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Three Reasons You Should Not Install Windows Yourself

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The Internet has made it easier than ever to figure out how to do your own home repair projects. You can watch videos or read guides to help you determine how to complete many tasks on your own. However, while there are likely online guides and tutorials, window installation is a project that the average homeowner should not take on themselves. If you are thinking about installing windows yourself, here are three reasons you should leave this task to the professionals.

14 June 2018

Three Signs Your Wood Windows Need To Be Replaced

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Many older homes and even some newer abodes have wood windows. The wooden frames may be attractive when new, but they can become a problem as time goes by. If you aren't sure whether or not to upgrade from wood to vinyl or aluminum, then continue reading. The following are three signs that it is time to get replacement windows in lieu of those old wood frames. #1: Rot Wood will rot if it is exposed to moisture.

10 May 2018

It's All In The Treatment: How To Care For Your Roman Shades

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If you've chosen roman shades for your new home, you've made an excellent choice. Roman shades provide complete coverage of your windows when they're closed. However, when they're open, they don't leave any unsightly bumps or bulges. Another benefit of roman shades is that they're relatively easy to maintain. If you've selected fabric for your roman shades, here are three simple steps you should take to keep them looking brand new.

28 March 2018

Ways New Windows Can Benefit You

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When you are thinking about making improvements to your home, there are many different areas of the house you may be thinking about working on. One of those areas might be your windows. Before you make your final renovations decision, get to know some of the many ways in which replacing your home's windows can benefit you. Then, you can be sure you make the right home improvement decision for you.

12 March 2018

Three Advantages Of Vinyl Windows

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Your windows are exposed to massive amount of general wear and tear due to the fluctuation of weather conditions throughout the year. Coupled with the aesthetic appeal that windows provide to both the interior and exterior of your home, the material that you choose to use for your window frames is of paramount importance. Vinyl is one of the most common types of window materials, and for good reason. Understanding some of the benefits that vinyl window installation can provide your home can help you figure out if they are the right fit for your home's needs.

1 March 2018

Reducing Graffiti Window Cleaning Costs

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Graffiti is art to some, and a messy menace to others. If your building's windows have had their share of graffiti and you are tired of the expense to clean them, there are ways to reduce the cleaning costs. A window cleaning company, like Reflection Windows and Doors LLC, can help. Anti-Graffiti Window Films There are commercial window films designed specifically to prevent graffiti from sticking and to ease the removal of graffiti.

9 February 2018

Comparing Wooden And Steel Front Doors

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The front door of your house is both a functional and aesthetic installation. Not only does it act as a security barrier against potential intruders, it is also the first piece of your home that guests and family members will see. Thus, the design of your door plays a huge role in fulfilling both of these functions. Two of the most common types of front door materials are wood and steel: while both types of doors may seem similar at first, there are a couple of key differences between the two that you should understand when considering either for your home.

24 January 2018

4 Must-Ask Questions Before Hiring A Commercial Window Cleaner

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Hiring a commercial window cleaner can be a great way to keep the windows at your place of business looking clean and clear. This, in turn, can improve the curb appeal of your business and attract more foot traffic. At the same time, it's important to realize that not all window cleaners offer the exact same level or quality of service. Specifically, there are a few questions you'll want to ask before you hire a commercial window cleaner to make sure you're getting the best value for your money.

8 January 2018

Replacing Your Roof: Explore Your Options

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Has your home's roof seen better days? Perhaps you've begun to experience problems, such as roof leaks or drafts. If so, and if your traditional roof is more than 10 years old, then it may be time for a complete roof replacement. Of course, when it comes to replacing your roof, you don't necessarily have to choose the same roofing type; you have options! Take some time to assess the potential pros and cons of each option to determine the option that's right for your needs.

16 December 2017

How To Replace Broken Glass In A Wood-Frame Window

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If one of your children hit their baseball just a bit too hard and broke the glass in one of your home's windows, then you will be pleased to learn you can easily replace the glass pane yourself. While you will need to call a professional glass contractor if the window is very large, most smaller windows can be replaced with a custom-cut pane of glass you can purchase at your local hardware or home improvement store.

15 November 2017