During the rainy months of the year, window installation and replacement companies often receive calls from customers regarding visible water in the bottom of sliding units, as well as interior/exterior condensation issues. Many of these issues are actually a byproduct of the windows working as they are intended to. Below is an explanation of the

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Weatherproofing Tips for Winter

Keep warm and dry inside this winter by taking care of some home improvement chores this fall! Address areas of your home that could be vulnerable during storms, wind, and wintry weather now and curb energy costs, prevent property damage, and stay toasty this during the chilly months to come. It costs far less to

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How to Properly Seal & Maintain Exterior Windows

Any home improvement expert will agree that to maintain exterior windows requires good seals. From the simple single-pane windows of the past, to the energy-efficient, triple pane windows of today, poor seals cause problems. A broken or incomplete seal enables moisture and cold air to enter the home, negating the window’s insulating properties.. Therefore, it’s

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2016 Windows Tax Credit – Energy Star is Back

Over the years, we have been stressing the importance of using Energy Star-certified windows when building or re-modeling a home. Products with the Energy Star label help to lower energy consumption (and the cost associated with it) as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions as well. But did you know that by installing Energy Star-certified

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In our previous blog post, we highlighted some of the requirements of the city of San Francisco regarding the replacement of windows on residential property. While the info is absolutely crucial to residents looking to upgrade their home, it’s important to note that these specific requirements vary from city to city. Today we will take

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