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Kitchen Window Replacement Decisions

Kitchen Window Replacement Decisions

If you have begun thinking about a window replacement project for your home, you may have noticed that making decisions about window styles and placement for your kitchen is a particularly troublesome task. The need for ventilation coupled with unconventional room...

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Is the House Worth the Roof? A Home Buyer’s Guide.

Is the House Worth the Roof? A Home Buyer’s Guide.

There is no way around it: a new roof is a major expense. And if there is one thing that a home buyer does not need, it’s one more expense when making an offer on a prospective home. But there are steps you can take and factors you should consider when deciding...

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Trends in Entry Door Design

Trends in Entry Door Design

Many of our clients come to us excited about the prospect of a beautiful new entry door, but this remodel can be vexing in its own ways. Homeowners frequently have lived with their old entry door for so long that it’s difficult to envision what style will bring a...

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Advance Guide to Home Window Replacement: Part 2

Advance Guide to Home Window Replacement: Part 2

In our last post, we explored the first and most fundamental step in window replacement: deciding on whether you will select wood or vinyl window frames. This decision is an important one, but it isn’t the only factor you’ll need to consider before moving ahead with...

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Advance Guide to Home Window Replacement: Part 1

Advance Guide to Home Window Replacement: Part 1

In our last few posts, we focused on ways to give your windows a little TLC before the harsh winter weather is in full swing. But maybe your windows need a little more protection from the elements than weather stripping, insulation films, and silicone sealants can...

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Preparing Your Windows for Cooler Months Part 2

Preparing Your Windows for Cooler Months Part 2

In our last post, we lamented how quickly warm autumn days have passed us by here in the Eastern Seaboard states and got down to plotting ways to keep windows insulated and indoor temperatures comfortable for folks who own their homes. This week, we’d like to tackle...

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Preparing Your Windows for Cooler Months Part 1

Preparing Your Windows for Cooler Months Part 1

Over the last few weeks, residents of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania have been confronted with the reality that not only has summer come to an end; all along the Eastern Seaboard, it’s clear that our autumn will be cooler than usual, as winter...

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Should I Replace My Home’s Windows Before Selling My Home?

Should I Replace My Home’s Windows Before Selling My Home?

Many of our clients, from Newcastle to Middletown, contact us to discuss the issue of replacing windows before putting their home on the real estate market. It’s common knowledge that house hunters care about windows. Windows play a major role in the energy efficiency...

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How Much and How Long Will It Take to Replace My Entry Door?

How Much and How Long Will It Take to Replace My Entry Door?

As the cooler weather makes its way to the East Coast, you may be reminded of the fact that your old front door is draftier than ever. If it’s feeling like the right time for an upgrade but you’re unsure of what to expect from the process, we hope this overview will...

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The Best Roofing Material for Your Home

The Best Roofing Material for Your Home

One of the most popular questions we receive from clients up and down the coast of Delaware goes something like, “What kind of roofing material is the best option for my home?” The answer to this question is not as simple as it seems, and is based on more than just...

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Fall Window Trends

Fall Window Trends

Our clients are often looking for new and exciting ways to introduce natural light into their homes and breathe new life into their home’s design and architecture. If you’re hoping to freshen things up with the addition of new windows, read on for some 2018 trends...

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What Can I Do to Maintain My Roof?

What Can I Do to Maintain My Roof?

As fall approaches, many of our clients in Delaware and along the Eastern Seaboard are beginning to think about preparing their homes for the cooler weather. One important task homeowners should complete at least once, but ideally twice, a year is roof inspection and...

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Adding a Bay Window: Part 2

Adding a Bay Window: Part 2

Last week, we reviewed the many benefits of adding a bay window to your living space. If this home improvement investment appeals to you, read on for some advice on planning the perfect bay window for your space. Adding a Bay Window: Energy Basics Energy efficiency is...

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Why Add a Bay Window? Part 1

Why Add a Bay Window? Part 1

Today, we’d like to talk about one of the most-loved, most common window upgrades that our customers in the New Castle area request: a new bay window. Adding a bay window to your home is a wonderful way to freshen the look of your indoor living space and boost curb...

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Choosing the Right Window Manufacturer for Your Space

Choosing the Right Window Manufacturer for Your Space

Choosing the right window manufacturer isn’t the easiest decision to make when you’re preparing to embark on the exciting journey of remodeling your home. All of the major companies we work with have their own strengths and specializations, but what’s truly important...

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Redo Your Roof: Traditional Asphalt Vs. Architectural Shingles

Redo Your Roof: Traditional Asphalt Vs. Architectural Shingles

If you’ve begun thinking about replacing your roof, chances are you’ve encountered quite a few options. From asphalt to metal, from designer shingles to flat roofing, there is a whole gamut of roofing materials and types to choose from. But when it comes down to it,...

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