Posts Tagged 'Windows'

What you need to know about solar heat gain

Controlling solar heat gain is one of the best ways to fight back against rising utility bills and protect your investment. Here's all you need to know from the start: [...]

New windows can curb record-high energy bills

If you've been watching your electric bills soar, welcome to the club. A new report from USA TODAY finds that we've endured five straight years of increases, making it the [...]

Have you looked into composite windows?

There seems to be a hearty debate underway over the value of the newest generation of composite windows, I won't jump into the mix with my own opinions, save to [...]

Spring Remodeling Projects for Immediate Value

You never know where you're going to find great ideas. This week, I saw a newspaper article in a Pennsylvania newspaper that suggests some solid home remodeling ideas for people [...]

Create a Sense of Spaciousness

I've been in more than my share of Victorian homes out here in the West, and some of them are dark, dreary, and depressing. Ultimately, it may not come down [...]

Have a Safe and Secure New Year

As the year ends, it's an ideal time to look at your home, the projects you've successfully completed and your plans for repairs, renovations, and renewal. Protecting your family should [...]

Return on Investment for Home Improvements

Let's face it: money is tight today. If you're looking to get the most bang for your home improvement dollar, think about making improvements that make your home more livable [...]

Home Greening and Tax Credits

It's time to revisit the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and its energy improvements section. In sum, Section 1121 of the act was created to offer a $1,500 [...]

Windows Where You Want Them

I would have a hard time objecting to becoming the owner of this bathroom: Photo Credit: Sunset Or this one: Both are exquisite bathrooms, but the windows are maybe [...]

Refresh Your Perspective

So, whats in a window? Maybe more than you think. What sunny days do for your mood, windows can do for your house. I'm a huge proponent of natural [...]