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Replacing Your Windows With Efficient Varieties

If you have a cramped budget, small changes can make a huge difference. A few years ago, I realized that my windows seemed drafty, so I invested a little money into extra insulation and some window films. The insulation helped to keep climate controlled air from escaping through windowpanes, and the window films kept ultra violet light from heating up the inside of my house. This blog is all about replacing your windows with more efficient varieties, so that you don't have to worry about exorbitant energy bills. Check out these articles to learn how a few simple changes could improve your home.


4 Things You Need To Know About Window Frames

4 January 2017
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If you are in market to replace your windows, be sure that you think carefully about what type of window frame you want to put around your windows. Here are four things you need to know about your different window framing options. #1 Aluminum Is Affordable & Cold Aluminum window frames tend to be pretty affordable as well as strong. However, if you want your home to be as energy efficient as possible, aluminum window frames may not be the way to go. Read More …

Make Sure Your Mesh Fits Your Home’s Needs

4 January 2017
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If you are purchasing and installing windows and doors, make sure that you purchase the right type of mesh to go with your new windows and doors. Here are a few specific ways that certain types of window screen mesh can fit your home's specific needs.  #1 Pet Resistant If you have dogs or cats in your house that like to go up to the windows and scratch their claws on the screen, you are going to want to install screens that are more sturdy and resistant to animal scratches. Read More …

Extra Steps You Can Take To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

15 September 2016
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Options for home energy efficiency are growing by leaps and bounds, and even if you've already taken steps to make your home more conservation-friendly, there's yet more that you can do. Much of it centers on your windows, from the glass itself to coverings to shade in the yard. Putting even a couple of these tips to work should help your bills. Blackout Curtains These heavy curtains are known as blackout curtains because they block out, or black out, most of the light coming through a window. Read More …

Three Steps To Making The Door Of Your Tiny Home Energy Efficient

19 July 2016
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The most important method for keeping a tiny home's temperature regulated is to have a good, energy efficient door. The door will be the largest opening in the home and will allow massive heat exchange with the outdoors when opened. Tiny homes need to have energy efficient doors in order to make sure that the house remains at the optimal temperature and that heating and cooling the home is not an impossible task. Read More …

How To Make Your Home’s Vinyl Siding Stand Out

29 June 2016
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When you are looking for a siding material for your home that's relatively maintenance free and durable, vinyl siding is what you should be considering. If you are worried about the material looking a bit bland on your home, know that there are things that can be done to customize the siding during the installation to make it stand out. Consider adding these features to improve the look. Use Multiple Siding Styles Read More …