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Does Replacing Windows Add Value to a Home?
April 2, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

Does Replacing Windows Add Value to a Home?

The smart way to live is to constantly upgrade your home. No one knows what the future will bring, and adding value to propriety so it can be flipped for later is the smartest thing one can do. There are tons of renovation projects with high ROI and one of them is window replacement. Here is some information and tips for deciding whether you need new windows or not: The Numbers When people talk about value, they usually talk in numbers and statistics. To shine

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What Doors are Best for Home Security?
April 2, 2019 Doors 0 Comments

What Doors are Best for Home Security?

Just started your door and window replacement project? Have in mind that homeowners face the most difficult task – filtering important information. For instance, when we go on a door/window shopping spree, we are bombarded by facts like material life span, efficiency ratings, UV protection. So, losing track and forgetting about security measures is quite common. Apart from energy efficiency and aesthetics, front doors influence and determine the safety of a home. Statistics show that 70% of home invasions happen through doors (garage, front and

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Things to Know Before You Replace Windows
March 26, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

Things to Know Before You Replace Windows

Replacing your old windows with new and technologically advanced ones is almost always highly recommended. But how do you do window replacement the right way, avoiding every tiny mistake which later on can cost you more than the replacement itself? Here are the top things you should know before making this renovation project: Partial vs. Full Replacement Usually, if we learn that our windows are damaged or old, we immediately choose full window replacement projects. Homeowners know the importance of high-quality windows and many of

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Things Overlooked When Finishing a Basement
March 8, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

Things Overlooked When Finishing a Basement

Basement renovations are usually fun as homeowners awake their creative and innovative side. Finishing a space and incorporating aesthetically pleasing details such as custom printed pillows or neat window blinds is more than one can dream of, but that dream can soon turn into a nightmare if a homeowner overlooks these important parts of finishing a basement: Windows & Exits Usually, people decide to tidy up the basements if they plan to rent the space out or make additional room for living and entertainment. This

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February 28, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

When Can You Pair Curtains and Blinds Together?

Choosing curtains or blinds can be a hassle for any new homeowner since the way our home looks and feels is something we take pride in. Your home should reflect your personality and windows have a key part in that as they are among the first things you notice coming in. Curtains or blinds each work well for privacy control and light blocking on their own, but when paired together they can add texture, depth and increase functionality in your window setting. Don’t get ahead

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What is the Difference Between Awning Windows and Sliding Windows?
February 25, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

What is the Difference Between Awning Windows and Sliding Windows?

Choosing the right windows for your home should depend on the style you are going for, the area you live in, personal preferences and space practicality. Each type of window has its own characteristics which are suitable for different areas and taste. The regular types of windows have been exceeded by more practical and modern types as sliding and awning. Here are some main differences to make the choices for your window replacement project a little easier: Awning Windows Awning windows are operated by using

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Tips on Improving the Air Quality in Your Home
February 22, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

Tips on Improving the Air Quality in Your Home

Having the freshest possible air in your home is a key to comfortable living. This is because contaminated air can cause mold, pesticide and rotted doors, windows or furniture. People are often times sensitive to these uninvited home guests and can be extremely irritated by them. Allergies, asthma attacks, fungal infections are pretty common for homes with low air quality. 1. Clean Ducts & Air Conditioner First of all, you must do regular ventilations and air refreshments. This is easily done by opening your windows

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Understanding Energy Efficiency Ratings
February 15, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

Understanding Energy Efficiency Ratings

When buying or replacing windows, you should always mind energy efficiency. Doing this without the help of an expert can be difficult. The first step in choosing the most energy efficient windows for your home is learning all of the important markers which give information about window performance and efficiency. Energy Star Energy Star is a symbol that stands for guaranteed energy efficiency for insulation products like doors and windows. It is a system developed and used in Canada and the US. Having an energy

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