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Qualities of a Good Replacement Window

In terms of efficiency and performance, replacement windows have come a long way. Today, modern windows offer high-energy ratings, protection from the heat and the cold, and a whole slew of other …

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How to Fix Rattling Windows

How do you stop your windows from making those rattling sounds? Rattling sounds are a sign some parts of your windows have become loose, not to mention these sounds are a sign window performance has been compromised. To prevent these loose parts from shaking, you need to have them repaired or replaced. 

What are the window parts that usually become loose over a window’s lifespan? Here’s an overview of the usual culprits: 

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The Advantages of Off-Season Door and Window Replacements

Most homeowners reserve their home improvement projects for all seasons except for winter. However, there are times when replacing doors or windows, or even upgrading your blown-in insulation, might be needed in a pinch. The biggest argument against scheduling these types of projects during the colder months is that some materials are more suitable for installation in warmer weather, but this is a common misconception. Most newer materials can be handled under any weather conditions.

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What NFRC Ratings Mean

While shopping for a new energy-efficient window, always look for the ENERGY STAR® label. Only replacement windows that have met strict performance standards can receive this certification from the government-run program. However, not all ENERGY STAR-certified windows are suitable for your home – each window is only certified for a particular area or climate zone, which is indicated on top of the label.

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Energy Savings: How to Take Advantage of Passive Heating

Need to cut down your heating costs? Installing energy-efficient windows is one way of doing that, but they can only do so much. To maximize the potential energy savings, you need to incorporate a bit of passive solar heat design into your home.

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Guide to Selecting the Best Hardware for Your Windows

Curtain rods and holdbacks are what usually come to mind when talking about window hardware. However, if you’re shopping for new windows, you’ll notice that hardware mostly refers to the mechanical parts of a window, such as bolts, cranks, latches, sash and so on.

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