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Everything You Need to Know About the Energy Tax Credit

Replacing your existing windows with energy-efficient versions may qualify you for a tax credit. This guide will break down everything you need to know about the energy tax credit. Key Takeaways The energy tax credit covers 10% of the cost of qualified energy efficiency improvements up to $500 A window needs to have an ENERGY…

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Atlanta Home Design Trends

Certain cities in the United States and across the world have elements that distinguish them from others, and the style of homes that people reside in is certainly one of them. The city of Atlanta is a city with its own unique identity and culture; its residencies help distinguish it as a well-known cultural center…

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Marvin’s Builder Awards and Why This Is a Winning Brand

Builder magazine is a leading resource for home design, building materials, and related products, serving the residential construction industry and keeping professionals informed and inspired. Each year, Builder conducts a Brand Use survey to get a sense of what is being used and preferred among builders, developers, and contractors across the U.S. Between 750 and…

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Window & Door Announces 2017 Dealer of the Year Award Winners

Updated with winners’ publication Dealer of the Year Award Window & Door magazine and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announced the winners of the annual Dealer of the Year awards at a reception at Window & Door Dealer Days on September 13. Window & Door Dealer Days is held at GlassBuild America: The Glass,…

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Vinyl vs. Aluminum vs. Fiberglass Windows & Doors: Not All Materials are Created Equal

Whether for a new build, a remodel, or a replacement, there are a variety of materials used for windows and doors that homeowners can choose from for their next project. Of course, there are several key factors to consider when choosing what material should make up your next door or window, such as durability, customization,…

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How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Front Door

Replacing your front entry door should provide good looks and value. An energy-efficient exterior door may trim 10% off your energy bills. How do you know which door is right for you? Compare the three main materials available for exterior doors:; steel, fiberglass, and wood. Steel Entry Door A steel door is great for saving…

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How to Feng Shui Your Home in 7 Steps

Feng shui is all about harnessing the positive flow of energy in our environment to live happier days in and out of your home. Follow these 7 steps to feng shui your home. Declutter your home Eliminate excess stuff to create balance in your space. Clutter overwhelms the energy of any room. Remove objects that…

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Architizer A+ Awards Recognize Door, Window, Glass Companies

Several door and window companies are recipients of the 2017 Architizer A+ Awards that acknowledge and promote the year’s best architecture projects and products. Winners of the Building Products – Windows & Doors category: Marvin Windows and Doors’ Ultimate Multi-Slide Door PlybooDoo Panels by Krownlab Pirnar’s Ultimum Pure with a One Touch handle Slope sliding…

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Securing Windows

Learn how to safely secure your windows from intruders with these easy, and in depth ideas from better homes and gardens.

Tips for Choosing Efficient Windows

Chances are that the main reason you are replacing your old windows is to upgrade to more energy efficient models.