As the Winter months start coming to a close, it is time to start preparing your home for the highly anticipated warmer months of Spring. Just like other aspects of your home, the exteriors of your home such as windows and doors should also be included in your “Spring Cleaning” initiatives. You can either hire someone to help you with this task or follow a simple guide that you can do it yourself.
Five important factors you should consider before purchasing your replacement windows.
Who will install the windows?
Making sure your windows are installed properly is very important. If they aren’t installed correctly, the will fail over time. This is a vital step in the window purchasing process.
We all love windows. They bring light and air into your home. The only downside is that they do not offer privacy. Without a covering or treatment, anyone can see inside through the window. This can be particularly obvious at night when the interior lights make it even easier to see into your home. Privacy is important, especially in bathrooms, and homeowners should take the time to choose appropriate window treatments to achieve the amount of privacy that they need.
Finding the right front door color for your home
The color of your front door can have a big impact on curb appeal. There are many factors to consider, from architecture to the color of your exterior. How do you want guests to perceive you when they come over for a visit? We suggest following these pointers to help you find the the right front door for your style.
5 Signs it's time for new windows
Home improvement projects are costly and time consuming. So it is easy to put off replacement home windows until it is absolutely necessary. But how do you know when it’s time to replace them? Is it time to take the plunge and replace those old, leaky windows?
5 Tips to selling your home
5 tips to selling your home
Selling your home can be a stressful process. We decided to create a list of best tips for sprucing up your home before you put it on the market.
Enjoying your room with a view
Your doors don’t have to be just doors. They can also be an accent piece, a curb-appeal enhancement, a window-wall, and a light source. In short, a door isn’t just a door when it’s also a beautiful, energy efficient, high-quality patio door.
By selecting the right patio door, it can transform the look of your home and décor and even the way you use your living space. We offer a large selection of styles that can be tailored to suit your home and personal taste. We offer everything from vinyl doors to more modern gliding and sliding patio doors. These well-crafted doors will make a beautiful entrance to the outdoors and provide a spectacular view from the inside. Then you can further customize the doors with a variety of hardware styles and finishes, grille patterns, and interior stains.
Do you need some inspiration? Maybe you aren’t sure which type of door is right for your home. Enjoy this gallery of design options.
Hinged Patio Doors
Traditional craftsmanship combines with modern energy-efficient technology to create this timeless classic. Hinged Patio Doors add a sophisticated look, create soft, natural light, and add value to your home.
14 Tips to reduce your home heating bills
You can slash your energy bills without sacrificing comfort even in the middle of Winter. Winter has arrived, but it doesn't have to bring outsized heating bills with it. Look at your home and watch out for these problem areas; fixing them up could dramatically reduce your home heating bills.
1.Replace Worn Weather Stripping
Worn weather stripping around doors and windows creates drafts and lets in cold air. Seven to 12 percent of a home's heat loss occurs around windows and doors, and homeowners often turn up their furnace to keep comfy because of those leaks. Even if they don't turn the thermostat up, they're losing warm air, causing the furnace to work harder. "Weather stripping around doors, and caulking around doors and windows, can cut down on drafts.
Some weather stripping needs to be replaced every few years because of wear. Replacing it is typically as simple as pulling off the old and tacking on the new.
Does Replacing Windows Add Value to your Home?
Have you considered replacing the windows in your Colorado home? You’ve probably heard that this investment will increase the value of your home. Is this claim valid?
Is Replacing your windows before you sell your home really worth it?
Get Fresh Air and Fresh Windows for Spring
It has been a long winter season, and we have eagerly awaited the arrival of spring. We have also eagerly awaited the opportunity to finally open the windows and air out our homes. Unfortunately, winter can create a lot of wear and tear on your windows. If your windows are damaged from the harsh winter weather or worn out from years of use, Pikes Peak Windows and Doors can offer solutions for your window replacement.
If you open your windows to let in the spring air but the locks don’t work, don’t worry. Pikes Peak Windows and Doors has a variety of glass and vinyl window styles to suit your house and style. Do you have problems locking your windows? Are the locks broken after years of use or from the winter weather? That can be unsafe for your family and your belongings. We install windows to best suit your style and needs. And Pikes Peak Windows and Doors vinyl replacement windows are perfect for our varying Colorado weather conditions.
Have you gone to open your windows only to find that they are stuck? If you are having difficulty opening your windows all throughout the spring and summer, it can be frustrating. We offer a wide variety of easy to use window styles that will allow you to have fresh air flowing through your home all seasons.
Start off your spring season with fresh air flowing through your new windows from Pikes Peak Windows and Doors. Pikes Peak Windows and Doors uses only the best products on the market, to ensure quality and energy efficiency. One of our professionals is happy to come out to your home to provide you with a free consultation for new windows today!
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