Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

The Benefits of Installing Vinyl Replacement Windows

Posted on Thu, Dec 10, 2015

There's no wrong season to install vinyl replacement windows on your home or property, in spite of what some people might think. Replacement windows can be installed by a professional in any month of the year and on any type of home or property.

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The Benefits of Custom Replacement Windows

Posted on Fri, Sep 18, 2015

When considering replacing the windows in your home, there are many decisions you will have to make regarding your new replacement windows. These decisions will include choosing a type of window, choosing a material for your windows, as well as choosing new window treatments. However, one of the first decisions you will need to make before looking into window options will be to decide whether you will purchase standard, stock windows, or custom-made windows, for your home. While pre-built stock windows are what many homeowners choose when replacing their windows, there are countless benefits to instead purchasing custom-made windows. Here are just a few of the many reasons you should consider custom replacement windows for your home.

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These 5 Types of Replacement Windows Are Great for Remodeling

Posted on Tue, Sep 15, 2015

When it's time to remodel a home, it's important to include new windows in the project. They'll ensure that the job looks complete, improve efficiency, and can add a lot of flair to the end result. There are many options to choose from, so there's no need to worry about whether they'll look right or provide the needed functionality. Here are some of the most popular types of replacement windows available today:

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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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Tags: Replacement Windows, casement windows

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

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