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Common Door Problems During Winter

Strong winds, cold temperatures, snow, and ice can cause different issues in your home. Your exterior is even more susceptible to problems, especially your exterior doors. ... Read more

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Is It Safe to Replace Windows During Winter?

Many homeowners are concerned about their home’s comfort when it comes to replacing windows during winter. However, with old, leaky windows, your heating system will have to work harder to keep your interior warm, resulting in higher energy bills. ... Read more

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Why You Should Replace Your Windows in the Winter

Replacing your windows is a good investment for any home. Not only does doing so increase your home’s energy efficiency but if you choose a style that better suits your home, you can also increase your property’s overall value. However, some homeowners often put this task off during the winter season due to various rumors that the season isn’... Read more

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What Pella® Impervia® Windows Can Do for Your Home

While having a lot of window options gives homeowners and property managers the power of choice, the overabundance of variety can overwhelm the consumers. If you’re in the market for new windows for your home, why not consider Pella® Impervia® windows? ... Read more

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How Cold Climate Homes Develop Humidity and Leak during the Thawing Process

Temperature changes in the Midwest are extreme from season to season. For example, in July, the average high temperature in Chicago is 82 degrees, but in February, the average high is only 1 degree. This process of freezing and thawing can take a toll on homes, especially when it comes to leaks. Leak prevention is vital for cold weather homes fo... Read more

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Winter’s Around the Corner! Now’s the Time to Inspect your Windows and Doors for Drafts

Do you find yourself wrapping in a blanket all winter long no matter how high you turn your thermostat?  The cause might be more than just your fickle body temperature.  The culprit make actually be a leaky window or door creating drafts. Windows and doors ar... Read more

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CertainTeed Integrity Roofing System: A Comprehensive Approach to Quality Roofing

When it comes to the roofing products you choose, what is underneath the surface is just as important as what’s on top. CertainTeed is one of the most trusted brands in the roofing industry providing unmatched quality and superior durability. Along with their quality shi... Read more

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How Much Do Poorly Operating Windows Really Cost a Homeowner in the Chicago Area?

Every Chicago home has one thing in common – windows.  Whether it was built in 1910 or 2010, any home can experience problems with poorly operating windows. While decreased energy efficiency can directly lead to higher utility costs, there are many more intangible “costs” to faulty or broken-down windows. Here are some ways poorly ope... Read more

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3 Exterior Areas of a Home all Highland Park Homeowners Should Inspect Quarterly

Did you know you can complete your own regular Highland Park home inspections? While these type of assessments will never replace the home inspections completed by experienced professionals, they are a great way to protect one of your greatest investments – your house. Don’t think you have the skills or know-how to complete your own home ins... Read more

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5 Window Brands that Can Withstand the Harsh Winter Climate of Chicago

When considering a window replacement project for your Chicago home, it’s never an easy decision. How long will it take? What windows should I go with? How much will it cost? These are all questions that need consideration. With the harsh Chicago winters, you want to make sure you choose ones that can withstand any type of weather Mother Natur... Read more

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