascia, vinyl siding
  • Replacing exterior decks and stairways
  • Brick and concrete block masonry
  • Concrete flatwork including driveways and sidewalks
  • Demolition, deconstruction and preparing materials for recycling
  • Building jacking and foundation repairs
  • Lead paint abatement


Specific Questions?
Contact Jeff Reed by phone at 608-244-4721 or email at jreed@operationfreshstart.org