Finding Better Windows For Your Home

This blog is all about choosing the right windows for your place, and avoiding problems that might come along during your project.

Finding Better Windows For Your Home

Three Reasons Why You Should Purchase And Use Residential Window Films

19 April 2016
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If you have recently walked by a neighbor's house and saw that their windows seemed suddenly darker, that neighbor probably purchased and placed residential window films. There are lots of reasons why one might use window films. If you are considering this product, here are some of the best reasons for choosing to buy and use window films. Greater Privacy The leading reason for buying and using residential window films is that they provide an extra layer of privacy.
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Indoor Vs Outdoor Storm Windows: What’s The Difference?

18 April 2016
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Installing storm windows is beneficial because it increases the amount of energy you save by adding an extra layer of insulation to the windows in your home. Storm windows are great for assisting in regulating the temperature of a home to ensure it stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Once you've decided to install storm windows, you just have to decide whether to install the indoor or outdoor style.
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Need To Childproof Your Second Story Windows? Three Window Replacement Options That Can Help

18 April 2016
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Children are often overly curious and completely fearless. They have no sense of imminent danger when it comes to opening a second-story window and sticking their little heads and bodies halfway out. As a parent, that can be absolutely terrifying since it would be your fault if your child fell out of the window, dropped to the ground or concrete below and was badly injured or fatally wounded. To prevent these types of accidents from occurring, you can replace the windows (by professionals such as those from Gilkey Windows) on your home's upper story (or stories, if you have a house with a third or fourth story).
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Easy Ways To Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency In The Summer

16 April 2016
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A great way to save money as a homeowner is to increase your home's overall energy efficiency so you can decrease your reliance on your air conditioning system when it's hot outside. In addition to making sure that the basement, attic, and main rooms in your home are well insulated, there are a few easy things you can do to further increase your household's energy efficiency and naturally keep things cool indoors—consider implementing one or more of the following options:
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How Freshly Installed Office Windows End Up Scratched Despite Careful Cleaning

14 April 2016
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Installing a brand new set of commercial glass windows is a fast way to renovate both the exterior and interior of an older office building in one major project. Unfortunately, sometimes those fresh panels of tempered glass end up scratched within the first few months after installation despite your best efforts to keep them professionally cleaned and maintained. Before assuming the scratches were caused by the cleaners washing the windows, find out why a manufacturing issue is more likely the cause.
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Finding Better Windows For Your Home

A few months ago, I realized that our windows were letting in an exceptional amount of unheated air. It was frustrating, because it seemed like our house was perpetually drafty. I knew that I needed to solve the problem, so I started looking for better windows for our place. I started working with a professional residential window contractor, and they were amazing at figuring out what we needed and what we needed to do. This blog is all about choosing the right windows for your place, and avoiding problems that might come along during your project. You never know, you might be surprised to see how much of a difference new windows can make.