When you purchase new windows for you house, you should replace not just the glass, but the frame around the window as well in order to ensure the best fit and longevity of your new windows. Here is a quick rundown of the three best types of window frames for your house. #1 Wood Window Frames Wood window frames can be custom made to fit whatever unique window arrangement you want to have in your home.
9 March 2017
If the time has come to replace the windows in your kitchen, then you have several styles to choose from. While double-hung windows are a popular choice because they're inexpensive and easy to come by, a far better choice, in most cases, is awning windows. These windows are mounted on a hinge at the top, and they swing outward when you open them. Here are a few reasons why awning windows work well in a kitchen.
9 March 2017
If you own a business in an area with regular storms -- whether they are hurricanes, winter blizzards, tornados, or just old-fashioned "big blows" -- you know that protecting your business means being prepared. To help ensure you and your company are as ready as you can be, here's a quick guide to the three key areas in which to prepare. The Building. Weather events often happen when no one is at your business property, so it's vital to prepare the site physically.
3 March 2017
One of the most understated but important aspects of any home is the windows. Though of course windows will vary in style, shape, and size in each room, windows should be carefully chosen to ensure that they not only serve as a functional piece but also that they complement a given space stylistically. So if you're in the process of designing a new home or simply planning a major remodel of a room, take a look below at three questions you should be asking in order to find the best windows for your home.
2 March 2017
As most people are aware by now, double-paned windows do a vastly better job of preventing heat loss than do their single-paned brethren. Yet even double-paned windows can be improved upon by filling up the empty space between the two panes with a type of non-conductive gas such as argon. If you would like to learn about such gas-filled windows, read on. This article will help to educate you by answering three of the most common questions about gas-filled windows.
1 March 2017
Now that you have moved into the older home you have recently purchased, you're likely looking for affordable ways to make some improvements so the place stays comfortable and performs better for you throughout the years. Energy efficiency is an important consideration to make, as older homes tend to leak air and provide poor weather protection, especially during the hottest and coldest seasons of the year. For this reason, it's a good idea to consider focusing on home-improvement projects that will increase energy efficiency within your home.
21 November 2016
Deciding between repairing and replacing your windows can seem like a tough call to make. While there are certainly advantages to upgrading your windows for esthetic reasons, it may ultimately be necessary when a repair isn't doable. If you're unsure about what to do, here are four questions to ask yourself when deciding if a replacement is in order. Are your windows single pane? Single-pane windows are quite common in older homes.
20 June 2016