window – On the House

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  • Hy-Lite Privacy Window
    Privacy Window Provides Perfect Finishing Touch

    Morris and James Carey and their Carey Bros. Remodeling team have taken great pains to stay historically and aesthetically true while still modernizing a turn-of-the-20th-century home in Brentwood, California. Their success is exemplified by the addition of...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • window trim
    Tip of the Day: Trim Terms

         Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.  

    • Posted September 28, 2016
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  • The Blinding Facts – About Blinds

    Whether you own a home or live in an apartment you will eventually have to deal with window coverings. There are numerous options that look great. Curtains and drapes are fun, but an easy and functional alternative...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • winterizing
    6 Effective Ways to Make Homes Warm for Winter

    It’s not too late to prep your home against the winter chill. Some are DIY, some require professional help, but all will create comfortable, energy efficient rooms for people to gather round the fire or play some...

    • Posted November 15, 2015
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  • replacing a window
    Replacing Double Hung Windows

    Question How do I replace a window? The current window is double-hung with sash weights, and I want to replace it with a new vinyl window. Answer Replacing double hung wood windows with vinyl ones is about...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Super Window Cleaner

    Though temperatures may be dropping, windows still need to be cleaned. At normal temperatures, two tablespoons of rubbing alcohol mixed into 16 ounces of of warm water definitely will do the trick. However, your window cleaner will...

    • Posted May 18, 2014
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  • Double Hung Window
    Double Hung Window Replacement

    Question I am concerned about replacing double hung windows in my Victorian house that was built some time between 1895 and 1900. My daughter wants to keep everything authentic, but air infiltration is ghastly. When the wind...

    • Posted May 10, 2014
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  • glass windows and doors
    Condensation Forming

    Question I live in a 57 year old home, heated by the original “gravity” furnace installed when the home was built. During the Winter months, water condensation appears on some of the windows, usually clearing later on...

    • Posted May 10, 2014
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  • Window Shopping for Window Sashes

    There is a time of year when thoughts turn to holiday visits, window-shopping and time spent with family and friends. But for some, winter isn’t so cheery because they’ll need to spend time at the hardware store....

    • Posted May 9, 2014
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  • Save Money on Window and Glass Cleaners

    Noah Webster published his first dictionary in 1828. In it, he defined “thrifty” as: economical and being frugal. Sound like you? Are you a thrifty person? A bargain hunter? Someone who enjoys finding a better, less expensive...

    • Posted May 4, 2014
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