New windows can be fun and exciting as you update your home whether for cosmetic appeal or as needed for structural integrity with the home. Most houses were built on a budget and likely only had basic windows installed whereas the owner may want something more elaborate. Otherwise, in an older home, the windows may be broken, jammed, or simply not working properly. In either case, there are a few considerations to be thought about before choosing the new windows.
Double hung windows are designed to have double sashes. This allows you to either open the top window all the way or the bottom window all the way. You also have the flexibility to open both the top and bottom portions of the window halfway. Double hung windows provide homeowners with a number of benefits that just aren't seen in other types of windows.
With summer right around the corner, it’s time for you to consider what upgrades your home needs. The warm weather brings you plenty of opportunities to hire an expert to tackle all of your projects so that you don’t have to worry about doing it.
Oh, how glorious it is to open your windows to the world after months of trying to keep the elements at bay. Now we’re anxious to let in the fresh spring breezes and the delicious sunlight that seems so scarce during the winter months.
In our last post, we looked at some scenarios in which homeowners might want to consider window replacement. If you have decided to replace your old windows with energy-efficient ones, there are four main factors to consider: frame, glass, design, and installation.
For the uninitiated, casement windows are hinged windows that open outward like doors. But unlike a door, casement windows are not opened with a knob or a handle, but rather by a crank. Here are some more aspects of casement windows that you might not know.
Even during the heart of winter, you may have to open your home’s windows. Perhaps you’ve burned dinner to a crisp or need to adjust that satellite dish on the roof. But when you go to crack the window, you get resistance. The window is frozen shut.
New windows make a world of difference in your home. With just a little bit of soap and elbow grease, you can make sure that your professionally installed windows look like new for years to come.
With winter upon us, it’s important to make sure your home is ready for the onslaught of cold. Of course, new windows are the most efficient way to ensure that your home is ready for anything. But if new window installation isn’t feasible right now, there are other less expensive measures that you can employ to keep the cold at bay.
During the long, cold winter months, sunlight is at a premium. If your windows are dirty, you aren’t letting in as much sunlight as you could. Here are some tips for keeping your windows crystal-clear.