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Natural Lighting: Getting More Light In Through Your Home’s Windows

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Natural Lighting: Getting More Light In Through Your Home’s Windows

Do you feel as though your home is just too dark and dreary? Natural lighting is a healthy mood elevator that can drastically change the openness and mood of your environment, but it can be a challenge to get all that warm light in. Whether you’re considering a new window installation or just want to make some fixes to your current design, there are some strategies that you can consider to draw in that bright, beautiful glow. Install Clear Glass Panes Many older homes have windows that are “broken up” by frames. A single...

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Commonly Asked Questions About Reducing Heat Loss From Your Windows

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Commonly Asked Questions About Reducing Heat Loss From Your Windows

During the winter months, your home’s windows can be a major source of energy loss, but many homeowners assume that there is little that can be done about this problem. As a result, they may suffer through the winters while paying higher energy bills to heat the drafty house. Fortunately, there are a host of options available for reducing heat loss through your windows, and having the following couple of questions answered will give you a better idea of a couple of the available options.   How Can You Reduce Drafts Along Your...

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How To Maintain Your Windows For Maximum Energy Efficiency

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Maintain Your Windows For Maximum Energy Efficiency

As much of one-third of your home’s heat loss takes place through your windows and doors. Your windows can also let unwanted heat into your home during the summer. For this reason, it is worthwhile to consider your windows when you are looking for a way to make your home more energy-efficient. Of course, installing new energy-efficient windows is the best way to be sure that your windows are not causing excess heat loss or warming your home during the summer. However, if you are looking for a smaller financial investment, there are...

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2 Types of Windows That Can Make Your Home More Comfortable

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Types of Windows That Can Make Your Home More Comfortable

Choosing to replace the windows in your home can be a great idea, especially when you consider the many different types of windows available to you and the benefits that they can provide. Electrochromic and soundproof windows are just two great window types that can make your home much more comfortable. Soundproof Soundproof windows are ideal if you live in the center of a busy town, have noisy neighbors, or if your house is built near a busy road or highway. All of those situation can provide you with a rather unpleasant home life that can...

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Keep Your Car’s Window Tints Looking Good With These 4 Tips

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have finally made the decision to put window tint films on your car, you are excited about the way your car will look. However, you may not realize that there are certain things you need to do so that the car window tints remain intact and undamaged. Here are some things you can do to keep your window tints looking good. Wait to Roll Down Windows When you first get window tint films for your car, be aware that they need to have time to dry. Make sure that you don’t open and close your car’s windows for a few days to allow...

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Tips For Getting Your Home Windows Ready For Winter

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you would like to make sure that you and your loved ones stay as comfortable during the winter as possible, you need to get to work. There might be a few things around the house that need replaced or repaired so the heat inside of the home does not escape. Take a moment to review the following tips so you can easily figure out what needs to go on your list for repairs. Replace Cracked Window Glass Even if it does not seem as though the crack in the glass goes all the way through, it is almost certain that the cracked glass is going to...

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Picking A Replacement Window For Your Bathroom

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your bathroom window needs replacement, you will have to decide on what style of window to go with. A bathroom window is a bit different than other windows in your home, as you can go with something different that fits the style and function you need. While many homeowners decide to go with a traditional vinyl window, you may be considering glass blocks instead. Consider these 4 factors to help make a decision. 1. Operability Every bathroom has different needs, and the functionality of the window is one of them. If your bathroom does not...

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How To Repair Water-Damaged Wooden Window Sills

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A window sill is the piece of wood that goes along the bottom edge of a window frame. It is usually made out of a hardwood like cherry or poplar. Most sills overhang the wall and they have a decorative trim beneath it. In many homes the sill is used as an impromptu table, desk, chair and drink coaster. Basically, the window sill can get used and abused over the years. It is often the first thing that needs to be repaired on a wooden window frame. This article will explain how to fix one of the most common issues with damaged window sills:...

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Two Things You Should Know About Using Window Putty

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A big part of installing new windows that is often overlooked is the window putty. It plays a vital role in keeping the window in place within the frame, and helps prevent drafts from getting in from outside your home. As you get ready to install new windows on your own, you’ll need putty to finish the job. Here are some key things you should know. Selecting A Window Putty Window putty, also referred to as window caulk, comes in many different forms. By understanding the different options are, you will not make the mistake of buying the...

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How To De-Ice Your Windshield Without Damaging It

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Getting a windshield covered in ice is hard to avoid during the winter, so there will probably be several occasions where you need to de-ice it. For the most part, you can remove a small amount of ice with a simple ice scraper. These are made to work on glass and won’t cause chips or scratches. However, if the ice is really built-up, you will need to look to other methods. Here are some instructions for de-icing your car’s windshield without damaging it. Gather Your Supplies Since there are a few different methods of removing ice...

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