Yearly Archives: 2017

We Won “Best of the Hudson Valley” !

The winners have been notified by mail and the public announcement of winners and will officially be in the Hudson Valley Magazine on the newsstands in mid-September 2017. We are so very grateful to and appreciative of all our loyal clients who voted for us and to Hudson Valley Magazine for their diligence in producing…
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We really like the "Best Of Hudson Valley" people and Hudson Valley Magazine. It's a ton of work to make it happen every year, AND it's great to have McMahon's Contracting nominated again....but it'd be even better to win.  So if you like McMahon's Home Improvement Forum on facebook or are a client of McMahon's Contracting, here is your chance to make a difference, and it's so easy (see image). If you help us win, you will be invited to a huge party under the Gunks in Gardiner, so after you vote drop us a quick line to be put on the list @ (


Firewood: Shed or Stack?

Remember that wood only really dries in New York State between April and November when temperatures are above 40°F and humidity levels are relatively low.  A well-sited and -built wood stack does most of its work during July through September with high heat and low humidity. A good wood shed—see example below—works all year long.…
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