How to Clean a Window Well

Window wells are usually forgotten. They exist for your basement’s light and a potential exit in the event of an emergency, but when is the last time you really took a look at them? Many homeowners slap a cover on their window wells and forget about them entirely. Now that summer is in full swing…

Patio Doors For Scenic Spaces

Patio doors offer easy access to the outside, along with a bit of a view. If you live on a beach or by the mountains, a green belt, or other area with a scenic expanse right beyond your door, you might want to see as much of the view as possible. Many modern homes built…

Energy saving windows

Can Better Windows Decrease My Power Bill?

There’s a lot of talk these days about going green and increasing efficiency. Some people want to do it to save the environment. Others like being early adopters of new technology. And then there’s those of us who are really more concerned about decreasing our monthly expenses as much as we possibly can. There’s nothing…

summer winter installation

Planning Your Summer Window Installation

Summer is here and the home improvement projects have begun. It’s common to focus your home improvement during the warmer months, simply because it makes everything easier. It’s easier to get your kids outside playing so you can work. It’s easier to complete the messier portions of the project outside to decrease cleanup. It’s easier…

DIY Window Flower Box

DIY Window Flower Box

Flowers are the prettiest way to spruce up your curb appeal. They may take a little more work than a new doormat or painting your front door, but the effort isn’t too much and it’s a worthwhile hobby. Fresh plants are easy to maintain, easy to change, and a beautiful addition to any home. But…

How To Clean Your Window Screens

How To Clean Your Window Screens

Spring has sprung and it is time to open those windows and let in some light. It’s also time to tackle your spring cleaning list. Whether you’re the type to tackle it all in one week, or to break it down and spread it into chunks over several weeks, you probably dread cleaning your windows.…

5 Benefits of French Doors

5 Benefits of French Doors

French doors are a beautiful and noticeable addition to any home or office. They are constantly featured in the gorgeous homes of the Parade of Homes, in interior design magazines, and all over Pinterest. Sometimes, though, homeowners or home buyers think that French doors are only for fancy homes. Others may overlook them as an…