How to Have an Energy Efficient Home in 2017

Winter has arrived in the Bay Area with a ferocity not seen in years around these (formerly) drought-stricken parts. The combination of cold weather and lots of rain drives a lot of new inquiries to our business, as drafty and leaky windows become obvious problems during storms. In the grander scheme of things, the changing

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Your Window’s U-Value and SHGC Rating Explained

Given all of the incredibly technological advancements within the home improvement industry, it is an incredibly exciting time to be in the market for new windows. Long gone are the days of windows existing to purely to block the elements from entering a home. Advancements in window technology allow homeowners to lower heating and cooling

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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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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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