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Tax Credits for Restoring Historic Homes in Maryland

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There are lots of construction companies in Maryland, and lots of good ones. James R. Irvine Construction, however, has developed and cultivated a unique specialty that sets us apart from the rest. We specialize in historic renovation and restorations and have for over 35 years! As such we have developed expertise in all things related to restoring historic homes in Maryland, including how to get the most tax benefits and refunds to help pay for your restoration. Whether it is replacing your windows, repairing your roof, refinishing your floors or all of the above, you may be eligible for a…

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Windows: To replace or to restore – That is the question.

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The condition of the existing windows will typically become a concern when planning an extensive or whole house renovation. For our discussion here we will consider a home over 100 years old with the original windows in place and having exterior metal storm windows that were installed about 30 years ago. This would be a very typical situation we would be faced with when preparing the scope of work for the renovation. The issues here are that the existing windows are uninsulated glass in sashes that may be inoperative or at the least difficult to open and when closed, leak…

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