If you're a cat owner, you know how much they love climbing drapes and swinging from blinds. If you're a dog owner, you may be tired of your canine companion rubbing their nose against the curtains or clawing at the shades. Is it possible to keep your window treatments nice and also keep pets in your Michigan home? Yes, it is — but you do have to choose the right window treatments.
Replacing your windows may seem like a big undertaking, especially if your Michigan home has a lot of older, wooden windows that need to be removed and replaced. However, window replacement is far more beneficial than many people realize. Here are a few reasons why replacing your aging house windows with new replacement windows is a good choice.
Bay windows are a sought after feature of many homes. They look great from inside and out, and they serve a functional purpose as well. Many homeowners in Michigan choose to install bay windows in living rooms or master bedrooms to update their home. Here are a few of the pros that come with bay windows.
When your old windows start rattling, warping, and leaking, you know it's time to replace the windows on your Michigan home. But if you're like many homeowners, you quickly become overwhelmed by the many choices for new home windows. To make the right choice, you'll need to break it down. Keep reading for a look at each major decision you'll need to make when replacing your windows, along with the pros and cons of various replacement window options.
Spring is here, and if you're like most people, you just can't wait to open your windows and let some fresh air into your Michigan home. In doing so, however, you need to keep an eye out for window safety and security issues — especially if you have kids. April 7 - 13th is Window Safety Awareness Week, the perfect time to focus on evaluating and improving the safety of your home windows. Here's how.
Installing a new patio door in your Michigan home is a big project, and before you fork over the cash for the installation, you need to be sure you are choosing the right patio door to suit your needs. There are a wide variety of door styles and types for you to choose from these days, so we have put together a few simple tips to help you find the perfect fit.
Winter can be really hard on your windows. Especially if your Michigan home still has older, wooden windows, you need to spend some time checking them over and caring for them each spring. This helps ensure any issues are identified and dealt with early on, and it extends the life of your windows, hopefully preparing them for the challenges of the coming year. Here are four window tips to help you give your windows the post-winter care and checkup they deserve.
This past winter has been a pretty harsh one. Between the high winds, heavy snowfall, and fluctuating temperatures, your Michigan home may have suffered some damage. Older windows, especially, are prone to damage in the winter. The sooner you identify and address window damage, the lower your chances of lasting consequences — like water damage and mold growth. Keep reading to learn how to assess your home windows for winter storm damage.
If you're trying to stick to a budget, you might be considering buying windows at a local home improvement store and installing them yourself. Often, tackling DIY projects is a great way to save cash — but this is not the case when it comes to windows. Here are five reasons why you should always hire a window replacement company rather than attempt to install your own windows in your Michigan home.
These days, everybody is clamoring to create an open, airy feeling within their Michigan homes. Using simple furniture, clean lines, and bold colors, more designers are trying to capitalize on open space. Unfortunately, if your rooms are just a little too small, it can be hard to achieve the openness you're searching for. That's why we have a few hints for making your rooms look larger using your windows.