Tips on Choosing Door Handles and Locks

Finding the Right Door Handles

door handlesHaving the perfect door is great, but what about the door knob and the security behind the type of lock you use? Door hardware actually adds more personality to your home than you think and there’s more than one type of lock. So, if you’re looking to give your home a new look that will increase value and security than this post will help you decide which door handles and locks are right for your home.

As with any home improvement project, having a well thought out and researched plan of attack will always help to reduce the risk of mistakes. Upgrading your door handles properly and knowing what type of lock goes where will only help to minimize your costs and labor in the long run. To help, here are some things to consider when searching for new door hardware.Read more

The Benefits of Energy Efficient Windows

Choosing Energy Efficient Windows for your Home

energy efficient windowsAs the heat continues to rise, have you noticed your electric bill doing the same? Your windows could be the reason for this. Energy efficient windows can be one of the best things to happen to your home. Containing numerous benefits, it’s no wonder most homeowners in the United States are converting to these types of windows. If you’re considering making the switch, here are some of the ways that energy efficient windows can benefit you and your home.

 

 

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Protecting Exterior Doors from Sun Damage

The Effects of Sun Damage

sun damageWhether across the U.S. is heating up and homeowners everywhere are preparing for the eminent heat that summer brings. Is your home ready to face the heat? Truth is, no matter where you live, your home’s exterior is in danger of sun damage. That’s because the harsh impact of UV rays and direct heat on any area for an extended period of time causes adverse effects on a variety of materials. Especially wood. These effects include fading, cracking, warping and peeling of exterior surfaces and damage the longevity of the material.Read more