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This summer, think solar – in 3 easy steps

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...

Lights – Hold the Camera – Action!

“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...

Malcarne Solar: Our new branch buds this month!

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....

Trust Malcarne to Take the Stress Out of Renovation

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...

Builder News

The Malcarne Experience

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...

Need home-project financing? Look no further than Malcarne.

In a few short weeks, we’ll trade beach bags for backpacks, and, soon after, flip flops for flannel. But while fall is looming on the horizon, that won’t stop this last summer month’s parade of picnics, pool parties, and other activities that help us get outside,...

Worn-out roof? Now’s the time to replace it – for less!

You’ve bought extra charcoal, mowed the lawn, and are currently waiting for that garden to finally grow to fruition. It’s officially summer: Time to plan those vacations, and, this year, you may not even cringe as much as you fill up your car’s tank to prepare for a...

Adding luxury – and equity – to your bathroom

For nearly every kid under the age of ten (and probably many teenage boys) a conversation revolving around the bathroom is likely met with a stern, “Let’s keep that kind of talk to a minimum.” But if you’ve ever tried to sell a house, or are shopping for one,...

Plan for home projects and renovations – and for spring – now!

For once, that silly groundhog was right. When good old Punxsutawney Phil made his appearance back at the beginning of February, the majority of his followers likely laughed at the prospect of an early spring. But here we are in March, with Easter, gardening and...

Award-winning Expertise – From Us To You

When we at Malcarne Contracting work on projects, our goal is to get things right – 100 percent – every time. And we don’t simply want to follow what other companies are doing in our field: We want to make sure you’re getting top-of-the-line, cutting-edge service when...

Energy Smart News

Reduce, then produce: Our revolutionary approach to solar energy

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...

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

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...

Need home-project financing? Look no further than Malcarne.

In a few short weeks, we’ll trade beach bags for backpacks, and, soon after, flip flops for flannel. But while fall is looming on the horizon, that won’t stop this last summer month’s parade of picnics, pool parties, and other activities that help us get outside,...

Keeping Comfy This Summer – And All Year Long

We’ve hit that sweet spot in the year: Mornings and evenings are refreshingly crisp and cool, days are longer and mild, and heavy winter coats get a final wash before they’re bid adieu, traded out for a light jacket or sweater. While we may savor these in-between...

Other News

Siding: What’s outside does count!

By this point in the summer, most of us have logged a load of hours outside, planting in gardens, playing soccer in the back yard with the kids – and wondering how we missed how bad our house’s faded, dated, warped, or worn-out siding really got this year. “Don’t...

Living Al Fresco: Decks & Railing Systems

For many, summer’s the perfect season to finally plan that dream getaway. And whether your soft spot is for sun and sand, you crave camping, or you simply long to lounge with a good read, travel reservations may not be necessary. Just imagine that favorite dream...

Air Conditioning: Keeping your cool this summer

Sure, it’s a relief that snow squalls and frost warnings are currently nothing but a far-off dream. Still, the summer-like weather may have you opening the freezer simply to feel a fresh blast of arctic air, if only for a moment. (Side note: That’s not the most...

Roofing: Right, the First Time

Chances are, there are many portions of your home you simply never think about – that is, until something goes wrong. Your roof? It’s that kind of area: It’s going to keep the elements out and expensive heat in, and if it needs fixing, it just needs a few new shingles...

Should you sell or renovate your home?

Do you remember the first moment you stepped into your home? Perhaps it was love at first sight – a chef’s kitchen that called to you, or that en suite bath of your dreams come to life. Or maybe your relationship developed slowly, with memories growing like your kids’...

A Builder Who Has it All!

Trust those big jobs to Malcarne! It’s been one of those weeks. You know, the one where you’re running in 14 different directions, taking the kids to practice, planning a crucial meeting at work, and hoping that the weekend will come a little more quickly. Except...