Tips For Covering Odd-Shaped Windows In Your New Home

Posted on: 23 June 2016

When you move into a home with custom or oddly-shaped windows, you may want to start looking for some less-traditional window treatments to help enhance their unique features. The key is to balance the preservation of the window's appearance with the ability to ensure privacy inside the house. Here are a few tips to help you address some of the most common odd-shaped windows. Sidelight Window Options If you're not familiar with the name, sidelight windows are usually found on either side of your front door, and they are narrow pieces of glass. [Read More]

Don't Toss Those Old Blinds! Simple Tricks To Breathe New Life Into Old Window Blinds

Posted on: 24 May 2016

Blinds are an outstanding and highly popular window treatment that can offer inexpensive and simple ways to keep light out our let it in. However, for those who live in a place that features existing blinds that could use a spruce up, here are some tips to ensure that you can keep those old blinds without having to replace them. Give Them A Thorough Cleaning It may come as a pleasant surprise to see those dusty, dingy blinds suddenly become sparkling clean. [Read More]

The Perks Of Hardie Siding

Posted on: 30 April 2016

Most people think that vinyl is the only affordable and low-maintenance plank siding option. In fact, Hardie siding is a great alternative. It is a fiber cement composite that many homeowners prefer over vinyl. Not only is it low maintenance, Hardie siding is also produced in an impressive range of colors and styles. This article explains the perks of Hardie siding and why it might be better option than vinyl. [Read More]

How To Replace Leaded Window Glass

Posted on: 27 March 2016

Leaded windows feature colored or clear glass pieces joined by lead strips that attach to the frame with lead made of copper foil. If you have a leaded glass window, expect them to get broken because of their delicate nature. However, you don't have to replace the whole window. Here are some tips to replace broken glass in a leaded window. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: [Read More]