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Entrance Doors: Fiberglass or Steel

We expect so much from our entrance door. We want it to have a nice design that makes a good first impression. Yet, it needs to be durable to withstand the sun, rain, wind and other harsh weather elements, and keep […]

Importance of Siding Insulation – More Than Meets The Eye

If you need to replace or repair your siding, remember that new home siding isn’t just about the appearance of your home. Siding insulation, that component no one ever sees, is critical to the durability and effectiveness a home’s […]

DIY Window Replacement – Should You or Shouldn’t You?

Some people look at the cost of window replacement projects and say, “If only I could knock down those installation costs by installing the windows myself. After all, how hard could DIY window replacement be?” We generally recommend people look […]

Benefits of Installing a Pergola

If you’re looking into installing an outdoor living structures there are many options available including attached pergolas, freestanding pergolas, and garden arbors. We also have operable pergolas – the latest in pergola technology for those interested in controlling the amount of […]

Summer Deck Designs for Shade

During the heat of summer in the Midwest the best way to enjoy your home’s outdoor space is in a shady spot with a breeze. If your back yard or deck design doesn’t offer enough shade, you probably aren’t getting […]

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Major Home Improvement Projects: Who Should You Hire?

In most cases, professional home improvement contractors – the kind that offer service after the sale and guaranty their workmanship – are the safest bet for major home improvement projects. After all, larger home improvement projects with big price […]

Creating A Sunroom In Stages

Are you thinking about adding a sunroom to your home this year? Sunrooms increase your home’s footprint and add beauty and comfort to any home; but these benefits don’t come without a price.

According to a recent report by Home […]

Deck Makeover – Decking Out Your DUDS

Do you suffer from Darn Ugly Deck Syndrome (DUDS)? Is your home’s deck tired, grungy or just seen better days? Perhaps there’s nothing really structurally wrong with it but there’s not much right about it, either. If your existing […]

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Five Factors Affecting The Cost of New Windows

When our customers look at our large selection of windows, sometimes they ask us what factors affect the cost of new windows. We carry windows for most price points so it’s sometimes difficult to tell why one window costs […]

Enjoying The Outdoors Indoors – Repurposing Your Deck Space

An open concept design in a home is a great option for many people but it does have a few drawbacks, including very few degrees of separation. That much togetherness can sometimes have people yearning for the great outdoors, […]