Category Archives: Window

5 ways to winterize windows and keep your home warm

We welcome the cooler weather after our summer temps, warm sweaters, and firepits with friends. Regardless of how you feel about the colder weather, you probably shiver when you receive your winter heating bills. Keeping the cold outdoors can be costly, especially if you have a lot of windows. The better the view, the more…
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How to Spot Seal Failure

Single pane windows were normal for hundreds of years.  Now, it is rare to find a window that is not sealed.  Double- and triple-pane windows are composed of two or three panes of glass within an air-tight frame; in other words, they are sealed.  When this seal fails, they are less effective as weather barriers. But how…
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The Advantages of Dual Pane over Single Pane Windows

No Extra Pane, No Gain! When you’re researching replacement windows for your home, there are many factors to consider and choices to make. Many manufacturers offer the choice of single pane or double pane windows. So how do single vs. double panes compare?  Older homes with original windows often only have a single pane of…
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How to Get a Crystal Clear View Out Your Windows!

My Grandma was an old school farm wife, and she swore by vinegar for washing her windows! Vinegar is a miracle from nature. Completely non-toxic and anti-bacterial, vinegar is beneficial to any surface it touches. It safely kills germs and is much more economical than chemical cleaning solutions. It’s not even harmful when accidentally inhaled…
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