Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

The Benefits of Casement Windows

Posted on Mon, Aug 31, 2015

When considering replacing the windows in your home, you will quickly realize that there are many options to choose from. However, no one type of window will likely work throughout your entire home. Different rooms and window placements may necessitate you consider multiple window options. One option that you should take the time to consider would be casement windows. Casement windows provide homeowners with many benefits, as they are an energy-efficient, easy to use variety of window that provides great ventilation year round. While we have previously touched upon the benefits of casement windows, here are just a few more of the many reasons you should consider them for your home.




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5 Benefits of Garden Windows

Posted on Thu, Aug 27, 2015

A garden window is one that projects slightly from a wall. One of the reasons that homeowners install this type of window is because it helps to capture more sunlight than a traditional window. This style window is very similar to a bay window, but is smaller. Some of these windows even have shelves for storage underneath them.

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Vinyl Windows vs. Wood Windows: Finding Your Priorities

Posted on Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Perhaps you've moved into an old house recently and discovered it's never had window replacements done. As a result, you've probably noticed how much this affects your energy bill, especially last winter. Even now, in summer, you've also likely noticed how hot your home feels despite using an air-conditioner.

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Tags: Vinyl Windows, Replacement Windows

Energy Efficient Windows: How New Windows Can Save You Money

Posted on Fri, Aug 21, 2015

As the summer continues to heat up, many homeowners wonder whether they should consider having the old, outdated windows in their home replaced. However, these individuals may be uncertain as to whether or not energy-efficient windows are as beneficial as window companies claim them to be. Without understanding how modern windows save energy, homeowners may be skeptical about investing in new replacement windows. Thusly, the goal of this article will be to help homeowners better understand why new windows are more energy-efficient than old ones, which could save you money on your energy bills.



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Eight Types of Replacement Windows that Add Life to Your Home

Posted on Thu, Aug 20, 2015

A replacement window lets you change the look and feel of your home, but only if you choose the type that best fits your needs. Each type of replacement window offers a unique look and feel, advantages and disadvantages. Choosing the right window may challenge you, but you can narrow your choices with some basic knowledge of the type of windows available to you.

Here are the more common types of replacement windows to get you started.

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Tags: Bay Window, Replacement Windows, Double Hung Window, Garden Window

The Benefit in Bathroom Makeovers

Posted on Wed, Aug 19, 2015

One of the most common areas in a home that people will focus on remodeling is the bathroom. This is a room in the home that demands comfort. It is also one of the main areas that homebuyers place their focus on when deciding if a home is right for them. Because of these reasons and more, bathroom makeovers are often at the top of the list when it comes to valuable remodels.

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Casement Windows: Why They Help with Function, Style, and Security

Posted on Thu, Aug 13, 2015

Casement windows are an outstanding replacement window investment in your home for a number of reasons, with value being at the center. However, you already know that function, style, and security on a window are more important, even if you have to pay a little more for those features. The good news is that casement windows provide all three above for a reasonable price.

Ultimately, they provide amazing value for your home if you ever want to sell your house someday. In the meantime, you'll appreciate how energy-efficient these windows are, along with their customization options.

The above features of function, style, and security are major strong points of casement windows. If you have no prior experience with them, let's take a look at how they work, plus how much you'll appreciate their function in the hot summer months, as well as all year round.

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Walk-In Tubs: They're not just for Seniors

Posted on Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Many people tend to think of walk-in tubs as being something only for senior citizens. However, they are not just for older adults, as a number of other people can benefit from them as well. Here are some groups of people that would greatly appreciate a walk-in bathtub.

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