The Hayes Company Blog

How to Clean Glass Shower Doors

Are you tired of looking at your glass shower doors through a haze of soap scum and water spots? It's time to reclaim that spa-like ambiance in your bathroom. This guide will equip you with the knowledge and methods to keep your shower doors clean and sparkling and prevent future build-up, so you can enjoy a rejuvenating experience every...

March 7th, 2024|Shower Doors|

Hayes Insulation Named 2021 Top 25 Insulation Contractors

Walls & Ceilings magazine, a publication dedicated to the wall and ceiling contractor, architect, supplier, or distributor within the construction industry, has recently published its third installment of the country’s top 25 insulation contractors. Congratulations go to founder, Tom Hayes, and the Hayes Insulation team. After graduating from The University of Kansas in 1975, Tom opened Hayes [...]

How Much Do Custom Glass Shower Doors Cost?

Many factors play into the cost of a custom glass shower door. Factors that impact shower enclosure or shower door cost include: The size of the opening (four feet, five feet, open on multiple sides) Type of door (frameless, semi-frameless or framed) Configuration of the door (sliding or hinged) The metal type used for hardware (chrome, [...]

July 10th, 2020|Shower Doors|

How to Choose a Custom Glass Company

Are you looking for beautiful new shelves with custom glass? Or maybe you would like to add a gorgeous custom glass top to your dining table. When searching for the right custom glass company in Kansas City, be sure you choose a team that is experienced. Look for a company with a long history in business [...]

July 10th, 2020|Custom Glass|

How to Make Custom Glass Shelves

Glass shelving can make a statement in your home. Custom glass shelves can be floating or held in place with decorative brackets. To manufacture the glass, clear glass is first annealed and then tempered if extra strength is required. For a typical residence, glass shelves do not need to be tempered, but for the small price [...]

July 10th, 2020|Custom Glass|

How to Install Gas Fireplaces

Gas fireplaces are a popular choice and can add a warm atmosphere to your home. Because they do not need to be replenished during use, they can be easier to use than a wood burning fireplace. They come in many beautiful styles and can be conveniently operated by a wall switch or remote control. The most [...]

December 19th, 2019|Fireplaces|

Proper Insulation for Vaulted Ceilings

Often vaulted ceilings are not insulated correctly. For years, fiberglass batt insulation was the only way to insulate vaulted ceilings. Over time, fiberglass batts can slide out of place and compromise your home’s energy efficiency. When insulating a vaulted ceiling, R-value and moisture management must be addressed. Spray foam insulation can achieve both. Recently our team [...]

May 1st, 2019|Insulation|

Spring Is the Ideal Time to Inspect Your Crawl Space

Spring has arrived and brings more sun and warmer days. It also brings the final melting of snow and ice and more rain. This is a great time to check out your crawl space to be sure it is in good condition. The proper condition of your crawl space helps prevent water from entering and also [...]

April 8th, 2019|Insulation|

Suffering from Allergies? Air Seal Your Home!

When winter begins to fade, thoughts of warm days and green grass are welcome. If you suffer from allergies, spring brings many symptoms that can make the season hard to bear. If you or someone in your home suffers from allergies, air sealing your home is one way to keep pollen, dust and other irritants out [...]

March 29th, 2019|Insulation|