Tax Breaks and Remodeling
It’s always a big discussion among many homeowners who are trying to figure out which tax deduction you’ll be able to get when you’re making improvements to your home. This topic even baffles tax experts at times being that the laws change so often, therefore trying to scramble to see which tax deductions still exist as well as new ones that may have come to be can be quite the task.

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Springtime Signals Home Improvement Season

With warmer weather just around the corner, Americans are dusting off their home improvement to-do lists and finding that a large number of projects fell through the cracks in 2006.

A recent homeowner survey showed that 61 percent of respondents didn't get around to all the home improvements they had planned for 2006; many neglected their home exterior and outdoor space the most. Although 60 percent of the homeowners surveyed said they would like to spend more time relaxing outdoors, more than half said they don't have time to tackle a big project. In addition, the homeowners survey conducted by the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA), indicated that 41 percent of homeowners anticipated a home renovation would be too expensive.

 
9 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

The house is a system. You save money and improve performance when you take cost-effective measures that reduce building loads, and then install systems and appliances that are the right size to meet the reduced loads. In general, over sizing worsens performance and increases costs.

The most effective strategy for improving household energy efficiency is to first target your home’s envelope—walls, attic, windows, and doors. Then reduce the energy consumption of systems, such as heating, cooling, lighting and appliances. Finally, consider clean energy generation (solar, geothermal, and so on).  
 
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