21 Apr 2014

Simple Ways to ‘Go Green’ at Home

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Happy Earth Day! Want to join in the celebration and show the ‘big blue planet’ a little love? It’s easy! Here are a few simple changes you can make at home that will have a big impact on the environment (and your wallet): Replace your 5 most commonly used lights with Energy Star bulbs to […]

20 Mar 2014

Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

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The birds are singing and sun’s rays are beginning to peep through the clouds. It’s the moment we’ve all been patiently waiting for … Spring has finally arrived! With the warmer weather on its way, now is a good time to get your home in tiptop shape. Here’s a list of helpful tips to get […]

11 Mar 2014

Consumer Beware: Red Flags For Fly-By-Night Contractors

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Connecticut residents have spoken and at the top of their list of consumer complaints, after fuel, are home improvement contractors and new home builders. According to the Department of Consumer Protection, of the 6,008 written complaints they received in 2013, 14.5 percent had to do with issues like unfinished work, improper contracts, damaged homes, shoddy […]

12 Feb 2014

The Best Home Improvement Projects for Boosting Home Value

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Renovating and remodeling is a great way to freshen up your living space, but if you’re looking to boost the value of your home, new research shows there are a few projects that just about pay for themselves. According to Remodeling magazine’s 2014 Cost vs. Value Report, some of the projects that offer the biggest […]

29 Jan 2014

Yost Wins Esteemed 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award

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Yost Wins Esteemed 2013 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Yost Home Improvements has earned the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service in 2013. “Only about 5 percent of the companies Yost Home Improvements competes with in the Hartford and Norwich/New London markets are able to earn our Super Service Award,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “It’s a […]

24 Jan 2014

Picking the Perfect Siding Color

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Nothing will have more significant of an impact on your home’s appearance than its color … and for some homeowners, that can make picking out a color for their new vinyl siding more difficult than deciding a name for their firstborn child. “Should I go with the light mossy green with the pale blue tint […]

23 Jan 2014

George Yost Talks to WFSB About Winter Storm Chester

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George Yost Talks to WFSB About Winter Storm Chester

Winter storm Chester pounded down on the state earlier this week, dropping as much as a foot of snow on parts of Connecticut. While the storm kept many schools closed, it didn’t stop businesses like Yost Home Improvements from opening. As George Yost told WFSB reporter Kevin Hogan, “We work outside all the time so […]

4 Dec 2013

‘Like’ Yost Home Improvements on Facebook

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‘Like’ Yost Home Improvements on Facebook

Do you ‘like’ Yost Home Improvements? Let your friends and family know by liking us on Facebook and sharing our page. It’s easy! Here’s what to do: Like our page by clicking the ‘like’ button located just below our Facebook cover photo. Share our page by clicking on the sprocket icon below our cover photo […]

26 Nov 2013

New Products Help Elderly and Disabled Continue Living at Home

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As people age and struggle with mobility, they’re often forced to move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. Yost Home Improvements hopes to change that by offering handicap accessible products that make navigating in and out of an existing home possible. At some point in life, most will experience a temporary or even […]

20 Nov 2013

‘Tis the Season of Giving

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Yost Home Improvements hopes to offer Santa some assistance in delivering toys to children of families in need this year by participating in Toys for Tots. From now until December 19, we’ll be accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for kids of all ages at our office at 1018 Hartford Turnpike in Waterford. Please note, […]