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Wondering if you should board up your home or businesses windows in advance of a hurricane? The simple answer is yes, and as early as possible!

Unlike a tornado or an earthquake, weather forecasters can accurately predict the likely path and strength of a hurricane well in advance of the...Continue Reading

Have you ever wondered about hurricane windows – what they’re made of or what makes them so strong? Hurricane windows are a type of window engineered to be much stronger and more durable than standard glass windows. Recommended for homes in hurricane and storm-prone regions, hurricane windows...Continue Reading

Is your sliding glass door sticking? There’s nothing more frustrating than a door that doesn’t work properly. If you’ve already tried cleaning the track at the bottom of your sliding glass door and have used the adjustment screws to adjust the door on the track, and your door still isn’t sliding...Continue Reading

A sliding glass door track being vacuumed

Have you noticed that your sliding glass door is getting harder and harder to open or close? A stuck sliding glass door could be damaged and in need of repair, or you may just have a dirty sliding door track. Everyday use causes...Continue Reading

Sliding glass doors are an attractive and convenient part of your home. Part of owning a sliding glass door is keeping it maintained so it functions properly and safely. Fortunately, with a little knowledge, this is easy to do.

The most important part of maintaining your sliding glass...Continue Reading

Why Is it Important to Know How to Remove a Sliding Glass Door?

Removing a sliding glass door may seem like a daunting task, but once you’ve learned the basic process, it might be easier than you initially thought! There are many reasons you may need to remove a sliding glass door,...Continue Reading

gress window

An egress window is a window in a basement or on the first story of a tri-level (split-level) house. An egress window well is the protective lining installed around the egress window to prevent erosion. Egress windows and window wells are designed to allow light into a lower level space, but...Continue Reading

DIY window boxes are a quick and simple way to add curb appeal to any home or business. Plant sweet-smelling flowers to liven up your living space or add a touch of warmth to your business. And, best of all, you can do this gardening at eye level! No dirty, sore knees with this gardening project...Continue Reading

Have you ever wanted more privacy for your home or to create a personalized space in your home with beautiful frosted glass?

Outside of purchasing prefrosted glass panes, there are three ways you can achieve a DIY frosted appearance on your already installed panes:

1. Install...Continue Reading

Egress window wells enhance your home if you have spaces that are below the ground, such as basement bedrooms and other living areas. It’s also usually part of the emergency escape code for having such rooms.

While window wells are very valuable, they can also be problematic. If designed...Continue Reading