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Consider Appearance, Durability, and Maintenance When You Shop for a New Entry Door

The entry door to your home plays an important role. It provides security against intruders and protection from the weather and temperature extremes. While doing this, it also has to look beautiful and welcoming to your guests because the entry door gives guests the first impression of your home. Because of these important factors, choosing a new entry door is something to think about carefully. Here are some choices to make.   Read More...

3 Ways To Make Your Small Living Room Look Larger

If you have a small living room, and you can't expand upon the space, there are things that you can do to make your living room feel larger. If you want to make your living room feel larger, here are three things that you can do to change how your room feels. #1 Go With Neutral Colors First, you need to use neutral colors in your living room. Surprisingly, both dark and bright colors can make your space seem smaller than it is.   Read More...

Compare Window Types When You're Planning To Have Replacement Windows Installed

If you live in an older home, you'll probably need to replace the windows at some point to improve the appearance of your home and to increase energy efficiency. When you choose replacement windows, consider appearance, insulating ability, and price. Windows impact how your home looks from the street, so choosing the best material is important, but you also want windows that fit your budget. Here are popular window materials and how they compare.   Read More...

3 Reasons To Have A Pre-Hung Patio Door Installed

If you're looking to have a patio door installed in your home, you're probably looking forward to having easy access to your backyard and to having a nice view to enjoy. Before you can start enjoying your new patio door, though, you'll have to choose the one that you want, and have it installed. You can choose between pre-hung and slab patio doors, both of which have their uses. Many who are in the industry see pre-hung patio doors as being superior, though, for these reasons.   Read More...

Casement Windows: The Perfect Choice For Kitchens

If the windows in your kitchen have begun leaking or have developed some cracks, you will probably need to replace them. In doing so, you will have to make a big decision: which window style do you want? Casement windows, double-hung windows, awning windows -- they all have their advantages. However, casement windows are a particularly good choice for kitchens. Here's why. Casement windows open with a little crank. In the kitchen, you tend to have a lot of obstructions that make it hard to reach the window itself.   Read More...