Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter Home Improvement Projects

    December 1, 2017
    It’s easy to feel cooped up inside after a few months of winter. The holiday buzz has died down, you’ve finally finished putting away all those seasonal decorations … so, now what? The winter months are a great time to embark upon an indoor home improvement project or two!
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  • 7 Innovative Ways to Add Windows into Home Remodels

    November 1, 2017
    It helps a living space feel more expansive and can also improve the mood of the occupants. Adding windows or patio doors into a home can be more than just filling a rectangular space with a piece of glass.
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  • Adding more Natural Light into Your House

    June 15, 2017
    According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), residential lighting consumption for 2014 was about 150 billion KWh, or roughly 14% of total residential electricity consumption.
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  • Spruce up your Entryway

    June 1, 2017
    In life, first impressions are important. For your home, the entryway offers a first impression for your visitors. No matter the layout or size of your entryway, it should set a warm and inviting mood for your guests as soon as they walk to your front door.
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  • Do's and Don'ts of Home Winterization

    February 15, 2017
    Winter is on the way, and that means it’s time to get the house ready for the cold days ahead. Winterizing your home is the best way to avoid unexpected maintenance and repair bills during a time when you need your heating and other systems the most.
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  • Home Energy Savings Checklist

    January 15, 2017
    Energy prices seem to be rising every year. Furthermore, the impact of energy consumption has lasting effects on the environment. Though there’s not much we can do in regards to reducing the prices of the energy we consume, there are ways to reduce how much we consume.
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  • Which Home Improvements Pay Off?

    November 15, 2016
    To answer this question correctly, first you must decide what the “payoff” means. If a home improvement is meant to improve your life or that of your family, then you can’t discount the value there.
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  • Window Moisture: What Your Windows Are Trying to Tell You

    November 1, 2016
    Window moisture is indicative of a larger problem. Over time, this moisture can lead to mold, mildew and eventually rotting of the trim and window framing. Just to be sure though, check for leaks around your window. Obviously, this would just occur during rainy weather.
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  • What You Need to Know about Buying Replacement Windows

    September 1, 2015
    So you’ve decided to take the plunge and replace your old windows. Doing so is one of the best investments you can make for your home --not only for the reduction in energy bills, but the increase in comfort, quiet, and ease of cleaning/maintaining.
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  • Weekend Project: Replace or Install Porch Screening

    July 15, 2015
    If you have an older home with a screened in porch, then the method used to install the screening is probably the same method that’s been around forever. This usually involves stretching large portions of screening while nailing or stapling every few inches.
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