Roof Upgrades – 5 Improvements to Consider When Re-Roofing

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Re-roofing your home is not the most glamorous of home improvements. You’ll note that HGTV shows rarely even mention the roof. Unlike decks, kitchens, and baths, the roof is not really something you’d invite your friends over to admire. But re-roofing does present some appealing opportunities for the homeowner who wants to reduce maintenance and unnecessary expenses for years to come. Here are five roof upgrades to consider when you are about to reroof your home.

1. Install an airtight chimney cap
Unlike masonry and metal chimney caps that are designed to keep rain and (if screened) birds and other critters out of your chimney, airtight caps are about saving energy.

When your fireplace is not in use, warm air from inside your home is literally gushing out the chimney when the weather is cold. The damper in your firebox does little to stop it because

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Home Improvements and Your Taxes

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Updated for Tax Year 2019


OVERVIEW

As a homeowner you may be asking, “Do I get a tax break for all the money I’ve spent fixing up my house?”; The answer depends on the kinds of improvements you’ve made and how well you’ve kept track of your expenses. Here’s an overview of how home improvements can affect your taxes.



When you make a home improvement, such as installing central air conditioning or replacing the roof, you can’t deduct the cost in the year you spend the money. But, if you keep track of those expenses, they may help you reduce your taxes in the year you sell your house.

Improvements versus repairs

Money you spend on your home breaks down into two categories, tax-wise: the cost of improvements versus the cost of repairs.

Capital improvements

You add the cost of capital improvements to your tax basis in the house.

  • Your
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Ferris Home Improvements – Delaware’s #1 Home Improvement Company offering Roof Replacement and Roof Repair, Gutters, Siding and Window Replacement and Repair, Kitchen and Bath Remodel, Decks

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Now at 2 Locations!


Welcome to Ferris Home Improvements, a local Wilmington Delaware home improvement company you can trust.
Ferris Home Improvements is an award-winning, family-owned & operated, and locally-owned & operated home improvement company headquartered in Newark DE. Voted the #1 Home Improvement Company in Delaware 8 years in a row by Wilmington NewsJournal readers.
Voted Delaware’s #1 Home Improvement Company in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 &2019 by the Wilmington Delaware News Journal Readers’ Choice Awards.
Our family-owned and operated business boasts excellent customer service and craftsmanship. We specialize in roofing, windows, siding, decks, kitchens and bathrooms.

Meet Owner, Reds Ferris:

Our Home Improvement Services:

♣ Delaware Roofing Replacement & Roofing Repairs ♣ Window Installation & Window Repair ♣ Siding Installation & Siding Repair ♣ Gutter Replacement, Gutter Repair & Gutter Cleaning ♣ Bath Remodeling & Bathroom Renovation

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NT Homes, Home Improvements Darwin | Home Improvements Palmerston

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Whether you are looking to make small improvements or completely renovate your home, NT Home Improvements can help you reach your goals while staying within your budget.
Our goal is to help you create a home of your dreams while making the process easy for you.
At NT Home Improvements we understand, we listen, we respect your wishes and we aim to minimise disruption along the way.
Over 10 years experience, combined with the highest quality standards, ensures we deliver the result that matches your vision and gives you the lifestyle you’re after.
So from the moments we meet with you to discuss your needs, right through planning and construction, and for many years beyond, you’ll be glad you chose NT Home Improvements.
For any queries feel free to call us @ 0417 860 608
   
 
 
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Bathroom Remodeling Long Island | Alure Home Improvements

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With today’s bathroom remodeling designs, it’s never been easier to bring form, function and style together in your Long Island, NY, home. A bathroom remodel is more than just picking the right sinks, bathtub, cabinetry, and fixtures. You want a bathroom contractor who can re-imagine the layout of the bathroom and who can utilize the space to its fullest potential.

Does your main bath need more storage to accommodate the entire family? Do you want your master bath to blend both function and style to create your own personal oasis? If you are focusing on bathroom remodeling for a guest room, are you presenting a proper image of your sense of style to your visitors? Now is the time to take inventory of all your bathroom remodeling wants and needs. When you visit our bathroom design showroom, we can help you find just the right look for your new bathroom

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