Posted on April 19, 2019
People buy replacement windows for all sorts of reasons—to increase efficiency, improve looks, boost value, upgrade poorly performing windows, and so on. But there's another reason we get replacement windows in the Twin Cities, a reason no one really talks about… Read more.
Posted on April 12, 2019
Here's the deal. You want the best price on replacement windows in the Twin Cities. That's a given. The problem? Having to sit through multiple sales meetings if you want quotes from multiple companies. That's a pain, considering nearly all window companies in the Twin Cities require an in-home appointment before they'll give you a price. Sure, the quotes don't cost any MONEY. But they will cost you plenty of your time and patience. Here's why… Read more.
Posted on March 22, 2019
Twin Cities homeowners often find it tough to decide whether they truly need new windows and doors. After all, new windows and doors are a big investment. And no one wants to spend a good chunk of their hard-earned dollars unless they really need to. So to help you decide, we've compiled a quick list of three signs it may be time to invest in new windows and doors. Read more.
Posted on March 8, 2019
You have a lot of options when it comes to replacement windows in St. Paul. The type of windows that will serve you best will depend on your needs, tastes, and what you want to accomplish. Since you have quite a few choices, let's do a quick overview of some of the most popular styles of replacement windows in St. Paul. Read more.
Posted on February 15, 2019
Since you're on this website, you're probably considering replacement windows in the Twin Cities area. And if you're considering replacement windows, one thing's for sure: you want the best quality for the best value. There's a problem, though. Homeowners don't replace their windows all that often—if ever. Consequently, most homeowners don't know much about window prices, quality, and so on. Read more.
Posted on February 1, 2019
It's no secret: Home improvement is one of the most complained-about industries in the country. With just a quick internet search, you can find all sorts of horror stories from homeowners who have had bad experiences with contractors. So, how do you know if a window and door company is trustworthy? Here's more info… Read more.
Posted on January 18, 2019
Let's be honest—finding the best Minneapolis replacement window company for your project can be like trying to find a needle in a haystack. If the window company you're considering ticks all the boxes on the following list, you're all but guaranteed a superb window project. Let's get started… Read more.
Posted on January 11, 2019
To get the finest, longest lasting, and most energy efficient window replacement in St. Paul, you need two things: 1) a quality window company 2) and a quality window. You're probably thinking, "Well, duh!" But homeowners often discover getting both isn't as easy as it seems. So let's talk about what to look for in both the best vinyl replacement windows and the best replacement window companies in St. Paul. Read more.
Posted on December 21, 2018
Uh-oh… we may need to put some Twin Cities replacement window companies on the Naughty List this Christmas. We've already debunked popular window sales like Buy 1, Get 1 and sub-$400 windows. But with the holidays here, it's worth taking another look at the most common replacement window sales to see if you're truly saving money. Let's get started… Read more.
Posted on October 26, 2018
If you're considering picture windows in the Twin Cities, you've picked what's probably the best time to get them. While picture windows are a fantastic addition to any home during ANY season, installing them in the fall will provide you with benefits specific to the season. Let's take a look at 3 reasons fall is the optimal time to get picture windows in the Twin Cities… Read more.
Posted on October 19, 2018
Looking for awesome replacement windows in Minneapolis for a great price? If so, here's the most important piece of advice you'll receive while window shopping: Don't always believe what you see, read, and hear. Read more.
Posted on October 12, 2018
If you've been researching vinyl replacement windows for your St. Paul home, you may have noticed something a little strange: It's hard as heck to find prices on window companies' websites. Wondering why? Let's find out… Read more.
Posted on September 28, 2018
Picture windows offer unique advantages to Twin Cities homeowners. From beautiful outdoor views to lots of natural light to excellent energy efficiency, picture windows pack a lot of benefits into an exceptional value. Let's explore picture windows in a little more detail to see if they are a good choice for your home… Read more.
Posted on September 21, 2018
When it comes time for new windows, many Minneapolis homeowners struggle to decide between single hung and double hung. Both are very popular, and both operate with the same vertical-moving sashes. But there are distinct differences between the two Read more.
Posted on September 14, 2018
When it comes to window replacement in the Twin Cities, no one really thinks about basement windows. It's understandable. Basement windows are small and easy to overlook. But even though basement windows aren't all that big, they do play a large role in energy efficiency, security, aesthetics, and other surprising ways. With that in mind, let's look at 5 benefits of basement window replacement in the Twin Cities... Read more.
Posted on August 31, 2018
Sliding patio doors are an excellent choice for many Twin Cities homes. New sliding patio doors add tremendous curb appeal, increase the value of your home, operate easily, and provide excellent value for the investment. But are sliding patio doors right for YOUR specific home and situation? Let's dive into some different aspects of sliding glass patio doors to find out… Read more.
Posted on August 24, 2018
Are you a Minneapolis homeowner with a front door that is at least 10 years old? If so, it's likely time to consider a replacement door. The truth is that older front doors no longer fit as snugly as they used to. They are also likely to have lost some of their insulation properties. What does this mean for you? Bigger utility bills and an uncomfortably drafty home. Read more.
