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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...

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,...

Exterior Remodeling

Are you looking for a way to bring more of your personal sense of style to the outside of your home?  Try one of the eye-catching colors in the Decorum by Simonton line of vinyl window and door frames. Simonton’s Decorum line lets you break free from ordinary white windows and window frames,...

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...

Windows and Skylights
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...
Window Replacement Tips

Installing vinyl replacement windows is a smart home improvement project. But if prospect having your home opened to the elements leaves you feeling a bit queasy, there are some simple ways to prepare for the project. 

Effective, efficient window replacement begins by having a thorough...