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5 Great Blogs to Follow for Fall Door Decorations

Posted by Chris Mott on Nov 17, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Entry Point For the Holidays

Nothing puts the home in the holidays like driving up to your front door and walking through an entryway decked out for the season. In case you're having a hard time getting inspired this year, we've put together a list of ten blogs to follow to get some wonderful ideas on how to embrace the crisp air, bright leaves, and fun festivities that are here. Click on each image to start exploring fall door decorations!

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Pro Tips for Snow-Proofing Your Historic Home Windows This Winter

Posted by Chris Mott on Nov 12, 2015 10:00:00 AM

The wood in your historic home windows may be more than a century old. This means your home is a treasure-trove of “old growth” wood, which is very expensive and hard to find today. By preserving your historic windows and adding storm windows, you can keep the charm and appeal of your home without sacrificing energy efficiency.

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Topics: Home Remodeling

Get Ready for Winter: 5 Window Insulation Tips for Your Home

Posted by Chris Mott on Nov 4, 2015 10:00:00 AM

There is something about the term “window insulation” that can send more chills up the spine of capable do-it-yourselfers than a window plagued by cracks and gaps on a cold winter day.

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Debunking Misconceptions About Interior Design

Posted by Chris Mott on Oct 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Shaking Dust Off the Facts

What comes to mind when you hear the words Interior Design? Chances are, few of these thoughts are positive ones. The design world has long been plagued by such misunderstanding, but it does in fact have much to offer you as a homeowner. It can be hard to know where to begin a home or room remodel, and many have made the mistake of believing the misnomers and endeavored to tackle these important projects alone. 

Whether or not you've learned this lesson the hard way, below are some of the top misconceptions about interior design -- along with some corrections.

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Topics: Home Remodeling

Much Adew About Moisture: How Condensation Affects Residential Windows

Posted by Chris Mott on Oct 22, 2015 11:00:00 AM

What It Is and Why It's Here

We've officially entered the time of year when there is a significant increase in the number of questions regarding window condensation, so we thought it would be helpful for our customers to understand both condensation's sources and its remedies. In order to understand why condensation is forming on your glass and what can be done about it, it is important to answer this question: How does it form in the first place?

The Answer: When warm, moist air comes into contact with a cooler surface, the excess moisture collects on that surface in the form of droplets, because cooler air cannot hold as much moisture as warmer air. Condensation is a very natural and common event that can occur any time of year, but we see it on windows most frequently during spring and fall when warm days follow cool nights.

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Topics: Industry News