Posted on August 9, 2018
When it comes to window and doors in the Twin Cities, one of the oldest sales tricks in the book is Price Conditioning. Price Conditioning is when a company gives you an outrageously high initial quote, only to then lower it to make you THINK you're getting a good deal. Read more.
Posted on July 26, 2018
Having a hard time choosing whether to go with wood, fiberglass, or vinyl replacement windows in St. Paul? That's okay. Deciding on the right window material is a challenge. It's not like you buy—or even think about—windows all that often. So when the time comes for new windows, you're probably at a loss as to which material will be best for your home. Read more.
Posted on July 19, 2018
Considering replacement doors in the Minneapolis area? If so, you're making an excellent decision. Replacement doors provide numerous benefits to homeowners. From enhanced energy efficiency to better curb appeal to increased home value, replacement doors are a great investment. Read more.
Posted on July 13, 2018
Are you a Twin Cities homeowner experiencing mold on your double hung windows? If so, this article will show you how to clean the mold from your windows and take proper steps to prevent it from returning. Why Does Mold Form On Double Hung Windows? Mold typically forms on windowsills when condensation and moisture collect around the window. The moisture that produces mold can come from a variety of sources... Read more.
Posted on June 29, 2018
You can't think of the Twin Cities without thinking of the diversity of the attractions and the surrounding landscape. When you think about the many museums and sports complexes, there's an ultra-modern feel, but the Mill City Museum will take you back in history to a time when things were much simpler. When the fire destroyed the original mill, they built the new mill next to the old mill. That mixture of modern and simple is such a delight. If you love the vintage feel of the past, but you also like the feel of modern, with its sleek, shiny clean lines, you will want to give your home that same unique mix of modern and simple. Read more.
Posted on June 22, 2018
The exterior of your home is the part of your house exposed to the outside world: the part that people see and use to gauge what's on the inside, and what type of person might live there. What does your house say about you, and what kind of curb appeal does it have? If your home needs an update, replacing the doors and windows is a great way to give your Twin Cities house a facelift and create the curb appeal it deserves. Read more.
Posted on June 15, 2018
So much can be done concerning design, with the addition of sliding glass doors for your Twin Cities home. Sliding glass doors are no longer the basic, sliding patio doors that we think of from the fifties and sixties, leading out to cheap, pink lawn furniture on the back patio. With their ability to add natural lighting, open up a space, and create the best views, sliding glass doors are now a major design element when houses are being built or remodeled. Read more.
Posted on May 24, 2018
Nowadays, most warranties on replacement windows in the St. Paul area last a minimum of 25 years. A few rare warranties even cover installation AND materials for life. But there is one thing that window contractors NEVER, EVER warranty: glass breakage. Why? For one, "above and beyond service"went extinct a long time ago. Read more.
Posted on May 16, 2018
Of all the home improvement projects, few are as beneficial as installing energy efficient windows. In Minneapolis—with our brutally cold winters—this is doubly true. I'm not saying this just because I sell windows, either. Trust me—regardless of what company you choose to install energy efficient windows (assuming said company is high quality), you'll experience numerous benefits both financially and regarding the quality of your home life. Read more.
Posted on May 9, 2018
It sounds strange, but many homeowners don't spend ENOUGH on replacement windows in St. Paul. I'll explain. "Great value" and "cheapest price" are almost never the same thing in the replacement window industry. Replacement windows are, in the purest sense, a get-what-you-pay-for purchase. And if you spend too little, expect that to reflect in the quality of the windows. Read more.
Posted on April 27, 2018
It sounds strange, but many homeowners don't spend ENOUGH on replacement windows in St. Paul. I'll explain. "Great value" and "cheapest price" are almost never the same thing in the replacement window industry. Replacement windows are, in the purest sense, a get-what-you-pay-for purchase. And if you spend too little, expect that to reflect in the quality of the windows. Read more.
Posted on April 20, 2018
Welcome to the The 2018 Twin Cities Homeowners Guide To Casement Windows. This guide, which you can read below, dives into the world of casement windows. With the information presented, you'll have a better understanding of casements and if they are right for your replacement window project. Read more.
Posted on April 5, 2018
Here Is Why It's Important To Speak To Customer References BEFORE You Hire A Window And Door Company In The Twin Cities. When it comes to references, Twin Cities' window and door companies tend to fall into one of three categories Read more.
Posted on March 29, 2018
If you're a Minneapolis homeowner looking for new double hung windows, it's important to know about air infiltration before you make a buying decision. Poorly-made double hung windows can leak air from several areas, causing uncomfortable drafts and higher energy bills. Read more.
Posted on March 21, 2018
Let's face it: replacement window salesmen in St. Paul are never going to tell you the negatives about their company. That's why it is important to educate yourself before going into any sales appointment. As the old saying goes, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." By asking a window salesman the questions below, you'll save time and money, and ensure that you are making the right hiring decision. Read more.
