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Improve Your Home's Temperature with New Windows

Different types of windows can be used to have a beneficial impact on the interior temperature of a home. Double-hung windows serve as a barrier against exterior heat and cold. Garden windows create warmer well-lit places for growing plants. Bay and bow windows capture the sun in useful ways by having a mixture of window orientation due to their design.

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How to Match New Windows With New Siding

A comprehensive upgrade for a home that includes new windows, which are beautifully enhanced by new siding, is transformational. An older home, improved by such a renovation project, becomes more energy efficient and has outstanding “curb appeal” with a brand-new exterior look that increases resale value.

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The Wonderful Advantages of Fiber-Cement Siding

For those building a new home, adding an addition, or wanting to replace worn-out siding, there is extremely good news. By outfitting your project with fiber-cement siding, instead of traditional wood, you may not have to paint the home for decades.

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Giving Your Home’s Windows a Much-Needed Makeover

For those who want to make their house look great, installing new windows is the perfect thing to do. A comprehensive home makeover includes new windows along with trim, accents, shutters, and gutters. This creates a definite aesthetic appeal.

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4 Signs It is Time to Replace Your Sliding Glass Doors

Sliding glass doors make it easy for you to access your outdoor space, while also allowing plenty of natural light to shine into your home. But eventually, those doors will need to be replaced. There are many factors that affect the lifespan of a sliding glass door, including the material the door is made from, the thickness of the glass and the weather elements the door is exposed to. As such, instead of relying on age alone, you may want to pay attention to signs. Here are a few of the top signs that it is time to replace your sliding glass doors.

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What Kind of Replacement Windows are Available for My Home?

If you think are you are locked into double-hung windows because that is what is already on your home, you are wrong. The fact is that many different types of replacement windows available from Window World Western Chicago can easily fit into the same space your current window inhabits with a minimum of changes to your home. Read to find out which type of window might work best for your house.

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Replacing the Kitchen Window? Don't Forget the Sliding Door

Yes! The kitchen finally getting its 21st Century renovation. You are knocking down the wall between the dining room and the kitchen, adding an island, and replacing the window over the sink with a bay. When was the last time you took a good look at that sliding glass door leading to the patio? Maybe it's time to get rid of the sticky, rusting, scratched door with one that will complement your new living space. Let's check out what kind of options are available from Window World Western Chicago.

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How Long Does it Take to Have Your Windows Replaced?

You need your drafty, broken windows replaced. But how much time will it take to have them ordered and installed? Sometimes a radio ad or TV spot might make it sound like you can pick up your windows at the store and pop them in taking only a few hours. It's not quite that fast, but it is pretty simple for the average homeowner. Here's the down low on what you can expect when buying new windows from Window World Western Chicago.

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What are the Signs that you Need to Replace your Windows?

Windows on a home are as important as the roof, the doors, the siding and virtually every other exterior addition that you have. They are especially important because, not only do they look good and bring light into your home, they also act as an exterior buffer to keep nasty weather at bay. Eventually, though, even the best of windows will surrender to the elements, because Mother Nature always gets her way.

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Siding Installation is NOT a Do-It-Yourself Job.

In this age of do-it-yourself this and do-it-yourself that, everyone seems to be looking for ways to do everything themselves! While that may work for making a bookshelf, changing the oil on your car and doing your own yard work, there are some things that really ought to be left to professionals. Things like window replacement, installing sliding doors and especially putting new siding on your house, should not be considered a do-it-yourself project. Sure, you could attempt to do the siding yourself, and when you break a few pieces, cut some bad angled joints, and then step back and see how crooked it all is, you'll be wishing that you called a professional in to have taken this job on.

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