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  • Landscaping: Considerations for Energy Efficiency

    4/21/2017 12:38 PM

    With the onset of warmer weather and longer days, many homeowners turn their attention to the exterior of their home.

  • Earth Day: Easy Tips for Green Living

    4/18/2017 1:00 PM

    The world celebrates Earth Day on April 22. It is a good opportunity to reflect on how we impact our environment by how we live our day-to-day lives.

  • Spring Cleaning: Five Tips to Clean Your Windows

    4/7/2017 1:51 PM

    Do your windows provide a clear view to the spring beauty awakening outdoors?

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    Window Safety Week

    3/29/2017 12:04 PM

    While you air out your home, window safety may not even cross your mind. But your windows play an important role in the safety of your home and its occupants.

  • 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.  

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