05Jan 2014

Understanding when to replace the windows of your home is not always the easiest thing to figure out. Homes that are more than a decade old probably still have the original windows in them. Taking steps to see if you need a replacement window in each room will allow you to figure out the best Continue reading »

22Dec 2013

Replacing the windows in your home is one of the more costly tasks of being a homeowner. Installing any replacement window is certainly going to provide you with a more energy efficient home, and, depending on the age of your home, you could see substantial differences in your utility bills. You’ll also notice a cleaner Continue reading »

15Dec 2013

Weather can take a toll on your home’s doors and windows in many ways. From ravaging summer sun, to pelting sleet and rain, to gusty winds, your doors and windows can take a real beating, and often show it in the way of appearance-and your utility bills. As the seals and weather stripping wear around Continue reading »

08Dec 2013

Replacing your old, out-dated, and inefficient windows can save you a bundle on your heating and cooling expenses. On average, older windows may account for nearly 25 percent of your annual energy costs, possibly more in harsh climates. Over the course of a few years, your windows fall victim to the elements. Direct sun, inclement Continue reading »

01Dec 2013

Bare trees, shorter days and frosty mornings all indicate Winter’s impending arrival. In many areas of the country, storm windows have gone up, thermostats have been switched from air-conditioning to heat, and homeowners go about the business of winterizing their property against the coming chill.

24Nov 2013

The flow of heat through a window is the result of the differences in temperature between the inside of the home and the outdoors. Windows can transfer heat to the outdoors during the cold season, and transfer it inside during the warm season. The ways that windows transfer heat are:

17Nov 2013

If you want to replace an entry door, you have a number of options available when it comes to materials. Your main considerations here are durability, appearance and energy efficiency. The material your door is made from will have a significant impact on all three of these things. The main options for door materials are Continue reading »

10Nov 2013

Do you know what to look for in a window? There are several important factors that you should consider. Among them is the material used to make your windows. What your window is made of can affect both the comfort of your home and the amount of money that you spend on energy. The two Continue reading »