news-wfsb-2Winter Storm Chester | WFSB Channel 3 | January 22, 2014

George Yost talks to reporter Kevin Hogan about the cleanup after winter storm Chester. The storm deposited as much as a foot of snow in parts of the Connecticut and brought freezing temperatures along with it, but it didn’t stop Yost Home Improvements from opening. Business operated as usual … with the exception of a few additional layers of clothing. CLICK HERE TO WATCH.



George Talks Energy Vault Technology® | WXLM Radio | March 28, 2013

George Yost stopped by the WXLM studios to discuss the insulation power of Energy Vault Technology® siding and windows, which can cut energy bills by anywhere from 30 to 50 percent. George also provided some tips on getting your home ready for spring and explains how being too frugal can backfire on a homeowner.


2011-08-21-The-DayGlobal Reach Began at The Kitchen Table | The Day | August 21, 2011

“They’ve come a long way from their origins in the Yost family home in Waterford. Over the past five decades, Yost Home Improvements Inc. has grown to encompass two generations of the family, an expansion into manufacturing with a global clientele and a home-improvement business with commitments far beyond the firm’s Waterford headquarters along Route 85…” READ MORE


the-day-newsYost Home Improvements Celebrates 50 Years | The Day | July 31, 2011

“Yost Home Improvements, Inc. of Waterford is celebrating 50 years in business. After retiring from the Coast Guard Band, Albert Yost, Sr., together with his wife, Catherine, founded the company in 1961. Once operating out of the family home, the business is the largest home improvement firm in southeastern Connecticut…” READ MORE


certainteed trade talkYost Home Improvements Wins CertainTeed’s Coveted Award of Excellence | Certainteed Trade Talk | Fall 2008

“George Yost, co-owner of Yost Home Improvements, LLC, of Waterford, CT, recently won CertainTeed’s Award of Excellence for a residential remodeling project that features CertainTeed® polymer siding. The remodeling project was chosen from among other national entries for its craftsmanship and overall presentation…” READ MORE


the-day-newsWaterford Company Bridges China Gap | The Day | May 11, 2003

“China’s booming housing market has turned two gutter-supply companies half a world apart into commercial allies. After four weeks in transit, $20,000 worth of gutter parts and a seamless gutter machine made its way from Yost Manufacturing and Supply Co. Inc. of Waterford to Imarinex Co., Ltd., of Shanghai…” READ MORE


the-day-newsA Small Business Grows Up | The Day | April 7, 2002

“The Yost family can sum up their business success in two words: love and trust. That’s what the Yosts have depended on in each other in the more than 40 years since the family patriarch, Albert Yost Sr., began running his home improvement company from a corner in the kitchen of his home. In the years since, the company has flourished and split into two entities run from the same Route 85 building…” READ MORE


the-day-newsYost Wins National Contract | The Day | December 22, 2000

“Yost Manufacturing and Supply Inc., a rain-gutter manufacturing company, has won an open-ended contract with a national distributor to make two kinds of specialty “elbow” gutter pieces. Under the terms of the agreement with Alcoa Building Products of Sidney, Ohio, Yost will make and sell as many of the gutter parts as possible — known as “Zig-Zags” commercially — to Alcoa…” READ MORE


the-day-newsQuality Everywhere | The Day | June 23, 2000

“Quality is a theme in everything the Nelsons have tackled; they use the best materials and most well-reputed installers. The second level of the home has had a facelift with new doors, which open to the first level deck, installed by Yost Home Improvement. The hinged atrium doors possess an elegant, cut glass design…” READ MORE