Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Using Shade to Reduce Energy Bills

If your home heats up in the summertime the solution may be as simple as a little shade. Rooms with windows that get direct sunlight will heat up quickly in warm weather putting a strain on your cooling system but there are some things you can do to help ease that load.

How to Repair a Roller Shade

Window shades can be great for providing privacy and blocking out sunlight, but one of the biggest problems with a roller shade is that they have a tendency to pop out of their brackets. Over time, the pin at the end of supporting rod becomes sheared down from spinning in the bracket.

Repairing Window Screens

Torn or punctured window screens are not only unattractive, they defeat their intended purpose by allowing insects into your home. For larger tears you'll most likely have to replace the whole screen but for smaller holes there are other options.

Second Story Squeegee

If you have ever cleaned lots of windows, you probably have discovered how well a squeegee works. Now, with this simple solution, you can handle 2nd story windows, without a ladder. Watch this video to find out how.
New corner windows on home.

Choosing the Right Windows for Your Home

Selecting new or replacement windows can be overwhelming with all the styles, materials, and features to choose from. Read on for tips on how to choose windows for your home.
skylight installed on roof.

Brighten Up Dark Rooms With Skylights

Adding skylights can really help brighten up a dark room. Even small units make a big difference in the way rooms look and feel. Read on to find out more.

Choosing House Shutters, Both Inside and Out

House shutters can offer a new decorative touch or some protection for your home. Read to learn more about all the options and styles.
Cleaning small window panes with a custom modified squeegee.

How to Make a Custom Squeegee for Cleaning Small Window Panes

Watch this video to find out how to modify a standard rubber squeegees for use cleaning smaller sized window panes.