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Posts in Category: How to projects

How to Prevent Mold Growth on Window Sills 

Posted by evolve October 20, 2016 Categories: How to projects Replacement Windows Window Maintenance Window Tips

Window Sills

Most people don’t even realize they have mold growing on their windows, but it can be an eye sore and can be dangerous to your health. Clean your home regularly to prevent mold growth on your windowsills, and be sure your home has windows that seal tightly, so there is less of a chance that mold will buildup. Want to learn more? Find out how to download our free window maintenance guide today. 

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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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How to Install a Storm Door 

how to install a storm doorThere are many benefits to having a storm door. A beautiful storm door can enhance the visual appeal of your entrance and can also provide added security. Today, you’ll find storm doors in all styles, colors and materials so that the door blends well with the architectural style and construction of your home.

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Screened-In Porch: How to Clean Window Screens 

November 07, 2014 Categories: How to projects Window Maintenance Window Tips

learn how to clean window screensWindow screens - everyone has them but most of us don’t pay much attention to them, even though they’re great assets to have on your home or apartment. They keep out unwanted insects and allow an extra measure of safety. When the weather is lovely outside, it’s easy to open a window and let some fresh air in the house. This is when most of us usually realize that our window screens haven’t been cleaned in quite some time.

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How to Repurpose Old Windows 

October 30, 2014 Categories: How to projects Upcycling Window Decorations

how to repurpose old windows

If you’re replacing the old windows in your house with new ones, don’t throw them out. Instead, use them to create unique focal pieces for any room in your home.

Repurposed windows can be turned into wall art that touts a special quote, photograph frames that showcase your family, unique jewelry organizers for your accessories, or, for those who are handy with a hammer and nails, a piece of furniture. 

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How to Paint an Exterior Door 

September 11, 2014 Categories: Entry Doors Home Improvement How to projects

how to paint an exterior door

If you are looking for a fun way to refresh your home, you may be considering painting an exterior door. Your front door plays a key role in the curb appeal of your property and, with the right paint job, you can make your home even more welcoming.

Painting an exterior door is a little different than painting the internal portions of your home. External doors are exposed to weather conditions and dirt that can challenge the durability of the door itself. In order to appropriately address the demands placed upon your door, you’ll need use the proper paint so your hard work will hold up.

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How to Clean Entry Doors 

July 24, 2014 Categories: Entry Doors How to projects

home entry doorsA beautiful entry door can genuinely add to the elegance of your home. Like most parts of your home, your entry door will need some special cleaning attention. Today’s fiberglass or steel entry doors meet the highest standards for beauty, durability, security and energy efficiency and are easy to clean and maintain.

 

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How to Improve Energy Efficiency 

improve home efficiencyThese are uncertain days and it is even more necessary to exercise home energy efficiency. Not only do you save money, it also adds to your comfort as well. Nobody likes a drafty house, or enjoys being in a home with moldy insulation, uncovered or frozen pipes, or exposed wiring protruding though the walls.

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How to Clean Windows Like a Pro 

cleaning a windowsWhile many people reach for paper towels and window cleaner when their view to the outside world becomes obstructed by dirt and grime, the process of squirting solution onto the pane and wiping it away usually results in simply moving the dirt particles from one part of the window to another. In order to get your windows really clean, you need to lift the dirt away, not just relocate it. 

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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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