Posted on March 14, 2018
Need new windows and doors in the Twin Cities? If so, one of the biggest concerns you probably have is cost. Even if you have the money in your bank account to pay for your project, spending thousands of dollars all at once can sting—no matter how much money you have and what you're buying Read more.
Posted on March 9, 2018
If you've already started shopping around for new windows in Minneapolis, you've likely seen companies advertise some type of "buy 1 window, get 1 free" special. (A common variation of this is "buy 2 windows, get 1 free.") Read more.
Posted on January 30, 2018
If you can't quite stomach the cost of a high-tech home security system, you are not alone. Many homeowners find that they can rely on other means to boost their home's security. Here are a couple of ways you can keep burglars and miscreants away without overextending your budget. Read more.
Posted on January 21, 2018
At some point during your time as a homeowner, the windows on your home will need more than a little TLC. Replacing caulk and weatherstripping are no longer effective ways to keep them in good condition. Read more.
Posted on January 12, 2018
Now that the cold season is finally here, you may be in search of ways to increase the warmth in your home without increasing your heating bills. You may earn a decent income, but turning your thermostat up by even a few degrees can wreak havoc on your budget. Here are some ways you can make your house warm, cozy and save. Read more.
Posted on January 4, 2018
When it comes to improving your home's look and function for the fall and winter, one of the first things that may cross your mind is what you can do to the inside. You may spend most of your time indoors as the weather gets colder, but there are few trends involving new windows in St. Paul that you should be aware of if you want to give your home a complete makeover. Read more.
Posted on December 15, 2017
Homeowners in the Twin Cities love the versatility of sliding patio doors. Sliding patio doors combine the benefits of windows AND doors. You get the practicality of an entry door, along with the views, ventilation, and loads of natural light that windows provide. Read more.
Posted on October 25, 2017
While many building products can improve how well a home uses its available energy, homeowners frequently forget about their doors. Although their focus tends to be on installing eco-smart windows, siding, roofs and insulation, choosing the right doors can also contribute to significant heating and cooling savings throughout the entire year. Read more.
Posted on October 18, 2017
Your home's front door is not just a product that protects and insulates. As one of the first things your guests will see, it contributes to your home's curb appeal and makes a statement about your aesthetics. Read more.
Posted on October 11, 2017
As autumn approaches, you're watching leaves in enchanting hues of gold, plum, burnt orange and ruby drift to the ground. Outside yardwork in September, October or November often calls for a warmup indoors with a relaxing hot cup of cocoa or a pumpkin spiced latte. Read more.
Posted on October 04, 2017
What do you look for when you're shopping for replacement windows in St. Paul? Beauty is more than skin deep when it comes to the advantages a new set of windows can afford for your home. Read more.
Posted on September 26, 2017
When it is time to replace your front door there are a lot of questions that need to be answered. One of those questions is, "What color will your new door be?" Since the front door is what your guests will notice first when visiting you, this question is an important one to answer. Read more.
Posted on September 19, 2017
Windows and doors in Twin Cities have been made of many different materials, but two stand out in their strength and style. Vinyl and fiberglass are two materials that have a lot of benefits to your home. To learn more about what these great materials have to offer, here are some benefits that save you money. Read more.
Posted on September 12, 2017
Your doors are important portals into your home and perform many important functions. When your doors aren't living up to their full potential, it may be time to consider replacement doors in Minneapolis. Here are some signs to look for when determining whether you need new doors. Read more.
Posted on September 5, 2017
Windows come in many shapes and sizes to suit a variety of needs. When it's time for replacement windows in St. Paul, you can choose to buy a newer version of what you already have or take some time to consider specialty windows with some extra functionality. Here is a look at a few windows types you may want to consider. Read more.
Posted on August 28, 2017
Sliding doors make it easy to get in and out of your home or leave the door open for guests to freely mingle. Every style of patio needs different sliding doors in Twin Cities, so you will want to look at all your options. Whether modern or rustic, you can find the perfect sliding door for your patio. Read more.
Posted on August 22, 2017
If you are in the market for replacement doors in St. Paul, then you need to know what is hot this year. With this in mind, your new door will stand out on your block in an attractive way. Whether material, color or function, here is where the buzz is. Read more.
Posted on August 16, 2017
Views of wide open spaces are a great addition to any home style. Instead of buying fancy paintings, why not bring your own outdoors a little closer with replacement windows in St. Paul. Large windows that turn your wall into a seasonal gallery work in multiple places. Here is a look. Read more.
Posted on August 8, 2017
A glass door to the outside is a great way to get a view without letting in outside air. There are many benefits to a glass door, whether it's part of your patio or an extra backdoor from your kitchen. Here is a look at how a sliding glass doors in Twin Cities make your home more abundant. Read more.
