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Properly designed and installed, a bay window is a gorgeous feature that can add light and character to your home. Bay windows also create snug and versatile nook spaces that are perfect for reading or eating breakfast.

“Sold,” you might say, after considering these benefits, “time for...Read more

When it comes to return on effort, few DIY home projects come close to the beloved window seat.

Easily tackled in a single Saturday, the self-built custom window seat takes a home’s most awkward cranny and transforms it into a charming focal point.

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Smart glass, or switchable glass, is glass that uses advanced technologies to block light and insulate. The glass’s light transmission properties can be affected by light, heat or electricity. Mostly, this means the glass changes from translucent to transparent, blocking...Read more

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Bulletproof glass seems like the best safety measure you can take to protect your house or business property – and maybe it is – but like any material, bulletproof glass isn’t completely impenetrable. It’s more accurate to say this glass is “bullet resistant.” In fact, can we even call it glass...Read more

Okay, plexiglass isn’t glass, but what exactly is it made of? We’ve all watched that movie scene where the person is going to collide with the “glass” pane the men are carrying on the sidewalk, but unexpectedly the person bounces right off! The pane was plexiglass! As it turns out, that...Read more

A walk-in curbless shower is a functional, attractive choice for any bathroom, elevating safety and style in a single home upgrade. This post outlines the advantages of curbless showers and walks you through the process of installing one in your home. 

Why Go Curbless?   ...Read more

Sure, your sliding glass door is an attractive entryway, but how efficient is it? It should come as no surprise that sliding patio doors can be a major source of heat loss in a home. If not sufficiently insulated, sliding glass doors can make a room drafty or downright cold. This is particularly...Read more

Your curtains aren’t just for privacy – in the winter they can also keep rooms warm, lower energy bills and reduce interior window condensation; but only if they’re thermal curtains!

Read on to learn everything you need to know about selecting thermal curtains for your home:

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From dew sparkling in the morning sun to water droplets on a soda can, all condensation is fundamentally the same: water vapor that has cooled to the point of condensing and forming liquid water droplets. This change of state occurs based on temperature, when warm humid air meets a cold surface...Read more

Windows come in all shapes and sizes, yet many of them are made of the same parts. Window terminology may seem confusing, but once you know the basics, you can find the exact window part you’re looking for.