Is a Radiant Barrier Tax Deductible?

Answer Since 2005, the United States government has offered a number of tax credits and deductions to homeowners who implement approved energy efficient technology in their home. The specific credit amoun... Read More »

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Is metal roofing a radiant barrier?

Certain types of metal roofing material are radiant barriers. Reflective metal roof shingles and reflective metal sheathing are two types of metal radiant barriers. Other types of radiant barriers ... Read More »

If a house has plastic vapor barrier on the inside walls and a foil barrier on the exterior of the house should you remove the existing old outer foil when residing?

Answer Unless your home is heated by electric baseboard you may take it down if you wish. However the foil has reflective heat values, which means it reflects out the heat from the sun in the summe... Read More »

When would you use a moisture barrier or not use moisture barrier laying concrete slab?

It may not matter too much in a small shed but the plastic (usually 6 mil) will keep the moisture from migrating from the soil up through the concrete and into the building.

If you have an accident before the deductible is lowered but the claim is not filed until after which deductible applies?

Answer The deductible at the time of the accident not the time of claim.