Posted 17 July 2017
Your front door welcomes your family and friends before you do. If the paint is chipped or the door is cracked, old and shabby looking, that's a less than ideal first impression. Every home deserves a beautiful entryway. A new front door is a breath of fresh air that could make you and all your guests just a little happier each time you cross the threshold. If it has been a while since you shopped for replacement doors in St. Paul, you'll be pleasantly surprised at the many choices available. Read more.
Posted 12 July 2017
Investing in replacement doors in Minneapolis can be a great way to upgrade your home's exterior and give your home's value a boost, too. If you are looking at simple ways to make your house more appealing, installing new doors is at the top of the list, and there are a variety of stylish options that can make your home trendier than ever, too. These are some of the top types of front doors dominating home style trends. Read more.
Posted 07 July 2017
If you are in the market for replacement basement windows in Twin Cities, you want the best quality. The windows in your basement may not be as immediately visible as those at the front of your home, but they are certainly no less important. In some ways, in fact, they may be the most important windows in your home. It is important to consider several factors when you are shopping for new panes to be installed. Read more.
Posted 04 July 2017
It isn't hard to tell if you need a new refrigerator or garage door. When it stops working, you know that either a repair or a replacement is necessary. Realizing when windows and doors need replacement is a little bit trickier. There may not be any obvious signs indicating it's time to shop for a new model. Investing in front door replacement in Twin Cities is actually an important decision, though, and you should be aware of the criteria that typically necessitate a new installation. Read more.
Posted 30 June 2017
Once you have made the decision to make repairs or upgrades to the doors in your home, you have to decide how the work will be completed. Most people seek the help of professional contractors if they do not have the time, resources or skills to complete the work themselves. If you are looking for a trusted, reliable company to install replacement doors in Minneapolis, look no further than the folks at Zen Windows. Read more.
Posted 28 June 2017
When thinking about making improvements or renovations to a home, you may want to replace the doors and windows to give your old spaces a quick makeover. Installing doors made from sliding glass can add both aesthetic and utilitarian value to your home without the chaos and cost associated with larger scale home improvement projects. If you're thinking about installing sliding glass doors in the Twin Cities, it's important to consider their benefits. Read more.
Posted 26 June 2017
At one point or another, most homeowners engage in some sort of home improvement project. Sometimes their renovation plans don't match their time, resources or budget and they're forced to modify their ideas. One small change that can make a big impact on a home's appearance without creating a huge expense of time and money is door replacement. When looking for replacement doors in St. Paul, look no further than Zen Windows. Read more.
Posted 22 June 2017
They say that nothing lasts forever, and though this may not be true about everything people encounter in life, it is certainly true about the windows in your home. The thought of swapping out your old windows for new ones may be intimidating. However, once you understand the benefits of purchasing replacement windows in St. Paul from contractors like Zen Windows, you'll understand that there's nothing to fear. Read more.
Posted 19 June 2017
If you are looking for basement windows in Twin Cities, you may have discovered that not all basement windows are the same. In addition, the basement window that you choose can impact how energy efficient your home is, as well as its fire safety. Here is a basic overview of the different types of basement windows and their strengths and weaknesses. Read more.
Posted 15 June 2017
Windows are the eyes of your home, and when those eyes are sad, it can discourage potential buyers from ever getting past what is on the outside. If you want to increase your curb appeal, an easy way to do that is to replace outdated or worn windows for houses in the Twin Cities. Once you have drawn people indoors, your new windows can continue to wow them. Read more.
Posted 13 June 2017
Replacing windows in your home can get expensive. Is this expense necessary? How do you know you even need replacement windows in Minneapolis? Of course, you will want to replace your windows if they get warped or broken, but doing so can also increase the safety and energy efficiency of your home. Read more.
Posted 07 June 2017
Replacing windows and doors may not be what people usually imagine when they dream of home remodeling, but few home renovation projects offer such a good return on investment and make such a dramatic statement. You may be surprised at the many benefits you can get from adding new windows and doors in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 02 June 2017
Savvy homeowners know the importance of basement window replacement in the Twin Cities. Replacing old windows is a valuable project and well worth the initial expense. New basement windows are a profitable upgrade for many reasons, especially considering extreme winter temperatures. Read more.
Posted 30 May 2017
Whether you're moving into an older home or making some improvements to your current home, making the decision to replace your windows or your doors can be intimidating. After all, choosing windows and doors in Twin Cities is not something you do every day. Just keep in mind that if you do it right the first time, you won't have to do it again for many years. Read more.
Posted 26 May 2017
If you have reached the realization that it is time to get a front door replacement in the Twin Cities, then there are a few things you need to think about. You might be ready for a new door because your old one is visibly damaged or regularly lets drafts inside your house. Before you sign on any dotted lines, here are some things to think about. Read more.
Posted 22 May 2017
When was the last time you replaced your windows? You may have been living in your home for years and never really thought about getting replacement windows in St. Paul. However, there are a few reasons why it can be prudent to look into new windows in the near future. Read more.
