3 Tips To Help Update Old And Outdated Windows When Replacing Siding

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In older homes, one of the areas where a lot of energy is lost is around the windows. Today, you have many choices of improvements for the windows, which can be replacements, adding film, or using window treatments. Here are some tips that will help reduce energy loss from old outdated windows that need improvements when you replace siding: 1. Addressing Thin Glass Issues by Installing Window Films One of the problems that you may have with older windows is that the glass is thin, which can cause cold drafts and heat loss problems.

21 November 2017

Window Film Is Great For All Climates

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Adding window films to the glass panes throughout your home is one of the most cost effective ways to increase the efficiency of your home. Since you can pick up the supplies at any home improvement store and apply them yourself, the job is very cheap. Furthermore, the labor is simple and just about anybody can do it. This article explains why window films are so useful and how to best apply them.

24 October 2017

Does Your Deck Need A Glass Railing?

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Creating an aesthetically pleasing deck can take some work. Not only do you have to choose the right wood, but also the additional features that will help it to stand out from every other deck in the neighborhood. Some homeowners have turned to glass railings to help make their decks showpieces. If you are thinking of installing a glass railing, here is what you need to know. Should You Install a Glass Railing?

3 October 2017

Graduating From Small Windows To Big: How This Installation Process Works

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Small windows let in very little light. If you love a lot of natural light, then small windows are not for you. Thankfully, you can fix this problem by enlarging the area where a window will go, and then having a professional window installation expert fit the window to that space. Here is how this process will go. Measure Inside and Out First measure the available wall space you have inside your home.

11 September 2017

How To Fix Horizontal Blind Cord Pulls

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Blinds are window treatments that add privacy to your home, but you may find the cord on your horizontal blind cords damaged, which can be expected in a home with pets. Cords can also break from someone constantly yanking them up and down, causing weakness from friction. The ideal time to replace cords is when they get frayed, but you don't have to replace the blind if the cord breaks. It is possible to replace or repair only the pull cord by following these instructions.

31 August 2017

Is Winter Coming? Get Your Gutters Ready

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The cold temperatures of winter will bring plenty of ice and snow to your roof. You may not realize that this also puts a lot of stress on your home's gutters. It is important that you take the necessary steps to ensure your home's gutters are capable of withstanding the additional weight, as well as verify that melting snow will be able to exit through the downspouts. Here are some tips for winter gutter preparation.

24 August 2017

Protect Your Home Against Hurricane Winds

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Living in an area of the country where hurricanes are possible means you need to know how to fortify and protect your home when a hurricane comes through your area. #1 Add Fortification To Your Garage Door When you plan to protect your doors and windows against hurricane winds, make sure that you don't forget about your garage door. High-speed winds from hurricanes can pressurize your home and break through your garage door, causing extensive damage to your home.

2 August 2017