Storm Windows, How to Decide If You Need Them?

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:53+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Creative, Design, Saving Money, Updating Your Home, Windows, Winter|

For those who haven’t yet heard of ‘storm windows’, they basically serve as an easy and economical way of enhancing the efficiency of your aging, single-pane windows. A storm window is mounted as an additional window onto the exterior, and helps in minimizing the flow of external wind into the home. In addition to this, [...]

How to Find a Qualified Contractor.

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

With many people being able to easily buy advertising on Google, Facebook, and other media sources it might be hard to find a reliable contractor. We will be going over a few ways to find a few contractors that are worthy to remodel your home. Know Your Code Call the city building department and find [...]

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. [...]

How to Burglary Proof your home

By | 2017-06-17T20:12:54+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Design, Doors, Windows|

Burglaries are a big concern for homeowners across the country, but, ironically, most homeowners don’t know how important burglarproofing their home is until it is too late. Homeowners are always researching effective ways to keep their house and belongings safe from theft. Undoubtedly, an alarm system is a necessity. Studies have shown that most burglars [...]

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 [...]