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Preparing for Replacement Window Installation

October 11, 2019

Window replacement doesn’t happen very frequently. Even if you live in your home for 20 or 30 years, you’re unlikely to have your windows replaced more than twice. Therefore, you might have difficulty knowing how to approach a window replacement project. Well, each project is different because window replacement depends a lot on the individual…

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What Light Through Yonder Window Radiates? Windows Versus Electromagnetic Radiation

May 8, 2019

Every day, electromagnetic rays radiate through your windows. Many of these rays come from the sun in the form of UV, visible light, and infrared (heat) rays. And in winter, heat rays may radiate in the other direction: through your windows to outside. Controlling how much of this radiation makes it through your windows can…

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3 Modern Window Styles for Residential and Business Structures

March 28, 2019

Are you designing or renovating a structure that needs contemporary glass design? Choose the appropriate glass features for your building by understanding the basic categories of modern architecture. Here are explanations of the three main styles of modern buildings and a few examples of window types that suit each architectural style.

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Specialty Windows to Spruce Up Your Home

November 6, 2018

The traditional square or rectangular window is functional and familiar, and it gets the job done. However, sometimes you want to add a distinct trait to your home that conventional windows simply cannot deliver. Specialty windows deviate from the norm, coming in different shapes and designs to give your home a truly inspired feel. Shaped…

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Use Your Front Door to Boost Your Curb Appeal

August 21, 2018

If you want to boost curb appeal without spending too much money, direct your focus to your front door. Investing in a new front door is one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to increase your home’s value. Below, we’ll list some reasons to upgrade your front door, and then we’ll give you some suggestions…

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3 Steps to Achieve an Optimal View From Your Windows

August 20, 2018

The mountains. The trees. The blue sky. Whatever view greets you outside your home, you want to take it all in. Unfortunately, the current view through your windows is less than ideal. Here are a few steps you can take to improve that view. 1. Get the Right Type of Window If you’re considering installing…

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5 Window-Related Tactics to Make a Small Room Look Bigger

August 20, 2018

If your home includes one or more small rooms, you may be constantly looking for tricks to make those spaces feel cozy rather than cramped. While you can use a number of techniques to achieve the illusion of openness, you should start with your windows. Your windows and how you cover them can dramatically change…

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Low-Emissivity Storm Windows and Why They May Be Right for Your Home

August 20, 2018

Increasing a home’s energy efficiency can be a challenge, particularly if the home is older or contains serious preexisting flaws that inhibit energy savings. However, one action that homeowners can take to increase efficiency is installing storm windows. These modern windows are built with low-emissivity (“low-e”) glass, and their low cost means they will pay…

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Need a New Front Door? Beautiful Options to Consider

August 20, 2018

Upgrading your front door to a new and contemporary style that better suits your home is a simple renovation that makes a huge impact. If you are ready to give your front entry the pizzazz it needs by installing a new wooden or steel door, consider these many options to fall in love with. Painted…

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4 Ways New Windows Can Improve Your Home’s Value

August 20, 2018

You know that home upgrades in general can boost your house’s overall value, but new window installs have their own list of benefits. From security to energy efficiency, new windows can make your home more valuable than ever while also providing excellent qualities you can enjoy until you choose to sell or re-finance. Discover four…

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