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18
Dec

How to Make Your Windows Energy-Efficient for Winter

During winter, you may experience many problems like ice dam formation on your roof and high heating costs because of damaged or low-performing windows. With proper inspection, repair, and precautionary measures, you can avoid spending a fortune on your energy bill for the coming months. Here are some things you can do to have energy-efficient windows for the season:  

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16
Dec

New Year To-Do List: Welcoming 2015 with a Beautiful Home

The holidays may have kept you busy with all the parties you had to attend (or host) and other activities you took part in. If you have a checklist for the season, make sure to include home maintenance in your list of things to do. An inspection of your home can help you determine if anything needs to be repaired

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15
Dec

Window Condensation: Why It Should Be a Cause for Concern

Window condensation is a common problem that many homeowners need to deal with. It might just seem like a simple fog on the glass. But apart from obstructing your view of the outdoors, condensation is a serious problem because of moisture. For wood windows, moisture can cause many issues, such as rotting. Seal failure is one of the reasons condensation

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12
Dec

FAQs: Window Condensation and Why It Needs Your Attention

Do you ever wonder about the fog or moist that builds up on your window panes when it’s cold outside? Do you know what causes it and why it’s a sign of window failure? NEXT Door & Window, the top provider of windows in Illinois, answers some frequently asked questions about windows and what causes condensation: What’s that moisture building

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7
Dec

Adding Color to Your Home Through Window Replacement

Are you planning to revamp your home’s facade? If you are, one of the simplest and quickest ways to do so is through window replacement. Replacing your old windows with new ones can make a big difference if you want to change the overall look of your home. Does color matter? This is a common question among homeowners who are

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4
Dec

4 Simple Steps When Inspecting Your Windows for Damage

Windows grow weaker over time. To know when you need to schedule repair work or buy replacement windows, make sure to inspect your windows regularly. This can help save you money and prevent other issues like drafts and high energy use. NEXT Door & Window, a trusted provider of replacement windows, shares some tips you may follow when inspecting your

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1
Dec

4 Steps to Winterizing Your Windows and Save on Energy Costs

Preparing your windows for winter is necessary for homeowners as the season may create problems for your property if you’re not ready for it. Apart from replacing old or damaged windows, you can perform simple maintenance work to help your windows withstand the cold season. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, many households across the nation spend about an

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28
Nov

Reasons to Replace Your Old Windows—Backed by Facts

Windows, along with other components of your home, age with time. If it’s been at least 15 to 30 years since you’ve had them installed, it is probably time to consider replacement windows. Here are some reasons why you should get rid of your old windows and replace them with new replacement windows in Chicago and other areas. A Window’s Typical Life

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23
Nov

Prepare for a Blustery Cold Season with Replacement Windows

Drafty old windows are an inconvenience to you as a homeowner. Old windows have poor energy efficiency capacity and are visually unappealing. They also may have sustained damage that may cause air infiltration, water leakage, and/or glass condensation. The Old Farmer’s Almanac has predicted that we will experience bitter cold temperatures as low as 38 degrees. Winter can hit your

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16
Nov

What to Do with Condensation Formation on Your Windows

Condensation is commonly experienced during the cold season. It occurs when there is an imbalance between the indoor and outdoor temperatures. When the outdoor temperature has dropped, this will have an effect on your windows in Illinois. Although this is quite common, it’s a sign that there’s a high level of humidity in your home. The warmer air that is

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