Home Improvement

10
Sep

Front Doors That Add Instant Curb Appeal

A front door is more than just a point of entry, it can help boost curb appeal, transform the facade, and increase the value of your home. It truly is a great way to make an impact without the cost of an extensive renovation. According to Therma Tru’s “National Home Value Study”, by just replacing your front door you can

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14
May

Transform Your Home With Bow or Bay Windows

Looking to transform your home, open up your space, and add dimension? Then let us share why you should consider a bow or bay window. Bow or bay windows go beyond being an architectural accent and will add value and curb appeal to your home. It will also give you the opportunity to expand your view and increase your living

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27
Mar

4 Reasons to Choose Custom Windows or Doors

We get it; it can be tempting to go the cheapest route when you need to upgrade your windows and doors, or it can seem easier to just ignore them altogether. Windows and doors can often get overlooked when updating a home, but today we’re sharing 4 reasons it’s so important to choose quality custom windows (or doors), and how

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28
Feb

Keep the Drafts out With Quality Windows

Are you feeling that draft from your old windows? With as much as half the energy in your home going to heating and cooling costs, investing in energy-efficient, quality windows will help lower those bills way beyond wintertime. How to Choose Energy-Efficient Windows At Next Door and Window, we offer many energy-efficient options, but hopefully, this post will help simplify

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31
Jan

New Year, New Look: 5 Window Styles to Try in 2018

A new year is a great time to enhance your home and its value with quality windows. It can be a little overwhelming to know which style to choose, so we’re sharing 5 great window style options for 2018. 1. Large Windows and/or Transom Windows What better way to open up your space and transform your home than large, beautiful

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2
Oct

Increasing Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Our friends  at Therma-Tru Doors have written a great article on increasing curb appeal. Replacement doors always update your home’s look. These are easy changes to increase your home’s value.  This is a sample of what they have written: “Whether you’re remodeling, getting ready to sell or building a new home, curb appeal is important. It’s how appealing your home looks

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3
Mar

Why NEXT Door and Window Is the Cream of the Crop

NEXT Door and Window has been the trusted name in window, door, and siding replacement projects in Illinois for as long as we’ve been plying our trade, or over 60 years. Many things have changed since our inception, but our recipe for success has stood the test of time.

27
Sep

Top 4 Kitchen Window Innovations

The kitchen is the heart of your home. No matter how you use the area, you will always need the right windows to provide the perfect balance between natural light and ventilation. Furthermore, prioritizing design and functionality can make your windows the room’s focal point.

22
Dec

Presenting Your Good Side: How To Enhance And Maintain Your Home’s Visual Appeal – Part III: Accessorizing And Adding Accents

Your home’s main design features form the bulk of your home’s look and feel, and are a big part of any lasting impression your home makes.  To make the best of these features, however, you need to call attention to them, focus the eye on what you want to see and what you want to emphasize.  Here are some tips

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8
Dec

Presenting Your Good Side: How To Enhance And Maintain Your Home’s Visual Appeal – Part II: Keeping Up Appearances

Nothing lasts forever.  Your home may look good now, but without the effort to keep it looking that way, your home will eventually deteriorate and break down.  When it comes to keeping up your home, you only get out of it what you put into it.  Keeping the right mindset about your home’s maintenance and upkeep is key to keeping

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