House Buying Series: Is the House Prepared for Winter?

Make sure the home you’re considering buying is equipped to handle cold conditions. There are several important places you should inspect or inquire about before making an ...
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What Type of Gas Should I Look for When Installing Energy Efficient Windows?

Do you have old, drafty windows? It may be time to replace them with more energy-efficient windows of a higher grade. Maybe you've even thought about springing for windows ...
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Creative Ways to Let Stunning, Natural Light into Your Home

A month ago, you excitedly purchased your first home. Since moving into your new place, you’ve discovered a few things you’d like to change. Most notably, you see that you had ...
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Weekend Project: How to Fix Drafty Windows in Your Home

  Winter weather is here, and you may be feeling the chill—inside your home as well as outside. One of the biggest ways that cold air enters your home (and warm air leaks out ...
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Are Your Old Windows Hazardous to Your Family’s Health?

  Your windows protect your family from the wind, snow, rain, and cold. They help keep your home insulated from winter’s chill and summer’s heat. They can even help keep out ...
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FAQ: How to Deal with Storm Damage Insurance Claims

  As storms tear up Iowa neighborhoods, homes can suffer damage due to hail, rain, high winds, lightning, and falling trees or debris. During a storm, your first priorities ...
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Help! My Windows Have Storm Damage!

  As spring and summer storms rip through neighborhoods, homes can suffer damage from high winds, hail, rain, and falling trees or debris. Glass-paned windows, especially older ...
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What Do I Do If Lightning Hits My Home?

Spring is the season for thunderstorms, which can involve rain, hail, or even lightning. Do you know what to do if your house gets struck by lightning?  
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Your Guide for Choosing the Perfect Weatherstripping

You read online that you can shave some money off your energy bills every month and make your home more comfortable and less drafty by using weatherstripping to seal gaps ...
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4 Ways to Insulate Your Windows Without Breaking the Bank

Do you wish you could keep out that annoying, uncomfortable draft that sweeps into your home through your windows every winter? Well, you can, and you don’t have to spend a ...
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