Why it's important to take condensation seriously

Ice buildup on patio door due to condensation - hard wood floor damage
It's easy to ignore the effects of condensation on windows, after all what's a little water? Although sometimes it looks like nothing is happening, it is only a matter of time before the compounding little droplets of water make their way into places you cannot see.

How to prevent condensation problems

Three steps that you can take to try prevent condensation issues from occurring in your home.

It's not always your window's fault.

Anatomy of a window - interior view

Anatomy of a window - interior view
Although at first glance a window seems like a relatively simple concept when breaking it down for the purposes of describing the individual components, a window can become a complex grouping of whatchamacallits and thingamajigs that make it impossible to convey to others.

Anatomy of a garage door - interior view

Anatomy of a window - interior view
Although at first glance a garage door seems like a relatively simple concept. For the purposes of describing the individual components, a garage door can become a complex grouping of whatchamacallits and thingamajigs that make it impossible to convey to others.

Anatomy of a window - exterior view

anatomy of and exterior window.
When looking at the exterior of a window, there are more parts than you’d probably care to remember, and to make things more confusing, there are multiple terms that can be used to describe the same components. This diagram labels the most common terms.

Windows, you've got options

Thinking about purchasing new windows for your entire home? You've got options, lots of them. But often these options are left to the homeowner to figure out. This comprehensive guide will help you think about your options.

Thinking about a garage door replacement? Things to consider

Replacing your garage door is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to enhance and rejuvenate the front of your home. Not only will a new garage door increase your home’s curb appeal, but it can also make your garage warmer and more inviting.

Not all windows are full of hot air. Not any more!

Gas between the glass - Windows
There are lots of things that make one window better than the other​ and long gone are the days that multi-pane windows were filled with air. Today's windows are filled with gas and choosing the right gas could make a noticeable difference to your home's comfort, energy costs and your wallet.

Window spacers, what's the difference?

When it comes to the energy-efficiency of a multi-pane window, do window spacers really make that much of a difference? Some would argue it's the most important component of a window.

The anatomy of a entrance door - hundreds of years in development.

anatomy of an entrance door
Whether you are looking at a steel, fiberglass or wooden door, the basic parts and terms used have a long historical foundation that goes back hundreds of years.