Doors & Windows

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Should I Choose a Venting Skylight or a Fixed Installation?

Installing a skylight is a great way to bring in extra natural light to accentuate your home and living space. Skylights have been used in all forms of buildings for centuries; however they are experiencing a resurgence in popularity amongst modern builders and for those who are remodeling their homes. One choice to make is [...]
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Double Glazed Windows and Condensation Problems

We are often told of the benefits of installing double glazing, and indeed these are very compelling – Save energy (and cash); warmth, quiet… Not to mention the side line benefits that they look great and will make your neighbours jealous (don’t try and tell me that this isn’t a consideration – everybody wants to [...]
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Weatherstripping & Caulking Your Home

Weatherstripping and caulking may be the easiest ways to increase energy efficiency and reduce heating and cooling costs for your home. Caulking and weather-stripping prevents air from entering or escaping the home, and also prevents the spread of moisture around pipes, drains, and faucets. Replacement weather-stripping is usually available at most building supply and hardware [...]
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Decorating Ideas for Bay Windows

Bay windows add architectural interest to your rooms, let in a great deal of natural light, and allow for terrific outside views. However, one question that many homeowners struggle with is what to do with the area. Empty bay windows mean wasted floor space and a lost design opportunity. Make the most of your bay [...]
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Window Treatments for Skylights

A skylight is a wonderful design element in many homes, but most people don’t stop to think about the realities of having a skylight in their home until they’ve got one. Skylights offer light and visual interest, but they are also difficult to reach, and the light that is welcome during your dinner party might [...]
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Curtain and Drapery Accessories

Curtains not only offer a wide range of colors and patterns to coordinate with your rooms, but they now can be complimented by a range of accessories to take them from window coverings to design elements. By maximizing the look and feel of your window accessories, you can really take your window treatments to the [...]
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Faux Wood Window Blinds

If you want the look of wood window blinds but don't want the expense or maintenance of wood, then choose Faux Wood Window Blinds. Follow these simple installation steps.
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Window Treatment Ideas

Learn how to design your own window treatments that will enhance your home decor, provide privacy and give you control of natural window light in your rooms.
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Window Replacement & Installation Guide

If the windows on your home are old, replacing them with newer, more energy efficient models can provide a huge measure of energy efficiency to your home. New windows usually feature two or three panes of glass with an insulating air space between. Some higher quality windows also have gas such as argon between the [...]
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Choose and Install a Pet Door

With more than half of all American households owning a dog or a cat, the pet care and accessory industry is booming. Pet ownership is one of the great joys of life, but owning a pet comes with its own fair share of challenges as well. One of those challenges is taking the pet out [...]