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11 Shutters to Enhance Every Window
Vinyl in the bathroom, café style in the kitchen, clerestory in the living room — today's shutters are terrific for every room in the home
"Vinyl in the bathroom, café style in the kitchen, clerestory in the living room —... cover any window or door, let in as much or as little light as needed and serve as a... see in window ratings). By placing shutters outside the window and not inside you... of the window ( because it won't leave enough room for the window to slide on the... bathroom window that faces the street. Bestsyjustis... Most times windows do not have..."
Fiber Cement Siding Takes a Front Seat
Not just a wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right for modern home exteriors
"wood or vinyl substitute, fiber cement is a stellar siding choice in its own right... wood or vinyl siding (fiber cement panels are termite and rot resistant and virtually... you mean vinyl siding. Compared to fiber cement, vinyl is probably a cheaper material... on of windows, also leading to leaks. This has turned into multi-billion dollar issues... that hand vinyl. What about prep? What does the cement board need to have underneath..."
Renovation Detail: The Casement Window
If heaving open your windows leaves you winded, let the cranks or cam handles of casement windows bring in an easier breeze
"open your windows leaves you winded, let the cranks or cam handles of casement windows... casement window. Attached to their frame by side hinges, casement windows are installed... double-hung window, dreaming of the day that I will throw it into a Dumpster and replace... of the window underneath. It is a metal clad window outside, but has wood inside... in with vinyl cladding. I love my casement windows, made by local company Gilkey window..."
Replace vs. Restore: The Great Window Debate
Deciding what to do with windows in disrepair isn't easy. This insight on the pros and cons of window replacement or restoration can help
"do with windows in disrepair isn't easy. This insight on the pros and cons of window... restoring his windows. He calculates that replacing his windows would have cost him $16,000... retain old windows and fix them up for energy efficiency — it prevents material from entering... that new windows may not have. But there are cons too. Pros: On the House in Progress... Restoring his windows cost him about $8,800, and he will recoup his investment in energy..."
Energy-Efficient Windows: Understand the Parts
You can save money and energy with today's windows — but first you need to know all the window parts and types
"today's windows — but first you need to know all the window parts and types... older windows. But if your windows are a little gray around the edges, and it's... cient windows. The second step is understanding all the parts of a window — frame... Windows are the charmer of a house. They add that last touch of character that completes... choose new windows. And because you're already replacing them, you might as well choose..."
Upgrade Your Windows for Beauty, Comfort and Big Energy Savings
Bid drafts or stuffiness farewell and say hello to lower utility bills with new, energy-efficient windows
"when the windows are closed tight? Congratulations: You have leaky windows — and a leaky... as your windows provide natural light and offer some semblance of a view, why give... your windows directly contribute to the overall comfort inside your home. If the... your windows are probably to blame. Plus, old, poorly functioning or improperly... sealed windows can wreak havoc on your utility costs. Ever seen your curtains move..."
Steel-Framed Windows Leap Forward Into Modern Designs
With a mild-mannered profile but super strength, steel-framed windows are champions of design freedom
"steel-framed windows are champions of design freedom... steel-framed windows. However, starting in the 1960s these windows became less and less... iron, windows manufactured by the likes of Henry Hope & Sons found their way... original windows. Made of a single sheet of glass and a thin steel frame, these windows... these windows are undergoing a resurgence.... Hopes Windows it was considerably more than standard windows but way less that what..."
Update Your Windows for Good Looks, Efficiency and a Better View
Great home project: Replace your windows for enhanced style and function. Learn the types, materials and relative costs here
"Replace your windows for enhanced style and function. Learn the types, materials and relative... impact of windows on architecture can be underestimated. While their primary purpose... Modern windows are designed to be more energy efficient while functioning as trim... "new" vinyl windows are awful. Old-fashioned wood windows plus a storm window are... of the window where the outside half of the window frame gets divided by vinyl or..."
Double-Hung Windows Offer Singular Traditional Style
They're efficient. They're visually appealing. They come in many materials and finishes. Is it any wonder double-hung windows are classics?
"double-hung window is about as traditional a window as can be. It's no surprise that its... double-hung window became the window of 18th-century America. The double-hung, or sash... sash, window was was invented by Robert Hooke in the 17th century. Windows before then... casement window when it was open. Double-hung windows restrict movement to a simple... of the window isn't as limited. Double-hung windows weren't considered very efficient..."
Kitchen Windows: 13 Classic and Creative Ideas
Big and tall, long and low, in an unexpected spot ... these ways with kitchen windows offer plenty of possibilities
"kitchen windows offer plenty of possibilities... wall of windows in the kitchen with an amazing view to go with it. But alas, I live... being in a window-filled room. Perhaps it goes back to our ancestors, who needed an enclosed... for a window can make all the difference. Check out the tips below to help you maximize... homes) windows, with wood windows, possibly clad with aluminum on the exterior, being... block the window. Even the fridge blocks light coming in from the window. I'm considering..."
Contractor Tips: How to Choose and Install Windows
"holds the window glass; a double-hung window is made up of two moveable sashesMull: To... Windows are a major investment. They need to bring the outside in when you want,... replacement windows, and tips on deciding whether to repair or replace. Lingo to know:Sash:... or more windows togetherMuntins: Strips of wood that divide the sash into smaller sections... bid some windows, Im looking at vinyl windows in a slimline design so more window view..."
Decorate With Intention: Love Your Kids and Keep Your Style
Don't resign your home to kiddie characters and endless vinyl. New options let you design for high style and real life
"endless vinyl. New options let you design for high style and real life... walls, windows and anywhere else crayons can reach. Rugs get crusted with Play-Doh... doorways and windows to display your treasures out of reach of small hands. 5. Go for wicker... crisp window shades, and you can tell yourself it's OK to ignore the rest, at least..."
Patio Life: Step Right Outside
Here's how to make your move from indoors to patio or deck so smooth, you almost don't see the threshold
"wood-clad and even vinyl versions are available — for the look and energy benefits... iling windows because we love the indoor-outdoor feel, but only half of them are... The windows are absolutely tight, no matter how hard it rains, but our house has... onto the windows. To minimize that effect, we had metal grids installed along the perimeter... particular window or door system. It can be integrated into Folding Doors, Sliding Doors..."
How to Replace Window Trim
For finishing new windows or freshening the old, window trim gives a polished look with less effort than you may think
"finishing new windows or freshening the old, window trim gives a polished look with less... aluminum windows with energy-efficient double-pane vinyl windows in our kitchen nook... adorning the windows with beautiful trim. I was excited for the end result, but since... Replacing window trim is WAY above my skill level but I do like trim that looks crisp... around windows but also around interior doors. Good job! The left over screw holes..."
Kitchen of the Week: Drab and Dysfunctional to Radiant in Minnesota
Clunky storage and lackluster floors get nixed in favor of open shelves, plaid vinyl and an effective kitchen work triangle
"plaid vinyl and an effective kitchen work triangle... "plaid vinyl" did not inspire confidence in me, but the results are great. Love the... Gorgeous windows. Gorgeous redo. Love the tile, floor and lights, and the way you created... these windows? Love them! Thanks for providing the price. Could you share a breakdown... , new windows and triple-glazed, low-E sliding door. fronts of drawers and pantry... moved, windows and doors changed and re-located. new tile floor. best undersink..."