You May be Able to Get Money Back from the IRS

You may have tax credits from replacement windows or other home improvements.  There are two types of tax credits related to energy-saving home improvements.  The first is the non-business energy property credit.  This tax credit applies to windows, insulation, doors … Continue reading

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Look for 2 Windows Labels to Get the Right Replacement Windows for Your Home

 You finally drift off to sleep after hours of commute home in a storm.  Just as you count your last sheep, “WHOOOOO” howls through the gaps in old windows and you’re wide awake again.  The chill in the air has … Continue reading

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8 Reasons It Pays for a Homeowner to Hire a Pro Installer

 When renovating your home it is important to consider everything involved.  The financial costs go way beyond the materials alone.  Trying to save money on installation is often a huge mistake.  Here are the reasons why a pro should install … Continue reading

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5 Primary Factors in the Cost of Window Replacement

Your windows leak air in both the winter and summer.  The traffic outside is so intrusive it causes the family to use their outside voice when they are inside.  And in stormy weather, the windows literally shake, rattle and roll.  … Continue reading

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3 Critical Signs You Need to Replace the Roof over Your Head

Replacing a roof is a major undertaking.  Your decisions about whether to repair or replace are critical and many factors are involved. Subtle Signs of Roof Damage Evidence you need to repair or replace your roof is sometimes subtle and … Continue reading

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Top 3 Reasons to Replace Your Windows

1. Increase energy efficiency. Whether you have your original windows or had them replaced years ago, most homes still have single-pane windows which leak energy, causing you to constantly have to crank up your HVAC unit. New windows with high … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Tax Credits for Your Home Improvements

Home Improvements That Qualify for Tax Credits With the change in political power comes a change in the tax code.  You may or may not be aware of many of the improvements which you are now allowed to deduct from … Continue reading

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Long Fence and Home wins the 2011 Best of Beltsville award from the US Commerce Association

Long Fence and Home is the proud recipient of the 2011 Best of Beltsville Award in the Miscellaneous Builders & Contractors category from the US Commerce Association. The home improvement company received the award because the USCA believes Long Fence … Continue reading

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Replacement Windows: Before and After Long Fence and Home Came In!

Just in time for the holidays, Long Fence and Home visited Falls Church, VA to donate replacement windows, gutters and gutter jackets for four veteran families, as part of Decorate-A-Vet. Founded by Jeff Jones of Classic Stonescaping in 2010, Decorate-A-Vet … Continue reading

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December’s Energy Saving Tip from Long Fence and Home

Santa Claus isn’t the only one coming this December – so is Jack Frost! As the temperatures start to drop, your energy bills start to rise. Here are some tips to use this month to conserve the heat being pushed … Continue reading

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