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Ways to Improve Your Window’s Insulation

The temperatures are starting to drop down, and as radiators and heaters kick on across Illinois, people may begin to notice a change in their energy bills. While this is normal, many people don’t consider some of the ways that they can save money on these bills just by making a few small changes. One such change is inspecting your windows for leaks and trying the methods below to ensure you have well-insulated windows. Insulation Tips for Your Home’s Windows...

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Unique Ideas for Halloween Home Decor

With the temperature dropping and leafs starting to change colors, fall is in full swing in Illinois. But there is something else in the air, something frightening and sinister. That’s right, it's Halloween, and as any good homeowner knows, Halloween means time for neighbors to go all-out on their decorations. While some people relish the attention and fill every inch of their yard with skeletons and ghosts, others prefer to sit back and put out just a few pumpkins. We...

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Proper Steps for Cleaning Your Windows

While everyday window cleaning products and paper towels may be the go-to move for most window cleanings, you may be missing some crucial steps toward maximum cleanliness. Windows only need to be cleaned a few times each year, and depending on the number of windows in your home, it may be a good idea to do a few rooms at a time instead of all at once. For the best success with your window cleaning, follow the steps we have...

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How to Fix a Window that is Sealed Close

Now that the weather is warmer, you may want to open the windows around your home to enjoy the sounds of the outside world. Birds chirping, cool breezes, and children playing can be quite enjoyable, but all of this can be locked away if your windows aren’t functioning properly. If your window is stuck and refuses to open, then follow these steps to fix the issue. How To Open a Stuck Window In order to protect yourself and the window...

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Start Growing a Small Garden on Your Kitchen Window

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to increase the sustainability of your home and get in touch with your natural side? Then starting a garden right on your kitchen window sill is the perfect way to start! Produce your own fresh herbs and vegetables from the comfort of your own home with these garden window ideas. What is a Garden Window? A garden window is similar to a bay window, extending out from the walls of your...

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Best Bay Window Style for Your Home

Bay windows are great ways to add more space to your home and create a wonderful area for reading, relaxing, or even indoor gardening. These protruding bumps from your home can add value, improve the aesthetic, and provide your interior with an amazing addition. If you would like to start planning your next home improvement project, then don’t forget to take these bay window ideas into consideration. Types of Bay Windows Classic Bay Windows: The classic bay window consists of...

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Three Tips for Window Buying that Save You Money

When you begin shopping for windows, you may become overwhelmed by the sheer amount of manufacturers and options available. The multitude of companies to choose from can add unnecessary stress to your window shopping experience. Thankfully, there are a few easy ways to sort through the panes and select the best windows for your home. How to Choose the Best Window Producers The priority should be to examine the reputation of the window manufacturer by looking for customer review online...

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Making Sure Your Energy-Efficient Windows Save You Money

Old windows can let in drafts and spike your energy bills due to their inefficiency, and this can cost you thousands of dollars over the years. Thankfully, modern windows are substantially more efficient thanks to advancements in production technology. That being said, it is still a wonderful idea to understand how to measure the efficiency of your windows and know when your replacement windows are underperforming. Testing Your Window’s Efficiency The easiest way to check your window's performance is to...

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When is the Best Time of the Year to Replace Windows?

While the process can sometimes take months, it’s quite noticeable when your windows stop holding out cold air or the intense summer heat. When it’s time to replace your windows, it’s better to do so sooner rather than later to protect your energy bill. People often associate springtime with planning home improvements and implementing them in the summer. When it comes to window installation and replacement, there is no real need to wait if your windows are damaged. No Really,...

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