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Use Stained Glass Windows to Decorate Your Home

My name is Linda, and I am a professional interior decorator with additional experience in construction. I am passionate about the beauty of stained glass and its ability to completely transform a room or an entire home. Consider turning one or more of your windows into a work of art by replacing it with a stained glass design. If you don't want to completely replace a window, you can order a customized stained glass window and have it hung in front of your existing window. This creates a lovely focal piece in your home. Decorating with stained glass is easy and can make a huge difference in your home's appearance.

3 Tips For Buying The Right Blackout Curtains For Your Bedroom

If you're somebody that likes to sleep in during the day or you live somewhere that gets sunny quite early or stays bright late into the evening, it's a good idea to look for ways to keep your bedroom dark. The most effective way of keeping your room dark enough to sleep in is to get blackout curtains to hang up and block out the sunlight. If you've never purchased blackout curtains before, you may be concerned about what features to look for to ensure that they will be effective at blocking out the light that you don't want. Read More 

4 Signs It’s Time For Home Window Replacement

Having your home's windows replaced can be a major project and expense, so it's understandable that no homeowner wants to shell out money to replace their windows until it becomes absolutely necessary. At the same time, your old windows are not doing you any favors, as they could be costing you money in energy bills. Wondering whether it may be time to schedule a home window replacement project? There are a few telltale signs to watch out for. Read More 

How To Make Your Home’s Windows More Energy Efficient

A great deal of your home's energy can escape through the windows, as glass is a good conductor of heat. Heat either passes into or out your windows during summer or winter, but there are several ways you can add treatments and additions to your windows to keep your interior home climate more controlled and save on your energy bill. Here are some ways you can do this. Add Window Film Read More 

4 Features Of Modern Wood Windows

When people often think of wood windows, they think about the old window frames that you saw on windows on homes that were built a hundred years ago. Wood frames have come a long way since then, and if you have new wood frames installed on your home you are not going to get the old frames that were prone to rot and were not energy efficient. #1 Energy Efficient Read More 

How To Refinish Wooden Window Frames

If your wooden window frames look worn or faded, you don't have to replace them. It is possible to refinish the frames and make them look new again. Wood frames get exposed to the elements, which causes discoloration and chipping, and refinishing them helps prevent further rot. Refinish your wooden window frames by following these tips.  Prepare to Refinish the Frames To refinish the frames, gather: work gloves eye goggles rags painter's tape masking tape drop cloths or plastic rags vacuum oil soap or wood cleaner  putty knife or scraper 120-grit sandpaper wood filler (optional) moisture meter (optional) paint stripper trim brush paint brushes mildew-resistant primer  exterior paint or stain  Inspect the window frame, and assess the amount of damage. Read More