Rattling Windows: What Causes Them and How to Fix

Homeowners can’t stand persistent rattling windows. They can also feel frustrated when they do not know what causes the noise or how they can fix it. According to the window manufacturer Renewal by Andersen, loose glass or a loose frame are the two primary reasons for window rattling. Eliminating the annoying sound starts with determining what is

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Window Cleaning Tips to Keep Your Panes Spotless

Cleaning windows from the outside is challenging but necessary work. Even when the windows are easy to access, many people find that they have to go back to remove residual streaks and missed spots later. This can be so frustrating that homeowners either give up on window cleaning or hire a professional to do it.

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Upgraded Windows and Other Ways to Extend HVAC Lifespan

Your HVAC system is one of the most important parts of your home. It warms your home in the winter and cools it in the summer, all while filtering out pollutants. Perform regular maintenance and make home upgrades that reduce the amount of temperature-regulation work your system needs to do. That step with extend your HVAC

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How to Check Windows for Air and Water Leaks Before Winter

Now that fall is officially here, it’s a good time for homeowners to check each of their windows to ensure they don’t have an air or water leak that could reduce energy efficiency during the winter. Unfortunately, it takes only a tiny leak to cause damage to a window frame. This will eventually start the

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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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