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Vinyl

Holiday decorating can be fun, but not when you accidentally damage your vinyl windows or invalidate the warranty.  Gary Pember, vice president of marketing of Simonton Windows, advises that “It’s important to never...

Synthetic Building Materials

Synthetic building materials, products like roof shingles, siding, replacement windows, block windows, decking and exterior trim, have changed the ways homes are being built. During the past decade, “Home Sweet Home” has quickly turned into “Home Synthetic Home” with the rising appeal of...

Hurricane Protection for Your Home

If you live in a hurricane-prone zone, here are ten hurricane protection tips to help you stay safe and prevent hurricane damage.

1. Secure Windows:  If you live along the coast, homemade plywood or professionally built shutters are a must when storms are imminent.  Buy ½ inch plywood...

Bathroom Remodeling

 Taking a few minutes now to check your house for indoor hazards can save a trip to the doctor or worse. Nothing short of a rubber room can be made completely child safe. However, following these home safety tips along with common sense will give you a good start.

Risky blinds.  Babies love...

Fall
Before you start buttoning up your house for the winter, take a little time to learn how to clean window screens that have been exposed to the elements all summer long. Here are a few tips to make cleaning and storing your window screens easier:
First, remove the windows screens from the...