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New Windows can save on Energy

Bathroom, kitchen, home, remodeling, windows, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Lake bluff, Ill

Replacing your windows can enhance the beauty and style of your home and if your current windows are a couple of years old.  You can expect to save on energy too.

For a typical home, if you choose ENERGY STAR windows you can save:

  • $126–$465 a year when replacing single-pane windows
  • $27–$111 a year over double-pane, clear glass replacement windows

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Get a Head Start on Winterizing Your Home

Get a Head Start on Winterizing Your Home

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Before the winter season approaches, now is the time to start thinking about your home renovation needs.

With the cooler months ahead, it’s likely that you and your family will be spending more time indoors.

Dual-pane windows

Prepare for the temperature drops by having multi-pane windows installed. This upgrade will provide your home with better insulation and improve heating and cooling efficiency. By replacing your old windows, you can save on energy costs by reducing your monthly heating bill.

Roof repair

Fall and winter seasons are known for rainy weather which can aggravate a leaky roof. You should consider a roof repair to prevent future damage.

Insulation

he right amount of insulation can improve the efficiency of your heating and air system. Adding insulation to air ducts, outer walls, basements, and attics have proven, most of the time, to increase efficiency and comfort value.

Weather Stripping

Cold air will find its way into the home however it can wasting 5% to 30% of your energy use. With the autumn’s falling temperatures, now’s the perfect time to locate those pesky drafts and stop them before the true freeze kicks in.  Seal basement seams and cracks with caulk, window seams with plastic insulation kits found at your local hardware store, and the bottoms of your doors with weather stripping.