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Easy Green: 9 Low-Cost Ways to Insulate Windows and Doors
Block drafts to boost both warmth and energy savings with these inexpensive but effective insulating strategies
"dual-pane insulating windows help keep the heat in during winter, there are times when... luxurious window treatments with hidden energy benefits, these nine easy-to-implement... boost insulation of your windows and doors.... when old windows just can't be replaced — perhaps you have a historic home with charming... greatest new windows and doors doesn't mean you must go without the energy savings. From... storm windows for every window in the house. They insulate so much better and not..."
Cool Your House (and Costs) With the Right Insulation
Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here are some types to discuss with your contractor
"Insulation offers one of the best paybacks on your investment in your house. Here... well-installed insulation. New standards can make homes so well insulated that many don't... costs, insulation has become a critical component of all new construction and remodeling... past, insulation could be poorly installed, incomplete or missing entirely — none... source. Insulation has one of the fastest payback times of all investments in your..."
Ecofriendly Cool: Insulate With Wool, Cork, Old Denim and More
Learn about the pros and cons of healthier alternatives to fiberglass and foam, and when to consider an insulation switch
"used to insulate roofs and walls until relatively recently. Most of us leave the slightly... subject of insulation to builders or contractors anyway — after all, you hardly buy insulation... subject of insulation is heating up, both for environmentalists and homeowners. Take a... ecofriendly insulation options — could one work for your home?... cellulose insulation: "Cellulose insulation is a very popular product today. It is made..."
Know Your House: The Basics of Insulated Concrete Form Construction
Get peace and quiet inside and energy efficiency all around with this heavy-duty alternative to wood-frame construction
"One is insulated concrete form (ICF) construction. While not the least costly way... are the insulated panels? @ coastal: no corrosion either? Fascinating. What about... type of insulated foundation wall? We have a client right now that has leaking through... back the insulation on the interior and found multiple leak points. We used some cement... all the insulation. Cut back the Webbing and make repairs. Then waterproof. Then..."
How to Get Your Window Treatment Right
"about window treatments. It must be weird seeing an overly energetic, tall designer... wall of windows mouthing "MWOH-MWUH-WUH-WUH-MWA-WAW," then asking for a check. It may... wall of windows draped or ready to place an order with a local workroom, here's an... looking into window treatments. I feel almost lucky that our front three windows (out of... to do window treatments. My windows are 90" in length so the standard curtains don't..."
Save Green By Going Green: Gorgeous Window Treatments
"better? Window treatments are some of the low-hanging fruit in the world of energy... Cover your windows during the summer, and keep your house cool. Cover your windows in... great window treatment options to help you save green while going green.... HVAC. Insulation. With the big words (and the sometimes big expense), it can be... homeowners use window treatments as both decorative and functional. These Japanese rice..."
Awkward Windows and Doors? We've Got You Covered
Arched windows, French doors and sidelights get their due with treatments that keep their beauty out in the open
"rched windows, French doors and sidelights get their due with treatments that keep... large windows and adjacent sidelights, or gorgeous arched windows. They might add... home has windows and doors that are not so simple to cover, such as front doors with... inside the window frame. Any ideas for window treatment for unsheathed garage window?... two side windows of the 3 panel window so the middle window was open to our neighbors..."
Window Valances for Every Style
"dress windows properly. Then I discovered the art of using valances. While draperies... choice of window dressing, take a look at all it has to offer.... hanging window treatments. I have them in two bedrooms and if I could take a hammer... custom window treatments were heavy, dated, and didn't work with my design aesthetic... house. Window valances were the answer. I was able to accessorize the windows with... highlight the window moldings and make the extremely tall windows look more intimate. Even..."
Your Windows: Dress in Layers
"comes to window coverings. Layered window treatments provide the benefits of insulation... outfitting our windows in our newly constructed home. All i can say is BIG budget for window... time for window coverings, our budget is almost non existant! Thank you for sharing... arched window in my upstairs master bedroom. How do I dress that? cdarden: can... in the windows but need something over them. Do you think sheers would work? v..."
Roman Shades: The Just-Right Window Coverings for Summer
"Window coverings bring a soft polish to the interior design of any room. If drapes... warm up windows while providing privacy and protection from the sun. In their most... fabric window covering panels that can be raised or lowered with the help of a cord... those window coverings installed is more important than ever. But, how do you choose... improves insulation for energy-efficiency, not to mention privacy. Let's go over the..."
Sculpt Your Window Look With Ornamental Lambrequins
"window treatments can be used in combination with draperies, wooden blinds or cellular... portion of a window but the sides as well. However, like cornice boards, these stylish window... historical window treatments because I am tired of unadorned windows. I love detail in... kinds of window treatments with fabric and function? Can we use them and maintain an... abilities to insulate cold window areas? I am not just talking about Lambrequins, but..."
Get Gorgeous Drapes with Classic Pinch Pleats
"drapes to insulate your windows and save energy. The pinch pleat is a great addition... magnificent window treatments really changes a space. Thanks for bringing these pics front... -Your-Window-Treatment-Right. I'm so glad that you go through all this in detail... swing. The insulation is wonderful, and down here they block solar heat gain. Pop them... the top treatment.More:How to Get Your Window Treatment RightDesigner Details: Banded..."
Small Luxuries: Motorized Window Coverings Offer Benefits to All
Free yourself from the mess of cords and the bother of blind rods. Motorized blinds and drapes make managing natural light easy
"motorized window coverings, which eliminate the need to fuss with wands or cords. If... help your window coverings function flawlessly.... motorized window treatments you talk about. This is an excellent article. This is where... where the window treatment industry is headed. There is nothing cooler than watching... Motorized window treatments are becoming more affordable than they once were and can... quantity of windows increases. You've likely seen projects with walls adorning windows..."
How Low Should Your Drapes Go?
Hover, brush the floor or pool like Scarlett O'Hara's tears — we give you the lowdown on curtain length options
"prevent window treatments from funneling the heated air into the window space instead... awing windows look silly at a cafe length only a bit longer than the windows themselves... kind of window treatment. I always prefer full length curtains whether they just reach... even "window treatments" -- yes. "Drapes," NO. And no, they should not "puddle... As a window treatment professional I advise clients to choose a custom roman shade..."
Draperies Lay It on the Lining
Drapery looks and performance rest on the right lining. Here's how to get the best coverage for your needs
"redo all window treatments Any thoughts on coverings for those wretched "ribbon windows"... identify soft window treatments as draperies. If you live in the South or Midwest, you probably... casual window treatments. In keeping with the formal designation, draperies and drapes... for the window there are three windows. Any suggestions? Thanks Pam I need a suggestion... casual window covering for a lakefront property. There are 3 large window facing the..."