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5 Tips For Cleaning And Maintaining Frameless Shower Doors

While glass shower doors with frames were once the cutting edge of bathroom design, now the trend has shifted to frameless doors that present a nearly seamless glass enclosure experience. With no metal frames to trap dirt or distract the eye, these frameless shower doors are both attractive and relatively easy to keep clean. However, they can still develop permanent water spots and tough soap scum stains if you fail to keep up with the right cleaning routine. Read More 

How To Transform A Fiberglass Door Into A Faux Door

Fiberglass doors are beautiful all on their own and can really stand out whether you paint them white or a bold color. If you are looking for a wood look for your door, but can't afford the price tag that comes along with it, you can paint it to look like expensive wood. Read on for instructions on how to transform your fiberglass door into a faux wood door. Here's What You'll Need: Read More 

Better Windows For Different Weather

There aren't all that many places where the weather is fair year-round. Most places will have you feeling exceptionally hot during the summer or extremely cold in the winter or even both. When you live in an area where the weather is of a greater concern, then you will want to make sure you take care of your house with regards to preparing it for those weather conditions. You'll want insulated pipes for protection from freezing in the winter, clean rain gutters to prevent clogging and water damage during rainy seasons and a cleaned out chimney to prepare for those chilly winter nights when you want to light a fire. Read More 

How To Keep Down The Cost Of Window Replacement

Window replacement is obviously very costly. It requires some heavy construction and the possible demolition of your walls. Not only that, but the cost of individual window casements can be quite expensive. But, window replacement is usually considered to be a cost-effective home upgrade, especially for properties that are a couple decades old. Older window fixtures simply don't have the energy efficient efficiency and insulation ratings of modern products. This article explains a few ways that homeowners can keep down the overall cost of a window replacement project. Read More 

Should You Get Real, Usable External Wood Shutters For Your Windows?

Drive through any neighborhood developed in the mid-20th century, and you'll likely see more than a few storybook homes with fake wood shutters framing the windows. These were meant for decoration and to make the homes look cute, but the shutters were also completely and permanently stuck to the exterior of the house. If you're remodeling, you have a chance to get some real wood shutters that you could actually use to protect your home's windows. Read More