The Deck that Defies Gravity – Adams Case Study

To say this job was a challenge would be an understatement. Our crew had to channel their creative side to pull this job off. We want to share some of the obstacles we faced during this project, phase by phase, and show you how we overcame them to give the Adams family a deck they can be proud of! Phase 1: Engineering & Cost The first step to building the perfect deck for the Adams was figuring out how to

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

How to Improve Energy Efficiency in your Home

Improving the energy efficiency in your home will help you save money and reduce your carbon footprint. Follow these energy-saving tips and go green! Install Energy-Efficient Windows The EPA”s ENERGY STAR program reports that you can save up to $465 per year just by installing energy-efficient windows in your home. In addition to this savings, your new windows will also improve your home”s curb appeal and property value. If you”re not going to install energy-efficient windows, winterizing your windows will

Remodeling in Alabama and Nashville

You want to feel safe inside your home, but you also want to be able to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and let the sunshine into your home. So where do you turn in the Alabama area for expert window and door treatments? Durante Windows and Doors, of course — the best choice for quality windows, doors, decking, vinyl siding and sunrooms. Highly Rated Durante is an expert in the industry, producing superior door and window treatments and rated: “A”

Remodeling Projects to Increase Property Value

Some remodeling projects pay off more than others. These remodeling projects will increase your property value so that you can recoup the cost of remodeling when you sell your house. We’ve included information about how much you can recoup on your investment when you sell your house, much of which we found on the Money Crashers website. Window Replacement Adding in energy-efficient windows is a great investment because you recover the money in many different ways: in energy savings, in tax