Advantages And Disadvantages Of Window Tinting

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Window tinting is an alternative type of window treatment in which a darkened film is applied directly to the glass of your home's windows. Tinted windows have a distinctive set of advantages and disadvantages, and understanding what window tinting has to offer can help you decide if having your windows tinted is the right fit for your home. Advantages of Window Tinting Energy Savings: Window tinting is available in different levels of reflectiveness.

16 June 2016

Protecting Your Property From Hail

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If you live in an area that is frequently hit by hailstorms, you have learned a bitter truth: you can't completely protect your home or car from these balls of ice. Although you are bound to experience some loss due to these storms, you can take a few steps to minimize the damage. Home Hail experts will tell you that small-sized hail will not hurt your home. In fact, you will not get significant damage until the hail is about 1.

15 June 2016

Deciding Whether To Repair Or Replace Your Windshield

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Depending on the kind of car your drive, replacing a windshield can cost hundreds if not thousands of dollars. On the other hand, repairing a windshield will typically cost under a hundred dollars. You might think that the choice to repair a windshield is pretty straightforward, but there are a few factors that you have to weigh in the balance when you are deciding between repairing or replacing.  Size of the Crack

14 June 2016

Exploring Different Types Of Shower Doors

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Shower doors are probably the single most taken for granted item in a bathroom. Whether you are switching to doors from a curtain, or just need to update the doors you already have, there are a lot of choices to make. Some choices may be limited, due to space or the type of shower you want. Is it a Bathtub Shower or a Stand-alone? The first thing to do is determine where the shower door is going to go.

8 June 2016

How To Seal The Seams In Your Frameless Shower Doors

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Frameless glass shower doors are a great upgrade for any bathroom. These unique and stylish shower doors are also very reliable. They can create a completely waterproof shower enclosure as long as the seams remain sealed. This usually means that you need to maintain the caulk in between each glass panel. Over the years you will probably need to remove your old caulk and replace it. This article explains the process so you can ensure that your enclosure remains waterproof and stylish.

8 June 2016

Tips For Fixing Cracked Sheet Glass

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If you have a small crack in a window or other sheet of glass, you may be interested in repairing the crack instead of buying an expensive new sheet of glass. Here are some techniques that you can try as a first stop for repairing your glass. Clear Away Shards The first thing to do is to completely clear away glass shards from the sealing area. This is to protect you, but also so that you can get a good seal with the glass pieces.

10 August 2015

Taking A Closer Look At Antique Glass Window Repairs

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If you move into a home that has antique windows, if you are like some homeowners, you will want to keep the windows intact just because they give character to the older home. However, this kind of glass repair will call for some specialized attention. You could easily just have the windows yanked out and replaced with new versions, but some of the antiquated features of windows from the past are hard to match.

7 August 2015