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Selling Your Home Soon? Inspect and Prepare Your Windows

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Before selling their home, many homeowners make improvements and upgrades that will make their home more appealing to buyers. If you’re a homeowner who wants to sell sometime in the coming year, now is the time to evaluate your home’s windows.

Inspecting your windows for deficiencies, making basic repairs, improving the windows’ appearance, and replacing the windows if necessary can all help improve the value of your home. Here’s what you need to know. 

Birds Keep Hitting Your Window Glass? What To Do

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Many homeowners, at some point or another, will have the experience of sitting indoors and hearing a bird flying into a window. This problem commonly occurs in homes with large picture windows that are positioned to reflect the sky or the landscape around the house.

Although it doesn’t happen frequently, some windows seem to have this problem more than others. Your home may be especially vulnerable to this problem if your home is in a wooded area with many birds.

Going Green With Glass: How Environmental Awareness Affects Window Design

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Year by year, people look for more ways to save energy, reduce their ecological footprint, and lower financial costs of energy consumption. Because climate change is an ongoing topic of conversation, families and businesses look for ways to do their part. The push for greener buildings has altered the way people choose and view their windows. 

9 Ways to Maximize Natural Light in Your Home

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Maximizing natural light in the home is a good way to stage your property and generally improve the aesthetics inside your house. On the other hand, a lack of natural light can be depressing and demotivating, creating an unpleasant atmosphere inside your home.

Whether you’re redecorating or just looking for ways to make your house more pleasant on the inside, maximizing natural light can help. You can do this in many different ways. Learn what you need to know about making your home’s interior more beautiful by maximizing light indoors.

A Guide to Hurricane Windows and High Winds in Colorado

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Last spring, high winds caused considerable damage throughout Colorado. Thousands of people and businesses lost power, large trees toppled over roadways, and fires were fanned by the strong gusts that reached speeds up to 80 miles per hour.

If you’re replacing the windows in a commercial building in Colorado, high-impact or hurricane glass is a good choice to consider. Hurricane-resistant glass protects people and assets in wind-prone areas. Here’s what you need to know about high wind and windows in Colorado.

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Home’s Window Glass

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Your home may be a lovely haven from the outside world, but any house is a work in progress. You can always make improvements, and both the outdoor and indoor areas of your home need regular maintenance. If you think you may need new glass in your house’s windows, these signs should confirm that it’s time to have replacement glass installed.

4 Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Windows

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Summer is often the time that people plan home improvement projects. It’s also a great time to work on maintaining your home’s windows. Windows are often neglected, and as a result, they can deteriorate or lose efficiency, especially if you have older windows.

Don’t take your windows for granted. Spend some time this summer making small repairs and replacements so that your glass is ready for the seasons to change again. Consider these five window maintenance tips as your guide. 

How Do Energy-Efficient Windows Actually Work?

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

Whenever you hear about ways to go green, save on utilities, or increase interior climate comfort, windows are at the top of the list of things to change.

People with older homes may blame single-pane windows for drafts and increased energy bills. People with newer homes may wish for better window design or for more expensive windows instead of builder-grade, double-pane vinyl windows.

10 Things to Consider Before You Decide on Window Enlargement

Written by KC Glass on . Posted in Blog

When you tackle your own renovations, you may assume that window enlargement is the ideal solution for brightening up your living spaces. But while window enlargement is possible and often offers dramatic results, the process is complex.

In this blog, we discuss 10 factors that will inform your decision on whether or not to include window enlargement in your dream home design.

Ken Caryl Glass, Inc.