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Hingham Magazine: Faces of Hingham

June 19, 2017

It’s the people that make a place, and our community is filled with many movers, shakers and power players in every sector, from philanthropy to media. Here, we profile five dynamic duos—some spouses, some professional power couples—who help Hingham put its best face forward.



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the boston globe: business plan

February 3, 2017 

Sidekick connects homeowners with contractors

Taking the confusion homeowners may have about getting work done around the house is the concept behind Sidekick, a home project-management company started last summer by Hingham businessmen Alex Arata and David Dombroski. It’s a concierge-style service they say connects homeowners with vetted contractors in a convenient and efficient way. We spoke to Arata for this story...

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South Shore Living Magazine: People to watch

January 12, 2017 

Your Go-To Handyman

Whether you need a deck repaired or a flat-screen television hung, no project is too small for the team at Sidekick Home. Based in Hingham, the company was founded by homeowner Alex Arata and his friend, contractor Dave Dombroski. Realizing how difficult it can be for busy people to connect with reliable and qualified contractors, the friends set out to create a concierge service that would streamline the home repair process...

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Blog Articles

Babson Blogs: babson College News 

May 23, 2017

Sidekick: Home Improvement Made Easy

Alex Arata MBA ’06, Andrew Austin MBA ’06 and David Dombroski are the founders of Sidekick.

What is Sidekick?

Sidekick is a home improvement concierge service, acting as a trusted advisor and single point of contact for homeowners to manage all their home improvement needs.

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March 18, 2017 

Does Your Home Need a Sidekick?

Neither I nor my husband are handy (sorry, honey!), so I always have a running list of small repair jobs. You probably have them too. Maybe it’s ceiling discoloration from an old leak, wall fixtures that have come loose, or shelving that needs to be installed. They’re almost too small to trouble with...

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randlett park: The life & times of america's favorite street

March 17, 2017 

3/17/2017: Sidekick

One of the many many perks of being neighborhood famous is people come to you with ideas. Like a neighborhood pig roast which I gave my blessing. Or planting more trees on the street which I OK’ed. A person of influence you guys. A taste maker if you will...

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