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Window and Door Trends With an Eye on the Future

Update your windows and doors for greater energy efficiency.

Triple Pane Window Pros and Cons

Are triple-pane windows cost-effective?

Choosing Energy Efficient Replacement Windows

Know what U-factor and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient are? If you're replacing windows in your home, you should!

How Loud Is Too Loud?

Loud enough to wake you could be loud enough to matter.

How to Add Privacy to Glass

A professionally sandblasted transparent surface can be expensive, but you can do the work yourself at a fraction of the cost.

Standard Window Sizes Are a Myth

Although there are commonly used dimensions for windows, there are no standard sizes across the industry.

How to Paint Your Roller Window Shades

Roller window shades are very useful.

Laminated Glass Windows: Pros And Cons

Laminated windows offer superior break-protection along with sound-proofing qualities.

What Is Low-E Window Film?

UV light can damage your furnishings.

4 Best Uses for Plexiglass Sheets

Plexiglass sheets are better known as acrylic sheets. It is a very useful material to have around the house.

How to Restore Plexiglass Sheets

Plexiglass sheet is an acrylic sheet which is used instead of glass due to its transparent nature. Plexiglass

5 Tips for Cleaning Plexiglass Windows

The problem with plexiglass windows is that they’re very prone to scratching. That means you need to keep up with cleaning regularly. Not sure how? Read on.

5 Advantages of Using Plexiglass Windows

When working on a project, it is important to know which material will best help you get the job done. While glass is beautiful, plexiglass has properties that can't be beat. Take a look at the many uses of plexiglass in order to determine whether it is right for your upcoming project.

Today's Window Options

Read this before you replace your windows.

How to Install a Glass Block Window

Glass block windows are the perfect way to add elegance and natural light to your home while maintaining privacy.

Choosing a Decorative Window for Your Home

No other feature defines the personality of a home quite like windows, which, luckily, come in many shapes

Window Framing Materials and Options

Window framing is an important part of a window's overall energy efficiency. The core of determining

How to Balance Asymmetric Windows in a Room

An unbalanced room is typically difficult to spend time in. It creates an awkward feel and it is challenging

How to Paint Plexiglas Sheets

Painting Plexiglas, or plastic glass, is easy if you prepare the surface correctly before applying paint.

A Guide to Choosing Replacement Windows

Before replacing your windows, check out this guide for the 6 most popular types, including their benefits and downfalls.

How to Clean Your Cellular Shades

While cellular shades add decor, insulation, and privacy to any room, they are more difficult to clean than regular shades.

How to Add a Window Grid by Using a Kit

To get the look of a window with a grid without having to install new windows, check out this guide.

Laminated vs Tempered Glass Windows

If you're thinking of replacing your old windows with something strong, both laminated and tempered glass windows are options to think about.

Make Useful Outdoor Shutters

Most contemporary outdoor shutters are designed for decorative purposes only. However, if you live in

Building Glass Block Windows Without Breaking The Bank

Glass block windows can be perfect for a number of installations. They let a lot of light into a space

How to Adjust Your Roller Window Shades

Roller window shades can be adjusted by pulling on the bottom of the shade in order to run the shade

How to Build Cornice Boards

Cornice boards can change the overall look of the room, but are simple to make in your home with basic

How to Cut Cornice Molding

Cornice molding creates an interesting design around your windows. While you can purchase some molding

Remove the Frost from Frosted Glass Window

You might have applied a coat of frosting to your window to create a frosted glass window. It might be

How to Frame a Plate Glass Window

Plate glass windows are made of thin sheets of glass and are often referred to as the window that is

How to Remove Broken Plate Glass

When plate glass breaks, cleaning up and removing the pieces can be dangerous. You can prevent injuries

How to Clean Acid Etched Glass

While it makes a great decoration, etched glass is notoriously difficult to clean. It is particularly

Remove Moisture Between Double Pains of Plate Glass

You may believe that once moisture starts to seep between pains of plate glass, you will have to get

How to Paint Etched Glass

Now that you have created a etched glass design on your glassware, it's time to add some color to your

How to Create a Frosted Glass Window

Frosted glass windows are a great way to bring both decoration and privacy to a window. They are great

The Qualities of uPVC Windows

uPVC windows, or unplasticized PolyVinyl Chloride, to give the full name, have become very popular in

Aluminum Windows Pros and Cons

When you’re ready to replace your old windows, you may choose from several options, including aluminum

Fiberglass Windows

Fiberglass windows have a number of benefits and advantages which make them suitable for use in all sorts

The Benefits of Double Hung Windows

Double hung windows are becoming more and more popular. You can get them in vinyl, wood or metal frames

What Are Smart Windows?

Smart windows are a type of window that helps to regulate light that enters a room. These windows are

Triple Pane Windows

Windows are essential for allowing light into your home, however they also allow lots of heat to escape,

Advantages of Solar Shades

Solar shades are made of special materials that block sunlight and ultraviolet rays. Solar shades have

How to Clean Honeycomb Shades

While honeycomb shades usually manage to stay clear of stains, every once in a while a set of them can

Why You Might want to Tint Windows in Your Home

There are several very good reasons why you might want to tint windows in your home. The most important

Window Treatments for a Trapezoid Window

The trapezoid window is a beauty in any home. Modern homes are built with sloping roofs. The windows