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In 2018, are Bay Windows Modern or Old-Fashioned?

April 30th, 2018|Home Improvement, Replacement Windows|

Are Bay Windows Right for Your Home? Bay and bow windows are often included in homes to allow for more light to enter living spaces. Many beautiful Chicagoland homes feature bay or bow windows. Bay window is the (often generic) term used for a protruding window structure. There is a difference between bay and [...]

Are Black-Framed Windows Right for My Home?

April 30th, 2018|Home Improvement, Replacement Windows|

Black Window Frames are More Popular Than Ever In many Chicagoland homes and businesses, black window frames are being installed as owners decide to update their windows. As industrial trends grew in popularity, more and more homeowners and business owners were including black window frames in their plans, or replacing their white window [...]

The Best Bathroom Windows for Light Exposure and Privacy

April 30th, 2018|Home Improvement, Replacement Windows|

The Best Bathroom Windows For Privacy In many homes in Chicago, the bathrooms have one or more windows. These bathroom windows are necessary to let in light and ventilate the bathroom. Some contemporary homes even have large picture windows in the bathroom. While additional windows are beautiful and offer many benefits, many home [...]

Where and Why to Use Transom Windows

April 30th, 2018|Home Improvement, Replacement Windows|

When and Why to Use Transom Windows What are Transom Windows Transom windows are small windows appearing above or beside a door or other window and are often fan-shaped, but can be other shapes as well. Transom windows are primarily decorative, but they also serve a function. These types of windows add extra [...]

Replacing Commercial Storefront Windows

April 29th, 2018|Commercial windows, Replacement Windows|

Replacing Commercial Storefront Windows If you've recently purchased a commercial property in Chicagoland, or you're upgrading your existing property, you'll often have to replace your storefront windows or commercial doors.  We work with contractors and architects across the Chicagoland area to replace all types of business windows and associated commercial doors. These projects [...]

Replacing a Basement Window

April 29th, 2018|Home Improvement, Replacement Windows|

Replacing a Basement Window Basement windows sometimes need to be replaced due to old age or damage. They are often broken by burglars, so installing a new basement window is very important. Depending on your basement, you need to have a hopper window, egress, or escape window.    Egress Windows An egress window [...]

The Cost of Replacing Windows or Adding a Garden Window

April 29th, 2018|Home Improvement, Replacement Windows|

Replacing Windows or Adding a Garden Window Replacing windows in your home does not have to be expensive, and adding a garden window increases your home value. Garden windows are similar to bay windows, but smaller. Also, garden windows are often installed over a sink. While garden windows are more of a "luxury [...]

When Is It Time To Replace My Home’s Front Door?

April 29th, 2018|Affordable Replacement Doors, Home Improvement, Replacement Doors|

When You Should Consider Front Door Replacement Whether you have just moved into a new home or you've lived in your home for years, sometimes you have to replace your entry door. There are three main reasons for front door replacement: Aesthetics Security Energy Efficiency Aesthetics If your entry door is old-fashioned, damaged, [...]

How Thick Does My Siding Need To Be For My House?

April 29th, 2018|Home Improvement, Vinyl Siding|

How Thick Should My Siding Be? Choosing siding for your home can be difficult, as there are many options. When choosing replacement siding for your home, you must consider multiple factors, including aesthetic, water resistance, durability, and energy efficiency. There are various siding replacement options; popular siding replacement options include Alside and Hardieplank.  [...]

Choosing between Fiberglass or Wood for Your Entry Door

April 29th, 2018|Affordable Replacement Doors, Home Improvement, Replacement Doors|

 Choosing a New Door for Your Home  When it's time to replace your entry door, you must decide what type of door you'd like to install. The most common options are wood, fiberglass, and steel. Each option has its benefits and its drawbacks. You should choose your new door based on your needs [...]

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