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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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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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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