Posted 18 May 2017
Both your entry and patio doors will need to be replaced eventually. If you suspect that time is right around the corner, then you need to resolve the issue before it gets worse. It can be easy to ignore the problem if your door is still working reasonably well, but there are plenty of reasons why you should invest in replacement doors in St. Paul sooner rather than later. Read more.
Posted 12 May 2017
Every homeowner is concerned about the potential high cost of energy in their home, especially those in Minnesota. And unbeknownst to many homeowners in the Minneapolis and St. Paul areas, there are myriad energy zappers to cause unnecessary costs. Performing simple measures can help save these essential costs. One of those measures is home window replacement in the Twin Cities. Window replacement in Minnesota is easy when considering all the different functions windows offer. Read more.
Posted 10 May 2017
Basement windows don't get much respect. Unlike the picture window overlooking your yard, basement windows are rarely a centerpiece of home design. Many homeowners overlook the value and versatility modern basement windows provide. Although they aren't always offered by some of the biggest names in the business, it's easy to find replacement basement windows in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 08 May 2017
The doors of your Minnesotahome are a warm entryway for guests and firm protection against the elements. These large slabs of wood, steel, or fiberglass have very important jobs to do.A non-functional or barely functional door in your home opens a world of frustration. One likely would want a bad door replaced right away, regardless of whether the drafty frame has been slowly deteriorating or if the glass just broke from a wild pitch. If you're upgrading your doors, there are many options for brands and styles of replacement doors in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 04 May 2017
There are several advantages to replacing your basement windows, especially if you own an older home in the Twin Cities. Basement window replacement in the Twin Cities can make your home more energy efficient and increase its value. However, before you go ahead with this project, there are a few factors you may want to consider first. Read more.
Posted 29 April 2017
Casement window replacement in the Twin Cities is on the rise. If you're thinking about replacing your windows, here are seven reasons why you, too, should consider them. Read more.
Posted 27 April 2017
If you're thinking about putting new windows in your Twin Cities home, slider windows, also called glider windows, are a popular option that will add greatly to your outdoor viewing pleasure. The Journal of the American Institute of Architects reports that the trend across America is to combine open interiors with spacious exteriors. Slider windows do exactly that, especially if you already have sliding patio doors. In fact, think of a slider window as a patio door on your wall. Read more.
Posted 24 April 2017
When it comes time to replace the windows in your St. Paul home, Twin Cities Zen Windows has you covered! We have a wide variety of window styles, colors and materials so you can have just the windows you want to match your home's architecture and add curb appeal, security and value. You'll also enjoy more comfortable and consistent temperatures throughout your home while saving on energy costs. Read more.
Posted 17 April 2017
Replacing your entry door can give your home a much-needed facelift and can even add value to your home.If you are searching for replacement doors in St. Paul, you are likely considering your options for the your new entry door.Here are some contemporary trends in entry doors. Read more.
Posted 14 April 2017
When was the last time you had new windows installed in the basement? If you cannot even remember, there is a good chance that now is a great time to get replacement basement windows in Twin Cities. If the ones you currently have are old and outdated, they may not be very energy-efficient. You may easily feel a lot of outside air flowing through them, causing you to feel colder or hotter in your basement depending on the temperature outside. Options that are not energy-efficient may cause you to have to spend more money each month on energy expenses. Making a switch could help you save the extra cash each month. Those savings could easily add up. Read more.
Posted 12 April 2017
Making homes more energy efficient is becoming more of a priority for today's homeowners. If you're in the market for new windows, here are a few ways to get the most out of casement windows in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 10 April 2017
Your front door is the heart of your home's exterior. It should be secure and sturdy, but also welcoming and unique. If you're looking for a front door replacement in the Twin Cities to live up to these qualities, here are a few tips to consider. Read more.
Posted 06 April 2017
Your home's entry door is one of the first things that visitors see when they enter your home. What kind of first impression does your entry door make? Replacement doors in Twin Cities come in an impressive array of colors, styles and materials. They hold their resale value well and can be very energy efficient. Here are some decorating considerations for choosing a new entry door for your home. Read more.
Posted 03 April 2017
As a homeowner, you probably know that patio doors are some of the most inefficient doors in your entire home. Glass is a very poor insulating material, and patio doors are mainly glass. So it would seem that replacement doors in Minneapolis wouldn't focus much on patio doors, given their natural tendency to let in cold air through their transparent surface. Luckily, you don't have to forego the benefits of patio doors just because Minnesota winters are especially harsh. Modern patio doors use new technology that is designed to improve the energy efficiency of doors and make them better insulated to keep the heat right where it belongs during the winter: inside your home. Read more.
Posted 30 March 2017
The entry of a home is typically the first thing that draws your eye when looking at a house, and as such doors often say a lot about a home and its residents. If you are interested in creating a statement, improving the safety of your home, and adding value to your property, then you may want to consider replacement doors in Minneapolis. Read more.
Posted 27 March 2017
Windows are an important feature of any home. They can bring in natural light, improve the overall look and feel of a home, and they can be key to a home's safety and security. If your home is lacking in these areas, then it may be time to consider new windows in Minneapolis in order to give your home a much-needed makeover. Read more.
