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cause fading of materials and furniture. It
can also contribute to heat gain in the house.
Low-E coatings limit the amount of UV and
solar heat gain entering through the window
during the Summer and help minimize heat
leaving the inside of the house through the
window during the Winter. In most cases,
Low-E is a desirable feature. About the only
scenario that you wouldn't want Low-E
would be a passive solar home.
The U-factor is much like the R-rating
you've heard about when referring to
insulation. When referring to your home's
insulation, higher is always better, so
R-15 is better than R-13. However, the
inverse is true when talking about window
U-factors. Always try to find the lowest
U-factor when shopping for your windows.
Building codes are helpful in determining
what the minimum U-factor is for your
area and finding Energy Star rated
windows can help you achieve the very
best in window performance.
Windows are a major component to your
home's envelope that provide for both curb
appeal and energy efficiency and should be
viewed as a long-term investment.
Jay Gauldin, President	
Elegant Exteriors by TBS, LLC
540-238-2359
Elegant-Exteriors.com

Home Decor
We're preparing to build a new
home and are nervous about
the unknowns that might not be
included in the price our builder
gave us.  How can we ease our
concerns about running into
overages and exceeding our
budget? 
When considering contractors, be sure
to choose a reputable, insured, Class A
contractor that can provide you with a
complete set of plans, complete set of
specifications and a fixed price contract
that addresses all phases of construction. 
Be cautious of cost+plus contracts and low
allowance amounts in specifications. It's
important to know what's included in your
contract but is equally important to know
what's not included. This helps alleviate
the possibility of unexpected charges
during the building process.
Donnelle Arrington
Southern Heritage Homes
540-493-7242
SouthernHeritageHomes.com

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How do I choose furniture styles
that reflect my style?
Today, you have more choices than ever
when it comes to furniture styles. (1)
Inspiration Pics: Bring any pictures you
saw online, in a magazine or existing
pieces you own and want to work with.
(2) Building Blocks: Start with one piece
and build from there. Choose a sofa, then
add chairs, pillows, accent tables and rugs
to build out the space. So, if you already
know your style, we can help you choose
furniture to match. But if you're not sure
- that's okay, too. Follow these steps and
you'll soon have a look that's totally you.
Jill Truitt
Corporate Display Coordinator/Buyer,
Grand Home Furnishings
designer@grandhomefurnishings.com
Grandhomefurnishings.com

Home
Maintenance
We are looking at having a
couple of trees removed at our
home. What should we look
for in a tree care company?
When searching for a company to take
down your trees, it is important to look
for an experienced and reliable company
with lots of good reviews! Always make
sure the company is licensed and fully
insured; ask upfront for a Certificate
of Insurance. A reputable company will
have both general liability and workers
compensation insurance. These are in
place to protect you, the homeowner, from
potential risk and damage. Be cautious
of low cost estimates- this might be a
"fly-by-night" company! Lastly, look for
professional certifications such as "ISA
Certified Arborist."
Carrie Poff
Brown Hound Tree Services, Inc.
540-525-9787
Brownhoundtreeservice.com

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