New Windows For A Utah Winter

Usually when you think about remodeling or upgrading parts of your home, winter is the season in which you are LEAST likely to undertake such a project. It’s cold, blustery, and unpredictable. You don’t want to be dealing with indoor/outdoor repairs, storing materials, and the headache that often comes with working on a house –…

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Evaluate Your Vinyl Siding Before Winter

Before winter sets in, evaluating your vinyl siding and other elements of the exterior of your home can prevent costly problems. Despite the idyllic views you see on holiday cards, ice and snow can be the enemies of your home in the winter. When they melt, water can find its way into your home through…

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New Construction or Replacement Windows?

When remodeling your house, do you need new construction windows or replacement windows? Replacement windows are ready to pop into your existing frame, but at times, you may need the more extensive solution available with new construction windows. Differentiating Between New Construction and Replacement Windows The construction windows used for new homes, as well as…

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What Material Makes The Best Window Frames?

When choosing window frames for your new windows, you have many options that will fit your budget and the style of your home, be easy to maintain, and provide you with the energy efficiency you need. Any of the most popular materials, which include fiberglass, vinyl, aluminum, or composite, can meet Energy Star certification, so…

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Energy Star Windows Provide Optimum Energy Efficiency

Energy Star windows can make your home more comfortable, while creating maximum energy efficiency. Manufacturers that qualify for the label must meet three criteria: Manufactured by an Energy Star partner from around the country Certified after independent testing by the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) Meet NFRC ratings for energy efficiency per the U.S. Department…

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Will Triple Pane Windows Reduce Noise?

Triple pane windows are great for energy efficiency, but should you buy them for their sound deafening properties? Home expert Bob Vila and others agree that while the windows are a smart choice for many reasons, they do not deliver on sound reduction. How is Sound Control Measured in Windows? Soundproofing is rated by STC,…

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