Steps you can take to ensure your home sales agreement won’t fall through

By | 2017-03-20T14:09:58+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Doors, Real Estate, Saving Money, Updating Your Home, Windows|

Whether you’re looking to buy a home or selling one, the thought of the house falling into the failed sales category is heart wrenching. Whether a rejected mortgage, a low appraisal or failed home inspection, these nightmarish reasons are more likely and frequent reasons for a stop to be issued on a house sale. Regardless [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]