With all the information that is readily available online and elsewhere, as well as the fact as you can buy windows at just about any home improvement store, you may assume that window installation will be an easy task. However, one of the biggest problems DIY homeowners face after installing windows on their own is drafts. Even the slightest cracks during installation can allow drafts to blow through around a new window, and this can be a huge efficiency problem.
21 May 2018
If you're going to have new windows put in your home, you may want to update them to a different style. Replacement windows need to fit the size of the opening in your home, but you can choose any style you like. If you have single-hung windows now, you may want to get double-hung windows when your old ones are replaced. Here are some advantages of double-hung windows. Cleaning The Exterior Glass Is Easy
29 April 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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