It's not as hard as you might think it is to replace a window. Usually, I prefer to have an experienced glass company take care of it when I need a window replaced, but sometimes, they can't get to me as fast as I'd like, or I can't afford a new window right away. I keep a few inexpensive panes of glass and some supplies in my garage so that I can temporarily replace a window until I can get the glass company to my house to install a better one. This is definitely something that anyone could learn to do, so I decided to start a blog about it to try to teach others how to replace windows. Whether you're temporarily replacing a window or you want to do a permanent job, you can learn the basics here in this blog.
29 June 2018
Hurricane winds can reach extreme speeds. This leaves the structural envelope of your home vulnerable to serious damage. Your windows are especially vulnerable since flying debris carried by strong hurricane winds can be thrown into your residential glass. If you live in an area where hurricanes occur frequently, you should consider installing impact-resistant glass in your home. Choosing the right impact-resistant glass can help you protect your property during a major storm.
26 March 2018
When you are upgrading the windows in your business, look for windows that carry the Energy Star certification on them. In order for a window to earn an Energy Star certification, it has to pass a rigorous testing produce. Energy Star windows can offer your business numerous benefits. 1. Reduce Cold Drafts With Energy Star windows, you are never going to have to worry about cold drafts come from your windows like you did when you had inefficient windows that pull the heat from your business while allowing the cold in.
3 December 2017
If you have any glass that is broken on the windows of your home, you will need to have it replaced for the safety and functionality of the windows. However, you don't want to just choose any glass, especially if it's the same glass that was used before that broke. Instead, you should consider other glass options, especially low-e glass. Here are five reasons why: Low-E Glass is Low Emissivity: Low-emissivity basically means that the glass will control the infrared light, or heat, that is coming into the house and staying out.
11 August 2017
If you're hoping to list your home in a market that isn't as competitive as you might like, you'll have to put in a little bit of work to make your home comparable with other houses in your area. If you have a older home with tons of charm, here are some things you can do to help bring the prospective buyers to the front door during your open house.
15 February 2017
A solarium, also known as a sunroom or solar room, is an addition to your home that is similar to an enclosed porch with walls that are entirely or mostly glass. While you can order pre-made solarium and sunroom kits, having custom glass designed and formed for the structure allows you to take advantage of more advanced features. Build a more beautiful, longer lasting solarium with these four important glass features.