Hanover: Combating “Buy Now” Pressures

I was recently tagged in a Facebook post to see if I could give some advice to a woman to posted the following: “Have any of you used XXXXX exteriors for windows/doors? I went to the xxx fair and they had a booth (we just bought a new house and need to replace the front bay window) got a call after signing up for the free replacement windows and was asked to come out to do a free quote... well … [Read more...]

Pembroke: All about Vinyl Replacement Windows.

Vinyl replacement windows are a good choice when replacing the older windows in your home because they are virtually maintenance free, and never need painting. We are hearing a lot about Energy Efficiency but what exactly make product energy efficient? Here are some of the things to look at when considering how efficient your new windows will be. Multiple Panes of glass: Two panes of glass with … [Read more...]

Hanson: What I Learned from the Blizzard of 2015

As I sit here one week after the Blizzard for 2015, watching more snow fall and looking at the forecast for the next few days. I’m praying that the flickering lights don’t go out completely, I’m now regretting a few things. Do you remember the tale of the Cobbler’s Children? The cobbler would work all day making and fixing shoes for other people. So by the end of the day he was too tired to … [Read more...]

Sharon: Window Maintenance Tips

Summertime is the perfect time to wash the winter grime off your windows and let in the fresh air. But did you know that windows actually require a little more maintenance than just a simple soap and wipe? Boost the longevity of your windows with these annual maintenance checks: Vinyl and Metal Windows 1. Examine the edges. Take a close look at your window and frames. Rubber seals hold … [Read more...]

Scituate: What is a 203K Loan?

We've been talking to a few clients about utilizing the 203K loan option to finance their upcoming remodeling projects. And people seem to have a lot of questions about how the process works. So I thought today was a good time to go over some commonly asked questions that Almar gets from the contractors end.[1] Over the years a lot of clients have used refinancing as an option to help pay for … [Read more...]

Pembroke Ma: Windows & Hunter Douglas Special Offer!

Almar Building & Remodeling (Hanover, Ma) is proud to be partnering with our friends at Inspiring Windows (Hanover Ma) to bring you 2 SPECIAL OFFERS! Vinyl Replacement Windows Starting at $399 Installed Call Almar for details on having NEW Vinyl Replacement windows installed and start saving on Energy Bills. Purchases may be eligible for Tax Rebates. Call for details. (Limited time … [Read more...]

Weymouth: Vinyl or Wood replacement windows, which is right for me?

By: Craig H. Guido, CS (Almar Building & Remodeling Co. Hanover Ma)   When selecting windows for your home most have to choose between wood and vinyl replacement windows.  I’m sure you’ve asked yourself vinyl or wood replacement windows, which is right for me? Why choose wood? Why choose vinyl? Which one is better?   These are all questions that we are asked when we go into our … [Read more...]