Rich Sinclair who lives in Hainesport, New Jersey emailed me asking the following question: "Can you replace only one broken pane of a double pane window?" The answer is simply: No Double pane, or insulated glass, is made by taking two pieces of glass and separating them with a special spacer that has an adhesive […]
Knowing how to spot quality construction is vital to buying vinyl windows that will last for years. Quality materials and construction can be spotted with these tips on vinyl replacement windows. Look also for labels designating AAMA certification on the window frame.
Replacement Window Cost Payback TIPS Do simple math with utility bills Separate summer natural gas or heating costs Savings start years down the road after improvement cost payback You don't save money for many many years CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Are you thinking about purchasing replacement windows and doors for […]
Window sashes can be found in just about every home. Some go up and down, while others swing out like a door. You can buy window sash replacement kits in case your window sashes can't be repaired. If you want to save energy dollars, you are a candidate for high-efficiency window sash replacement kits. Tilt-in sash kits are popular because they make it easy to clean windows from inside the house.
Glass block installation requires minimal tools. When installing glass block windows, measure twice and draw a sketch of each window and take photos to show the fabricator. Correct sizing of block windows is critically important. These glass block installation tips will walk you through the process of completing your project with success.
DEAR TIM: I've been a subscriber of your free newsletter for years and am finally building a new home. I decided to follow your advice and stop by the job site as often as possible and take photos. The contractor just installed my windows and has started to install the vinyl siding. It appears to […]
Smokey Film on Car Windows TIPS Film comes from plastic off-gassing Will come off with soap and water Streaks mean you did not clean it well Wash twice and rinse well - clean glass in shade not direct sun CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Vicki Mead, who resides in Jonesboro, Arkansas, […]