What Are My Replacement Window Options?

Replacement Windows Most of us don’t look at windows as a top priority when we think of home improvement projects in our homes.  Unless of course, you’ve been dealing with the dreaded upkeep of caulking, sanding, painting, mold, installing storm windows or even putting up plastic year after year. Then you’ve finally concluded that it’s […]

Replace Windows When Ice is Inside

I love Wisconsin weather! There is something special about waking up to a fresh blanket of snow and seeing ice covering the tree branches. The kids have told me it looks like the trees are covered in glitter, especially when they are reflecting the twinkling of Christmas lights. If you’re anything like me, you like […]

4 Advantages of Casement Replacement Windows

Casement Windows A casement replacement window is hinged at the side and opens using a crank or lever typically located at the bottom of the window frame. Most casement windows open a full 90 degrees. Their classic style works well with any architectural design. If you are considering a casement window for your replacement window project, […]

Window Energy Labels Simplified

Your home is an investment! It’s usually the biggest investment you’ll make. If you are anything like me before you make a purchase, you want to make sure the product is going to last a long time, and you’re getting value for the money you spend. When it comes to window replacement that means you […]

Can I Really Afford New Windows?

A friend of mine tells me about the joys of working from home. She goes on and on about the flexibility of setting her own hours and the ability to put her desk wherever she wants. In her case, she has her desk next to patio door giving her a great view of nature and […]

9 Benefits of Replacement Windows

Winter is officially here and now is the perfect time to think about upgrading your windows. Replacing your windows is an investment that will provide benefits beyond extra warmth and saving you on your heating bills. Let’s go through the 9 benefits of replacing your windows.  1. Reduced Energy Costs If you are like most […]

How Long Do Windows Last? Your Window Replacement Guide

Sometimes it’s easy to know when you should replace a feature in your home and when you need to consider a project like a window replacement. Drafty winds that sneak past a dilapidated door or a water heater that can’t keep up with the demands of your family may indicate replacement is necessary. Failures in […]

Choosing Between a Home Facelift or Home Remodel

Part of the responsibility of homeownership includes regular maintenance and these projects may involve a weekend of your own time, or they might require the assistance of a contractor. Giving your home a modest facelift can reduce the need for a remodel and save some money for a few years, but choosing whether to plan […]

Wood Front Doors Versus Fiberglass Front Doors

The entry door on your house serves many purposes, from providing security to your residence and family to improving the appearance of your home and its curb appeal. You may decide to upgrade your front door as part of an exterior renovation plan, or you might realize your home’s front door has reached the end […]

Insulating Your Home for Year-Round Comfort

When you think about your home’s insulation, you probably imagine snow drifts, the wind, and winter weather, but insulation is an essential tool for regulating the temperature of your home in every season. In fact, poor insulation can not only cause problems in the winter when the heat inside your home escapes to the outside, […]