Posts by Tahnee Torres

Understanding More About Gas-Filled Windows

Faced with rising energy costs and environmental concerns, more and more homeowners now consider new ways in which they can increase the efficiency of their homes. Upgrading older windows to double- or even triplepaned versions represents a great way to boost insulation and thus energy efficiency. Filling the void space in these windows with an…

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Low-E Glass: A Great Choice for Windows in Cold Midwestern Climates

Throughout the Midwest, winters can be particularly harsh, bringing sub-zero temperatures and heavy snowfall. If you’re tired of the high heating bills such winters bring, then it’s time to look towards your windows. Replacing older windows with new, energy-efficient windows will keep your home more comfortable and drive your energy bills down. In particular, you…

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Fiberglass Versus Vinyl Replacement Windows

Wood and vinyl windows are among the most popular choices, but fiberglass window sales are increasing as people become more familiar with this alternative. That said, fiberglass windows still account for just a small amount of the market share for window sales. Understanding the differences between fiberglass and vinyl replacement windows will make it easier to decide…

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3 Window Styles That Promote Better Ventilation

Windows don’t only let beautiful sunshine into your home, but they also serve as a means of ventilation. If you do not have central air conditioning or want to reduce your reliance on central AC, good ventilation may be one of the key qualities you look for in new windows. Air flow is also vital…

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Tips for Preserving Your New Sliding Patio Doors

Your new sliding patio doors are a beautiful addition to your home and you want to keep them that way. Common issues that can occur with your new doors include: Replacing a screen Placing the door back on its roller Scratches in the glass Stuck blinds between windows These are all issues that can happen…

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Choosing Windows for Your Modern Home

Modern or contemporary is a popular style for homes. It’s characterized by an adherence to minimalist ideals. Lines are clean, and there’s often a nod toward geometry. Typically, the color palette is either bold or monochromatic. The material palette is often industrial – think metal and glass – and tempered with naturalistic wood and stone.…

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What You Need to Know About Home Window Placement

Whether you’re building a new house or renovating your current home, one of your biggest questions is where to put new windows. Windows are arguably the most important feature of your home, bringing in natural light and giving you a view of the outdoors. But how many windows do you need, and where should they…

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Swinging or Sliding Patio Doors?

Come in Swinging or Sliding:Which Patio Door Style Is Right for Your Home? Your patio doors connect your indoor living space to your outdoor living space. The right patio doors can provide a great source of natural light, a beautiful view, and easy access to your backyard. Once you decide to upgrade your patio door, you must…

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How Different Window and Door Upgrades Contribute to Your Home

New window and door installation is an investment that pays off in multiple ways. Depending on the style you choose to enhance your home’s architectural and visual appeal, windows and doors can make a huge first impression. Different kinds of windows and doors offer your home specific advantages. Keep reading to learn how each upgrade…

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