Entries by Scott

Accordion Windows | Bringing the Outdoors Inside

Installing accordion windows, or in the case of the above photo, accordion doors, can open up a room to the outdoors. If you enjoy nature and an abundance of fresh air, accordion windows will bring the outdoors inside your home. You will enjoy a breathtaking view whether the windows are open or closed. In the […]

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Pop Out Windows | New Window Concept Enhanced View of the Sky

I came across this interesting concept for pop out windows and thought it would be fun to share. Architect Aldana Ferrer Garcia has developed a new style window which lets you enjoy a striking view of the sky without stepping outdoors. Garcia’s Pop Out Windows may revolutionize the way we think about windows in the […]

New Windows Old Home | New Windows for the New Year

If you are thinking about installing new windows in your old home in 2018 we have a few general tips for you. Hopefully this will give you an overall understanding of what’s involved in installing new windows in an old home, so you are not overwhelmed by the project. You should also take a moment […]

Bow Windows vs Bay Windows Which is Best Suited for My Home?

If you are remodeling your home, you may want to include a Bay Window or Bow Windows in your plans. The addition of either style, will not only add more light to the room, but will dramatically change the overall appearance of the room transforming it into a modern space. Both, Bay Windows and Bow […]

Window Shades Improve Energy Efficiency | The Cold Truth

I often wondered if window shades improve energy efficiency or not. So, I decided to dig around to get the facts. Here’s the cold truth (yes pun intended)! Well it turned out to be true, the fact that window shades improve energy efficiency. But like just about everything else in the world of energy savings, […]

Childproof Windows | 5 Ways to Make Your Home Windows Safer

Your home safety plan should include childproof windows. From a safety standpoint, the term childproof windows will encompass more than simply the window itself. You also need to consider the surrounding environment and access to the windows. This is especially important for second story windows. However, even first floor windows can be dangerous. They could […]

Window History | a Look at Residential Windows of Yesteryear

Let’s take a quick break from all that technical stuff about window repair and maintenance and explore window history for a moment. Have you ever wondered what the residential windows of yesteryear looked like? This brief article on window history may answer a few of those questions.

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Window Insulation | Two Methods for Insulating Windows & Doors

When you install your new energy efficient windows in your home, you need to pay close attention to the window insulation that fills the gap between the window frame and the wall studs. Leaving this gap unattended will all but eliminate the benefits associated with the installation of new insulated glass windows. The two methods […]