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Benefits of Installing French Doors in Your Backyard
January 21, 2019 Doors 1 Comment

Benefits of Installing French Doors in Your Backyard

The type of access you will have to your backyard is really important. This will have a major role not only in the style and look of your home, but also in security, energy efficiency and practicality. There are a couple of ways you can go for backyard access, but let’s cut the chase. Install French Doors! They are a type of glass doors which have proven to be efficient for households. They also are big increasers for home value and here are some of

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What is The Difference Between Awning and Casement Windows
January 18, 2019 Windows 1 Comment

What is the Difference Between Awning and Casement Windows

Window replacement is a difficult process and it is important to know the difference between windows before you choose one for your home. Each of them has its own characteristics and is suitable for you in different ways. In this article, we will provide you with information concerning awning and casement windows. With reading this you will learn the basics of those types and easily solve your dilemmas in choosing one over the other. Awning Windows As casement, awning windows are opened with a cranking

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Different Ways to Accessorize Your Windows
January 15, 2019 Windows 1 Comment

Different Ways to Accessorize Your Windows

Windows have always been an important part of the household. They have existed even before glass was in usage and instead of glass people put cloth, animal skin and leaves. In the Middle Ages, having windows a luxury. People in Amsterdam were taxed by the number and size of windows they had in their home. Today, windows are available to anyone and each of them can be uniquely decorate by your own choosing. Here are 4 ways you can decorate your windows to add an

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Dangers of Mold Build Up in Your Home
December 31, 2018 Windows 0 Comments

Dangers of Mold Build Up in Your Home

Whether you know it or not, mold could be growing in your house. Exposure to mold can cause some serious health issues if not attended to. Understanding what mold is, how to detect it and how to treat it is an important. What is Mold? Mold is a form of fungus. There are a variety of molds that can be found both outdoors and indoors. Outdoor molds play an integral role in nature as they assist in breaking down dead leaves, plants and trees. Indoor

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How to Deal with a Water Leak
December 20, 2018 Doors, Windows 1 Comment

How to Deal with a Water Leak in your Home

One of the worst feelings you can have as a home owner is finding unwanted water in your home. Depending on where you find the water leak, not knowing your next course of action can leave you with a helpless feeling. Some water leaks can end up damaging your home while other leaks are a bit more difficult to optically spot, but these leaks can run up your water bill very quickly. In our article today we will cover some of the more common water

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Why You Should Choose Vinyl Windows
November 30, 2018 Windows 0 Comments

Why You Should Choose Vinyl Windows

Having vinyl window frames have proven to be beneficial for homeowners. This is because vinyl is the chief material when it comes to quality and performance. The high energy efficiency and low maintenance requirement make vinyl the best material for investment return. Here are some reasons why you should choose vinyl windows: Energy Efficient It is a well-known fact that vinyl is the best for preventing heat loss in your home. Builders, contractors, and homeowners always choose vinyl before anything else. It is much more

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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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