Tag Archives: Windows

This is a Hammer

Why Weather Stripping?

Q: What’s the point of adding weather stripping around doors and windows? Today’s homes are pretty well built already. — Jake in Denver A: It’s true that good quality, sturdy doors and windows are available these days, but not all homes have them installed: Maybe the builder went with cheaper Continue reading →

Hibbs Contracting

Hibbs Contracting

Genesee Valley Penny Saver honors this week’s Business in your Community Hibbs Contracting Business Description: • Home improvement and remodeling business • Featuring roofing, gutters, windows, siding, bathrooms, decks and more Business History: • Founded by lifelong Finger Lakes resident, Butch Hibbard in 1992 and incorporated in 1996. • Butch Continue reading →

Who Knows – May 16, 2014

FIND IT… DONATE IT… QUESTIONS? Donations Needed for a Nonprofit Organization Who could donate single pane/single hung windows for a cabin at a Boy Scout Camp? Who could donate a wood burning cook stove to a historical society? Free Donations Available To Nonprofit Organizations Only Who could use a Silver Continue reading →

Skylights Over Bed

Take advantage of tax credits to stretch home improvement dollars

(BPT) – Warm weather heralds home improvement season. It’s also the season of high electric bills as air conditioners hum to life in response to rising temperatures across the country. When you’re making summer upgrades to your home, improvements that make your house more livable and attractive are even more Continue reading →

Proactively developing a checklist of questions to ask your contractor before starting window replacement projects will help ensure you get the correct windows for your home.

Spring window checklist: 5 questions to ask your contractor before replacing windows

(BPT) – With spring quickly approaching, it’s a good time to begin thinking of home improvement projects that will look great, but also save energy. Window replacement is one project that will help increase the energy efficiency of your home and improve curb appeal. There are often telltale signs a Continue reading →