17 05, 2017

Sound Reduction Windows | The Best Glass for Reducing Noise

By | 2017-05-17T18:30:19+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Sound Reduction Windows | The Best Glass for Reducing Noise

Sound reduction windows may be just what you need to reduce or eliminate annoying outside noise. If you live near a busy intersection the steady traffic may keep you awake at night. Or perhaps your noisy neighbor is starting a rock band and you need some relief from the constant drone. Noise pollution of this [...]

10 05, 2017

Hopper Windows | Where to Install Hopper Windows in Your Home

By | 2017-05-10T20:43:12+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: |Comments Off on Hopper Windows | Where to Install Hopper Windows in Your Home

Hopper windows work in a similar fashion to a casement window, in that they are both hinged. The difference is that hopper windows open inward and down from the top. Whereas a casement window is hinged on the side and opens outward. To open a hopper window, you pull the top of the window towards [...]

6 05, 2017

Slider Windows the Pros and Cons of Installing Slider Windows

By | 2017-05-06T09:51:48+00:00 May 6th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: |Comments Off on Slider Windows the Pros and Cons of Installing Slider Windows

Slider Windows are a style of window that opens horizontally. You can slide one section to the left or right to enjoy fresh air through a large exposed opening. Think of them as a double hung window laying on its side. The left and right sections of slider windows glide inside integral tracks. The guides [...]

29 04, 2017

Soundproof Windows | What You Need to Know About Soundproof Windows

By | 2017-05-05T20:34:05+00:00 April 29th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , |Comments Off on Soundproof Windows | What You Need to Know About Soundproof Windows

You may be considering Soundproof Windows if your home happens to be situated near an airport or is adjacent to a busy highway. If your house is on the flight path to the airport runway, the non-stop noise of from jets landing and taking off can be unbearable. The constant annoyance can deprive you of [...]

23 04, 2017

Home Renovation Checklist | Replacement Windows Tops the List

By | 2017-04-23T10:55:49+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Home Renovation, Windows|Tags: |Comments Off on Home Renovation Checklist | Replacement Windows Tops the List

Preparing a home renovation checklist is the first step in ensuring your residential renovation project meets your expectations and your budget. Taking a little extra time up front to plan your project can help you avoid surprises, while at the same time establishing priorities. If you have recently purchased an older home and are embarking [...]

16 04, 2017

Acoustical Windows Keeping the Noise Outside Where it Belongs

By | 2017-04-29T21:01:00+00:00 April 16th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Acoustical Windows Keeping the Noise Outside Where it Belongs

The world has become a noisy place for many urban home owners. So much so, that the there is an ever-growing need for Acoustical Windows. If you are fortunate enough to live in a rural area you may not be exposed to the noise levels found in today’s big cities. The problem is, most Americans [...]

11 04, 2017

Curved Windows | Curved Transom Windows Transform Your Front Entry

By | 2017-04-11T19:23:33+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Doors, Windows|Tags: , |Comments Off on Curved Windows | Curved Transom Windows Transform Your Front Entry

In an earlier article, we looked at some of the advantages of installing curved transom windows in your home. Let’s take it one step further and take a look at how curved windows can totally transform the front entry of your home. The image above of a foyer renovation tells the tale, but let’s take [...]

1 04, 2017

Curved Transom Window | Not All Transom Windows are Rectangular

By | 2017-04-01T15:20:53+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: |Comments Off on Curved Transom Window | Not All Transom Windows are Rectangular

Installing a curved Transom Window at front entry of your home can completely change the look and feel of your home. After all, the first thing friends and relatives see when they come to visit is the front door of your house. Did I say curved Transom Window? Yes, you heard me correctly, not all [...]

22 03, 2017

Common Curb Appeal Mistakes Made by Home Owners and Contractors

By | 2017-03-22T19:15:51+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Doors, Windows|Tags: |Comments Off on Common Curb Appeal Mistakes Made by Home Owners and Contractors

Selling a newly constructed home can be easier than trying to get an older house ready for the market, but that may not be the case if the curb appeal of the house is ignored. Contractors and home owners both tend to make mistakes in this area when there’s too much pressure to rush to [...]

17 03, 2017

Replacing Old Windows is Good for Your Pocketbook

By | 2017-03-17T18:54:42+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: |Comments Off on Replacing Old Windows is Good for Your Pocketbook

Replacing old windows in your home can be a tedious job. There’s a lot of issues to consider when you’re redoing windows in an older home. This is especially true if your windows are more than a decade old. Due to the high expense incurred when taking on a project like this, many homeowners are [...]