Temporarily Patching A Glass Pane While Waiting For A Replacement


If you have a broken glass window in your home that you plan to replace soon, keeping insects and inclement weather from getting inside your house is most likely a priority. There are several ways you can patch a broken window when waiting for a glass repair service to come to do a new pane installation. Here are some tips to use to patch your window in an attempt to keep people safe and keep your home free of nuisances like bugs and moisture.

12 July 2016

How to Optimize the Performance of Your New Energy-Efficient Windows


It's easy to save some money on your energy expenses and minimize unwanted drafts throughout the year just by investing in new energy-efficient windows for your home. Once your new windows are installed, you can optimize your windows' performance and increase your household's energy efficiency with the help of these tips and tricks: Invest in Solar Insulation Film An excellent way to optimize the performance of your new windows and increase your home's energy efficiency is to apply solar insulation film on them.

30 June 2016

Replacement Windows: Adding Security To Your Home


When you are considering replacement windows, you have a number of concerns to address. Of course, you want them to be attractive and energy-efficient. In addition to these concerns, you should consider their security factor. Certain window replacement types can help deter intruders. When it comes time to replace your windows, invest in those that are hard to break or breach. Window Style A casement window is an excellent choice to improve your security.

17 June 2016

3 Things To Consider When Choosing Your Tiny Home's Exterior Siding


If you are looking to own your own living space without being tied to a single location or the expensive mortgage associated with a traditional home, then investing in the construction of a tiny house might be beneficial. Tiny houses provide you with the opportunity to downsize your living expenses while still enjoying the luxurious comforts you might be looking for in a home. Choosing the right siding to cover your tiny home's exterior can be a challenge.

1 June 2016

Conducting Proper Maintenance Of Wood Siding So It Lasts


If you just had wood siding placed on your home, you are most likely enjoying the appearance of the new exterior. Since you just made this investment, you will want to keep the wood siding in the best possible condition so it looks great for years to come. Here are some steps you can follow in keeping your wood siding from becoming damaged so it retains its original appearance as a result. Take Time To Finish

3 May 2016

4 Ways To Wow With Your Replacement Windows


Having replacement windows installed is like giving your house an eye lift. The look may be subtle, but passersby will notice the overall façade is fresher. What's more, you can choose energy-efficient windows to cut down on your utility bills. In fact, according to Better Homes and Gardens, you can reduce heating and cooling costs by 15 percent with energy-efficient windows. While you're selecting the glass features that offer this budgetary bonus, choose window styles that add wow to your home's façade.

28 March 2016

2 Things To Consider When Installing New Windows Around Your Home


At some point in time or another, just about every homeowner will make the decision to upgrade the windows in their home. Whether it be because they simply want something new and stylish or their other windows are falling apart at the seams, new windows can provide you with a host of different benefits. As you look through all of the different options available, here are two things you want to consider as you choose what windows to install around your home.

23 February 2016

4 Tips For Washing Your Windows


Window washing isn't anyone's favorite home chore, but it is something you can't keep putting off. Keeping the inside and outside of your windows clean doesn't have to be too difficult if you use the right materials and methods. Here are some helpful tips for washing your windows. Wash Them on a Cloudy or Overcast Day If you find that when you wash your windows, you always get spots or streaks, it might be due to the heat.

10 January 2016

Pros And Cons Of Double-Paned Windows


Energy-efficiency is a concern to anyone that pays an electric bill. Those drafty doors and windows soon add up to you throwing your hard earned dollars to the wind. While you can't eliminate your electricity bill completely, you can reduce some of the heating and cooling costs by reducing these drafts to make your home more energy efficient. One major way to do this is by installing double-paned windows.  Advantages 

30 November 2015

Three Reasons To Hire A Professional For Your Blinds Installation


The right style and color of blinds can instantly increase a room's aesthetic quality, not to mention serve its intended purpose of blocking sunlight and providing privacy. While you can have fun picking out your preferred set of blinds at the store, it's ideal to turn over the duties to a professional at this point. Trying to hang your own blinds, unless you have experience in this area, can be challenging and lead to frustration.

20 October 2015