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Landscaping

Staying cool in the summer is a priority for most homeowners. Whether your home has a complete central air-conditioning system or just a window fan, here's what to look out for to help you stay cool in the summer without spending a fortune.

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Repair

Are your casement windows difficult to open?  Does the window crank seem too stiff to turn?  You won’t need butter or vegetable oil to make them move more easily.  Follow these simple steps instead:

-- First, remove the screen from the casement window from the inside of the house.

-- Next,...

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.

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 stamped...

Windows and Skylights

Window repair is generally a do-it-yourself job with a good chance for success.  When it comes to window replacement, however, we advise most of our audience to go pro. The law of gravity, combined with a stiff wind, can create an undesirable outcome when you’re trying to wrestle a new window...

Hiring Contractors

Your house is filled with dust and dirt, strangers tromp through every room and the sounds of saws and hammers break the silence of the neighborhood. Birds are flying into your home. This is what you’re imaging your window replacement project to be? Well, stop right there!

One of the great...