Permanent Vs. Temporary Storm Shutters


Storm shutters can truly protect your home in desperate times. During severe storms, rains, and flooding, a properly installed storm shutter can keep water out of your house and protect your glass from impact. There are obviously many different types of storm shutters on the market. This article compares permanent storm shutters to temporary shutters. Permanent Shutters Permanent shutters are those that are always attached to the outside of your windows on hinges.

25 March 2018

Insulated Glass Windows: A Primer


When you are ready for new window installation in your home, you have a huge variety of windows to choose from.  One type of window that is becoming more and more popular for home use are insulated glass windows, often times called insulated glass units. Insulated glass units differ a bit from standard windows, and have many added benefits. What are Insulated Glass Windows? Insulated glass windows are windows that are composed of two or more panes of glass.

14 March 2018

Have Delicate Blinds Or Curtains? Consider Investing In Custom Blinds


When you first moved into your home, you may have bought inexpensive blinds or curtains to block out the sun and get immediate privacy. But, you may know that they have a limited lifespan, and you may be interested in replacing them with something that can last many years. Although you could go out and buy premium window treatments, you can benefit greatly from investing in custom blinds that you know will meet or exceed your demands.

26 February 2018

Want To Get Window Cleaning? Consider A Few Reasons For Delaying The Service


As a homeowner, you may inspect your home on occasion to determine what needs to be done to keep it clean and in excellent condition. The great thing is that you have the option to hire a window cleaning company to make sure the windows are spotless when you need them to be. Although you may be ready to schedule an appointment for window cleaning service, you should understand when you will find it most beneficial to delay the service for a short time.

6 February 2018

Four Reasons To Consider Installing A Skylight


Skylights are a distinct type of roofing installation that are, effectively, windows installed on your roof. This unique method of installation confers a number of benefits to your home: understanding what a skylight has to offer can help you figure out if the installation of one is the right fit for your roof or remodeling project. Increased Natural Light The major, and also the most obvious, benefit associated with installing a skylight in your home is the fact that it will provide an increased amount of natural light into your home.

19 January 2018

Time For Home Improvements? 4 Signs It's Time For New Entry Doors


While you're making plans for improvements to your home, you might want to take a closer look at your front door. If you're like most people, you probably don't use your front door as much as you used to, especially if you have an automatic garage door opener. Unfortunately, that means that your door could have fallen into disrepair since the last time you inspected it. If your door is falling apart, it's time to replace it.

3 January 2018

Tired Of Ever-Increasing Energy Bills? How To Get The Problem Under Control


If you're tired of paying astronomical energy bills each month, it's time to increase the energy efficiency of your home. If your home isn't energy efficient, your energy bills will just keep going up each month. Luckily, you don't need to keep wasting money on ever-increasing energy bills. You can take matters into your own hands and take steps to make your home more energy efficient. Maximum energy efficiency involves some home improvement projects.

6 December 2017

Just Bought A Car In A Cold Climate? Get Window Tinting Service Early On


Going out shopping for a vehicle is exciting because you may use the car that you buy for years. It is helpful to focus on long-term reliability when making your purchase to minimize upkeep in the long run, but there are many other features that you may think about while shopping. For instance, you may love the idea of warming seats and cup holders while living in a cold climate.

8 November 2017

How To Fix A Stuck Sash Window


Older homes are commonly outfitted with wooden sash windows, which have two frames surrounded by two halves. You may find them getting stuck sometimes from age, wood expansion in high humidity, or paint. You need the window to open and close smoothly in emergencies or weather, so it is essential to fix the problem quickly. Fixing a stuck sash window isn't hard when you follow these tips.   Prepare to Fix the Window

5 October 2017

Wood And Vinyl Windows Compared


Windows are often the first thing that needs to be replaced because they are handled so frequently, creating a lot more wear and tear. Window replacement is a major investment that requires a little bit of research. That is, you want to find a product that is both stylish, energy efficient and functional. Of course, some people value some features, like the style, more than others. This article compares wooden windows with vinyl and wooden windows.

24 September 2017