Learning About Window Replacement Options

Tips For Identifying And Addressing Damaged Double-Pane Window Seals

Most homeowners opt for double-paned windows to install in their homes because the windows offer added insulation compared to a single-pane style. The extra layer of gas that's trapped between the window panes provides that insulation. Over time, you may find that the seal protecting that pocket of gas deteriorates. If it does, you're going to lose some of that insulating benefit. Here are some things you should know about monitoring your double-pane windows and dealing with seal problems. Read More 

Vinyl Siding: What You Need To Know

Are you considering adding vinyl siding to your home? If so, then you'll be glad to know that there are many advantages that come with adding vinyl siding. You should familiarize yourself with these benefits and with general information about vinyl siding. And if you ultimately decide that it's still the right option for you, then all that's left to do is to find a siding contractor in your area and have your home done! Read More 

2 Reasons Wood Is Great For Residential Window Replacement

The great thing about new windows is that they increase the value of your home. It is perfect for all types of homes, especially old properties that have leaky windows. If your windows are no longer sealed, it might be time to invest in new windows. Of course, not all window materials are equal. Most modern homes use synthetic materials that are low maintenance, but rather plain looking. Most homeowners, especially of older homes, prefer more traditional materials like wood. Read More 

Impact Windows 101 : A Guide For Unfamiliar Homeowners

If you live in a hurricane-prone area, you are likely quite familiar with impact windows and the purposes they serve for your home. However, if you are a new resident in an area that is well-know for hurricane activity or high-wind storms, impact windows may be a new idea. Impact windows are definitely a home feature that you should get acquainted with as a homeowner. Here are a few of the biggest questions unfamiliar homeowners usually have about impact windows and the answers you will want to know. Read More 

What Can You Do About Mildew On Wooden Window Frames?

Mildew can ruin your wooden window frames by staining them black and making them look unclean. Follow these tips to eliminate the mildew and keep them looking beautiful. What causes mildew to grow on window frames? Mildew can grow just about anywhere, but it's much more likely to form on window frames that are cool, moist and aren't exposed to a lot of direct sunlight. Condensation on the inside of the window, especially on windows that face north, can create the right conditions for mildew growth. Read More