Value, convenience, and marketability are the usual reasons why homeowners do remodeling projects. Another reason could be your faded siding, leaking roof, or clogged gutters in Salem—any part of your home can most likely qualify for a face-lift, especially if you happen to live in an old house. However, gutter systems are rarely up for …
Winter temperatures will be higher than normal with below-normal snowfall for Salem. Summer is expected to be drier than normal this year. That being said, the ever-changing weather conditions pose a great challenge for your Salem gutters. Proper Gutter Care During a rainstorm, gutters direct excess water from your roof to where it can be …
Homeowners go through a hard time for roof repair so we’ve enlisted the common roof issues you encounter with their corresponding fixes to help you.
Jason Parisella and I talk about home weatherization, energy audits, energy efficiency, blower door tests and types of insulation.
You probably heard about the approaching energy crunch in the United States. According to the Department of Energy, consumption will increase by 62% for natural gas, 45% for electricity, and 33% for oil in the next 20 years. So while much of the country focuses on ways to increase energy supply, some are working on …
This is a project completed for one of A&A Services’ new customers in Salem, MA. The customer’s existing wooden siding and windows have lost their visual appeal from years of wear and tear. The cost to restore the existing products to their prior glory made replacement an all-around better investment for this home owner. The two …
It is essential to keep your home—from your windows and doors to your siding and roofing—in tip-top shape. It pays to have all components in good condition. Why? Comfort is one reason. However, considering you’ll be living in your house for quite some time, energy efficiency and cost-effectiveness are major reasons too. So have you …
A&A Services just finished up an insulation project in Marblehead, Mass. for a relative of one of our previous customers. The area we are insulating is a crawlspace beneath the first floor of the home. The existing insulation was incorrectly installed many years ago; the insulation paper was facing the wrong way leaving the insulation …
A&A Services just completed a window project for one of our new customers. This customer had his entire roof done a couple of years ago, and the contractor he used did not think to replace his aging skylights as well. As a result, the homeowner has been enduring skylight leaks even after his roof was …
Lead is a natural element typically found in the earth’s crust. It is also present in small amounts nearly everywhere—it’s in the air, water, soil, and even inside our homes! Indeed, it offers some benefits, including its use in car batteries and in the glass of television and computer screens to protect viewers from radiation. …
We absolutely love old homes, old buildings, and the North Shore’s craftsman-style homes. They were built to last – and longevity is a key value A&A Services shares. Our 40 years of remodeling homes across the North Shore have made us experts in quality installation. The homes built in and around Salem, Boston’s North Shore, …
Historic buildings and homes often occupy a special place in people’s hearts and imaginations. Here in Massachusetts, we’re fortunate enough to be virtually surrounded by historic buildings. While some prefer newer construction, the popularity of sites like Circa Old Houses and their crossover HGTV show Cheap Old Houses indicates that architectural charm and history remain …