Posted 23 March 2017
Windows do so much more than just let light and air into your house at will. They can also add visual interest to both the exterior and the interior of you home, and enhance your overall enjoyment of your living space. Before you purchase replacement windows in St. Paul that are just an upgraded version of the ones you already have, consider these remodeling trends and how you could benefit from installing something a little different. Read more.
Posted 20 March 2017
Whether you are building a new home or remodeling an existing one, you might be in the market for new windows. Choosing the right windows for your job is important not only to the look of your home, but to the comfort and efficiency of it as well. While you might select a variety of window types, in certain situations slider windows in the Twin Cities are likely your best option. Here are four times slider windows are generally more effective than other window types. Read more.
Posted 17 March 2017
Your front door sets the tone for your whole house. If it's more worn and weathered than warm and welcoming, you may want to start shopping for replacement doors in St. Paul. Here are a few trends to consider. Read more.
Posted 13 March 2017
If you are remodeling your home, you likely have a lot of expensive projects to tackle. If you are like many home remodelers, you might have decided to keep your existing windows and doors to save money. That's likely a mistake. Replacing windows and doors in the Twin Cities is an effective way to improve the look, efficiency, and value of your home. Here are four strategies you can use to work door and window replacement into your home remodeling budget. Read more.
Posted 09 March 2017
Are you debating when the time might be right to pursue casement window replacement in Twin Cities? If you are already concerned about the state of your house's windows, you may need to call a local home improvement company sooner rather than later. There are some especially significant reasons you might want to replace your windows now. Read more.
Posted 06 March 2017
Basements are often seen as damp, dark and cold, not warm and inviting. If the windows in your basement are old, damaged or leaking they may be contributing to this condition. You don't need a total renovation to make your basement as comfortable as the rest of your house. Consider replacement basement windows in the Twin Cities to keep out mold-causing moisture and energy-sucking drafts. Read more.
Posted 03 March 2017
Many families break out sheets of plastic or flimsy foam to keep Minnesota's winter drafts outside. However, this solution isn't effective on the front door. If you want to save money on your bills and keep the icy chill outside, it may be time to look into front door replacement in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 26 January 2017
Casement windows are popular for a variety of reasons, but they are especially effective in meeting the unique challenges of home renovation projects. If you are remodeling a space, you should consider the advantages of installing replacement casement windows in Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 23 January 2017
Windows can help define the style of a house. Depending on the grid pattern selected as well as the style of window, your home can be completely transformed simply because of the windows. However, if the architecture of your home already has a distinct style, then it is important to select a window that will complement your dwelling. Here are some things to consider when browsing the various styles of windows for houses in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 21 January 2017
When looking for new windows in St. Paul, there are several styles available that you will need to choose from. Understanding the purpose and usefulness of each style can help you select the one that is best for you. Read more.
Posted 18 January 2017
If you live in Minnesota, you might think there is never a good time to replace your outdated windows with a new, vinyl option. Winter months can be so cold that you can't bear opening a window, let alone replacing one. In the summer, you want the heat and humidity to stay outside your home, not to come rushing in when swapping out windows. Even though it might seem counterintuitive, you can get replacement windows in Minneapolis any time of the year. And, delaying replacing your windows might be causing you more harm than good. Read more.
Posted 16 January 2017
Front doors on homes serve several purposes. For instance, they allow in sunlight, keep out the weather, and welcome guests. They are also the backdrop for holiday wreaths, the first line of home defense, and contribute significantly to overall curb appeal. Here are three suggestions for selecting the perfect entryway replacement door in St. Paul to add charm to your home and reflect your lifestyle. Read more.
Posted 12 January 2017
Casement window replacement in the Twin Cities is a trending home improvement. In fact, many homeowners prefer this window style. They open outward, and are ideal space-saving designs above kitchen sinks, in bathrooms, and other limited areas. Check out these top five reasons to choose casement window replacements. Read more.
Posted 09 January 2017
A costly expense for homeowners is their utility bill, particularly during the cold winter or hot summer months. There are a variety of approaches to reduce the costs associated with gas and electricity usage, such as turning off the lights and heating or cooling the rooms only in use. Here are four often overlooked methods to shrink your energy bill, including installing casement windows in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 04 January 2017
Installing interior replacement doors in Minneapolis is an excellent way to update bland spaces and add value to your home. Accordingly, most homeowners can handle an interior door replacement project with patience, careful measuring, and following these three uncomplicated steps: Read more.
Posted 27 December 2016
Doing home renovation projects can require a great deal of time and money, but the end results can be enjoyable. Remodeling options can include just about any portion or aspect of your home. One of the most common ways to update and improve your house is to install new windows. Not only can they improve security and look, but they can help you conserve more energy and be more environmentally friendly. As you search for the best types of window styles for you, shop for energy-efficient windows in Minneapolis. You'll love the benefits they provide. Read more.
