Why You Should Consider Fiberglass Windows With Added Insulation

Installing new windows is a little overwhelming, if only because of all of the options. One the most important things to consider is what material is best for your sashes and frames. While there are many great window sash materials to choose from, you might want to consider fiberglass windows with added insulation. This article explains why insulated fiberglass sashes are highly functional and practical in nearly any region. Why Fiberglass is a Great Sash Material

How To Clear Broken Window Glass Without Cutting Yourself Horribly

The first step when it comes to replacing a window is going to be clearing out all of the broken glass. This stuff can be especially dangerous since the glass is going to be all over the ground. But, there’s also going to be some sticking out of the window as well. Here are some ways that you can make sure you don’t slice open your hand and bleed all over yourself while clearing it all away.

Three Ways You Can Engineer Your Landscaping To Protect Your Glass From Graffiti

If you’re tired of having to repair scratched glass and want to stop the vandalism, you’ll need to take some steps to discourage similar vandalism attempts in future. Because a large part of graffiti prevention is psychological, making your entire business look like an inconvenient place to graffiti is an effective step in graffiti prevention. Actually placing barriers to prevent access to glass and other surfaces that might be used for graffiti is another tactic.

Successfully Remove Dried Varnish From A Frosted Windowpane

If varnish accidentally spilled and dried on one of your home’s frosted windowpanes, trying to remove it with a plastic scraper or razor blade can cause permanent damage to the glass. Learn how to safely remove all traces of the varnish with the following materials and steps. Once finished, the frosted glass will be restored to its original condition and it will continue to enhance the beauty of your home. 

5 Fabulous Upgrades For Your Shower And Bath

If you’re considering a bathroom remodel or building one from scratch, you’re likely trying to address specific needs in your bathing routine. You also have the option to add upgrades that make your bathroom gorgeous. Combine aesthetic upgrades with practical ones for a bathroom unique to your taste and home. 1. Have a Soak Decades ago the new technology of showering overshadowed the need for bathing in a tub. However, homeowners are discovering that soaking in a deep bathtub carries appeal all on its own.

Noisy Neighbor Survival Guide

You may have found your neighborhood quite peaceful until the older single lady next door sold her home to a family with three kids, two dogs, and a drum set. Now the noise is driving you crazy, and you cannot afford to move. Besides starting a war with the people next door, what can you do? Realize that you may never experience the level of quiet you did before. but then try a few simple strategies to make the situation livable for you.

Polycarbonate's Not A Cracker: 3 Things You Should Know About Bulletproof Windshields

Whether you fear criminals, terrorists, or a zombie apocalypse, you may be considering installing a bulletproof windshield in your vehicle. You’re not alone. In fact, many windshield repair and replacement companies now offer bulletproof glass as an option. There are a few things to understand about bulletproof auto glass: 1) Today’s bulletproof vehicle glass is layered with polycarbonate. To make curved, bulletproof auto glass, layers of glass, adhesive and polycarbonate are sandwiched together to provide added strength to the windshield.

Is It Necessary To Replace A Cracked Windshield?

Cracks in your windshield can seem to appear from nowhere. Contrary to what some believe, it is not just an aesthetic problem. It can impact the safety of you and your passengers while in the car. Why Should You Have Your Windshield Repaired? A windshield repair is important for several reasons. As the crack starts to spread, it can affect how well you can see the road. An obstructed view will make it more difficult to navigate the road.

Five Major Benefits Of Residential Window Tinting

When you think of window tinting, you usually think about it for your car, not your home. What many homeowners don’t realize is that window tinting for their homes can be just as beneficial as tinting your car. Here are the five major benefits that come with residential window tinting: Enjoy the Sunlight: Windows are great to have in all rooms of the home since they open your home up to natural lighting and allow you to relax in the warmth of the sun without actually having to leave the comfort of your home.

Smashed And Shattered: How To Clean Broken Glass From Your Car Interior

If you’ve ever tried to clean sand from you car after a beach trip, you know it can be a tough battle. It can seem impossible to get up every little grain of sand. Think about how hard it is to remove that sand, and you’ve got a good idea of what it’s like trying to clean broken glass from you car. Whether it’s from an auto accident, vandalism, or a stray baseball from a neighborhood kid, here’s a look at how to best clean broken glass from your car interior.

Replacement Window Options: What You Might Be Offered When Your Budget Is Tight

When a window breaks in your home, it can be a very frustrating thing. You have to clean up all that shattered glass, break the rest of the pane shards out of the frame or cover it so people do not get hurt, and then figure out how you can afford a new window. What may surprise you is that you may not have to buy an entire replacement window. There are a few other options available to you, if you can find a window dealer who offers these budget-friendly options.

How To Turn Your Shower Into Your Personal Spa

If it is difficult for you to get to the spa, don’t worry! You can turn your shower into your own personal sauna. Here are three ways you can turn your shower time into “me time.” 1. Breathe in the steam. While your shower will not get as hot as a sauna, it does produce some great steam. Nice glass shower enclosures will hold the steam much better than a simple shower curtain.

How to Install New Window Weather Stripping

If you are looking for a ways to increase the energy efficiency of your home, replacing the windows can be a very effective way to do it. Unfortunately, it is a costly purchase that many homeowners may not be able to afford. In that situation, window repair is the best option available to you. One way that you can make your existing windows better is by installing new weather stripping. It is an easy repair that you can do all on your own.