Heating and cooling your home shouldn't cost more than the mortgage payment every month. Doors and windows that do not seal tightly can allow air to get in or out of the house around them. The efficiency of the heating and cooling system will be reduced as a result, and the cost of operating it will be higher. Checking For Air Leaks Checking the doors and windows in your home for air leaks is relatively simple. [Read More]
There's A Storm Brewing: What You Need To Know About Your Storm Shutters
If you live along the eastern seaboard, you've got to be concerned about hurricanes. One good storm can wipe out your home. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to protect your home from storm damage. One of those ways is by installing storm shutters on your home. If you haven't installed storm shutters on your home, now's the time to take care of that. If you're thinking that plywood will provide you with the protection you need, you're not entirely correct. [Read More]
Why Would You Have To Have Your Shutters Custom Made?
Much like any other home fixture or feature, you can either go out and buy already made shutters for your windows or go directly to a company and have the shutters custom made. A lot of homeowners wrongly assume that having the shutters custom made is unnecessary because you can get the same thing already built at just about any retailer. However, there are specific situations when buying custom shutters is the more logical thing to do. [Read More]
Squaring Up a Door Job: What it Is & Why it's Done
So, it is finally time to replace that beaten-up front door you have. Will you spend $250, or $5,000? Yes, that is the price range to replace a front door these days. Of course, it will not mean a thing if the door frame is not squared up. Here is more information on what squaring up a door frame is and why it is necessary prior to installing a new door follows. [Read More]