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What are the Most Effective Energy Efficient Summer Window Treatments?

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summer-windowsStay cool this summer with energy efficient window treatments. Our experts share how to prevent summer heat gain in your home. Energy efficient window treatments can reduce energy costs and keep your home cool while looking fabulous at the same time. Energy efficient summer window treatments include shading awnings, blinds, draperies, mesh window screens, overhangs, shades, and shutters.

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4 Signs Its Time To Replace Your Windows

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Window ReplacementsWhen it comes to replacing the windows in your home, it’s something that many homeowners don’t give much thought. Although it’s a nice thought, windows unfortunately do not last forever. On average, homeowners usually change their windows every 8 years.

When the time finally comes to replace your window, homeowners can become apprehensive because the cost can sometimes seem overwhelming. As a result, they usually bide as much time as possible. However, it is important to think of windows as an investment because they will most likely save you much more than the initial expenses in the end while really adding a special element to your home.

If you don’t remember the last time you replaced your window treatments, it’s safe to say that you’re overdue. If you’re still unsure if your windows need replacement, be sure to make note of the following warning signs:
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How to Make Old Windows more Energy Efficient

Posted: Friday, September 27th, 2013 | Filed under: Blockout shades, drapery systems, Green shading, Remodeling
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Window replacement and maintenance are often the most overlooked project when considering home improvement. Purchasing Baltimore window replacements and installing more energy efficient windows is one way to ensure that the windows of a home are up to par and conserving the most energy. However, window replacements are not always necessary and in some historic districts there can be some very strict guidelines pertaining to what can and cannot be done to structures. There are several methods that homeowners can use to help older models become more energy efficient windows. A homeowner will most likely need to invest some money as well as some time in restoring the windows. Older windows can be repaired and updated whereas some of the newer window units are more difficult to repair or update. Here are a few things that homeowners can do to make their old windows more energy efficient. Read more »