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A Door is An Introduction

Jun 12, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Many people consider doors to be a divider or separation between spaces. While they do provide privacy and protection from the elements, they are also often the first introduction to a room, particularly when they require opening to permit entry.

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Ultimate Venting Picture Windows

Apr 16, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

It is the time of year when many of us want to let the outdoors in. The fresh air, anyway. But most do not want to draw attention to the fact that windows are open, particularly on lower levels. Marvin Windows may have a solution for you.

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Energy Conservation Tips

Feb 12, 2008 by Pella

Making an investment in superior windows and doors will pay off down the road. In lower energy bills. In less fading damage to furniture and carpet. And above all, in the comfortable enjoyment of your home. That’s why modern window products are designed with a variety of options and glass technologies for outstanding energy efficiency. No single solution is right for every home or every climate. There are some things and tricks …

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Exterior Shutters

Jul 31, 2007 by Pacific Columns

A shutter literally shuts out intruders as well as the rain, wind, and dust from entering a home or building. First used in ancient Greece, shutters have been popular since colonial times. They are today an important aspect of functional window treatment and add both character and aesthetic value to an exterior. Over the years many different shutter styles and innovations developed. Colonial buildings had simple functional straps and hinges, Victorian ones had …

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Swarovski Elements for your Windows

Apr 16, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m definitely not a fan of fussy window treatments with lots of draping fabric. It works for some room settings, but I often feel less is more.

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Discreet Coded Door Handle

Apr 04, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Keyless entry systems are becoming increasingly popular for home use, eliminating the need to carry around multiple keys. Historically, many have been bulky or have very visible keypads. Valli and Valli, however, has introduced the Vitalia, a sleek, discreet keyless entry system.

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eXact Color™ Sealant

Mar 23, 2012 by Sashco, Inc.

Exact Color™ is a high-quality, super-elastic caulk from the makers of Big Stretch® that mixes with any latex paint or stain to create custom colored caulk with no tools required.

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What to use for Chimney Mortar Repairs

Jan 30, 2012 by Sashco, Inc.

Cracked mortar and concrete around your chimney can lead to roof leaks. So, seal them up. But how? And which products should you use?

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Understanding Permits

Jun 23, 2011 by Level One Construction

As a homeowner, you are not legally permitted to perform your own renovation work, with the exception of the electrical, but it is strongly recommended amateurs not do this as disastrous results can occur.

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Bring the sunshine and backyard into your home this summer

Jun 07, 2010 by Pella

Warm weather means it’s an ideal time to redo or create a new outdoor living space that you can enjoy all summer.

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When to Consider Custom Iron Curtain Rods

May 28, 2010 by Unique Vanities

The way your windows are covered can really make a difference in the appearance of your home, both from the inside and the outside. If you find your window treatments looking a little bit plain, there are a few things that you can do to liven them up, without necessarily spending a lot of money.

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Home improvement becomes less taxing

Apr 12, 2010 by Pella

Spring is here, summer’s just around the corner, and it’s time to break out of that winter funk. With homeowners spending more time at home these days, many are investing in home upgrades.

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Make room for the parents

Apr 12, 2010 by Pella

Think you have a crowded house? Maybe you’re not alone. With these economic times and higher housing costs, combining households has become a more prudent approach to managing expenses.

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Take away the fear factor of replacing windows, doors

Mar 02, 2010 by Pella

Thinking of remodeling? You are not alone. The majority of money spent by homeowners on home upkeep goes toward improvement projects versus maintenance and repairs.

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