Energy StarĀ® Performance In Your Home

When you see the ENERGY STAR® symbol, you know you can count on a product to save you money. After all, it’s the label established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to show that a product is energy efficient, without compromising on performance. A product can earn the ENERGY STAR® label by meeting a number of specifications, such as a window providing significant insulation standards. To earn the label, products must provide a significant amount of energy savings over the course of use, while offering the same capabilities as competitors. 


Owens Corning: Features & Benefits

To provide the best of the best in roofing services to homeowners in Western New York, we know that the products we offer matter. With that being said, it’s no surprise that Stockmohr uses America’s #1 shingle brand, Owens Corning. Since 1938, Owens Corning has been the “cornerstone” of roofing and insulation. After finalizing their first fiberglass shingle patent in 1965, it flipped the entire shingle market. Striving to provide the highest quality of roofing services in the Buffalo area, Stockmohr is an Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Contractor -- this means we’ve met or exceeded standards set by an industry leader. So, what can homeowners expect from Owens Corning products?
 


Controlling Condensation And Humidity in Your Home

All homes have moisture in them. Many daily activities add moisture to the air, from cooking to bathing to even breathing. Unfortunately, there are a number of problems associated with too much condensation or humidity in your home. Fortunately there are steps that can be taken to reduce the potential for damage.


ProVia: Benefits & Features

At Stockmohr, we strive to provide all of our customers with the highest quality building materials for each and every project. That’s why we offer ProVia products with our installation of entry doors, storm doors, and vinyl siding for Western New York homes. For over 40 years, ProVia has been known for their product quality, old-world craftsmanship, and dedication to customer satisfaction.


Staying Draft-Free This Winter

Living in Western New York during the winter can prove to be a challenge. With intense snowfall, freezing temps and icy roads… there’s a lot of maintenance to keep up with. As a homeowner, this means you’ll be removing snow and managing ice to make sure your property is safe. Once you’ve made a clear path to your home, what happens when there’s a draft inside?


How to Prevent Ice Dams

It’s a well known fact that the snow and cold that accompany a Buffalo winter can cause a multitude of problems for homeowners. Once such problem is ice dams. Left untreated, these large ice patches can cause major damage to roofs and ceilings.


Gutter Care & Leaf Protection

Have you cleaned your gutters recently? Gutters are a vital part of every home, working to control the flow of rainwater to protect your roof, walls, foundation and landscape. Gutters provide many protective benefits to homeowners, but neglecting them can produce very expensive problems


Installing Solar Skylights & Receiving The Solar Tax Credit

Skylights can be a beautiful addition to any home. Solar powered skylights in particular offer a variety of unique benefits to homeowners.  A solar skylight from Stockmohr will not only add value and style to your home, but they will also make you eligible for the Federal solar tax credit! 


Why You Should Let The Factory Stain Your Door

As a homeowner, you probably enjoy a good do-it-yourself (DIY) home improvement project every now and then. A lot goes into staining and finishing an entry door, so before you make the decision to do it yourself, there’s a few things to take into consideration. 


Double Pane vs. Triple Pane Windows

When installing or replacing windows, it’s important to consider whether double pane windows or triple pane windows will be right for your home. While this may seem like a small decision, there’s actually a lot to consider when choosing the type of window that’s best for you.


Entry Doors: Fiberglass or Steel?

Choosing the right entry door for your home can be a big decision. As a homeowner, you want the absolute best in quality and value when it comes to your entry door. Fiberglass and steel entry doors offer huge advantages when compared to other materials, like wood, which requires heavy maintenance and will often warp, chip or shrink. With fiberglass and steel doors, there’s no need to worry about durability; not only are they more resistant to the elements, they're lower maintenance than wood doors.


Why Proper Siding & Home Insulation Is Important

Siding and insulation are a powerful duo that every homeowner should take full advantage of. Proper siding and insulation will protect your home, provide superior moisture management and create a comfortable environment during any season. Not only will the pair add to your curb appeal, it'll help you save on energy bills while increasing your home's resale value. There are a lot of benefits that siding and insulation work together to produce!