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Jun
01
Setting Window Replacement Goals

There are a lot of goals you might have when you are getting replacement windows in Truckee, CA. If you don’t have any goals in mind, it’s time to get started on setting some up. Without goals, you can’t find the exact right windows to meet your needs. You might not appreciate the results as much. Goals are an important part of guiding you in the right direction towards the perfect windows. Here are a few goals many homeowners have that you might want to add to your list as well:



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Goal 1: Energy Efficiency



One of the biggest reasons homeowners get new windows in the first place is because their old windows are no longer efficient. It’s important to have energy efficie...


May
24
Check Off Boxes For Replacement Windows

When you want to get replacement windows in Auburn, CA, you may need a bunch of things from the project. Rather than cross your fingers and hope for the best, make a list and then check things off as you go to ensure you get the exact right windows for the job you have at hand. Here are a few things you will want to check off as you inspect windows and what they can do for your home.



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The Style


You want your windows to have the right appearance level for your home. It’s hard to pick a style when there are so many on the market. And you don’t have to pick the same style for every part of the home, or even for the same part of the home. Think about appearance, functionality, and m...


May
17
Use That Windfall For Replacement Windows

You never know what life is going to bring your way and if it happens to bring a nice sum of money, don’t waste it. Whether a relative passed away and left you money, you got a bonus at work, you win a portion of the lottery, or you got a nice tax return, that’s a windfall worth investing in your home. Sure, you could blow the money on something more ‘fun,’ but it’s in your best interest to do something smart. When you get replacement windows in Auburn, CA, it’s certainly not a waste. In fact, you will save so much money that you will get the money you spent back in the months to follow. Here are a few ways you can invest the money into your home, includin...


May
10
Getting That Magazine Home Look

You might look around your house after watching a home makeover show and sigh. When is your house ever going to look fresh and new like the homes you see on TV? With so much DIY out there today, it’s hard to keep up. And while you might maintain your home well, there are going to be updates that are necessary as time goes by. Where should you start? The best place to look is towards replacement windows in Truckee, CA.



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Replacement windows are going to take your home far down the road to look much more like one of the houses you see on TV that’s all fresh and new, inside and out. This project actually shows from both inside and out so you’re doing a huge thing for your hou...


May
03
Choosing Rooms For Replacement Windows

If you know your home needs replacement windows in Truckee, CA, getting them is easier said than done. It’s a costly investment! And while you know it’s better to get them all at once, you also know that getting some because that’s all you can afford over getting none at all is still better. So if you have decided to move ahead with windows for a few rooms now and then save up for others later, which rooms do you start with? Here are a few tips to help you make the decision.



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The Rooms With The Worst Windows


There could be rooms in the house that have windows in worse condition than others. Perhaps the windows that have taken the brunt of the sun’s heat in the aftern...


Apr
27
Replace Front Windows With Something New


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When you get replacement windows in Auburn, CA, it’s a great opportunity to make any changes you want to the windows in your home. Depending on your budget, you might have certain priorities in mind. Most homeowners put energy efficiency first. Once you concentrate on that aspect, you can make changes for aesthetics and other things. If you upgrade the parts of the window you want and find that you only have room in your budget left for one big change, consider making that change to the front of your house so you can see it the most from the curb. Here are a few things you might want to do with the extra money in your budget earmarked for changes.



Install A Bay Or Bow Window


One of t...


Apr
20
Decorating Replacement Windows To Make Them Stand Out


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When you get replacement windows in Auburn, CA, the windows themselves are going to stand out quite a bit because they have a fresh, new look and change the overall aesthetic of your home. But you might want to highlight them even more and give them your own sense of style. If there’s a holiday or special occasion coming up, there’s no reason why you can’t use the new windows to enjoy the festivity even further. Here are a few tips for decorating your new windows to show off your investment.



Get New Window Coverings


One of the biggest things you can do to decorate your windows for everyday use is to get some new window treatments to go along with the new frames and glass ...


Apr
12
Low-E Windows Bring Three (And More) Great Benefits


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If you know it’s time for replacement windows in Truckee, CA, you may have started to do a little research on what your home needs. The good news is, there are tons of options out there. But there are so many upgrades that it can get confusing quickly. Do you need those upgrades? Will you benefit from them enough to make the extra cost worth it? One of the upgrades you’ll likely hear a lot about is low-E glass. This is a coating that goes right on the glass and can bring great benefits to your home. The coating is metallic, but invisible so it doesn’t block your view. Here are three of those benefits.



Benefit 1: Heightened Energy Efficiency


One of your main goals for new ...


Apr
05
What To Ask Installers On Replacement Window Installation Day


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Once you’ve chosen all the details on your replacement windows in Truckee, CA, you’re almost home free. Almost. You still have to go through the installation process. The first part of that is simply setting up a day and time for the process and arranging to be home so you can let installers in. You might talk to the installers by phone and ask a few questions, like how you can prepare before they arrive. But there are things they can tell you once they arrive on the day of the installation as well. Here are a few things you might want to ask.


How Long Will Certain Rooms Take?


If you are going to be home during the installation, there are things you can do in one room while the...


Mar
22
Replacement Windows: Past And Present


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The idea of replacement windows in Truckee, CA have been around almost as long as windows themselves. We’ve always known that windows don’t last forever and once they wear out, it’s best to replace them. But there are differences between the replacement windows of the past and those we have on the market today. Here are a few to consider:


Style Choices


In the past, you would generally replace the windows you have with the same windows again. There weren’t many style options and you didn’t want to mix things up very much. Today, though, there are nearly endless style choices available. You can put a different style in the same slot, or you can make the hole larg...


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