Single pane windows used to be the standard window type found in homes, but many decades ago, homeowners started making the switch to dual pane, insulated windows. If your home still has single-pane windows, it’s likely your home’s windows are many decades old. The most well-known benefits of replacing your single pane windows are improved energy efficiency, improved operation and improved value for your home. However, there are other important benefits to replacing single-pane windows in your home, and some of them could be very surprising. Here’s what you need to know.
Think about your home office now. If you work in a room with glass patio doors, what condition are those doors in? Do they add value to your home office, or detract from the space? If your doors are drafty, in need of repair, or in poor condition, they could impede your productivity – or even reflect poorly on your business. Even if you don’t have people to your office, in these days of virtual online video meetings, ugly doors can reflect poorly on you and your work. Replacing your patio doors can add an air of professionalism, beauty and comfort to your indoor workspace. Below, we’ve listed four important reasons to replace your patio doors this year.
Home improvement projects are often much more complicated when your home is a historic building. Historic properties have beauty and charm that can’t be matched, but which can be easily ruined if the wrong products are installed in them. At the same time, older homes are unique and require a qualified contractor who understands old buildings and their unique characteristics. Finding the right installer is important to ensure that the work is done properly to preserve and protect the historic charm of your building. If you happen to own one of the beautiful historic properties gracing our New Jersey or New York Metro area communities, finding the right windows and the right installer is very important to ensure you preserve your home’s character and value. Below are three things to consider when replacing the windows in your historic home.
Window installation can be expensive, so some homeowners try to soften the impact to their finances by purchasing less expensive windows, or by hiring a less expensive window installation contractor.
Skimping on window installation can have unfortunate results. If you’re planning to install new windows in your home, it’s important to ensure that the products you purchase are good quality, and the contractor who does the work is knowledgeable about installing that particular manufacturer’s of window. Below are four problems you might encounter if you choose to install poor quality windows and how to avoid them.
The new year is nearly here! If you haven’t made your New Year’s resolutions yet, now is a good time to start thinking about how you will handle window care in 2021. Windows need regular maintenance in order to look and perform their best year after year. If your windows are relatively new, the most maintenance they’ll need is regular cleaning. If your windows are older, they likely need some TLC to keep going. Here’s what we suggest.
Have you cleaned your windows for winter? Good for you! Cleaning your home’s windows can make your home look brighter and sunnier. It’s also a good way to identify window maintenance problems that may need to be addressed. By cleaning your windows regularly, you can make your home look better on the inside and the outside.