Exterior Finishes

Building your independence and safety

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We are safe handicap access builders enhancing the quality of life for young or old. Whether you need handicap accessible home alterations or whole home handicap construction, maximizing your independent lifestyle and your safety is very important to us. Handicap access homes are a specialty. R.G. Penfield & Sons has extensive experience in meeting the […]

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Healthy gutters need proper downspouts

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Brant Cheikes, in South Deerfield, MA, found Gutter Helmet on the Internet. He decided to have Gutter Helmet installed at his home. He liked the product quality and wanted to reduce home maintenance. Another important factor was local service, according to Mr Cheikes. But he didn’t know he had a problem with his downspouts. He […]

Exterior Finishes

New Windows for Rowe Library

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Rowe Library photo.

This project for the Rowe Library, on Zoar Road in Rowe, MA, is nearing completion. We were asked to remove existing gable end windows, frame the cleared area for new windows and install them. When finished, we will have installed exterior trim and siding inside and outside. Inside, the wall will be insulated and drywall […]

Exterior Finishes

Water damage can destroy your home

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Water damaged brick

A top-to-bottom house tour to get your home shipshape for spring. By SHEILA QUINLIVAN For The Recorder   GREENFIELD – Water can destroy your home on so many levels. Water damage can cost thousands of dollars, harm your health and depreciate the value of your most valuable asset. Fortunately, with some preventive measures, water damage […]

Exterior Finishes

Note from a happy client

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A complimentary note from client Chris Beaulieu. We very much appreciate this complimentary note from Chris Beaulieu upon completion of work at her home this summer and fall. The work included installing vinyl siding with a lifetime transferable manufacturer guarantee. We also installed National Vinyl windows, and the IKO Roof Fast System to her second […]

Exterior Finishes

Wood rot removal and repair

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Finding wood rot

Properly repairing dry rot damage is a job for trained and experienced professionals. It requires the elimination of conditions that allowed moisture into the area that caused the problem. This means opening up the area of rot sufficiently to expose the entire area of rot and beyond. Dry rot, caused by moisture-triggered fungus, can undermine […]

Exterior Finishes

VIDEO: Main Street face lift

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Gallery Restoration Project UpdateOur Greenfield Gallery client prepared this video on this recently completed historic restoration project. As you would imagine, this highly visible operation on Main Street drew a lot of public and media attention. In the feature photo,Eric Markol and Mitch Penfield remove tin panels from the facade of the Greenfield Gallery building […]

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Vinyl siding heat wave

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hot siding

Does your home have a vinyl siding problem? Your home deserves the best! Whether you’re re-siding your home or building from the ground up, the quality of the installation job is just as important as the quality of the product. Improper installation of vinyl siding is the primary cause of poor product performance and customer […]