As a homeowner, the last thing you want is for thieves to target your home and steal your valuables. Not only does it feel like you’ve been violated, but quite often items are stolen that can’t be replaced like family mementos, heirlooms or collectibles. While volumes have been written about home safety and security, the … Continue reading Qualities in Doors that Thieves Love & You Should Avoid
Are you in the market for some beautiful, energy-efficient doors or windows? It’s a smart decision, but don’t miss out on opportunities that can save you money, both up-front with your purchase and in the long term in utility costs. Before you head out to buy anything, run through these six steps. 1. Look for … Continue reading 6 Things to Do Before You Shop for Doors and Windows
Condensation is a result of moisture in your home. It can appear on the inside or outside of your doors and windows when cold weather appears and the moist air in your home contacts the cooler surface of the windowpane. Depending on how cold it is, the condensation can appear as droplets of water, fogginess … Continue reading Tackling Condensation on Windows and Doors
Your entryway door not only keeps out the elements and protects your home from intruders, but it can do wonders for your curb appeal too. Fiberglass exterior doors are made from a core of rigid insulation, clad with a fiber-reinforced polymer, and covered with an artificial grain to make them look like wood. Manufacturers have … Continue reading What are Fiberglass Doors?
Have you been thinking about replacing your windows? With the weather cooling off, fall is a great time to change your windows. If yours are looking a little worse for wear, or not performing at their best anymore, now is a good time for you to look into getting new ones. As well as improving the aesthetics of your home, new windows provide improved energy efficiency and reduce the cost of your energy bills. However, it … Continue reading Top Signs Your Windows Need Replacement This Fall
Summer is nearly here, and that means the hot weather is descending upon us. Heat is great when you’re by a pool or a lake; but it can make your house uncomfortably warm, especially if your home isn’t equipped with AC or you’re trying to cut back on your use of it. Since windows are … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Stay Cool without AC this Summer
Replacing and repairing windows and doors is not something you can typically do yourself. It’s helpful to work with a contractor not only to ensure that you are using the best materials and methods but that you are satisfied with the finished product. Perhaps you’re not sure where to start looking or you’ve been disappointed … Continue reading Hiring a Reliable Contractor
Windows can act as a gateway to the outdoors, especially during the frigid winter months when we may not get outside as much as we would like to. Having a lot of windows and natural light in your living space offers a wide variety of benefits, both physically and emotionally. The numerous benefits of natural … Continue reading Benefits from Natural Light
If you have a unique front door design, it is the first thing people will notice about your property. Your door can speak volumes about what lies beyond. It’s not only a chance to express yourself and show off your unique style, but a way to enhance your curb appeal. Read on for some unique … Continue reading Unique Front Door Designs and Why You Should Upgrade
Doors are the gateway between the comforts of your home and the outside world. But not all doors are created equal. Like most things, they have been adapted, reconfigured and made stronger over time with new technology and materials. You want to feel as protected as possible, that’s why you need a modern door that … Continue reading What Are Your Doors Made Of & Should You Upgrade?