How to Make Older Windows Easier to Open & Close

Old windows can be difficult to open and close, especially if they have not been maintained over the years as well as they perhaps could have been. One way to make sure they function as best as possible is by using beeswax. Beeswax is a natural, non-toxic substance that can be used to lubricate and […]

Egress Windows

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Many folks often daydream about the types of home improvements that they would like to see occur on their home if they had the opportunity to do so. At the top of the list, more times than not, is to “finish” the basement. Thoughts of having a ‘Man Cave’ or shifting an older child to […]

Acid Rain Effects on Windows

Earlier this year, we washed the exterior of a Client’s home and received a call of concern. The actual washing came out nice and the Client seemed quite pleased as the home was now free from the unsightly mildew and mold which had set in and gripped her home’s exterior in a chokehold, the challenge […]

Whatever Happened to ‘Bleaching Oil’?

When many folks think of New England, amongst the wide variety of picturesque imagery, can often be found the stereotypical New England beach house. These days, beach houses have often developed into edifices that could very well be said to make the average McMansion jealous. Thinking back to a traditional New England beach house however, […]

Cloudy & Foggy Glass Window Panes

One of the best benefits of modern windows is how energy-efficient they are. Among the many reasons they are so energy-efficient is because of the way the glass is set up in them. The glass panes of these windows are typically made with some version of two panes of glass with gas in between (usually […]