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Keeping your window glass in perfect condition

New windows can be a significant expense, so it makes sense to invest the time and money to keep them looking their best. Many people neglect their windows, or else don’t treat them with the care they deserve. An annual wipe with wadded up paper towels or newspaper and a bottle of spray cleaner isn’t […]

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Sliding doors make more room

Image: Howell Custom Building Group / Michael Penney Sometimes, it’s surprising that interior sliding doors aren’t used more often. They’re perfect for small spaces, where you don’t have enough room to open a swinging door without intruding into limited room space. We see sliding doors on closets and showers – why not elsewhere? Asian Bedroom […]

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Five tips for working with a home remodeler

When you’re having work done on your home, you want to be sure that the people doing the work are right for you. In addition, you need to know what to expect. Unspoken assumptions are often the reason why things go wrong, so it’s always best to get everything out in the open before you […]

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How much will new windows save you?

New windows are a big expense, but in the long run, they’ll almost certainly save you money. But how much, exactly, and how long will it take you to recoup your investment. Let’s look at the facts and figures. Sadly, the federal tax credits for energy efficiency no longer apply to windows, only to alternative […]

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Seven signs it’s time to replace your windows

Replacing your windows isn’t something most of us want to do. We’ll put it off, and put it off, but eventually it becomes necessary. Here are the seven warning signs that your windows need replacing. There are cracks in the window glass. This is an immediate problem you should take care of. Your home is […]

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Innovative bathroom windows

Bathroom windows provide something of a challenge. While you want to create a light, airy room, you don’t want people to be able to peer in. Blinds and curtains aren’t always an ideal solution, since they can get damp and moldy in a humid environment. But there are other solutions. (Header image: Conrad Romano via Houzz) […]

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Make the perfect entrance

The entry to your home is the moment where you set the tone for your visitors. It’s more than just a door. As they step inside, you’re giving them a feel for how you like to live, and a sense of your personality. When you’re replacing your door, give some thought to the rest of […]

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Aluminum entryway doors from PGT and CGI

When it comes to aluminum doors, PGT and CGI offer some of the best options available.  If weather protection and security are your priorities, then PGT’s WinGuard® Impact-Resistant doors should be high on your list of doors to consider. They haven’t had a single impact failure out of the three million units installed, which should give you […]

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Looking to sell? Fix your doors and windows first

When you put your house on the market, you want to make a sale as quickly as possible, and get the best price you can. Buyers are generally looking for one of two extremes – a fixer-upper that they can buy cheap and completely remodel, or something that’s perfect and ready to move into right […]

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Make the most of natural light

One of the best reasons for changing your windows is that you can completely transform the interior of the room. By altering the amount of natural light coming in, you can convert a gloomy, oppressive space into an inspiring, invigorating place.  Numerous scientific studies show that a room filled with natural light is beneficial in […]

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