A list of Universal Design new home features you should consider BEFORE building or remodeling your house. Plus reasons to consider “aging in place” in the home of your dreams! I encourage you to give these Universal Design principles a lot of thought before building or remodeling your house!
Windows don't last forever. At some point, you're probably going to be replacing windows throughout your home. Here, homeowners are sharing their personal experiences and tips for buying windows, installing windows, cleaning windows, painting windows -- and even finding unique looking windows.
When it comes to choosing screened in porch windows for screen porch enclosures, there are many options. My parents proved that Eze Breeze windows are a smart alternative to plastic sheeting for screened porches — theirs even survived a tornado! Here are some reasons to choose vinyl glazing over glass windows — plus photos.
Impact resistant windows are a coastal homeowner’s best friend — especially during hurricane season! If you’re thinking of retrofitting your home with hurricane windows, here’s what you need to know before you begin the process of replacing your regular windows with impact resistant glass.
Wondering how to get your hands on cheap building materials for your home remodel or new home? Construction materials are expensive, but I’ve got a few ways for you to save big bucks when remodeling or building a house on a budget. Hint: You don’t have to be a contractor to get the contractor discount!
DIY paint project leave you wanting to know how to remove paint from glass windows? 3 easy-to-follow and fast ways for stripping paint from your windows. Quick and easy instructions to remove paint from windows yourself.
Are you living in a noisy environment – like me? I’ve learned a lot about soundproofing a room + Tips for soundproofing your home. Hope they help you as much as they’ve helped me.
I used to think sunrooms were for rich retired people living in Florida – but I was wrong! A sunroom addition may or may not be right for you. Here’s how to know for sure…
Here is a preventative maintenance checklist (for inside your home AND outside your home) for the Fall season. Tips for saving money on your home heating bills, too!
Want to know how to get the best results when washing windows? I’ve got a solution that will minimize the time you spend and give you the best results ever!
Window labels make it easier to comparison shop for new home windows. Before you go window shopping, here’s what you need to know about replacement windows.
If you’re house hunting and find a home that suits you, don’t bother falling in love with it until you check out the other homes in the neighborhood to see if your floor plan and exterior are
Eze-Breeze porch enclosures are a great way to turn your back porch into a true 3-season room. Eze-Breeze is a vinyl glazed window sheet that is custom made to fit the window openings on your porch. Save some cash by installing them yourself. A great DIY project.
Have you ever walked into someone’s home that opens to a two-story foyer and admire the height of the room and the amazing amount of light that the windows let in at the top of the foyer? Look closer next time and see if the windows are of the double hung variety. Why is that?
How many times have you seen a window seat with a soft cushion and some pillows and thought it would be cool to have one of those in your own house. Now imagine having custom storage and built-in bookshelves surrounding that very same window!
If you’ve got a little bit of exterior wood rot to repair and it makes economic sense to fill the hole rather than replace the whole piece, I know of a product that fits the bill. It’s a good value and nice to have on-hand when something comes up needing a little miracle, especially when you’re about to paint.
Damaged and junk windshields come to life once more through a unique process combining both art and science to create beautiful building products. Seeing is believing.
Photos and ideas for two-story ‘window walls’ as shown in family rooms and great rooms. Great stuff if you’re putting together a dream home idea book!
Pictures of a thoroughly detailed English cottage house made in the U.S.A. Most of these photos were taken of some of the window and door features of the home.
Valuable information regarding basement egress window wells. Check your local egress codes if you’re about to convert your basement into living space.
A more in-depth post regarding the rondel glass discs that were featured in some of the windows of the recently finished English cottage-style home that I’ve been featuring.
Rondel glass is another form of stained glass that is an attractive alternative to windows throughout the home that are visual focal points. If you’ve never considered rondell glass before, I urge you to consider this type of window for your new home. This English cottage-style home offers several examples of rondel glass windows that offer unusual views of the surrounding outdoors.