Posted 24 December 2016
If you own a home, you know that eventually it'll be time to make some renovations and repairs. In fact, it may seem that there's always some home improvement project going on at home. While your windows typically last several years, the time will come when you'll need to install new ones. This may be because they are wearing out, or you may simply be itching for a new style for your home. Basement windows, in particular take some abuse, so when you're ready for basement window replacement in the Twin Cities, keep the following options in mind. Read more.
Posted 22 December 2016
If you're getting tired of the way your old front door looks on your home, or if the ravages of use and weather are taking their toll on your door, it's time you make some changes. Having a sturdy, reliable door will provide you and your family with the security you need to feel safe. It will also add to the appeal of your home and make it stand out. Door styles come in many forms, so to help you make the decision that makes the most sense to you, follow this guide when it's time for front door replacement in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 19 December 2016
Have you noticed indications that your house's windows are worn out or have become damaged due to weather, accident or some other cause? You might be wondering how long you can safely wait to seek replacement windows in Minneapolis. Consider the following reasons why you may want to install new windows as quickly as you are able. Read more.
Posted 16 December 2016
If you are in search of windows for houses in Twin Cities, you might want to choose something outside of the ordinary. Many homes feature practical single or double hung windows, which carry many potential benefits. For those who are interested in more unique styles, here are four types of windows that may be worthy of consideration. Read more.
Posted 12 December 2016
Windows are a crucial part of your home. But if you have older windows, you understand what a pain they can be. Drafty and inefficient windows that stick or jam when your try to open or close them can cause endless frustration, and the condensation they create may leave puddles on your windowsills. Selecting new windows in St. Paul for your home may be one of the smartest decisions you make this year. Read more.
Posted 09 December 2016
New windows can help improve the look and functionality of your home, yet many homeowners may put off purchasing new windows in Minneapolis due to budget restraints or construction concerns. Waiting too long to replace your windows may be comparable to literally throwing money out of your old and drafty windows, as older and ineffective windows can cause high utility bills and reduced home value. Certain issues are considered warning signs that may indicate it is time to invest in new windows. Read more.
Posted 05 December 2016
If you are tired of drafty, outdated windows that stick or jam, you may be ready for new windows. While choosing replacement windows in St. Paul for your home may be a dream come, there area few things you need to keep in mind when the time comes to replace your windows. Read more.
Posted 02 December 2016
Choosing which material to use for your replacement doors in Minneapolis is no small decision; it affects the aesthetics, safety and energy efficiency of your home. You need to carefully consider the pros and cons of each option to make sure you are making the right choice. Here is a breakdown of the three most popular doors in the Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 28 November 2016
The time will likely come when you decide your building's current windows simply are not holding up. You may reach the conclusion that you need new replacement windows in St. Paul. However, the question then turns to how many windows you should replace at one time. Some people wonder if it is best to do them all at the same time or to take the project on one window at a time. The answer can vary depending on your own personal situation, but there are a few things to keep in mind. Read more.
Posted 21 November 2016
Energy efficient windows in St. Paul have earned that title for helping the environment. Since these windows better insulate the inside of your home, you are not as reliant on the AC and heating systems. This means you do not use as much electricity, so you are doing your part for the planet and taking advantage of some great savings. However, there are additional ways you can benefit by getting these excellent structures installed in your home or business. Read more.
Posted 15 November 2016
You have done a bit of research and have decided it is a good time to get new windows in Minneapolis. You can choose energy efficient options that will help you conserve energy instead of wasting more of it inside your home. Although you may know that you are ready for a change, you may not know what types of windows you want the professionals to install in your home. There are several styles available, so it is best to decide on the style you are most fond of ahead of time. Read more.
Posted 10 November 2016
When you live in Minnesota, you need to have windows that protect you and your home from the elements. This is true of all the windows and frames in your house, and the basement is no exception. Ineffective basement windows in Twin Cities will result is decreased comfort and increased electricity costs. Here are three reasons why your best bet is to have vinyl windows installed. Read more.
Posted 04 November 2016
People in Minnesota are starting to realize that basements can be used for a lot more than just storage. This room can be extremely versatile with the right setup, and bringing in a contractor who does replacement basement windows in Twin Cities is a great place to start. The right window in the right position will brighten your basement and turn it into a room where you're happy to spend your time. Read more.
Posted 29 October 2016
Like any good first impression, your front door makes a statement on a variety of levels. Though the primary function is typically to provide security and protection against weather, a door can be a mode of expression, one that complements your home's design and gives insight into your personality. Since the market for replacement doors in Minneapolis is filled with a large variety of styles and materials, choosing the right one can seem overwhelming. It is most important to choose a contractor that is able to address your needs and your home's needs, staying both durable and attractive. Read more.
Posted 25 October 2016
Replacing patio doors is an improvement you can make to your home that will enhance the inside as well as the outside. Patio doors in the Twin Cities now come in a variety of styles and designs that can provide both a functional and an aesthetic upgrade to your living space. Read more.
