When is the Best Time to Replace My Windows?

While a window replacement can make an excellent investment in your home, it’s a project that not many homeowners look forward to. It’s not difficult to imagine why; after all, it can be costly, time consuming, and require a lot of difficult decisions. If you’re considering having any of the windows at your home replaced, you may be wondering when the best time to replace them may be. Sound like you? You’ve come to the right place. Read on for

Does a Window Replacement Add Value to a Home?

Before investing in window replacement, most homeowners take time to weigh the pros and cons. After all, it can seem like a stressful undertaking between the time, decisions, and cost that such a project can entail. On the other hand, it can also be an excellent opportunity to make a lasting investment. So, does a window replacement add value to a home? In short, absolutely! Like most things, however, there’s a catch—the value you get can depend on a lot

What Are the Benefits of a Shower Area Remodel?

The term “bathroom remodel” can conjure a wide array of images, both good and bad, in the mind of any homeowner. If your thoughts jumped straight to the horrors of torn out pipes and tiles, seemingly endless dust and grime, and your entire household trying to squeeze into the guest bath for the duration of your remodel, you can relax knowing there’s a better solution out there: A shower area remodel! But what exactly is a shower area remodel, and

Why Should You Hire a Local Window Company Over a National Chain?

While most homeowners aren’t exactly looking forward to a window replacement, it is the perfect opportunity to make an investment that enhances and beautifies your home for years to come—if you choose the right window company for the job, that is. There’s certainly no shortage of options out there and the information can prove to be confusing, so what’s a homeowner to do? If you’re wondering whether you should hire a local window company over a national chain, you aren’t

Durante Home Exteriors Introduces the addition of Infinity® Replacement Windows to their line of replacement windows!

  Replacing windows can be confusing.  Homeowners are faced with finding durable windows with the right look for their home.  With so many options to choose from, how do you know which windows are right for your house? Here are a few factors to consider in evaluating replacement windows. Replacement windows should be thermally efficient and add to the total comfort of your home. Choose a window that meets ENERGY STAR® guidelines and has a .32 or lower U-Value, which

6 Possible Deadly Deck & Railing Hazards You May Not Know About

You can admit it; you’ve put off maintaining that deck for some time now. I mean it has taken a beating over the years. It’s almost to the point that you need everyone to sign a waiver before stepping out there. And you’ve heard yourself repeating the words, “Watch out for those nails and splinters!” or, “Don’t lean on that rail, it may come loose!” It needs some paint, maybe a touch of sealant, and a lot of TLC. I

Mrs. Guthrie’s New Durante Home Exteriors Sunroom

If you have been thinking about what a new sunroom would look like on your home, check out what Mrs. Guthrie has to say about her decision to install a Durante Home Exteriors sunroom on her Birmingham, AL home. What We Did Mrs. Guthrie had a covered concrete slab patio area that was screened in on the back of her Birmingham home. She really was not using the patio space and wanted to convert the covered patio area into a year-round sunroom so that should could

Why Durante Home Windows Are Superior To Competitors’

If you are in the market for replacement windows, we advise you to take a close look at Durante in comparison to the competition. When you analyze our products, services, and reputation, you”ll quickly determine that we”re the best in the business. We have a wide range of window styles including double-hung, bow and bay, gliding, awning, casement, picture, and specialty options. We”re flexible and willing to work with the unique demands of each home and homeowner. Part of what

The Benefits Of New Replacement Windows

If you are fed up with your old windows because they look dated or they’re letting in drafts, don’t delay installing replacement windows. Once you have your new windows installed, you’ll wish you had made the decision to upgrade much earlier. New home windows bring plenty of benefits that extend far beyond merely aesthetic improvements. One of the primary reasons to install new windows is that they’ll boost your comfort level as well as that of your family members. You’ll

Energy-Efficient Windows Look Great and Save Money

All windows are created equal, right? Not so fast. In fact, windows that are not energy efficient can lose as much as half of a home’s heating or cooling. As we approach the winter season, energy-efficient windows become crucial for keeping your home warm, and you will save on heating costs as well. How Do Energy-Efficient Windows Work? Windows will either lose or gain heat through conduction, convection air leakage and radiation. These heat transfers are more problematic in windows