Reasons to Get New Windows After Buying a Home

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Buying a home is one of the biggest personal investments many people make. Not only is it a sizable financial investment, but it is also an investment in a way of life and the peace of mind that comes from owning one’s residence. Things such as old windows can really bring the look and feel of a home down. Consider why you need new windows for your new home.

Ways Your Old Windows Decrease Quality of Life

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Old windows can decrease quality of life in your home in a variety of ways. Often, the problems created by old windows are subtle, and homeowners are not even aware of the many ways their old windows impact them. Understand the ways in which your home and life can be improved by installing new windows so that you can take care of yourself and your property.

Improve the Energy Efficiency of Multifamily Properties With Window Retrofits

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Unlike other types of commercial real estate, multifamily properties come with both commercial and residential considerations. Your property isn’t just an investment — it’s also a place where real people live. One way to improve your multifamily property as both an investment and housing is to add some energy efficiency through window retrofits.

Quick Guide to Window Film

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If your windows are in decent shape, outfit the glass with a specialty window film. Window films are available in multiple shades, thicknesses, and styles to suit residential or commercial applications. Here are some quick facts about window films.

5 Faqs Regarding Frameless Glass Shower Doors

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If you are someone who loves to remodel based on current trends, you will likely love the idea of having a frameless glass shower door in your bathroom. People often referred to this type of shower door as a Euro shower door, because before making its appearance in the United States, the frameless glass shower door was first popular in Europe.

While they have been around since 1970, they have recently become more popular thanks to their aesthetic appeal and affordability. If you want to learn more about this type of sleek-looking shower door, here are the answers to five frequently asked questions.

Selling Your Home Soon? Inspect and Prepare Your Windows

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Ken Caryl Glass, Inc.