Tips For Getting Your Home Windows Ready For Winter


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.

19 March 2015

Picking A Replacement Window For Your Bathroom


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.

13 March 2015

How To Repair Water-Damaged Wooden Window Sills


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.

6 March 2015

Two Things You Should Know About Using Window Putty


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

25 February 2015

How To De-Ice Your Windshield Without Damaging It


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.

23 February 2015