Category: Home Improvements

How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

Western New York is home to many rivers, lakes, creeks, and streams. While this makes for a picturesque location, it can pose a problem during the warmer months. If the past several months are any indication, a sudden rain storm can quickly flood a region, causing damage to our homes and businesses. Thankfully, there are… Read more »

How to Keep Your House Cool in the Summer

How to Keep Your House Cool in the Summer

Buffalo is not known for its sweltering summers. But that doesn’t mean it can’t get uncomfortably hot in your home. This is especially the case if, like many older homes in the Buffalo area, you don’t have air conditioning. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can keep the temperatures down even without an AC… Read more »

When to Remodel: The Best Times for Each Home Remodeling Project

When to Remodel: The Best Times for Each Home Remodeling Project

You know that your home needs some work, but when exactly is the best time for that work to happen? While you can complete some remodeling projects at any time of the year, some are best suited for a particular season. Here we break down the best times for each of the most common home… Read more »

Home Improvement Projects That Will Lower Your Energy Bill

Home Improvement Projects That Will Lower Your Energy Bill

When all know that dreaded feeling when it’s time to pay our bills. They can be especially painful during the summer and winter months when it requires more energy to heat and cool our homes. While nothing is going to make those bills disappear entirely, there are ways to lower them to a manageable level…. Read more »

5 Home Improvement Projects to Do Before the 4th of July

5 Home Improvement Projects to Do Before the 4th of July

Grilling on the patio, swimming in the pool, playing frisbee in the backyard, the 4th of July is time to be outdoors with your friends and family. But if you’re planning on having company over, you should make sure that your home is ready for all of the 4th of July activities. So here are… Read more »

How to Look Out for an Unlicensed Contractor

Signs to Look for Unlicensed Contractor

An unlicensed contractor can cause you no end of headaches. They’re likely to make promises they can’t keep, give you an inaccurate estimate, overcharge you, charge you for shoddy work… the list goes on and on. There are, however, several signs to look out for an unlicensed contractor in order to avoid doing business with… Read more »

What Deteriorates Your Roof the Most?

Roofing Contractors in Buffalo

Roofs are the first line of defense for your home. They are what keeps moisture and weather out and safety and comfort in, but they don’t last forever, especially in Buffalo! Although some roofs guarantee a shingle life for over 30 years, that’s not based on a Buffalo winter, spring or fall. After the winter,… Read more »

Home Renovations to Accommodate Aging

Home Renovations for Seniors

These days, more and more seniors are choosing to age in place rather than move to a retirement home. However, home renovations are often necessary to accommodate aging, particularly for seniors with mobility or vision issues. While it can initially seem like a major financial investment to renovate your home, this approach can actually make… Read more »

Benefits of Skylights for Your Home

skylight installation buffalo ny

Do you have a room in your home that always seems to be on the darker side no matter what you try to do to it? One way to get rid of this problem is by installing a skylight in it. Whether it’s a bathroom, a kitchen, a living room, or even a bedroom, you… Read more »

Great Tips for Winterizing Your Western New York Home

Is your home ready for the harsh Buffalo winter? Take a look at this handy checklist for winterizing your western New York home. Not only will these maintenance steps help you keep your family warm, but they’ll also save you money on your utility bills. Change your furnace filters Call up an HVAC professional at… Read more »