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What You Should Know About Blinds and Protecting Your Kids and Pets

January 3, 2017

Nothing adds that final touch of class to windows like a carefully chosen treatment, such as curtains, blinds, shades, or shutters. However, the last thing that homeowners want to do is install a window treatment that could pose a severe risk for a child or pet. It is vital to know how to protect small children and…

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4 Reasons Why Replacing Your Home’s Windows Is a Wise Financial Decision

January 3, 2017

If you’re thinking of replacing your windows, you may be concerned that the costs could outweigh the benefits. However, although replacing windows can seem like a daunting and expensive task, doing so can prove to be a sound financial investment. Here are four reasons why replacing your windows is a wise financial decision. 1. They Add…

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3 Reasons to Upgrade the Window in Your Baby’s Bedroom

November 17, 2016

Newborn babies sleep a lot! In fact, they can sleep up to 18 hours a day, and sleep is something every new parent wants to encourage. Old windows in a baby’s nursery can play havoc with their sleep cycles. There are three main reasons why upgrading their bedroom window now will play dividends in the…

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Feel a Draft? 7 Common Causes of Drafty Windows

October 27, 2016

You keep your home at a comfortable temperature with your heating system. But when you walk past certain windows, you feel a distinct chill. This pocket of cold air is likely a draft coming from a specific window. Drafts usually occur due to a problem with a window’s weatherstripping or seal. This defect can appear…

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Worried About Shattering French Doors? How to Protect Them

October 10, 2016

As a homeowner, you may have opted to install French doors because you admired their elegance. You might also thought of the light and Old World charm they’d add to your home’s interior. Hopefully, after you install the doors, you couldn’t be more pleased with how they look. That being said, you realize that looks…

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3 Dos and Don’ts for Decorating Your Windows

October 3, 2016

The last few months of the year include one holiday after another. From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas, Hanukah, Boxing Day, and New Year’s, each celebration presents an exciting opportunity to decorate your home and show your enthusiasm for the season. But as you put up lights, candles, wreaths, paper cutouts, and any other assortment…

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6 Signs Your Entry Door Needs to Be Replaced

September 6, 2016

People go in and out of your front door all the time. Every visitor and family member sweeps in and out of your entryway, and whenever you need to get the mail or run an errand, your door swings open and closed. But doors don’t last forever, and after some time, they wear down and…

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A Guide to Window Frame Materials

August 29, 2016

Window frames come in a myriad of materials. You can get wood, aluminum, vinyl, and a couple other options. But you want to choose frames that properly insulate your home and work well with your local weather and climate. Which is best for your home? And what are the benefits of each? For more information…

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You’ll Love These 3 Casement Window Advantages

August 9, 2016

Your current windows have long overstayed their welcome. You can barely crack open the windows to let in a fresh breeze. You consistently feel drafts around the frames. And you can’t look out the glass on some mornings due to condensation buildup between the panes. But as you shop for new windows, you’ve discovered far…

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Your Bay or Bow Window

July 28, 2016

Bow and bay windows add dimension to an otherwise flat surface. They often let more light into the room as well because they jut out of the house just enough. But they also give you a decorative opportunity that you wouldn’t get with other windows. Sure, other windows have sills, but bow and bay windows…

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