Why You Need to Know About Energy Star for Your Home’s Windows

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:54+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Design, Saving Money, Uncategorized, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

Why You Need to Know About Energy Star for Your Home's Windows. More than 25 per cent of heat loss in a home occurs through the windows. The resultant increase in heating costs needs to be combated through appropriate solutions. Most popular among them is Energy Star. What is Energy Star? Energy star is a [...]

What You Should Know About Storm Doors

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:54+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Design, Doors, Saving Money, Updating Your Home, Winter|

While your home's exterior may do a good job of protecting your family against the elements, it is not infallible. Powerful storms and extreme climatic conditions can cause wear and tear on the door,   affecting its overall performance and comprising your safety.   The good news is that you can weatherproof your home, and when [...]

Bow vs. Bay Windows

By | 2016-07-12T19:49:17+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

When the time comes to replace the windows in your home, why stick to the beaten path? Why not make a style statement with bow or bay windows? Either style could suit your home and make a dramatic difference and add curb appeal. Read on to know more about the similarities and differences between them. [...]

What Components Make a Door Durable?

By | 2016-06-22T15:46:41+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Design, Doors, Updating Your Home|

What Components Make a Door Durable? We cannot stress enough the significance of doors in our homes. However, both time and weather conditions may take a toll on their quality and performance. The harsh winter, the sweltering summers, the torrential rains and winds might damage your doors considerably over time.  When purchasing doors for your [...]

Choosing the Right Siding For Your Home

By | 2016-06-22T15:22:13+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Creative, Design, Siding, Updating Your Home|

Choosing the Right Siding   Many people add siding to their home to give it that extra dash of style and color.  Deciding what type of siding to install may be the hardest part of the whole process. You would agree that while aesthetics are important, the durability of the siding material, its resistance to [...]

Dispelling the Myths on Low E Windows

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:55+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Saving Money, Uncategorized, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

  Dispelling the Myths on Low E Windows Low E window is short for low emissivity windows. There is a discussion on whether windows with low E coatings are really energy efficient. The truth is low E windows really work. Many people say that Low E windows don't work. But nothing could be further from [...]

Add Appeal to Your Home with New Doors

By | 2016-04-13T16:01:50+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

If your home is up for sale, a great way to both increase its value and get it sold faster – is to change the doors on the inside. Based on the material used, you have several options: Timber/Wood doors: This is the number one choice for doors because of the ease with which it [...]

Signs that your doors and windows may need to be replaced.

By | 2016-04-08T14:31:24+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Design, Doors, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

Windows  Replacing the old windows in your home is not just a design choice. Above all, windows must add to the functionality and efficiency of your home. Here are a few obvious indicators that you should replace your windows: Drafts – If you can feel hot air coming in through your windows when they are [...]

How to sell your home faster with new doors and windows

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:55+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|Doors, Real Estate, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

Invest in energy efficiency Getting ready to sell your home?  Today the keyword in all homes is energy efficiency. It has been estimated by the US Department of Energy that up to 40% of the heat produced indoors escapes outside through doors and windows. And so it greatly makes sense to replace the existing windows [...]

The Advantages of Low-E Glass

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:55+00:00 August 6th, 2015|Saving Money, Uncategorized, Updating Your Home, Windows, Winter|

Heat Retention in the Winter: With Summer in full swing it is almost a painful trip down memory lane to recall the bitter cold we all went through this past winter. Below freezing temperatures, feet of snow with seemingly endless snow storms contributing to the already excessive snow banks, and of course our heating bills. [...]