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A Few Hints About How Sash Windows Work

Many feel that old, double-hung sash windows are a necessary feature on ‘period’ homes. They should never be replaced except as a final solution after everything else has been tried. They’re worth saving for lots of reasons and they’re not too difficult to restore. Here’s how sash windows work, or, sometimes, don’t work. Continue reading

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Why Everyone Should Save Money On Heating Bills With DIY Sash Window Insulation

It is that time of year again when the temperature starts to drop and the wind speed starts to rise. People who have sash windows on their house will no doubt be aware of this already. The low temperatures and high winds make any gap in a door or window very apparent. So when better to save money on heating bills with DIY sash window insulation. Continue reading

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Sash Window Improvement Is Historical Attention To Detail

Sash window refurbishment may be a rather mysterious process to many people. Few people really understand what a sash window is, in fact. These window sets are commonly comprised of pairs of panels with glass panes in each. The sets may have several panes of equal number each or one large pane each. Other parts that make raising the lower panel possible are counterweights and cables of cloth, lead, or steel. Continue reading

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Contractor Tips – Basement Design Ideas

There is one thing for sure that can be said about an unfinished basement. It is completely open to reinterpretation and remodeling into anything you want it to be. This is especially true if you have the skill and resources of a contractor at your disposal, who will be delivering a high quality professionally done finished basement. It is true you can do anything you want with it but it is good to keep in mind that the basement is a very quiet and private area that lends itself well to relaxation and entertainment rooms. You are going to want to make certain you are using the space wisely as you won’t have a second basement to do later. Here are a few of the more popular interpretations of a finished basement that are available to a homeowner. Continue reading

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Basement Remodeling Hints – Finishing your Basement flooring with General Contractors

When doing a basement remodel, you’re more than likely going to have to think about the carpet sooner or later. When it comes down to choosing your carpet though, don’t just go with the first pretty pattern or neat looking shag you find. Try to keep in mind the actual purpose of the space. Carpet isn’t just designed for looks. Make sure to get input from a general contractor to help you make informed choices. Continue reading

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