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This summer, think solar – in 3 easy steps

June 21st, 2017

The season of sun and relaxation is finally upon us: Happy children will scamper off for a much-needed hiatus, vacations are right around the corner, and even the weather reminds us to slow down, take a sip of lemonade, and wait for the fireflies. Summer’s also the perfect time to catch up on projects you …Continue reading »

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Lights – Hold the Camera – Action!

May 17th, 2017

“Are you ready?” The couple nods furiously while nervously squeezing each other’s hands. They stare in expectation at the designer in whom they’ve trusted to transform their house from drab and impractical to the fabulous home of their dreams. They face the direction of their once too-small, poorly laid out residence, hoping that the dramatic …Continue reading »

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From blueprint to building: Plan now to bring that project into the present

April 19th, 2017

Those who say Rome wasn’t built in a day – they’re not kidding. Experts say it took more than 500 years for one of the greatest cities in history to go from a plot of land to a major plotline in antiquity. Lucky for you, your dream home-building project won’t take five centuries – just …Continue reading »

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Malcarne Solar: Our new branch buds this month!

April 5th, 2017

March came in like a lion, but this month is often a highlight for those of us looking forward to saying goodbye to winter in the northeast. It’s a time to welcome the much-anticipated spring, its milder temperatures, and the new life, change and growth it ushers in. Soon, we’ll see blossoms poking through the …Continue reading »

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Trust Malcarne to Take the Stress Out of Renovation

February 15th, 2017

Whether you’re planning your daughter’s sweet sixteen birthday bash, mapping out your hopefully not-too-rocky road to retirement, or plotting your big return to school and higher education, it’s nice to have a guide along the way. From finances to fun events, if it’s a new adventure of any sort, having a leader who knows enough …Continue reading »

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Reduce, then produce: Our revolutionary approach to solar energy

January 18th, 2017

Let’s face it: More often than not, our New Year’s resolutions rarely make it to January 2nd. But, as anyone looking back on the craziness of the holiday season would likely agree, it’s best not to judge our productivity by what we accomplish during the craziest few weeks of the year, either. At Malcarne Contracting, …Continue reading »

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Check your list twice – and put home comfort and energy-efficiency at the top!

December 14th, 2016

Whether your Christmas list is longer than the five-year-olds who recite their inventory of wants on Santa’s lap, or you’re looking to simplify and pare down in 2017, there’s one thing almost every homeowner has in common: This year, you can make your house a little more joyful by upping the comfort factor in each …Continue reading »

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The Malcarne Experience

November 22nd, 2016

Success in any arena is much more than one or two specific amenities. Case in point: When a restaurant has lines wrapping around the corner, it’s not purely because of its chef’s talent – it’s also the experience the venue provides. An amusement park visit isn’t just about the life-flashing-before-your-eyes rides – it’s also the …Continue reading »

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Air Ducts: What’s in the air you’re breathing?

October 19th, 2016

This September and October has been kind to us, with its brisk, sunny mornings, warm, summer-like afternoons, and cool, clear nights. But if you’re like many New Yorkers, your allergy symptoms have not been so kind – and it may not be the weather outside that’s making them so frightful. As fall firmly takes hold …Continue reading »

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Solar Energy: Significant savings from Malcarne means affordable energy options for your home!

September 21st, 2016

There’s no doubt about it: Technology changes at such blinding speeds, it seems nearly impossible to catch up. Case in point: Want to age yourself in the eyes of a teenager? Simply mention the words “rotary dial” and you’re guaranteed to get a blank stare. Thankfully, when it comes to your home, there are many …Continue reading »

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