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.
1 June 2015
If the windows on your home are over ten years old, chances are that they don't compete with new, energy efficient models. When it comes to window efficiency, it's often measured in U-factor specific to windows as opposed to R-value—which is the resistance to heat flow within your home's roof, flooring and walls. The lower the U-factor stated on your home's windows by the manufacturer, the better insulating properties it demonstrates. If your windows are outdated, unsealed or cracked, it may be time for an upgrade.
26 May 2015
If you have either a shower-only unit or a shower and bathtub combo, you can get bypass shower doors installed. These types of doors, also called sliding glass doors, provide a way to enclose your bathtub and shower to give you more privacy and keep water from spraying out onto your bathroom floor. They usually consist of thick glass panels that are surrounded by a metal frame, and slide along metal rollers.
31 March 2015
Selecting the right shower door is one of the most critical decisions homeowners face when building or remodeling a bathroom. More and more homeowners are choosing frameless glass shower enclosures for their shower doors. In fact, about 54 percent of master bathrooms in American homes have them. If you're considering this type of shower door, here are some the reasons to use them, besides what to consider. Advantages of Glass Shower Enclosures
20 March 2015
When an accident occurs and there is damage to your windshield, if you're like most people you will simply take your car into the auto glass repair shop, not knowing what you will pay or should expect. A few guidelines will help you to better anticipate what you'll be paying, and why. Replace or Repair? The first question on your mind may be whether you need your windshield replaced, or just repaired.
12 March 2015
Yes, a door is a door. However, when you're talking about French doors, a simple door can be transformed into so much more. French doors are more than just a functional entry and exit point. This door selection is meant to be a style statement. Even if you don't think French doors are right for your home, you might be surprised to discover that they offer a number of unique uses that just might appeal to you.