If you are in the process of building a tiny home, you may want to handle as much as possible on your own. There are some aspects of the process that, if done wrong, can create issues for your later. This is especially true if you plan on traveling through a variety of weather conditions or if you will be living in the tiny home long term. One of the building aspects you should consider handing over to a professional, to reduce issues later on, is window installation.
10 November 2018
If your home has old double-pane windows, they may have started looking rather rough, and you are thinking about getting new ones installed. However, if your old windows are exhibiting any of the signs below, it is time to seriously consider having them replaced. Condensation Forms Between the Panes One sign that your old windows have become so worn that they are no longer functional is when condensation forms between the window panes.
21 September 2018
Windows are one of the main entranceways for sunlight and airflow into your home, and also work to seal out unpleasant exterior weather and temperatures. For that reason, the material that your windows are made of is extremely important in determining how well they can do their job. Two of the most common types of materials used for residential window installations are wood and vinyl; each carries a distinctive set of advantages and considerations.
30 August 2018
Having a window replaced in the attic can be a great move when the current window lets in a lot of heat or has been damaged in some way. If you're just beginning to look into replacing the windows in the attic, it's vital for you to look into exactly what kinds of features can be the best choice for the attic. Keep the following tips in mind when you begin checking out windows to be installed.
17 July 2018
Are you in need of replacement windows for your home? Here are a few features to look for when choosing new windows to invest in: Low-E Coating Windows that are treated with low-E coating effectively will help reflect heat away from your home so it's easier to maintain comfortable temperatures indoors. The coating can be applied to your new windows both inside and out, so the windows perform optimally when it comes to keeping warm air out during the summer and keeping the warmth inside during the winter.
21 June 2018
The windows of your home need to have routine maintenance done to them, which includes caulking, painting, cleaning and occasional repairs. Some maintenance tasks are important to stop air leaks and reduce energy loss. Here are some of the window maintenance and improvement projects that will help stop air leaks and improve the energy efficiency of your home. 1. Routine Caulking and Glazing Maintenance to Stop Air Leaks Around Windows
5 May 2018
When buying new windows, you may not think of buying fiberglass as the first window material on your wishlist. However, it's one window material that is very common. You'll find that fiberglass windows will have easy maintenance, as well as come in many styles that will be sure to fit your home. Here are a few of the perks of fiberglass windows when used in your home. Easy Maintenance The one aspect that may draw you the most towards fiberglass is how it requires such minimal maintenance.
9 April 2018
When you first start living away from home, it can seem amazing that your old home ever stayed clean – after all, there are dishes to wash, clothes to clean, floors to vacuum, shelves to dust…the list goes on and on. But one particular area that you can never seem to get spotless and streak-free is always your windows – no matter how often you seem to go over them with a rag and window cleaner.
29 September 2016
If you have shutters on the outside of your home, you likely enjoy how attractive they make your house look; but, you likely do not enjoy how quickly they get dirty. You can talk with a professional, like AAA Blind & Shutter Factory, to see how you can mitigate the wear and tear of your shutters. Here are some tips for cleaning your exterior shutters so that the process goes as quickly as possible.
26 July 2016
The condition of your windows is one of the more important factors for ensuring that your home is as comfortable and energy efficient as possible. However, the aging process can be harsh to your windows, which will result in the needing to be replaced. Unfortunately, it is a fairly frequent issue for homeowners to be uninformed about this type of home maintenance, which can make it harder to be informed when making choices about having this upgrade to the house done.
12 July 2016