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Making the Upgrade to New Energy-Efficient Windows

Published: November 26, 2019 7:58am 23 Views

Making the Upgrade to New Energy-Efficient Windows

It’s become universally accepted that there are countless benefits when it comes to having energy-efficient replacement windows installed. From improved interior comfort and reduced heating/cooling bills, to improved function, aesthetics and long-lasting durability, energy efficient windows of...

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How Pre-Winter Roof Inspections Can Protect Your Home

Published: October 30, 2019 8:42am 64 Views

How Pre-Winter Roof Inspections Can Protect Your Home

While not every roof problem happens during the winter months, it’s during this time when much of the damage that occurs during Spring and Summer begins to manifest. This is especially true for older roofs, as well as those which have been inadvertently damaged but not yet showing obvious sign...

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Having New Gutters Installed in Rochester NY

Published: September 15, 2019 8:11am 96 Views

Having New Gutters Installed in Rochester NY

Dealing with residential gutters is anything but a fun experience, especially when they’re old, outdated and otherwise incapable of performing as they’re designed to.  Older gutters are far more difficult to clean and maintain than todays’ more modern systems, and can be an ey...

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5 Signs You Need a New Roof

Published: July 17, 2019 11:21pm 159 Views

5 Signs You Need a New Roof

Your roof is the shelter and protection from outside elements entering your home. When there’s a leak from excessive water drainage seeping through your walls, you have a good idea to check your roof. But what about the roof damages that aren’t as noticeable to the eye? The ones that you...

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Home Repair Insurance Claims

Published: May 2, 2019 7:45pm 171 Views

Home Repair Insurance Claims

Dealing with insurance companies while planning and overseeing the progress of your remodeling project can be a challenging task.  At Five Star Improvements, we’ve seen it on countless occasions and understand just how frustrating the process can be.  With that as our motivation we w...

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Residential Exterior Remodeling Services

Published: April 10, 2019 7:25pm 198 Views

Residential Exterior Remodeling Services

When an outdated or deteriorating section of your home becomes compromised, or just too painful to look at, it’s essential to partner with a Rochester NY remodeling company who understands just how much your palace means to you.  At Five Star Improvements, we staff some of the most talent...

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4 Benefits of Skylights for Your Home

Published: March 21, 2019 12:50pm 298 Views

4 Benefits of Skylights for Your Home

Sometimes, our homes need a little sprucing up in the window department. When you want to add more natural light to your room to soak up the aesthetic and health benefits, consider installing a skylight. Skylight windows are on the ceiling of your room and offer a bright, unique way to add dimension...

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A Short Guide to Roof Shingles

Published: February 9, 2019 12:16pm 369 Views

A Short Guide to Roof Shingles

One of the most common roofing methods is shingling. Using individual shingles, roofers can provide simple, cost-effective, and stylish roofing solutions for homes and businesses. Here’s everything you need to know about roof shingles before you opt for this roofing material. What Are R...

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All the Terrible Things Winter Can Do to Your Roof

Published: November 24, 2018 6:40pm 453 Views

All the Terrible Things Winter Can Do to Your Roof

Winter in Rochester, NY can be hard on your home or business’s roofing system. From fallen tree branches to snowstorms, your roof must survive a variety of seasonal hazards. Failure to schedule a pre-winter roof inspection could cause a roof ill-equipped to survive the cold months. Review...

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4 Famous Scenes Where Kids Break Their Neighbors’ Windows

Published: August 2, 2018 12:48pm 303 Views

4 Famous Scenes Where Kids Break Their Neighbors’ Windows

Children playing outside is common in many neighborhoods in Rochester, NY, as well as in pop culture. However, these outside activities can place the windows of neighbors at risk – a baseball flying through a window is one of the most common tropes in literature, movies, and TV shows. Here are...

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Popular Rochester Home Remodeling Projects for Summer

Published: June 5, 2018 9:19pm 589 Views

Popular Rochester Home Remodeling Projects for Summer

Whether you’re planning on hosting plenty of summer parties, need to make some overdue repairs, or simply looking to change the appearance of your house, Summer is a great time to tackle those home remodeling projects.  And if you’re like most homeowners, there’s usually m...

