18 Apr 2019

  2019 NATIONAL AVERAGES PROJECT JOB COST RESALE VALUE COST RECOUPED MIDRANGE Backyard Patio $56,906 $31,430 55.2% MIDRANGE Bathroom Addition $47,427 $28,726 60.6% UPSCALE Bathroom Addition $87,704 $51,000 58.1% MIDRANGE Bathroom Remodel $20,420 $13,717 67.2% UPSCALE Bathroom Remodel $64,743 $38,952 60.2% MIDRANGE Deck Addition (Composite) $19,150 $13,232 69.1% MIDRANGE Deck Addition (Wood) $13,333 $10,083 75.6% […]

05 Jan 2016

Insulation levels are specified by R-Value. R-Value is a measure of insulation’s ability to resist heat traveling through it. The higher the R-Value the better the thermal performance of the insulation. The table below shows what levels of insulation are cost-effective for different climates and locations in the home. The Tri-state Area is in Area […]

21 Jan 2014

With freezing temperatures, snow storms, strong winds heavy rain and sometimes ice hanging from our gutters, our monthly energy bills have certainly increased.  As responsible home owners, we are always looking for ways to save energy, reduce costs and properly maintain our greatest asset – our homes! Did you know that there are basic, yet important […]

10 Jan 2014

With so many choices available to home and business owners today, discovering the best roofing contractor is an important and sometimes costly process. A few key questions from CDBR | C&D Brooklyn Roofers should be answered in choosing the roofing contractor that best meets your needs. 1. Does the contractor have all of the appropriate […]

04 Jan 2013

  What Causes Ice Dams? There is a complex interaction among the amount of heat loss from a house, snow cover, and outside temperatures that leads to ice dam formation. For ice dams to form there must be snow on the roof, and, at the same time, higher portions of the roof’s outside surface must […]