Have you recently purchased a home in a location where hurricanes or other types of storms with strong winds are commonplace? Are you hoping to update the house so that it lasts through any future hurricanes or storms that might come through? Although there is no guarantee that any single update or renovation will prevent any and all damage, there are definitely things you can do that can at least help you to avoid at least some of the damage and destruction that might cause issues for your neighbors. [Read More]
Signs Of A Drafty Window
Air leaks and drafts around windows are a common cause of high winter heating bills and perennially cold rooms. Knowing the signs of a draft is key to deciding whether it is time for window glass replacement in your home. Sign #1: You can feel, "see," or "hear" the air One of the most obvious signs of a draft is when you pick up on air movement with your senses. This may be as simple as feeling the wind come in around the window. [Read More]
Are Impact Windows Or Hurricane Shutters Right For Your Home?
Every year, homeowners who live in areas that are in the usual pathways for hurricanes are faced with finding ways to protect their homes. For many people, the chose comes down to installing impact windows or hurricane shutters. If you are unsure which is right for your home, here is what you need to know. Why Use Impact Windows? Impact windows, or hurricane windows, have several advantages, including being able to withstand high winds. [Read More]
Why You Should Have The Chip In Your Windshield Repaired
If you've noticed a tiny chip in your windshield, you may be wondering if you need to get it fixed. If it isn't in your line of view, it may not seem more than an annoying cosmetic issue. However, even if the chip is a small one, you should have it repaired because the stability of the glass might be affected. Here's why you should have the chip repaired and how you can do it. [Read More]