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Have you noticed a bit more of a draft in your home recently? There’s a high chance that your windows could be the cause and it may be time to consider replacing them. Options for window installation in Arlington Heights, IL can be a little tricky when it comes to deciding which kind of window frames will best fit the style of your home.
Let’s consider a couple of design options: vinyl and wood.
Vinyl Windows: Energy- and Cost-Efficient
Vinyl windows are the more popular choice these days. One of their biggest selling points is the fact that they are so energy efficient, which comes from the plastic they contain (PVC). PVC makes for fantastic insulation, which makes for a cozier, more energy efficient home. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lUzc4U
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Have you ever given thought to replacing your windows? Maybe the Barrington weather has made its way inside your house or maybe you’re just looking for a change to your abode. Whatever the case may be, replacing your windows can help you reap more benefits than just getting rid of that draft.
Saving energy, saving money
When you replace your windows, you reap the benefits of saving energy and money. According to Home Advisor, the average home experiences 38 percent heat loss through its windows and doors, and 50% if your home has single-pane windows or aluminum sliders. Getting rid of the draft obviously add to your comfort, but it also reduces the running time of your heater. Not using your heater so much cuts costs and increases your house’s energy efficiency. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lRwhLT
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Think of your home’s siding as the skin of your house. It protects what’s inside while maintaining your home’s appeal. Problems and damages can cause this skin to break, affecting the safety and security of the people and items inside. Given this, you have to be wary of the most common siding problems that appear on homes. Doing so will help you deal with the issues before it’s too late.
Buckling or Warping
If your home is covered by vinyl siding, it should be flexible enough to move slightly in each direction. This will allow the material to expand and contract when there are temperature changes. However, some vinyl siding tends to buckle or warp because it is attached too tightly. In this case, you will have to repair it to avoid more serious problems. Read more from this blog http://bit.ly/2lUMjD1