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Opening a Load Bearing Wall

Published: January 10, 2019 6:39pm 214 Views

Opening a Load Bearing Wall

Mendon, NY- It was late summer when we got a call from Alex.  A new baby had just been born, the family was growing, but the house needed to change too.  They were hoping that we could put a doorway in the wall between the living room and family room.  Upon inspection of this load bea...

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Ice Dam Prevention (Part Two)

Published: December 7, 2018 2:50pm 215 Views

Ice Dam Prevention (Part Two)

Part one can be found here: https://www.jefftallonenterprises.com/blog/ice-dam-prevention-part-1 One of the most challenging heat sources in an attic can be chimneys.  Make sure the flashing around the chimneys is in good shape.  If you have a masonry chimney, seal only with a fire...

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Ice Dam Prevention (part 1)

Published: November 26, 2018 7:27pm 222 Views

Ice Dam Prevention (part 1)

Look at the pretty icicles!  If they are hanging from your home, they spell TROUBLE! Most icicles are caused by roof top snow melting and re-freezing.  Ice dams occur when the snow on your roof is melted by heat from the house.  As the water drains towards the edge, ice dams form as t...

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Custom Kitchen Backsplash

Published: November 5, 2018 9:38am 227 Views

Custom Kitchen Backsplash

We recently completed this tile backsplash job, which turned out great.  What’s involved in this type of project?  A common answer “more than meets the eye.” First thing you must consider when thinking about a tile backsplash, is obviously the tile.  Some of t...

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RIT Barnes and Noble gets makeover

Published: August 6, 2018 12:57pm 313 Views

RIT Barnes and Noble gets makeover

A recent job at the RIT Barnes and Noble campus bookstore is a great example of our “Greater than a Handyman” logo.  For many years we have done commercial work for large and small businesses in addition to our residential projects.  This summer the Rochester Institute of Techn...

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Custom Railing for a Rock Garden

Published: July 23, 2018 10:40am 330 Views

Custom Railing for a Rock Garden

Honeoye Falls, NY:   A customer called us this spring with the need for a railing to help her and her guests walk down the steps of her rock garden. This wonderful garden has rock steps that lead from the home’s main door to the driveway area. There were several materials discussed;...

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Rotted molding on porch posts, more than meets the eye

Published: June 25, 2018 10:35am 353 Views

Rotted molding on porch posts, more than meets the eye

Mendon, NY- Rotted molding, especially near the ground is a common situation we encounter here at JeT.  In the “good old days” craftsmen used wood meant for exterior use. Cedar, white oak and red wood were the go to lumber for long term exterior projects.  But like many things...

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Master Bathroom Remodeling Project

Published: February 9, 2017 8:05pm 1225 Views

A master bathroom is an oasis…an exotic place inside your house, thanks to the large shower or tub inside. It is a sanctuary, remaining separate from the main part of the house. Bathrooms are essential to a home, but having a master bathroom is a luxury that is hard to pass up. Is your bathroom in b...

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New Bathroom Remodel

Published: November 11, 2016 4:53pm 1244 Views

New Bathroom Remodel

Remodeling your bathroom to create your ideal nirvana for your relaxation and bathing needs is an investment in improving the value of your home and giving you a space created by you to suit your wants for the perfect environment. Choosing a licensed contractor to perform the service for your bathro...

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Master Bathroom Remodeling Project

Published: October 27, 2016 4:51pm 1564 Views

Master Bathroom Remodeling Project

Here is another Bathroom remodeling project by the experts at Jeff Tallon. This Master Bathroom features: heated floor bidet style toilet seat (Washlet) custom vanity/cabinets (cherry w/ reeded glass) and granite tops barn style door (cherry w/ reeded glass) custom cast polymer shower...

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Bathroom Remodeling

Published: July 14, 2016 8:50am 1673 Views

Bathroom Remodeling

Any standard bathroom can be remodeled into a luxurious, custom retreat. Whether you are seeking a gut job and remodel, or just to upgrade a few features, Jeff Tallon can help you with every step. Not only will you love your new bathroom, but are making an investment in your home. Most home improvem...

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What to look for When Hiring a Rochester Handyman

Published: September 9, 2015 1:10pm 2733 Views

There isn’t a homeowner out there who doesn't eventually find themselves in need of home improvement and remodeling services.  But with so many individuals and companies offering to help, how can you be sure that you've hired the right professional for the job?  In this artic...

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Ice Dam Interior Damage Repair

Published: February 18, 2015 7:47pm 3033 Views

Ice Dam Interior Damage Repair

February 2015 is a winner in the recent memory ice dam contest!  Wow.  The heavy snowfall coupled with unending frigid temperatures has created the "perfect storm"  of ice damming. Falling ice, big ice dam formation and a lot of interior water damage is currently the...

