Why Choose CFH?
Care Free Homes, Inc. is a family-owned home improvement & construction company located in Fairhaven, Massachusetts.
An A+ member of the Better Business Bureau for over 25 years, Care Free Homes provides top-quality workmanship, reliable customer service, and outstanding product warranties. Care Free Homes is fully licensed and insured in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island and is an award-winning company with an extensive list of industry credentials. Care Free Homes customers are served by the Pickup Family and their own team of qualified craftsmen.
Nathan Pickup, Sr.
Co-Owner, Vice President
Nate graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He served 5 years on active duty as an infantryman in the U.S. Army, deploying to both Bosnia and Afghanistan. In 2002, Nathan returned home to work for the family business as a project manager and continued to serve as a company commander in the Massachusetts Army National Guard. Nate’s Care Free hobbies include family camping, hiking, reading, and boating.
Dana Pickup, Jr.
Co-Owner, Project Manager
Dana Jr. earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. Upon graduation, Dana began working as a compliance specialist for Brown Brothers Harriman, one of the nation’s oldest, privately owned financial institutions. He has a master’s degree in business administration from UMASS Dartmouth. Dana is most Care Free while coaching, camping, painting with Bob Ross, and spending time with his wife and family.
Dana Pickup, Sr.
Dana, Sr. co-founded Care Free Homes with his brother-in-law, Wayne Edwards. Since 1978, their small roofing, siding, and window business has evolved into a full service home improvement and construction company. Dana now co-owns Care Free Homes with two of his sons, Nathan and Dana Jr.. This Care Free guy enjoys making memories with his wife and family, camping, and motorcycle rides.
Stephanie studied writing and communications at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. She loves to combine her passion for helping others with home improvement. Co-founder of Our Heroes’ Tree, a national initiative that honors military families, this Care Free mama enjoys family, workouts, reading, gardening, and volunteering in the community.
Andrea has been the mainstay of our office for over 20 years. She studied accounting at Southeastern Massachusetts University and has years of experience in management and human resources. Andi has a huge heart for animals and has provided a Care Free home to dozens of rescued pets. She is happiest while hiking with her yellow Labrador Retriever, Belle, and relaxing at the beach.
Bob is a great friend of the Pickup family and has been a lifelong resident of the SouthCoast. He holds a degree in Business Management and has decades of experience in residential and commercial real estate. This Care Free guy has a talent for sketching and painting and is most Care Free with family, relaxing at the beach, or playing a round of golf.
Tony is a Care Free classic – he’s been with us for over 30 years! He graduated from New Bedford Vocational School and immediately began his career in the trades. This talented carpenter is most Care Free while boating and relaxing by the ocean with his favorite cocktail.
Neil graduated from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School and has been swinging a hammer ever since! He specializes in carpentry and has been with us for over 15 years. Neil is most Care Free while paddling a canoe and enjoying a day of freshwater fishing with his wife.
Jeff is a graduate of the Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational High School and has been with us for 8 years. Customers love his slightly shy demeanor and excellent craftsmanship. Jeff is most Care Free while freshwater fishing and spending time outdoors.
Russ is the newest member of our Care Free crew – and we’re sure glad he’s here! His son, Curtis, works by his side which gives us another family within our family business. Russ graduated from Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School and served in the United States Army before making a career in the trades. He’s most Care Free spending time with family and sipping a cold beer by a toasty, warm campfire.
Bob spent most of his high school summers doing carpentry and small home improvement projects. In the early 1980’s, he began his career here at Care Free Homes. He excels in multiple areas of carpentry in addition to being a certified installer of the Vinyl Siding Institute. Bob is an avid coin collector and is most Care Free spending time with his wife and their family.
Lisa studied media and communications at Bridgewater State University. She is proud of her Azorean heritage and enjoys volunteering with the Azorean Maritime Heritage Society. Always with a smile on her face, Lisa is most Care Free with close friends and family, binge watching her favorite shows on Netflix, and falling into the world of comics.
Just a few of the cities and towns we serve:
Acushnet, Barnstable, Bourne, Bridgewater, Centerville, Cotuit, Cranston, Dartmouth, Dennis, Fairhaven, Falmouth, Harwich, Hyannis, Marion, Marstons Mills, Mattapoisett, Plymouth, Sandwich, Somerset, Yarmouth, Fall River, New Bedford, Newport, Onset, Providence, Portsmouth, Taunton, Wareham, Westport and Warwick as well as other towns on Cape Cod, Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.