Skylights are a cost effective way to light up your home. Since these windows face up to the beautiful sky, they allow natural light to enter you rooms. This way you won’t need as much artificial lighting. At the end of the day, you not only have more comfortable interiors but you also make significant savings on your energy bills.
Home renovations and repairs are considered as personal rather than business expenditures therefore, they are not tax deductible. However, this does not mean there are no tax benefits. Home improvements help in the reduction of tax you pay when you sell your home. This is because the costs of home improvement are added to your tax basis for tax purposes.
Its time. You can’t avoid it anymore. The cold weather is setting in once again and you are unable to ignore that annoying cold draft every time you walk by that front door. In the past you might have tried a few DIY tricks to keep the cold out, but none of them seemed to be very good and they
The winter presents challenges to the home owner. It’s so important to keep the house warm, comfortable and as energy-efficient as possible. There are many things which can be done to the outside and the inside of any home to ensure a safe, secure and comfortable winter season. One: In the fall, inspect the roof. The home owner can look
Deciduous trees make for great summer shade and a delightfully brilliant display of colors in the fall. Unfortunately, after they have lost their colors and fall from the trees, they can become a headache for homeowners. Their presence can sometimes be more than an annoyance – in large numbers, they can be a hazard. Keeping your home safe from fall
Making sure that air can’t leak in and out of your home is important for a number of reasons. First of all, if there are air leaks throughout your home, then it means that your home is going to be less comfortable. Air leaks will cause the warm air that your heating system generates to escape outdoors. Additionally, cold air
The choice of color for the siding, doors and shutters on your home is obviously a very personal one. Still, it pays to take some consideration of the current trends and of what is most popular – especially if you’re thinking of selling your home anytime in the next few years. With that thought in mind, here are just a
If you’re looking to increase your home’s value in the current economy and real estate market, consider some key home remodeling improvements. In an October 2011 national survey of homeowners and renters, 30 percent of those surveyed said a home remodel was done with the main goal of increasing their home’s value. Of course, not all home renovations and remodels