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Yard Drainage Projects

Published: January 16, 2015 3:36pm 2004 Views

Yard Drainage Projects

Typical yard drainage projects include the excavation of a trench and the installation of drain pipe to gutters and discharging them to storm sewers or ground discharge.  We use SDR 35 for most jobs, the same product used for municipal work.

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Prevent Water Seepage From Happening in Your Basement

Published: April 14, 2014 12:57pm 16460 Views

I am sure we all are familiar with the saying April showers bring May flowers. Although the people in the greater Rochester area certainly have it worse than a lot of other cities since we have an immense amount of rainy days throughout the year. Often times those rainy days can lead to flooding bas...

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Jeff Tallon Enterprise Does Everything for Your Home Improvement!

Published: March 27, 2014 3:35pm 5687 Views

Jeff Tallon Enterprise Does Everything for Your Home Improvement!

Jeff Tallon Enterprises has been serving the Rochester community and surrounding areas for over 15 years. We specialize in repairs, improvements, and modifications for both residential and commercial homes. No job is too big or too small; Jeff Tallon Enterprises puts 100% superior effort into every...

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Professional Home Repairs for your Rochester Home

Published: March 25, 2014 4:12pm 1819 Views

Professional Home Repairs for your Rochester Home

Jeff Tallon Enterprises specializes in repairs, modifications, and improvements for Rochester area homes. Since the weather in Rochester can be snowy one day and then sunny the next it can lead to the need for necessary residential improvements. Many homeowners within the Rochester area trust the re...

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Icemelt System Testimonial

Published: February 13, 2014 1:07pm 2055 Views

Icemelt System Testimonial

Dear Jeff, Thanks for designing and installing your Icemelt Sytem with VersaScreen Gutter Protection on my house and garage this past summer.  My chronic ice dam problem is gone and I don't have to worry about cleaning my gutters.  Mike did a great job installing the...

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Typical IceMelt System installed with Leaf Guards (VersaScreen).

Published: October 4, 2013 12:37pm 2507 Views

Typical IceMelt System installed with Leaf Guards (VersaScreen).

Compare the sloped, black, heavy gauge powder coated aluminum gutter protection (A) to the competitors (B). The horizontal, thin gauge aluminum cover has small, poorly draining perforations that get clogged with accumulating debris (C). The sloping design and large perforations prevent this (D)....

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Bathroom Remodeling Is Best With Professionals

Published: June 5, 2013 10:50pm 4235 Views

Here at Jeff Tallon we have watched the increase of DIY home improvement with interest as our clients save themselves hundreds of dollars by taking on small projects on their own. The only problem with DIY is that many people decide to take on projects that are too large for the amateur to do proper...

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Bylin RIM Systems Preventing Ice Dams and Roof Damage

Published: June 5, 2013 10:45pm 2656 Views

When it comes to remodeling in Rochester NY, you'd be amazed at some of the things we at Jeff Tallon Enterprises see as professionals. Having worked in the business for more than 15 years, you come to learn which home renovation investments are worth their money and which ones homeowners could r...

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Faucet or Toilet Leaking

Published: June 4, 2013 11:45am 2189 Views

Faucet or Toilet Leaking

Is your toilet leaking? Do you  notice water on the floor by your toilet? It may be a bad seal, faulty shutoff valve or damage supply.  Do you hear water running periodically into your toilet at constant intervals throughout the day and night?  It may be a faulty fill valve, siphon...

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Replacing Tile Shower Walls

Published: June 4, 2013 11:45am 2281 Views

Replacing Tile Shower Walls

Tile in good condition can be regrouted, sealed, and caulked. Tile in poor condition should be removed, damaged backer material replaced, tile reset and then grouted. Replacing tile walls or leaking surrounds is another option. Our favorite shower/tub wall product is called Cast Polymer. This she...

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Bathroom Water Damage?

Published: June 3, 2013 10:03pm 3399 Views

Bathroom Water Damage?

Is your shower/bathtub leaking? If you notice water spots on the ceiling below your bathroom, it's possible you have a leaking shower and/or bathtub. With a leaking shower/bathtub comes water damage to your home, which can cause mold, insect infestation, wood rot, sagging plaster or sheetrock...

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Avoiding Water Damage in Your Home

Published: April 15, 2013 5:11pm 2127 Views

Avoiding Water Damage in Your Home

They say that spring showers bring may flowers, but they can also bring flooding and water damage to your beautiful home. Home flooding and water damage can be a serious issue to deal with when trying to keep your home safe and looking nice. Water damage can affect many important aspects to your hom...

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To learn more about why we’re the smart choice for handyman and remodeling services in East Rochester, call Jeff Tallon Enterprises today at 585-624-5130 or write to us through our website’s secure contact page.

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