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Posts in Category: Window Safety

What is a Window Sash and Why is it Important? 

Vinyl Replacement WindowsIf you’re not familiar with the design and functionality of your home’s windows, you might be unprepared when it’s time to repair or update them. In this post, we'll share what a window sash and why they are important to the design of the window.

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Window Condensation in Winter 

window condensationWhen old man winter comes knocking on your windows does he leave behind a wet handprint? If so, you aren’t alone. Condensation occurs when the warm air inside of your home meets up with the cold glass of your window. It is not an unusual problem, and it has become more prevalent over the years as the quality of windows has increased. In the past, when heat could escape to the outside and homes were not as airtight, it was difficult for condensation to form. 

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How to Prepare Your House for Winter 

how to prepare your home for winterThe cool air and comfort of autumn is quickly being erased with winter weather. The cold weather means waking up for work every morning and leaving your car running for ten minutes on high heat before driving. These temperatures are also hard on the home and can damage the budget with high heating costs. But, there are ways to prevent the harsh winter blasts.  These steps take some time, but after they are completed you will see amazing result and your home will become more energy efficient.

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Window Replacement Albany 

Window Replacement Albany NY

If there’s one thing you’ve likely learned while living in Albany during the crazy winter of 2014, it is this: Your windows are helping to protect your home from the bitter elements outside, or they really need to be replaced before next year’s storms.

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How to Replace a Broken Window 

How to Fix a Broken WindowWe’ve all had to deal with a broken window at some point in our lives. If you are good with DIY home repairs, then replacing broken window glass won’t be a problem. But be careful, it can be dangerous to work with broken glass, so be sure to wear goggles and work gloves to protect your eyes and hands. Make sure to wear long sleeves, pants and shoes in order to keep your skin safe from nicks and cuts.

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Home Security Windows 

February 12, 2014 Categories: Impact Resistant Windows Window Safety

Home Security Window

Most windows open up your view to the world, but they can also make your home an easy target for intruders. Most home burglaries occur through forcible entry, and in the warmer weather months, windows are the most popular means for entrance.

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Improving Accessibility with Windows & Doors 

December 09, 2013 Categories: Home Improvement Window Safety

WheelchairDo you or one of your family member have limited mobility? This article outlines modifications you can make to the doors and windows in your home, in order to make the space accessible for those who have physical limitations or require mobility equipment to safely get around. 

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How to Hang Curtain Rods 

hanging curtain rodsWhether you are a homeowner or a renter, there are numerous projects around your living space that will eventually want to change or improve. One such project could be hanging curtain rods. Whether it’s because you bought a new house, rented a new apartment or you want to spruce up your brand new windows, it is a good skill to know how to hang curtain rods. Let us help you prepare yourself for this task.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season 

September 26, 2013 Categories: Impact Resistant Windows Window Safety Window Tips

hurricane impact windows Your home is your investment, and your family is your life, but when those two things are in the midst of a hurricane, or other violent weather you have to stay protected. Luckily, there are ways to safe guard against acts of nature. We present to you a checklist of precautions to keep your family safe in your home during inclement weather.

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When to Replace Your Windows 

when to replace your windowsIt’s difficult to know when to replace your windows, or when to repair them. Proper attention and inspection of the windows in your home is important in catching problems early before any other damage to your home occurs. Here is an overview of problems that you may experience, and what they mean for your home.

 

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