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Window Replacement vs. Retrofit
November 15, 2018 Windows 0 Comments

Window Replacement vs. Retrofit

Realizing you need window replacement is easy, when taken into consideration the benefits it brings such as energy efficiency, proper air circulation, and mold growth prevention. The decision on which homeowners usually get stuck in choosing between retrofit or full replacement. First and foremost, you need to learn the difference between retrofit and full replacement. With the latter one, you replace your whole window including the sash and the frame. While with retrofit you get to replace only the sash of your windows. This is

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What are the Best Ways to Increase the Resale Value of your Home
November 15, 2018 Doors, Windows 1 Comment

Best Ways to Increase the Resale Value of your Home

If you are looking to sell your home in the near future, doing upgrades and repairs is a sure way to either increase the value of your home or to help get it sold faster. Repairs are almost a must, as most home buyers will add this condition upon a sale, but upgrades, on the other hand, are not necessarily mandatory, but when done correctly they can increase the value of your home. Below we listed some of the best ways to increase the resale

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When is it Time to Replace Your Patio Door
October 26, 2018 Doors 2 Comments

When is it Time to Replace Your Patio Door?

Access into your home is often associated with your front door, which makes sense as this is the entrance to your home which guests will likely see first. Your patio door though is equally as important, this is your personal gateway to your backyard oasis. Like anything else in your house, nothing lasts forever, and that includes your patio door. Having an old and faulty patio door can negatively affect aesthetics, security, functionality and energy efficiency. So with that being said, it is important to

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What is Window Condensation
October 15, 2018 Windows 0 Comments

What is Window Condensation?

Sometimes homeowners cannot fully comprehend the reasons for having condensations nor the consequences. Despite being unpleasant to look at, condensation can cause serious damage to your home as well as to yours and your family’s health. The Role of Windows in Condensation The main cause of condensation is air leakage or loss of heat and cold. Windows which are properly made, sealed and installed prevent this from happening with ensuring that humid air stays inside. If you have condensation and well-functioning windows, the moist air

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How to Know When to Replace My Home Windows
September 16, 2018 Windows 5 Comments

How to Know When to Replace My Home Windows

Have you ever checked the condition of your windows at home? Upon first inspection, you may not know that there are problems with them. Typically, any windows that are over 20 years old are due for replacement, but there are various ways to check for sure. So the question is, how do you know when to replace your home windows? Generally, homeowners begin the process of changing their windows for aesthetic reasons. New windows can really make your home look much more presentable and give

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Window Care and Maintenance
September 15, 2018 Windows 0 Comments

Window Care and Maintenance

Vinyl windows are known best for their practicality and low maintenance. However, if you want your vinyl to look the same as the day you got them, you should occasionally show them some care by following this simple maintenance guide: Glass The best time to clean your window glass is on a cloudy day. This is because sunlight dries up the cleaning product too quickly which results in having unwanted residue stains on your window glass. Glass is easy to clean. The only thing you

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Knowing When to Replace Your Windows
August 15, 2018 Windows 1 Comment

Knowing When to Replace Your Windows

Recognizing that your windows need replacement is much easier than you think. There are a lot of signs that indicate window replacement. You just need to turn around your home and check if there is unwanted air breeze, furniture damage or high electricity bills. Here are the common indicators for window replacement, followed by some recommendations on appropriate and modern window materials. Difficulties Opening When homeowners have troubles with opening or closing their windows it usually means that there are problems with the window hardware.

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How to Choose Windows
July 14, 2018 Windows 0 Comments

How to Choose Windows

Homeowners are faced with a lot of questions and obstacles when it comes to choosing new windows for their homes. The best windows are energy efficient, durable and require less maintenance. The type of windows you choose will also have an impact on the aesthetic value on your house’s interior as well as exterior. Here are some points to consider that will help you choose your new windows: Installation Before you replace your windows, you should determine whether the whole window should be replaced or

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