Now that fall has arrived in all its colorful splendor, you know that cold weather and family gatherings are just around the corner. This time of year is the perfect time to prepare your home for winter and finish all of your interior decorating projects. Glass Doctor® of Oxford County understands that with the kids back in school, you have ample opportunity for getting your house in shape. We deliver glass repair, window upgrades, and glass decor that increases your home’s energy efficiency and establishes a more relaxing atmosphere for entertaining at holiday get-togethers.
Glass Repair and Upgrades
According to an Energy.gov article entitled, “Five Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall and Winter,” the most effective way to winterize your home is by addressing heat loss with window improvements. According to the US Department of Energy, your home heating costs represent approximately 45% of your total energy use, and drafts around windows are responsible for wasting up to 30% of your energy. Our glass specialists perform a variety of upgrades that lower your utilities costs by preventing drafts. Options include:
- Low-emissivity (Low-E) Glass—This energy-saving option works year-round. The innovative coating controls the radiation (or emittance) of solar energy, greatly enhancing the insulation properties of the window glass.
- Double-Pane Windows—Many homes feature double-pane windows, but over time, the seals that separate the panes weaken from exposure. Our glass experts perform glass repair service that fortifies your seals, solving the cloudy, dingy look that develops from mineral deposits, due to moisture accumulation.
Interior Glass Decor
Impress your holiday guests and enhance their comfort with our numerous glass decor options. We deliver custom glass items that accentuate your rooms. In a recent article, Better Homes and Gardens suggests a number of ways to get your home ready for the holidays, including:
- Guest Bathroom and Bedroom Ideas: Spruce up your guest areas with new custom mirrors that enlarge the space and increase natural and artificial light.
- Entryway Improvements: A framed statement mirror creates an impressive foyer and has the power to rejuvenate the appearance of your fireplaces when place strategically. Moreover, reflecting the warm firelight throughout your room provides a cozy atmosphere for your family and guests.
In addition, custom glass shelving units provide a stunning display for your knick-knacks, sculptures, and keepsakes. Or, replace a few of your kitchen cabinet doors with custom glass panes to display your expensive china.
Now is the best time to prepare your home for cold-weather and holiday gatherings, and we make it easy with our custom glass repair and enhancement services. Contact Glass Doctor of Oxford County to arrange for your personal consultation today