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Installing the Best Windows for Your Home

Your home is one of the greatest assets you can own or pass down to your children. One of the things I previously spent less on was my home's windows. But after losing money to unbelievably high winter and summer utility bills every year, I realized that I needed to buy better products for my home. I decided to install energy-efficient windows throughout my house. Now, my family spends the money we save on things we love to do instead of on high utility costs. If you want to learn about energy-efficient windows and how to search for the best products, read my blog. I'll show you how to get the most out of your hard-earned money.

Should You Replace Your Mobile Home’s Windows?

If you live in a mobile home, you likely enjoy the low cost of living this light and portable home affords. However, if you have trouble keeping your house cozy during winter months due to drafty windows and thin insulation, you may be considering upgrading to more energy-efficient windows to help retain heat inside your home and lower your energy bills. What types of windows are appropriate for mobile homes? If your home is showing other signs of age, is this a good investment? Read More 

More Than Just Aesthetics: Why You Need To Be Vigilant About Keeping Your House Windows Clean

While cleaning your home's windows has obvious aesthetic benefits, there are many practical reasons why you should keep windows free of grime throughout the year. You may be surprised to learn how dirty windows can affect your health as well as shorten the lifespan of glass surfaces and fixtures. The following guide provides a primer on the effects of excessively soiled windows on your household and provides tips on keeping your windows in excellent condition. Read More 

How To Remove And Replace A Rotting Wooden Window Sill

Wooden window sills will rot if exposed to moisture and insects, and they will eventually require replacement. You can replace a rotting window sill with a few basic hand and power tools, and it won't cost much at all. Below is how to remove an old sill and install a new one that will last for many years: Tools and materials needed Cedar board Paper and pencil Circular saw or hand saw Measuring tape Electric drill Pry bar Reciprocating saw Caulk gun and silicone caulk Wood screws Wood chisel Carpenters hammer Rubber mallet Medium-grit sandpaper Fine-grit sandpaper Exterior latex house paint in color of choice Step-by-step procedure Read More 

What You Should Know About Energy-Efficient Windows

So many people are turning toward energy-efficient appliances and features in their home because of the great benefits. In the past, windows were a vacuum for energy, sucking it out and increasing heating and cooling costs. Today, however, energy-efficient windows are available. If you are considering replacing your old windows with new energy-efficient ones, check out these five important facts. They're Expensive But Have A High Return On Investment Read More 

Understanding Windshield Replacement Claims

Replacing a windshield out-of-pocket can be pretty expensive. According to CostHelper, the average cost of a windshield replacement ranges from $100 to $400 for most passenger vehicles. So having your auto insurance company pick up the tab seems like a sensible and cost-effective solution, right? As you prepare to file a windshield replacement claim with your insurer, there's plenty you have to keep in mind. The following goes in-depth about how the process works, as well as the exceptions you may run into along the way. Read More