5 Ways To Help Your Old Windows Be More Efficient

Winter is right around the corner, and if you live in a northern climate, you know how the howling winds can create cold drafts in your house. If you have old and rickety windows, it can be even worse. According to the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) believes over $35 billion of energy is lost through windows. Here's five ways you can batten down the hatches without buying new windows and still keep Old Man Winter out of your home. Read More 

Opening Your Home To Guests? 3 Reasons To Get Window Cleaning Done

Having guests at your home can be a great way to earn some extra money, especially if you live in a highly desirable area and have a lot of spare room at home to convert into a guest bedroom and bathroom. If you are looking into what needs to be done before you begin inviting guests to your home for vacation stays, you should make sure to take care of cleaning. Read More 

Want To Extend The Lifetime Of Your Wood Blinds? 3 Ways To Do So

Dressing your windows up with wood blinds can be a good way to ensure that you have extra privacy at home as well as improve the way that your windows look. If you're eager to get wood blinds installed and are concerned over how long they will last, it's important that you look into what kind of maintenance will likely be needed. Understanding what's required for maintenance should help make the difference between the blinds lasting for a year or many years to come without any restoration work being needed. Read More 

3 Window Treatment And Improvement Solutions To Give Your Home Storm Protection

Storm seasons can be a problem for the average home, which may not have modern features to help protect it from damage. One of the most damaging parts of storms is the high winds that they bring. The winds can blow glass out of windows and expose your home to debris and other damage. This is why one of the best improvements that you can do for your home is installing window treatments to protect your home. Read More 

Add Rich-Colored Stain, Varnish, And Accessories To Wooden Plantation Shutters

If you have unfinished, wooden plantation shutters covering the windows in your home's den, give them an updated appearance by adding a rich-colored coat of stain to their surface with the following steps. Afterwards, apply a clear coat of varnish to seal the stain. To further enhance the beauty of the shutters, replace knobs or hardware pieces with new ones that contrast with the color of the stain. Materials electric drill screwdriver vinyl tarp emery cloth scrub brush detergent water hose wood stain mixing stick rags thin paintbrush clear varnish paint tray replacement knobs and hardware Remove The Shutters And Hardware; Sand And Clean The Wood Read More