5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Patio Door

Want convenient access to the outdoors? Need extra natural light in your home? Summer is here and one of the best upgrades you can make for your home is a new patio door. Here are 5 things to consider before making your patio door purchase: 1. Know your budget. Before you start picking out your favorite doors, determine your budget. The cost of patio doors can vary depending on details such as size, quality and features. 2. Choose a style and design that fits your home and personality. Choosing the right patio door has an equally big impact on both the interior and exterior appearance of your home. 3. Know the functionality and restrictions. Sliding patio doors are great for condos and/or homes where there isn’t much space around the patio door. If you’re looking for a traditional look, keep in mind that hinged patio doors swing in or out, … Read More

5 Benefits of Energy Efficient Windows During the Summer

Not only are energy-efficient windows great for keeping the drafts out during the winter, but they’re also great for the warmer months. We all want to keep our homes cool in the summer and having energy efficient windows installed will help you do that. Not only will your home be comfortable, but you’ll also save on energy and other costs. Here are the 5 benefits of having energy efficient windows installed in your home: Energy efficient windows are manufactured with a thin coating of invisible metal. This invisible metal reflects harmful UV Rays, allowing only the sunlight to come in. This in turn will protect everything in your home. Long term exposure of sunlight will fade and/or deteriorate fabrics and other materials. Energy efficient windows are manufactured with thick glass that has gasses inserted between the window panes. This helps reduce outside noise from traffic, neighbors and even nature. If … Read More

Enhancing Your Curb Appeal

They say first impressions last forever – so how’s that curb appeal working for you?!? If it’s drawing (good) attention, great, if it’s only mediocre and you’re looking for some tips, we’ve got you covered. If you’re thinking of selling your home, and aren’t sure where to start, we can help you out too. One thing to always remember is potential buyers see your home’s exterior when driving by. Your home’s exterior includes the front entryway, yard, driveway, and even sidewalk. Boost your curb appeal with these cost-effective makeover tips! Even on a fixed budget, there are a multitude of ways to draw attention to your front door. Your front door is your exterior’s focal point, so why not create a new look? One of the easiest things to do is paint the door a rich hue. Like bold colors? Just keep in mind that you run the risk of … Read More