February 28, 2018
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Why Wood Doors Are Out & Fiberglass Doors Are In

“We did the best with what we knew then, and when we knew better, we did better.” When wood doors were the only option for entry doors, they seemed pretty appealing. Even as other options started to present themselves — like aluminum, steel or vinyl — there was still a classic elegance to wood doors that seemed unbeatable. It was because of that elegance that homeowners were often able to overlook issues like the high maintenance that comes with wood doors. Then fiberglass entry doors appeared on the market. Stylish and stately, but much tougher than wood, they began to […]
February 22, 2018
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What’s the Most Energy Efficient Siding?

When you need replacement siding, one of the most important factors to consider is energy efficiency. Your siding protects your home from the elements, and it should be able to do so without you having to crank up the heating or air conditioning in your home. And with the world increasingly becoming more environmentally conscious, the more energy efficient, the siding the better. The question is, what’s best? There are several different types of home siding that claim to be energy efficient, and they’re not all equal. You have to take into account things like maintenance, durability, and insulation to […]
February 15, 2018
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Boost Your Curb Appeal With Fiberglass Entry Doors

There are many benefits to be enjoyed with fiberglass entry doors. They’re one of the most energy-efficient door materials and one of the longest lasting. Their durable, sealed structure is perfect for the Milwaukee climate. They’re also not too bad to look at, and that’s important for your home as well. Curb appeal is more than just trying to keep the neighbors from talking about you behind your back. A better curb appeal can make you more eager to come home every day. It adds resale value to your home when you choose to move. It improves the chances of […]
February 8, 2018

4 Reasons to Have a Home Energy Audit

A home energy audit involves an auditor from the department of energy who comes to your home, assesses all of your utilities and amenities to determine how much energy your home uses. If your energy bills are higher than you’d like or you want a more environmentally friendly home, a home energy audit can help you figure out where to start. They can tell you how much energy your home uses, how that stands up to the average home, and offer tips to help you lower you conserve energy in a livable way. Here are a few reasons your home […]
January 31, 2018
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Top 3 Reasons to Choose Fiberglass Entry Windows

Fiberglass is one of the more recent materials for entry windows, but their incredible quality makes them a popular, even coveted choice for entry windows. Fiberglass entry windows can raise the value of your home, boost your curb appeal, and last for decades. They’re a stylish choice that can give your home a facelift, certainly, but this is more than just a pretty face to your home. Here are 3 reasons to have install fiberglass windows in your entry today. Durability                     Fiberglass is the same material that’s used to make bathtubs and even small boats. It’s known for its water […]
January 20, 2018
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Finding the Right Siding Contractor for Your Home

One of the biggest decisions when it comes to having work done on your home, especially something like siding installation, is not what color or materials to choose but what contractor to choose. Many homeowners think that the solution is whichever contractor is cheapest, but that’s not always the best thing for your home. The siding contractor you choose will determine the quality of the installation, the durability of the products, and how long you’ll be able to go without having work done on your home again. A cheap contractor might actually cost you more in the end through cheap […]
January 12, 2018

How Energy Efficient Windows Can Keep Your Energy Bills Low This Winter

What’s the best way to keep your Milwaukee home warm this winter–without too-high Energy bills? No one likes to raise the cost of their HVAC bills, but as the weather gets colder in Milwaukee, sometimes it seems to be the only way to keep your home warm. However, even if you have to turn on the heating unit, you may be able to avoid cranking the temperature–with the help of your windows. Some windows can be the problem when winter comes along. If they let too much air leak through, they can cause the home to be drafty and uncomfortable […]
January 4, 2018

Upgrade to an Energy Efficient Window Replacement

When it’s time for a window replacement in Milwaukee, go energy efficient. Even the latest windows won’t last forever, but window replacement doesn’t have to be a hassle. Instead, think of it as an opportunity. When the time comes to replace your old windows, you can enjoy all the conveniences of the latest window technology. This is especially true when it comes to energy efficiency. There are many energy efficient options on the market today that weren’t in years past. Energy efficient windows are a great way to keep your home comfortable both in summer and winter and to save […]
December 27, 2017
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Can You Add Value to Your Milwaukee Home With Replacement Windows?

Even if you just moved into your home last year, you may already be thinking about ways to increase home value. Most homeowners don’t move into a new house for life. If you plan to sell one day, even several years from now, whether or not you make a return on investment (ROI) depends largely on changes you made to the house. If at the end of your stay, all the appliances and features are exactly what they were when you moved in, chances are you’ll probably lose some money. On the other hand, every update you make to your […]
December 19, 2017
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3 House Window Styles that Stood Out in 2017

Energy efficient windows never go out of style, but one thing that tends to change with the times is, well…style. Aesthetics, that is. From year to year, consumers change their preferences and styles and homes are remodeled to reflect that change. Of course, style largely varies from homeowner to homeowner, but there are always certain trends that become popular or less popular over the course of the year–often for good reason. Here are 3 of the top window styles that really thrived in 2017. Bay or Bow Windows These concave windows never seem to truly go out of style. They […]