One Way Privacy Glass

One Way Privacy Glass

There are many uses for One Way Privacy Glass well beyond a typical office building. More and more you will find privacy glass is used in various home installations. The purpose and benefits of this special glass are far more than just privacy. Let’s take a look at some of the applications and benefits. Read more

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year 2016

As 2015 winds down, the team at One Source Renovation and the Window Repair Guy would like to wish you a Happy New Year as we ring in 2016. We hope you had a wonderful year in 2015 and are looking forward to even better things in 2016. Read more

Tips for an Energy Efficient Home

energy savings

Wasting energy not only has a negative effect on the environment but it will also impact your monthly budget and adversely affect your wallet. With a very little effort and strategic planning you can easily reduce your monthly utility bill. With winter just around the corner, here are a few tips to help you transform your residence into an energy efficient home. Read more

Home Remodeling Checklist for Aging Seniors

retired couple riding bikes

If your retirement is just around the corner, you should take some time to compile a home remodeling checklist. This is especially important if you are planning on staying in your existing home after retirement. There is a long list of things to consider as you prepare your home for your golden years. Many renovation projects will not only improve functionality of your home but also create an aesthetically pleasing appearance. Read more

July 4th Window Decorations

Independence Day

Happy Independence Day! Get into the spirit of the holiday by putting up some July 4th Window Decorations. Here are a few quick ways to dress up your home for the holiday weekend and show your support for the Red, White, & Blue.

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Detecting Window Leaks

A little time spent now detecting window leaks in your home will pay big dividends down the road. The savings from this preventative window inspection can be as simple as reduction in your monthly utility bill or huge savings by avoiding costly repair bills. Here are several simple methods you can use to detect window leaks including the home pressurization test, the flashlight test, the paper gauge test, and a simple visual inspection for damage caused by window leaks.

Home Pressurization Box Fan Test

To locate small, yet potentially costly window leaks, you may need to perform a home pressure test:

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Window Frame Painting Tips

Window Wood Rot

Weather Shield Repair 1x229x162-largeSpring is a great time to repaint the tired, old, wooden window frames on your double hung windows. But before you start painting; you need to properly prepare the windows to accept a coat of fresh paint that will last for years. Follow these window frame painting tips for a successful project.

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Window Repair Guy blog.  Come back often to learn about the latest products in the industry as well as plenty of maintenance tips and much more. 

I’ll be covering everything from window repair to garage doors, to changing your oil. Quite frankly I plan on having a lot of fun with this blog.  Most of it will be quite helpful and worth reading  whereas some of it may be stuff you already know.