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 [...]

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 [...]