Tornado Season

Tornado Season is in full force in the Midwest and it seems like every year somebody asks if they should open their windows during the storm. Their thinking is that opening the windows of their home will somehow balance the pressure and save their home. This is far from accurate, in fact it’s a terrible idea. The excessive wind blowing through your home will destroy it. The video below demonstrates what would really happen to your home if you open your windows as a tornado passes by. The force of the wind inside your home can tear it apart. Read more

Custom Window Sill

In the previous post “How to Build a Custom Window Sill from Scratch,” we took a look at a DIY video on fabricating and installing a new window complete with a custom window sill package. In part II of the series will look at the final steps to add the finishing touches to your new window with custom apron and trim package. Read more

Custom Window Sills

You may need to build custom window sills for your next home improvement project. The video below is a great resource, which demonstrates the steps needed to build custom window sills from scratch. This is a good example of how custom window sills can change the overall appearance of a room. Read more

Energy Saving Tips

It’s January, it’s cold, and after receiving your first utility bill of the year, you’re probably looking for some energy saving tips. You have come to the right place; we have compiled a list of energy saving tips which will help you slash your monthly power bill. As a window repair company, we obviously have a bias towards replacing your outdated windows with new, Low-E energy efficient windows, or inspecting and repairing your current windows. But there are many other ways in which you can reduce your power consumption. Read more

Easy Christmas Window Decorations

Are you looking for a few ideas of easy Christmas Window Decorations that you can create at the last minute? Perhaps your kids are arriving home from college and you haven’t had time to decorate yet. Or maybe they have had a last-minute change in plans just like in the Tim Allen movie, “Christmas with the Kranks” and they decided to come home for Christmas after all. Check out the movie! Read more

Painted Window Muntins

Okay let’s be honest, painted window muntins isn’t exactly something you would consider doing inside your home. But for an old, run-down garden shed, and a budget of 2 bucks, painted window muntins may be just what the doctor ordered. After all, your garden shed is likely located off in the distance in your backyard. So, from the street, nobody will ever know you simply painted on the muntins to match the style of your home. Why spend the money on authentic muntins? Read more

DIY Window Muntins

DIY Window Muntins may be just the weekend project you were looking for. Of course, my recommendation is to install genuine, professionally built, Muntin Bars. But if your budget is tight, and you feel you have the skills, you may want to consider DIY Window Muntins in the interim. With a little free time, a few basic tools, and a minimal skill level, you can complete this project in an afternoon. All you need is a measuring tape and a pair of household scissors. Well maybe a simple calculator as well, if you’re a little rusty in math. Read more

Window Insulation Kit

Winter is here, your windows are drafty, and you’re searching for a Window Insulation kit! Well you’re in luck, I came across this video demonstration of the 3M Window Insulation kit with detailed instructions on how to install the temporary film. In case you missed it, I said “Temporary”. Meaning what you really need for your home, are new energy efficient windows to replace your old, outdated, energy draining windows. Check out the video: Read more

French Casement Windows

French Casement Windows can be an exceptional choice for your home. How do French Casement Windows differ from conventional Casement Windows, and when are they the preferred option? Let’s take a look at the unique features of these windows, and where you may want to place them in your home. Read more

Sea Storm Glass

Sea Storm Glass by Cardinal Glass provides the ultimate protection for your home. The tremendous strength of Cardinals laminated glass delivers the optimum protection from both hurricanes and tornados. Sea Storm Glass also provides security defense by keeping thieves out when you are away from your home. Read more