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  • How's Your Home Handling the Winter Weather?

    2/21/2017 10:24 AM

    While many of us are anxiously looking forward to spring, we still have plenty of winter left here in the mid-Atlantic. February can still hammer us with a snowstorm - who remembers Snowmageddon in February of 2010?

  • Replacement Windows: Style Guide

    2/10/2017 2:42 PM

    When undertaking a replacement window project, consider other styles, even if you currently have double hung windows. Work with your replacement window professional to decide which design will work best with your home.

  • Winter Weather: Optimize Energy Efficiency

    2/3/2017 2:04 PM

    While the mid-Atlantic has been spared a big snow storm so far this winter, there's still plenty of time left in the season.

  • Fiberglass vs. Vinyl Replacement Windows: How to Choose

    1/27/2017 2:37 PM

    If you have old, inefficient windows in your home, the time will come when you'll need to replace them.

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    Your How-To List For Emergency Window Repair

    12/6/2016 12:14 PM

    If you are unfortunate enough to find a broken or cracked window in your home, you'll need to get it repaired quickly.  Windows can crack or break for various reasons.  A line-drive from the neighbor kid's baseball bat, being struck by a tree branch or other storm debris, a rock thrown when run over from a lawnmower, the house settling, or even improper window installation can all cause window glass problems.  

  • It’s Almost Winter – Do I Leave the Screens in my Windows?

    12/5/2016 2:12 PM

    To the dismay of many, cold weather has put an end to opening our windows to let in a fresh breeze. As homeowners prepare their homes for the winter season, you may wonder if you should remove your window screens. For most, it’s simply a matter of preference whether you remove the screens from your windows or leave them in all winter. But if you do decide to remove them, there are a few benefits. It’s a good habit to take your screens out in the late fall and replace them in early spring, using this opportunity to give the windowsills and exterior of your windows a good cleaning. Visually inspect your screens for any signs of wear or damage and perform needed repairs. Store your screens in your basement or garage, preferably away from high traffic areas that could cause damage to them. Before you replace your screens in the springtime, give them a good hosing down and scrubbing before replacing them.  

  • Window Replacement Tax Credit

    11/22/2016 3:59 PM

    Homeowners want windows and doors that not only protect their home from the elements, but that save money in the form of energy efficiency. The easiest way to ensure you're getting the most energy efficient windows and doors is to look for the ENERGY STAR label.

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    Bay Windows

    11/14/2016 10:45 AM

    While a basic double hung window certainly has its place in a home, nothing makes a statement quite like a bay window. They make a big impact from the street, increasing your home's curb appeal. Inside, they bring additional natural light into your home and become the focal point of the room.

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    Cold Temperatures and Your Windows

    9/6/2016 9:07 PM

    As winter approaches, your attention turns to how comfortable it is inside your home.  Does your family stay warm and cozy as the mercury drops outside?  Think of your home's "envelope" - the outer shell of your home that protects its contents from the elements.  To be the most energy efficient, there would be no breaks in the envelope.  But let's face it - living without windows or entry doors isn't practical.

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    How Do I Know If I Need To Replace My Windows?

    9/6/2016 1:53 PM

    Your windows protect your home and your family from extreme temperatures, wind, rain, snow, and ice.  When the temperatures outside are comfortable, how well your windows are doing their job may not be readily apparent.  But when you have a very hot day coupled with high humidity, you may find your air conditioner working overtime to maintain a cool home.  And on a cold winter day, you might feel a draft as you walk past yo

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