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Five Star Improvements Commercial Remodeling

Published: December 6, 2017 3:48pm 1008 Views

Five Star Improvements Commercial Remodeling

Whether you’re a small operation working from a standalone building, or a large corporation based in the Rochester NY area, making the decision to remodel or renovate your facility is one that will echo for years to come.  And when it comes to updating the look of your building’...

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Planning Your 2018 Home Renovation Projects

Published: November 18, 2017 8:26pm 761 Views

Planning Your 2018 Home Renovation Projects

Regardless of whether you just moved to Rochester and want to change the dynamic of your home, or have been here for years and are ready to take on that long overdue renovation, it’s vital to choose a home improvement company with proven experience in your specific project.  Not only...

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Five Star Improvements Attic Ventilation

Published: October 23, 2017 1:54pm 972 Views

Five Star Improvements Attic Ventilation

Considering how little time the average family spends in their attic, it can be easy to forget that they even exist.  But they do, and they play a more important role in the comfort and energy efficiency of our homes than we often give them credit for.  Additionally, they can have a si...

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Choosing the Best Gutter Services in Rochester

Published: September 5, 2017 1:03pm 828 Views

Choosing the Best Gutter Services in Rochester

A properly functioning gutter system is essential for both homeowners and businesses alike, and knowing which service best suits your needs can save you a great deal of time, stress and money.  Ignoring them, however, can result in damage to your structure, which may result in more costly r...

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The Different Types of Residential Siding

Published: August 11, 2017 6:03pm 953 Views

The Different Types of Residential Siding

When you’re building or remodeling a home, it’s important to give serious consideration to the type of replacement siding that best suits your realistic needs.  Are you working within a restricted budget?  Renovating the home for resale?  Or perhaps you’re most c...

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Owens Corning SureNail® Roofing Systems

Published: May 8, 2017 5:59pm 1266 Views

Owens Corning SureNail® Roofing Systems

Regardless of whether you're replacing your roof, repairing it, or building a new residential home, you simply can't overstate the need to choose a roofing system that's capable of withstanding the elements over the course of many years. A new technology developed by Owens Corning of...

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Insurance Claims for Your Roof

Published: May 5, 2017 10:26pm 882 Views

Insurance Claims for Your Roof

A wind storm has hit this area! Your insurance company will pay for wind damage repairs/replacements on your roof, siding, windows & more. Call us today for you free wind damage home inspection. Five Star Improvements, Inc. 585-256-1844 Wind Damage is hard for the untrained ey...

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How New Vinyl Siding Improves Home Value and Appeal

Published: April 29, 2017 9:53pm 902 Views

How New Vinyl Siding Improves Home Value and Appeal

v Regardless of whether you're selling, buying, or the recent purchaser of a home in the Rochester area, it doesn't take a large brain to know when your siding has simply had it. Selling a home with siding that's aged, dented and warped is about as desirable as being shown one in simi...

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Emergency Roof Repairs in Rochester NY

Published: April 10, 2017 12:00pm 2011 Views

Emergency Roof Repairs in Rochester NY

When you consider that no storm ever comes with good timing, it's important to know who to call when the worst befalls your home.  In Rochester and throughout Western NY, more homeowners continue to trust 5 Star Home Improvements for fast, reliable emergency roofing service and repairs....

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Making Home Repairs After Significant Windstorm Damage

Published: April 10, 2017 11:46am 1220 Views

Making Home Repairs After Significant Windstorm Damage

The intense storms that hit Rochester and other parts of Western NY in late March, brought a level of damage that most homeowners have never seen and were completely unprepared for.  Some of the worst victims incurred missing shingles and sections of roofs, structural damage from falling trees,...

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Innovative Roofing Technology for More Clean, Efficient Service

Published: January 26, 2017 5:59pm 1371 Views

Innovative Roofing Technology for More Clean, Efficient Service

When the time comes to repair or replace your roof, one of the most obvious concerns that comes to mind is cost.  As a result many homeowners, understandably, spend countless hours looking for Rochester roofing companies with the lowest rates.  Sadly, it's not until the work begins whe...

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Rochester NY Ice Damming Services

Published: January 14, 2017 9:37am 1166 Views

Rochester NY Ice Damming Services

A sudden drop in temperature following wet weather conditions can result in the formation of ice dams on your roof, overhangs and other vulnerable structures. Left unaddressed they are notorious for resulting in water leaks upon melting, something which commonly takes both homeowners and businesses...

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