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Home Improvements That May Qualify for ENERGY STAR® Tax Credits

In the pursuit of a greener and more cost-effective home, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 extends a lifeline to homeowners by providing federal income tax credits for energy-efficient home improvements until 2032. While eligibility is not guaranteed, investing in ENERGY STAR®-certified products is a smart move. Certain products may offer a pathway to potential tax credits and a more sustainable […]

How to Save on Your Home Renovation

Despite a temporary slowdown in the remodeling sector, it’s expected to maintain strength in the long run. By adopting savvy cost-cutting strategies and concentrating on essential upgrades, homeowners can navigate the current landscape and achieve a budget-conscious home remodel that adds lasting value. Here are four ways you can save on your home renovation: 1. Make Small Upgrades with Big […]

Remodeling Projects to Consider in 2024

New year, new you, new projects! Whether you’re aiming to boost your home’s curb appeal with architectural design trends, improve energy efficiency, or simply enhance overall aesthetics, strategic remodeling projects can make a significant impact. Let’s explore four remodeling projects to consider in 2024, each promising a perfect blend of functionality and style while taking cost versus value into consideration. 1. Garage Door Replacement Cost […]

Cost Vs. Value: Top 5 Remodeling Projects

When it comes to home remodeling, homeowners often want to know if it is worth the investment. The annual Cost Vs. Value Report reveals the home remodeling projects that best maintain their value, even in times of increased inflation and mortgage rates. These home improvements can enhance your living space while providing a high return on investment (ROI) and boosting […]

Home Remodeling Projects with the Best Return

When it comes to home remodeling projects, it’s essential to invest wisely to enhance your living space and recoup a significant portion. If you want the best return on investment (ROI), consider focusing on two key areas: upgrade your home exterior with vinyl siding (94.7% cost recouped) and a vinyl window replacement (68.5% cost recouped). In this article, we dive deeper into […]

Alside Pro Shares Tips for National Home Improvement Month

Recently featured on Daytime for National Home Improvement Month, Alside’s Adam Copel shared his exterior home renovation expertise and ideas with viewers for enhancing the outside of a home. Along with maintaining your lawn and garden, Copel shared these exterior tips to accomplish in May, National Home Improvement Month: 1. Clean Your Windows  Windows are often overlooked […]

Alside Charter Oak is a Consumer Reports Best Buy for Siding!

For the first time in more than a decade, Consumer Reports (CR) conducted testing of siding products to find the highest quality offering at the best price. Alside Charter Oak was among 10 products tested in the Siding program and rated on multiple criteria such as temperature impact, wind and color change. The unbiased ratings were based on satisfaction […]

6 Energy-Saving Home Upgrades

In a world increasingly conscious of environmental concerns and rising energy costs, homeowners are seeking ways to make their homes more energy-efficient. From alternative energy options to smart home systems, here are six energy-saving upgrades worth considering for your home: 1. Alternative Energy Options Using solar or wind power can significantly reduce reliance on traditional energy […]