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3 Ways To Secure Your Home During A Hurricane

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According to the NOAA’s Hurricane Research Division, Miami, Tampa, and Key West, Florida as well as New Orleans, Louisiana, and Cape Hatteras, North Carolina are the five American cities most prone to hurricanes. In addition to powerful winds and the damage they can do, flooding is the other big concern. As coastal areas continue to grow and the effects of a changing climate lead to unpredictable weather, it’s extremely important people living in hurricane zones are adequately prepared to deal with these storms. Read More»

Do Your Residential Windows Need Replacement Glass? Here's What To Look For

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As a homeowner, it is very important to make sure that you are doing all that you can in order to keep your home in tip top shape and that includes keeping an eye on the windows. You will want to know what to keep an eye out for so you will know when it is time to call for new glass installation for your windows, which can be a more affordable alternative to simply replacing the entire window. Read More»

Three Reasons To Get A Glass Shower Door... And Three Reasons Not To

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A few decades ago, almost every bathroom had a shower enclosed by a fabric or plastic shower curtain. These days, however, more homeowners are opting for glass showers that make their shower area feel more enclosed. Are glass shower doors right for you? That really depends on your bathroom design, cleaning habits, and use preferences. Here are three reasons to install a glass shower door, along with three reasons to stick with a curtain. Read More»

3 Things To Consider When Purchasing A New Vinyl Window

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If you are in the process of shopping to replace a window, and you are considering going with a vinyl window, there are a few things you need to know about vinyl windows that will help you solidify your purchasing decision. No-Fade Colors When looking at vinyl windows, make sure that you look for vinyl that is marked as no-fade. Older vinyl window frames used to turn yellow, with the color on the frames getting washed out over time. Read More»

How To Know If Your Aluminum Door Needs The Help Of A Professional

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It is important to make sure that you are calling for the assistance of a door repair and replacement contractor as soon as your door shows signs that it is in trouble. This way, you will not have to worry about the door no longer providing the benefits that it is meant to provide. Here are some of the things you will want to keep an eye out for: Excessive Denting Read More»

Replacing Or Repairing A Chipped Or Cracked Windshield In Your Car

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The windshield in your car is designed to be durable enough to resist some impacts with small rocks or road debris but they can be chipped or cracked if the impact is hard enough. If the damage is severe enough, you may have to replace the entire windshield but small chips and cracks can be fixed now and the technology used allows the work to be done with the windshield still in the car. Read More»

3 Home Areas Where A Garden Window Could Offer Light And Storage Space

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A garden window has a protruding shape that features a vertical rear pane, aitled upper and lower panes, and vented side panes. The general shape allows maximum amounts of light to enter the area and the closable vents offer a way to allow ambient air to pass through. The name comes from the fact that you could easily grow plants or herbs within this little window box. But the garden window can offer light and storage spaces in areas of your home other than the kitchen. Read More»

3 Reasons To Consider Electrochromic Windows

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Electrochromic windows are one of the more beneficial and high-tech options available to you if you are planning on replacing the windows throughout your business. This type of window uses glass that will get darker or lighter depending on the electrical current that is run through it. Listed below are three reasons to consider electrochromic windows. Help Keep Your House Cooler One of the biggest reasons for considering electrochromic windows is that they can help block out a significant portion of sunlight, which can lead to your business being a few degrees cooler throughout the day. Read More»

Answering A Few Questions About Windshield Damage And Repairs

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The windshield of your car will be subjected to a number of intense stresses and impacts. These collisions can result in the glass developing cracks, chips, and punctures. Unfortunately, there are many car owners that lack the experience or knowledge needed to understand this particular problem. If you have rarely given your car’s windshield much thought, you might need to have the following couple of questions about this routine problem addressed. Read More»

Simple Ways To Protect Your Windshield This Summer

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Although sometimes overlooked, the windshield glass is a very important part of your vehicle. Not only does it allow you to see the road clearly, it can also protect you in the event of an impact. Keeping your glass in good condition is key. Here are just some of the ways you can protect your glass this summer. Inspect Your Wipers Make sure your windshield wipers are in good condition. Worn wiper blades can damage windshield glass. Read More»