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A Guide to Front Door Material
May 29, 2019 Doors 0 Comments

A Guide to Front Door Material

The type of front door you purchase will determine your aesthetic, home value and safety. As it is done with replacement windows, new doors should be chosen wisely. When choosing a new front door you should consider price, durability, style, and material. To help you out, here is a short, informative guide on a front door’s material: Wood The oldest type of front door material is wood. It has been used for a century and has proven to be very efficient. Wood is an amazing

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Tips for Buying a Replacement Front Door
May 8, 2019 Doors 0 Comments

Tips for Buying a Replacement Front Door

Choosing replacement windows or doors is never easy. There are tons of things you should keep in mind such as safety, energy efficiency, durability, and aesthetics. To help you out with your replacement adventure, here are some useful tips & tricks while you are at it: The Style First, let’s talk about looks. Even though beauty doesn’t contribute that much in safety and weatherproofing, it is still a very important factor. The door should match the overall aesthetic of your home. Each style makes a

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Do New Windows Increase Value Of Home?
May 6, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

Do New Windows Increase Value Of Home?

Of course, they do! Homebuyers love energy efficiency and curb appeal. They know that new quality windows will cut down energy spending by 15%. Do not underestimate your buyers by only repainting the frames. Window replacement definitely increases home value, but you need to do the project wisely. Here is everything you should know: Return on Investment (ROI) So most homeowners don’t know how truly important windows are. And nobody blames them since compared to basement waterproofing and insulation, window replacement sounds like a laugh.

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April 23, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

How Can I Brighten Up My Living Room?

Lots of homeowners have insufficient amount of natural light in living rooms. Whether because of poor window glass or orientation toward North, this problem should be immediately solved. Research shows how people who lack contact with sunlight have more inclination towards mental instabilities like depression and anxiety. This is why the countries with the biggest amount of depression cases are those with less sunlight like Norway and Denmark. To help you out, here are some practical and highly efficient ways to improve natural light in

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What Window Treatments are Easiest to Clean?
April 10, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

What Window Treatments are Easiest to Clean?

Wondering what kind of window treatments to purchase? Great job since you are in the right place! Maintenance is a key factor of deciding whether to choose curtains, blinds, shades or shutters. Here is what each of them will require on cleaning day: Curtains One would think that curtains are the easiest to clean. Take them down, wrap them up, put them in the washer, then in the dryer and voila – clean curtains! However, if not done correctly, cleaning the curtains can end in

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April 4, 2019 Windows 0 Comments

What Kind of Blinds are Best for Living Rooms?

Most homeowners take blinds for granted. They either focus more on practicality with purchasing the cheapest ones the can find. Completely understandable since most experts suggest floor or window replacements for improving insulation and increasing efficiency. Little do they know that the type of window treatment you have also had an impact on protecting the interior. From UV resistant to the high maintainers of privacy, here are the best blinds for refreshing your living room: The Difference Between Blinds and Shades Before we start listing

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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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