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Window Insulation | Two Methods for Insulating Windows & Doors

Window Insulation

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 for insulating windows and doors are filling the gap with spray foam, or Chinking, which is basically filling the gap with fiberglass insulation. Let’s take a quick look at both methods: Read more

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Window Maintenance Checklist Extending the Life of Your Windows

Window Maintenance Checklist

Our Window Maintenance Checklist includes the vital steps to ensure the ongoing durability and functionality of your home windows. You may not realize it, but the windows in your home represent a large portion of your investment. Following our window maintenance checklist at least once a year can protect this investment and preserve the value of your property. Taking the proper steps to protect your windows and their frames will undoubtedly extend their lifespan. Read more

Window Mold | Find the Cure and Establish a Preventative Maintenance Plan

Window Mold

Window mold can be unsightly and to make matters worse, it can be harmful to your health. The presence of window mold in your home can lead to serious respiratory problems. If you discover mold growing on or around your windows you need to take immediate action to find the source of the problem, and more importantly a cure. Once you have repaired the root cause you should come up with a preventative maintenance plan to avoid any re-occurrence of the problem. Read more

Flanged Window Installation Tips | Step by Step Instructions

flanged window installation

Follow these flanged window installation tips for a leak-free result. These easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions outline some of the things to consider with your flanged window installation project. While the process is pretty simple, there are a few things to keep in mind as a do-it-yourselfer that may save you time, money, and ensure success. Read more

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How to Repair Transom Windows

Transom Windows

Transom windows have been utilized in home design for several hundred years. In early designs, the main purpose of the windows was to allow additional light into a room as well as providing ventilation. More recently, transom windows have been incorporated into architectural designs more-so for their aesthetic value. Whether you live in an older home, or something more modern, at some point you may be forced to repair or replace the transom windows in your home. Read more

Installation Tips for Garden Shed Windows

garden shed windows

Unless you are super organized, my guess is your garden shed is a maze of gardening tools, supplies, kids toys, bicycles, and a boxes full of things you may never use again. To make matters worse most storage sheds are dimly lit making it very treacherous when you try to navigate this labyrinth. To make it easier and safer to sift through your shed, consider installing Garden Shed Windows to let in some natural light. Here are a few tips to help you with your project: Read more

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Fall Home Maintenance | Windows, Doors, and More

Autumn Window

The cool fall weather is sneaking up on us. The good news is you may have mowed the lawn for the final time this year. Put this extra time to good use by performing these simple fall home maintenance chores:

Fall Lawn Care Tips:

You may have parked your lawnmower for the winter but your lawn still needs some attention. Fall is great time to fertilizer your lawn. Use a winterizing fertilizer that is high in nitrogen to promote root growth. This will make your lawn stronger when spring finally rolls around. Read more

Window Caulking Tips | Sealing up the Gaps

window caulking tips

The kids are back in school, meaning fall is just around the corner, it’s time to prepare your home for winter before the cold weather sets in. You may be planning on freshening up your exterior paint, or you simply want to seal up the gaps around your windows before winter. In either case; follow these window caulking tips for a professional job that will last. Read more

Window Maintenance Tips

Window Maintenance

Just like the rest of your home which requires regular upkeep, you can’t overlook your windows when it comes to maintenance. They provide light, insulation, and circulation to make your home as bright and comfortable as possible. To make sure those windows stay in tip top shape, follow these window maintenance tips and they’ll be sure to last through the seasons.

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