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Can The Right Windows Save You Money on Your Home Insurance?

If the 1980s were the age of the “Me” generation, then the 2010s are the age of “save your money.” So many people today are trying to find smarter ways to save and spend their money, whether it is the tiny house craze, the uptick in remodeling efforts, or such activities as furniture restoration. This is little wonder: with so many people living in cities where price of living continues to climb while income remains steady, people have to turn to other options to make their lives easier.

While many people look to restore homes, utilize the internet to find the best rates on any number of things, or plant their own gardens, an area that is often overlooked that can save you money are the windows on the property. This doesn’t just mean saving money

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4 Reasons Why Professional Window Installation Matters

Are you considering purchasing and installing new windows on your home? Purchasing new windows can add great style, cost and energy efficiency, and insurance boons to your property, which is why many individuals are choosing to replace their windows this summer.

From the looks of it, it would appear that windows are the easiest item on a household to install by yourself. The window needs to be the same size—or just a tad smaller—than the hole cut into the exterior, then you simply put it into place and caulk the edges to create a seal.

What many don’t realize however is that windows come in so many different varieties and shapes, even on a single home, that installing them can be a real pain. Moreover, without the proper tools, many

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When Is It Time For Residential Glass Replacement?

Buying and installing windows can be expensive. A window by itself can cost you, but you also tend to have to buy multiple windows at the same time. Either way, buying windows can be a pretty decently sized investment.

So when is it time to replace windows and when can you perform simple fixes? Whether the window appears to be falling apart or you want to make your home more energy efficient, there are ways to fix the window to do so before you spend money on a new window.

Easy Window Fixes

First, check the seals on the window panes. If these are breaking down, you can always re-seal the pane to promote energy efficiency. It is best to do two different processes for each window, corresponding to the inside and outsi

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Should You Buy Double Pane Windows?

Are you planning on replacing your windows this summer, looking to add a new, fresh design when it comes to exterior residential glass upgrades? One of the most common questions asked in store and online is whether one should buy double-pane windows or not. For the record in this introductory paragraph, it seems that you should buy double pane windows for numerous reasons.

First though, what are double pane windows and what makes them different from other windows? Double pane windows mean simply that the window comes with two panes of glass, with the two panes separated by a small space of air. This air space essentially “traps” the colder and warmer air temperatures of the varying seasons, helping regulate the temperature of your home.

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The Worst Advice You Could Ever Get About Glass

Many people probably assume that your residential glass isn't very important. It's a part of our homes and we take it for granted.  In truth, it's very important as it protects us from the elements.  There's a lot of things that go into the glass itself and its installation that are very important.  Here's some of the worst advice you can get about residential glass.  

Buy used glass 

People might tell you to go buy used residential glass because it's cheaper and it's all the same. They are right that it's cheaper, but it's not the same. There's no way of knowing how long you've glass will last. It might not be very strong, and you could end up needing to rep
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The Ultimate Checklist for Buying Windshield Glass

Your car's windshield is very important for your safety. It keeps the elements and debris from hitting you in the face.  It has to deal with a lot, and sometimes it breaks. Getting the proper new windshield glass for your car is very important. You could wind up with another cracked windshield sooner than you think if you don't. Here's a checklist for when you're buying new windshield glass.   New vs. Used Always buy new windshield glass when replacing. There's no telling if the used glass is in good condition.  You run the risk of the glass breaking again if you go with used glass.  New glass assures that it meets the highest safety and strength standards.  Read More