Factors to Consider When Replacing your Front Door.

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:53+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Doors, Real Estate, Updating Your Home|

One of the smartest things you can do to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your house is to replace your front door.  Though you may not realize it, the front door of your house plays a significant role in determining the overall value of your home.  When replacing your front door, there are a number [...]

How to Repurpose Old Doors and Windows

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:53+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Design, Doors, Saving Money, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

So your doors and windows are finally ready to be replaced.   That does not mean that you have to throw them in the trash. You can put your chipped doors and weathered windows to good use by repurposing them into recycled household utilities and decorations. By using your old doors and windows, you will not only [...]

Window Styles That Will Fit Your Home

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:54+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Design, Saving Money, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

Every home is made up of individual components that give it a unique character – the choice of paint, lighting styles, the proper use of bricks or wood and much more. One of the important components that people fail to consider is the styles of their windows. In addition to letting in light and keeping [...]

Add Depth and Design With A Kitchen Bay Window

By | 2016-12-05T18:37:38+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Design, Updating Your Home, Windows|

Bay windows are not traditionally installed in kitchens, and most interior designers or architects include them to the living or dining room.  Whether you go for a box bay, an angled bay or a bay with window seats, they will brighten up the kitchen space and give it a fresh look, not to mention added [...]

Replacing your Windows Can Add to the Value of Your Home

By | 2016-11-08T20:13:05+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Saving Money, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

Windows play an important part in adding curb appeal to your home. However, like all things, they aren’t built to last forever. Even good quality windows come with a limited life of 20 years. Plus, there are environmental factors that can reduce the life of your windows even further, especially the ones in your living [...]

Which is the Right Material for your Doors and Windows?

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:54+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Design, Doors, Updating Your Home, Windows, Windows|

Windows and doors can accentuate the aesthetics and performance of your home. Choosing the right material for them is important. Make the right choice, and you would not only be able to improve the beauty and value of your home, but also save on energy bills.  Different climates require different door/window materials for optimal performance. [...]

Replace Siding to Increase Home Value.

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:54+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Design, Real Estate, Saving Money, Siding, Updating Your Home|

New siding increases the appeal of your home.   Wood tends to be prone to damage, and there is only so much that a fresh coat of paint can do. Consider getting your wood siding replaced.  A new siding boosts curb appeal, and can add thousands of dollars to your home value while your investment [...]

How Safe are Modern, High-Security Doors?

By | 2016-10-12T16:11:35+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Design, Doors, Updating Your Home|

In August 2016, a man in Springfield, Missouri walked to his neighbor’s front door, said “Siri, unlock the front door”, and it opened – it was as simple as that. The owner had installed a ‘high-security’ system for his ‘smart’ home, and an iPad was present to listen to and activate voice commands. The problem [...]

Benefits of Phantom Screen Doors Over Regular Screen Doors

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:54+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Doors, Updating Your Home, Windows|

Conventional insect screens compromise the integrity of a building’s design, block views, diminish natural daylight, and make routine window cleaning difficult. Phantom Screens offer retractable screens for doors, windows, and large openings, such as patios and porches, that overcome these limitations. They are in place when required, and retract out of sight when not in [...]

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 [...]