Posted 20 October 2016
Are you looking for new windows in Minneapolis? Replacing windows isn't something you do routinely it's likely you've never replaced windows before, and if you have, you may not remember what to consider as you shop. As you begin your quest for the perfect windows to match the mood in your home or business, there are three things that can help. Read more.
Posted 15 October 2016
There is one major improvement you can make to your home that can significantly decrease your energy costs and improve the comfort of your home. Installing energy efficient windows in Minneapolis can help you save up to 25 percent off of your monthly power bill. Savings that significant can help new windows pay for themselves in a short time. Understanding what makes windows energy efficient is an important step in deciding if this project is right for you. Read more.
Posted 10 October 2016
There comes a time when windows need to be replaced like any other part of a home, and anyone searching for new windows in St. Paul who has been in the area for any length of time knows how important it is to have reliable windows. From the muggy summer months, to the rainy spring and autumn months, and of course those famous northern winters, dependable windows are important to the comfort of your family, as well as the maintenance of your home. Read more.
Posted 05 October 2016
If your home is in need of new windows, you probably have a few expectations about how the process will go. The first is probably that you'll either have to have a salesperson come to your home to measure and present options or else you'll need to visit a showroom. With advances in technology, you no longer need to waste time with a long presentation or sales pitch. In fact, some modern companies are adopting the practice of not hiring salespeople at all. Check out the benefits of installing replacement basement windows in Twin Cities without going through the sales process. Read more.
Posted 03 October 2016
When it's time for a replacement job on your windows, you may find yourself wondering which options are best for your home. While one of your main concerns will likely be the style and color, there are several other factors to consider. Different window materials will also have varying maintenance requirements. The type of window you choose will also play a big role in your energy bills. Here are several reasons why you should opt for energy efficient windows in St. Paul. Read more.
Posted 01 October 2016
Basement windows play a very special role in your home. Not only do these lower panes protect against flooding and damage, they are also a big contributor to the entire home's comfort. When you need a basement window replacement in Twin Cities, there are several reasons why you should choose vinyl. Read more.
Posted 30 September 2016
Outdated windows in the basement are often a drawback to your home's overall look and comfort, especially if it's wood material. In this instance, basement window replacement in Twin Cities is a necessity. The intense Minnesota winters are tough on those basement windows. This can result into turning that area of your house into a dank, chilly space. Chances are you prefer making it as livable and cozy as possible. Keep reading and discover why upgrading your windows is a good idea. Read more.
Posted 26 September 2016
Well-painted wood frame windows add a touch of elegance and charm to any home. But one of the downsides is that the material is prone to chipping, peeling and flaking. If the issue is not addressed the window becomes vulnerable to further damage requiring new replacements. In some cases an enamel repair in Grandville, MI is the best option. In other words, woods windows painted with enamel offer the best long-term protection. Read more.
Posted 23 September 2016
If you're in the market for energy efficient window in Minneapolis, you may question whether a new installation is worth the investment? This is a valid concern. Below you'll see why installing these types of windows is beneficial. Read more.
Posted 20 September 2016
Replacement basement windows in Twin Cities are available in many sizes and styles. The best option for you depends on the type of basement you have in your home. While the choices may seem overwhelming, there are three primary kinds on the market. Each is listed below with a brief description of the functionality and design. Read more.
Posted 16 September 2016
For many homeowners, moisture in the basement is a major issue that can result in serious health problems and expensive repairs. That is why it is better to take preventative measures with efficient windows that minimize dampness and drafts. Whether you use the lower level of your house for storage or you are building a small rental suite, here are three types of basement windows in Twin Cities that will eliminate future complications. Read more.
Posted 12 September 2016
Nothing lasts forever, and eventually, even the most well-built windows will need to be replaced. Sometimes, even if your windows still have some life left in them, it may be time for a change anyway in order to better match your home's style. If you're in the market to replace the windows on your house, go green and select something that won't only look good but that will be kind to your pocketbook over time. There are a number of energy-efficient windows in St. Paul to choose from. Read more.
Posted 09 September 2016
Selecting the right window style can have a significant impact on the appearance of your home, whether you are trying to brighten your living area or maximize exterior appeal. Fortunately, there are several ways to combine function and sophistication with new windows in St. Paul. If you are looking for a creative way to transform the look of your home, here are three popular window styles to consider. Read more.
Posted 06 September 2016
Are you planning to update or renovate your house? With home improvements, it can be easy to get lost in cabinetry and flooring, but it is important to consider the value of simpler upgrades as well. If you are looking for an affordable project that will make a major impact, here are three reasons many homeowners are opting for patio doors in Twin Cities. Read more.
Posted 03 September 2016
The look and quality of your front door can make a huge difference for you and your family. A strong, sturdy door will not only offer you safety and peace of mind but the right type of door will also help your home stand out. An old, worn-out door will no longer do its job effectively, plus it can give your home a negative feel. But don't worry, there are budget-friendly, simple options when you're in the market for replacement doors in St. Paul. Read more.