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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...

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...

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,...

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Air Conditioning

After one of the longest, coldest winters the Northeast has shivered through in years, the last thing on everyone’s mind this spring was air conditioning. If you’re like most of us, after being cooped up for nearly five months under flannel blankets and long...

There’s No Time Like The Present

Some major life decisions – saying “yes” to that wedding ring, for example, or leaving a secure job for a new career across the country – may take a lot of serious thought and careful consideration. But many others – finally taking that dream vacation or really going...

To Our Customers: Thank You

When Janet Santoro-Jaeger needed work done on her 1977 Staatsburg home, she decided to contact Malcarne Contracting. “I had them do a room addition,” she said. “We knocked down a screened-in porch and deck and added a much larger all-season sunroom. They actually...

Malcarne Training Center’s Grand Opening: This Spring

  For nearly two decades, Malcarne Contracting has made a difference in the world of construction and energy efficiency based on one goal: to treat its customers like family. Now, owner Joseph Malcarne’s original objective has taken root in the new Malcarne...

Winter Home Improvements

The Christmas season is upon us, and life has once again turned into a flurry of tinsel, trees and turkeys. And while you’re probably busy tackling that holiday menu or tracking down this year’s must-have toy, don’t leave yourself off the list: Now is the perfect time...

How Can I Pay For Energy Improvements On My House

Whether you’re hoping to save the planet, save on energy bills, or do both, completing energy improvements on your home can make a huge difference – especially with the expertise that Malcarne Contracting brings to the table. Still, even when it makes sense in the...

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Will An Energy Audit Really Help?

With its array of fiery colors, cool breezes and the promise of the holidays, fall is a season many look forward to. Still, that doesn’t mean you want it, or its frigid cousin winter, inside your home. Those falling autumn leaves are beautiful, but the icy breezes...

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...

Act Now!

Not that long ago, the streets swarmed with eager trick-or-treaters, some sweet in princess or pirate costumes, others hell-bent on scaring their peers with monster masks or faux-bloody bodies. But while October may bring out the fright in some, November may usher in...

Oil to Natural Gas Conversion

Some home renovations may require some thought: Does the cost of new windows really add enough energy-efficiency to the house, or is keeping Old Man Winter out simply a matter of good insulation? Is it the right time to redo the kitchen, or will adding a new bathroom...

Air Conditioning

After one of the longest, coldest winters the Northeast has shivered through in years, the last thing on everyone’s mind this spring was air conditioning. If you’re like most of us, after being cooped up for nearly five months under flannel blankets and long...

There’s No Time Like The Present

Some major life decisions – saying “yes” to that wedding ring, for example, or leaving a secure job for a new career across the country – may take a lot of serious thought and careful consideration. But many others – finally taking that dream vacation or really going...

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Plan NOW for Summer Projects

With its single-digit temperatures, few daylight hours, and icy conditions, the best thing about February may be the fact that it’s a mere 28 days long. But if a summertime home project is what keeps you motivated through the sleet, freezing rain and snow delays, then...

Springtime Home Projects

Whether you’re from Maine or Georgia, Old Man Winter has certainly wreaked havoc up and down the East Coast this year – and probably has most of us hoping not to hear the word “Nor’easter” again for a very long time. This spring, it’s time to appreciate what’s finally...