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How to Combine Traditional and Contemporary Window Styles

In the corners of the internet where home design enthusiasts and professionals gather, excitement about a style that combines traditional and modern design can be observed. So many homeowners are now looking to integrate modern elements into their otherwise traditional preferences, yielding trends that are quite fascinating indeed. Are you looking to bring some traditional and contemporary styles together in your windows? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to find out more!

Sliding Sash Windows: The Difference Between Softwoods and Hardwoods

If you just bought a new house and are planning to install windows, or if you need to change the ones you already have, one thing you should keep in mind is the type of wood you’ll be using. Chances are you’re open to the idea of installing sliding sash windows. If that’s the case, you’ll have to choose between softwoods and hardwoods. The question is, which is better for your sliding sash windows? We’ll answer this question in the following section.

Our Top Architectural Styles For Your Windows – What to Know

Are you looking to revamp the overall look and appearance of your home? If yes, start by beautifying your windows and patio doors.

Let’s put it this way. If your house were a face, the windows and doors would be the facial features (such as your eyes, ears, nose, and mouth). Those facial features make up the overall appeal of your face. The same goes with the windows and doors as they augment and embellish your home’s overall appeal.

What to Know About Modern Double Hung Window Sash’s – Our Guide

Double-hung windows are used in areas with warmer climates to increase airflow and ventilation in one’s home. With windows like these, the interior of your house can remain cool during the day, even if the air conditioning system has been turned off. These windows make a home more energy efficient. Nevertheless, rain, mud, and dust can cause them to look dull over time. This is why double-hung window sashes need to be removed and cleaned at least twice a year. Fortunately, modern double-hung windows are easier to remove than the rope-and-pulley type. When removing a double-hung window sash for cleaning, here’s what you need to do:

3 Tips on How to Spot a Faulty Window

Your windows do many more things for your home than you may realize. They help to prevent the draft from coming into your home by adding airtight seals while allowing the beautiful natural light in. For this reason, you need to be proactive about taking care of any window-related issues when they arise. With that said, here are three ways to spot a faulty window:

The Upsides of Having Custom Windows and Doors Made

Whether you’re building your home or just updating your existing windows and doors, you should definitely consider getting some custom made. Getting custom windows or doors will give you tons of benefits, like increased energy efficiency, cost control, and practicality. Once you have some custom made, you will never want to go back to stock windows and doors. Here’s why:

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