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What is the right replacement window for me?

Posted 07-25-2017 at 02:30 PM by Windows on Wash
Updated 07-25-2017 at 02:33 PM by Windows on Wash

It is never the wrong time to replace the old, single pane windows in your home. Replacing your window frames improves the energy efficiency and functionality of your home, can lower your utility bills and can refresh the overall look and curb appeal that attracts new buyers. However, deciding which window replacement frame material you should choose can be a challenge. There are a multitude of frame options available to you and it can be hard to make that final choice. The purpose of this...
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When is it time to replace my roof?

Posted 07-05-2017 at 06:50 AM by Windows on Wash
Tags asphalt , metal , roof , shingle , tile

How do I know it is time to replace my roof?

Depending on the type of roof you currently have, there are various signs you are in need of a roof replacement. Some tell-tale signs include:
  • It has missing or broken shingles
  • The shingles are bare, curling, or buckling
  • The roof is very old or past warranty
  • There are many broken tiles
  • It has damaged flashing
  • There are cracks in the roof that leak water or daylight into your home
Some people may decide to reroof instead...
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The Top 5 Benefits of Fiber Cement Siding

Posted 04-13-2017 at 05:43 AM by lge77

Trying to decide which type of siding to use for your home exterior can be quite a chore. Of course, you want your home to look amazing, you want a wide variety of colors and styles to choose from, and, most importantly, you want it to last.

You will find all of those things, and more, by choosing fiber cement siding.

Chances are that you have already seen this type of siding around town and were not even aware of it, since it looks exactly like painted hardwood siding....
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Guide to Choosing the Right Grade of Plywood

Posted 04-06-2017 at 11:44 AM by lge77
Updated 04-09-2017 at 03:47 PM by kwikfishron (Remove Links)
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Choosing the right plywood for your application can be a daunting task. The price variations can be quite complicated, and what exactly are those letters on the label? Understanding what these letters mean as well as different purposes for each is crucial to choosing the right material. Similarly, understanding the different finishes can take your project to the next level.

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6 High-Performing Features for a Better Home

Posted 03-28-2017 at 10:39 AM by lge77
Updated 03-29-2017 at 09:43 AM by lge77

High-performance homes are like an orchestra. You must make certain that all of the energy-saving features are perfectly coordinated for optimal performance. If just one instrument, or feature, is “out of tune,” it can disrupt the entire performance. Get some ideas about how your home can work with these 6 high-performing features, then talk to an architect who specializes in green homes. He or she will be the conductor, ensuring that each of the features will perform properly with the other features...
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