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Dec
08
What Window Treatments Are Best For Replacement Windows?


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Just like style trends come and go in clothing, they come and go for window coverings. When you get replacement windows Auburn, CA, you are at the height of style in your home. You might want to outfit the new windows with new treatments so you can get everything you want from your windows. Here are a few options to consider once the windows go in:



Roller Shades


Roller shades are some of the most popular window treatments on the market and they are energy efficient, fashionable, and functional. They can even be motorized if you have some hard-to-reach windows or just want them to be able to go up and down on their own. You have lots of light-filtering options with these shades and when the...


Dec
01
Replacement Window Treatment Ideas For Bathrooms


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If you get replacement windows in Truckee, CA and place a window in your bathroom, you know it will be a nice feature. Having a window in the bathroom allows for ventilation, when needed, and you can get some natural light into the space that might otherwise be too dark. However, bathrooms require privacy much of the time so you will likely want to cover up a window with some sort of window treatment. What would work best for that space in the house? Bathrooms have different needs than any other room in the house, after all.




If you have a window above your bathtub, you’ll need something that is waterproof in case the kids take a bath and get to splashing. You also want that waterproof...


Nov
25
What Type Of Window Should Go Above A Door?


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When you get replacement windows in Truckee, CA, you have the opportunity to add windows to any room of the house. It’s a good time to make changes in style, color, and in other ways. If you are getting replacement windows to take care of inefficiency in your home, think other changes you might like to make. You might, for example, like the idea of adding more natural light to your entry way. You could put in a window above the entry door to bring in the light, but keep your privacy intact. Here are examples of window types that might work well above the front door.


Stationary Windows


It could be hard to reach a window above the door to open and close it. If you want the window to le...


Nov
18
Is A Picture Window The Right Move?


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It’s exciting to look into replacement windows in Auburn, CA because you know once installation takes place, your home will have better efficiency than ever before. It’ll let in more natural light as well and it will look new and fresh inside and out. While you get the details together, you have to decide on more than frame material and color. You also have to decide if you want to make any small or large changes to the configuration of your windows. Perhaps there’s a bank of windows in one room that might make a nice picture window instead. Is that the right move for your house? Here are some instances where it might be:


There Are Other Windows For Ventilation


Perhaps yo...


Nov
11
Do You Want A Window In Your Bathroom?


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When you get replacement windows in Truckee, CA, it’s a good time to ask yourself questions about the setup of your home and the windows you currently have. If you’re going to make any changes, it’s now or never. You might ask what colors you like for frames, what materials are better, or where you might want to place new windows. For example, do you want a window in your bathroom? Here are some reasons why you might or might not want a window in that space.


No, I Like The Privacy


Some people will automatically say no to the idea of having a window in the bathroom because they want the ultimate level of privacy that having no break in the walls allows. There’s nothin...


Nov
04
Reasons To Add Windows To The Kitchen

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Your windows are old and worn out and you know it. In fact, you’re ready for replacement windows in Auburn, CA. You might know what material you want, what style you appreciate, and even what color goes best with your home. But don’t leave out the idea that you could change things or even add windows while you are working on the project. Consider your kitchen, for example. Does it have any windows at all? Does it have enough? Here are a few reasons you might appreciate more windows in the kitchen:


Reason 1: Natural Light


There’s something special about natural light that artificial lighting just can’t beat. When you have natural lighting, things look different, you fe...


Oct
27
Making Replacement Windows Stand Out


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Many homeowners who get replacement windows in Auburn, CA simply want new windows to replace their old, worn out windows. But there are also those who want to make a real splash with the project. While any replacement window is going to stand out as new and fresh, you can make even more out of the process in a number of ways. Here are some things to do to make your replacement window investment stand out in your home.


Consider New Window Treatments


It might be hard to get replacement windows installed and then place the old, worn out window treatments over them. Instead, consider new treatments as a part of the investment. You can get something new and fresh that frames the windows and sho...


Oct
21
Less Obvious Replacement Window Details


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There are a lot of obvious details that are important when you are getting replacement windows in Truckee, CA. Of course the materials you choose for the frames is important and the glass pack is going to play a huge role as well. But there are many less-than-obvious details that you will also want to consider along the way. When everything comes together and you’ve thought of all the elements in play, you will be a lot happier with the end result. Here are a few details your window company can help you remember as you move through the process.


Not Every Upgrade Is For You


While you can go crazy and put every window upgrade available on your replacement windows, but every upgrade wil...


Oct
13
Replacement Window Installation Tips You Need


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When you have a child, everyone has advice for you…even some people who don’t yet have children themselves. When you need replacement windows in Auburn, CA, the same isn’t true. Not a lot of people have gone through the process…in fact, most homeowners haven’t and only do it once in their lifetime. And even those that don’t certainly don’t feel qualified to give advice. While you may have gotten through choosing the windows with professional help, what do you do when it comes time to get the installation completed? Here are some tips from experts to help you get everything in order.


Tip 1: Hire Only Professionals


You can hire anyone you want to i...


Oct
06
Make The Most Of Replacement Window Color Samples

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Have you ever walked through the paint department at a home improvement store? There are endless paint swatches from which to choose. How can you decide between sky blue and ocean blue? It’s complicated and it can really make an impact on the room you are painting. When you are choosing replacement windows in Truckee, CA, you also have to make a color choice. This coloring won’t just go into one room, but rather every room in your house. Here are some tips to help you make the most of the color samples the window companies have on hand so you can get the best option for your purposes.


Take Sample Varieties


While one sample might stand out to you automatically, take a variety home ...


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