HOME UPGRADES THAT PAY OFF

HOME UPGRADES THAT PAY OFF

Lowering your home's energy costs will save you money for as long as you live there. Older homeowners have felt the sting of escalating energy costs over the years; however, there are also some early adopters among younger buyers, especially in regions of the country with more extreme weather. The Central Valley, for example, has a very hot summer and a very cold winter due to its Mediterranean climate; lowering energy costs is very appealing to residents and business owners in the Central Valley. The following home upgrades pay off the most…

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HOME INSULATION IS CRITICAL. HERE ARE THE REASONS WHY...

HOME INSULATION IS CRITICAL. HERE ARE THE REASONS WHY...

Insulation is a must-have because it gives you tons of benefits such as saving you money and improving your quality of life at home. So, let’s get straight to the point. Insulation keeps your home cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. By doing so, insulation reduces the amount of heating and cooling technology you need to use to keep your home feeling comfortable. As a result, home insulation lowers energy bills and the costs of cooling and heating your home

Although most commonly associated with its ability to provide a thermal barrier, insulation can also provide the following benefits…

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ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

WINDOWS open a house to the world. They bring in a view of the outdoors, sunlight, ventilation, and warmth. The same features that positively impact the view can also have a negative impact on a homeowner’s pocketbook. Increasing the energy efficiency of a home’s windows will reduce the annual cost of utility bills.

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GUIDELINES TO FINDING THE BEST CONTRACTOR FOR YOUR PROJECT NEEDS

GUIDELINES TO FINDING THE BEST CONTRACTOR FOR YOUR PROJECT NEEDS

If you’re in the middle of planning your next project, organizing your budget, and brainstorming a timeline, then finding the right contractor is probably at the front of your mind. Selecting the right person for the job means taking your time and doing research, which could be time-consuming and overwhelming for many homeowners and project planners. If you must choose a contractor, consider the following guidelines to help you locate the best one for your project:

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WHEN DO I NEED TO REPLACE MY HOME’S WINDOWS?

WHEN DO I NEED TO REPLACE MY HOME’S WINDOWS?

Determining the longevity of your home’s windows is dependent the quality of materials you choose to invest in. Window style,  weather, and maintenance are also factors in how long your window will last. Windows require proper care, maintenance, and protection from the elements to have the longest lifespan possible. Where the windows are located will also play a role in longevity. In the eastern US, our elements can range from extreme cold and snow in the winter to hot, humid weather in the summer. These elements are physically damaging to certain home features, windows included.

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HOW NEW WINDOWS PROTECT YOUR HOME’S INTERIOR

HOW NEW WINDOWS PROTECT YOUR HOME’S INTERIOR

Everyone knows that sun damages your skin, so it makes sense that the sun also damages your home. Although we all love the beams of sunlight coming through to light up our home, the UV rays have detrimental effects on your home’s interior. If you have ever noticed faded drapery, you have witnessed this occurrence. You don’t need to plant trees in front of your windows or limit your light with shutters. The more modern option for preventing interior sun damage is to install UV-blocking windows to your home. New, low-E windows will guarantee that you can still enjoy sunlight, while protecting your valuable interior from sun damage.

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WHY YOU SHOULDN’T CHOOSE DIY WINDOW INSTALLATION

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T CHOOSE DIY WINDOW INSTALLATION

Windows are one of the most important and energy efficient products in your home. Most companies and do-it-yourselfers recommend leaving this project to the professionals. When a PROFESSIONAL WINDOW INSTALLER performs the work, the result will be guaranteed. If you encounter problems with the windows, you won’t be left thousands of dollars in the hole due to rookie mistakes.

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WHY SHOULD I REPLACE MY WINDOWS?

WHY SHOULD I REPLACE MY WINDOWS?

REPLACING YOUR WINDOWS is a large home improvement project with noticeable results. New windows can make your home more energy efficient, increase value, and improve curb appeal. Luckily, our windows have aesthetic appeal and are incredibly functional. If your windows are showing signs of wear and tear, it may be time for replacement.

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WHEN SHOULD YOU START PREPARING FOR ROOF REPLACEMENT?

WHEN SHOULD YOU START PREPARING FOR ROOF REPLACEMENT?

People often forget about their roofs because they’re meant to last for a few decades. There are signs that your roof is aging or damaged, but sometimes they can be difficult to spot. Every roof eventually gives out, and it is important to look for those subtle signs, so you can repair or replace it before you experience interior damages.

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HOW OLD IS MY ROOF?

HOW OLD IS MY ROOF?

If you are not the first owner of your home, you may have questions about the age of your roof. Knowing the age of your roof can help you understand problems you may encounter and how to plan for or prevent them. No one wants to be surprised to learn they need a completely new roof without fair warning. If you know the age of your roof, you’ll know what to expect. There are a few methods to finding out the age of your roof if it’s unknown. The best way is to find solid proof with paperwork.

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HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON ROOF REPLACEMENTS

HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON ROOF REPLACEMENTS

Replacing your roof can be an expensive process. Thankfully, there are ways to save money and replace your roof within your budget. Make sure that you do your research about the types of roofs that are available and to make sure you find one that is appropriate for your local weather. Ask for multiple quotes (VEZINA INDUSTRIES OFFERS FREE ESTIMATES) from roofers and be sure to check their references. Choose the best time to replace your roof and find out if your insurance company will cover the costs.

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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR FOR BIG HOME REMODELING PROJECTS?

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR FOR BIG HOME REMODELING PROJECTS?

Some people live in regions where they can remodel their homes all year-round because of the weather. Remodeling can be done in other areas only during certain seasons because the weather is too hot or too cold. However, contractors do follow a system to book jobs and get clients. There are three seasons where contractors work: peak season, offseason, and low season.

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