There’s an old saying that “knowledge is Power.” At California Craftsman, we couldn’t agree more, which is why we opt for an educational approach with each homeowner considering a window upgrade with new vinyl windows. Because the more you know, the more you’ll grow in confidence about investing in the well-being of your home.

Vinyl: The Homeowner’s Choice

Vinyl windows are fast becoming the window-of-choice in Roseville, CA for homeowners who are considering a window upgrade. Vinyl has been around for decades, but technology has placed vinyl in the fast lane of home furnishings. No longer used for just tubing and plumbing, vinyl is a mainstay in the building industry as well.

There are numerous benefits ...

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If you think about it, these days, you can change just about anything in your life: cars, homes, spouses! The list goes on and on. Same goes for the windows in your home. If you don’t like them, get rid of them! However, when it comes to getting new windows, your reasoning should go a little deeper than that.

If you’re considering installing new windows in Roseville, CA, you may want to scrutinize the age and condition of the frame. In fact, recent studies by home construction professionals point out that that if you live in an older home and your home’s windows are between 15 and 30 years old, you may notice signs of increased wear and tear, which can lead to poor energy efficiency and less-than-flattering appearances.


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It’s just not fathomable that a Roseville, CA home would not have windows! The two go together like breakfast and orange juice! But if you’re going to upgrade the old weather-worn windows in your home, you want to take advantage of the advances in window technology.

In the old days, a “typical” window meant a wood frame and single-pane glass. Not any more! Homeowners now find the best windows packed full of cutting-edge features that serve the home and its occupants better than ever before.

Installing new or replacement windows remains a significant investment, but most homeowners confuse enhanced energy efficiency and improved aesthetics with what should be more tangible reasons for installing new windows.

Time Afte...

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So really, what ARE you waiting for? You’ve got a great home, tastefully furnished with a manicured lawn. Everything is in order…except for those windows, which look like they installed before the house was even constructed! Now is the time for replacement windows. It may be all your home needs to take it to the next level of comfort and style. The wait is over!

Seriously though, the windows in your home play a much larger role than they are given credit for: not only as the focal point for the room, but as the conduit for light, heat and ventilation.


Still not convinced? The benefits of installing new replacement windows should be easy to appreciate. Even for a shrewd homeowner like yourself. Where do your priori...

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If you break it down you will realize that you have more windows in your Penryn, CA home than you realize. It’s one of those things: you look through your windows and open and close them and after awhile you don’t even give them a second thought. But the truth is, they are not “just windows.” The windows in your home add style and décor and make a typical room into something more than just four walls. Which is why you should consider the shelf-life of the windows in your home. At some point, kinda like your automobile, you have to weigh the benefits of a replacement.

Your windows are the same way. Getting replacement windows will positively impact the longevity of your home. But you have to know what to loo...

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If you’re reading this article then you know you’re thinking about doing something about those old windows of yours! Your Penryn, CA home may have wood windows or some other material like metal or fiberglass but something is afoot. Not to worry. We’re glad you’re here!

A lot of homeowners out there started out with wood windows. And it made sense back in the day because wood framing was strong and stable and you were told those wood windows would never have to be replaced. Kind of like that old station wagon you had. Sure you got a lot of use out of it but then engines became more energy efficient and it only made sense to upgrade.

Same thing goes with windows. If you had to make a decision on which window materia...

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Someone, somewhere once coined the phrase “Newer is better.” Well duh. Of course “newer is better” rings true most of the time. But sometimes you go “new” and then you realize you were better off sticking with what you had. That train-of-thought may support your thinking when it comes to vacuum cleaners, wedding rings and lawnmowers, but new windows for your Penryn, CA home really are better than what you currently have in your living room and here’s why.

A Better Fit

New windows really frame your home upgrade with better insulation, air sealing, and new siding-soffit-fascia as well. It's the best practice if it’s what your home needs and you can afford to do it right. I suggest saving up t...

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We’re in a day and age that if you don’t like how you look on whatever digital platform you post photos on; all you have to do is crack open a paint program and digitally reinvent yourself. That’s how it works, right? A little digital tweaking of your waistline, your legs or the wrinkles around your eyes and your as good as new! Wouldn’t it be great if we could do the same thing with our homes? Digitally give your furniture or home décor a makeover?

Retouching photos is easy but unfortunately real life doesn’t work that way. If the windows in your Loomis, CA home aren’t doing what they’re supposed to you can’t just paint over them. You can, however consider replacement windows. The p...

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It almost sounds like the name of a new Primetime TV show. “Vinyl is the New Wood.” Well, if current trends are any indication, that title has a lot of truth to it. Because Vinyl really IS the new wood! When it comes to new windows in Loomis, CA, vinyl is being embraced with the same excitement that wood received back in its high time.

It only makes sense: if you’re going to go through the motions of getting new windows, shouldn’t the effort be worthwhile? Replacement vinyl windows can add years to the longevity of your home…and at an affordable cost! In fact, windows that leak can account for up to 25 percent of the average household's energy bills. Of course, a lot depends on where you live, but who n...

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Sometimes, looking out the windows in your Loomis, CA home can be like watching an old movie unfold before your eyes…peeling paint, cracked framing, condensation between the panes of glass… It’s all you can do to click your heels three times and wish you were anywhere but where you are right now…which is in a home with windows that are in need of a serious makeover. Unfortunately, a fairy godmother who can wave a magic wand and make everything better is not gonna happen.

Or can it?

California Craftsman has been know to swoop in and make everything right again. A vinyl window upgrade can help significantly reduce the costs of heating and cooling your home. Plus, don't forget that the handiwork and materials us...

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