Welcome to Shear Contractors, Inc.

In 1982 Kenneth J. Shear started his own business in the construction industry providing roofing, siding and remodeling services to the Schenectady, NY area. Since his incorporation to Shear Contractors, Inc. in 1985, his business and reputation have grown, being known as an honest and dependable contractor who provides quality services to the Capital region, including Schoharie, Saratoga, Albany, Rensselaer and Montgomery Counties.

Shear Contractors, Inc. offers professional installation and repairs to all aspects of your home, including roofing shingles, slate, metal, rubber, vinyl, aluminum siding, trim, chimneys, windows, doors, excavation, hauling, snow removal and plowing with references and warranties. No job is too big or too small. Our fully insured, professional and experienced staff is always willing to meet or exceed your expectations for all your home improvements.

We offer


  • Free Estimates
  • Warranties
  • Web & Senior Discounts
  • Serving the Capital Region

RoofingRepairs & Replacements

Don’t make the mistake of ignoring roof problems until it’s too late. Shear Contractors, Inc. will professionally evaluate your roof and give you an honest evaluation and recommendations based on your individual situation.

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SidingEnhance Curb Appeal

Let Shear Contractors, Inc. provide you will a free estimate to install new vinyl siding on your home creating a new beautiful, low-maintenance look.

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WindowsGreat Energy Savings

Installing new vinyl replacement windows will save money on your energy costs. You will never have to deal with painting your windows again and with tilt in sashes, you will be able to keep your new windows clean very easily.

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ServicesResidential & Commercial

No job is too big or too small. Our fully insured, professional and experienced staff is always willing to meet or exceed your expectations for all your remodeling needs.

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  • I cannot say enough good things about your siding & roofing crews. They are hard workers and extremely skilled. They have made my home so beautiful. I would highly recommend them.

    Jana H.- Guilderland, NY

  • From the very start, right through to the finish, working with your company was a pleasure...very responsive, honest and always courteous. Overall, Shear Contractors DELEIVERED!!...highly recomment Shear Contractors.

    Dave W.- Clifton Park, NY

  • We wanted to let you know how pleased we are with our new siding. Our home looks great...an excellent job...very polite, professional and work diligently until the job was completed. Your company exceeded our expectations.

    Wendy B.- Pattersonville, NY

  • We just wanted to let you know that we really appreciated the professionalism, hard work and quality service from your firm provided to us throughout the vinyl siding installation at our home...very courteous and respectful representing Shear Contractors in a very positive light to us and our neighbors...The value we received for the service you provided were well worth our investment and we are very satisfied with the end result.

    Don N.- Schenectady, NY

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