Do you find yourself asking, “Why is my house so hot?” every year as summer hits? Your house may be letting in heat in ways you don’t even realize. If you want energy efficient alternatives to [...]
Historic neighborhoods and their homes aren’t typically built for today’s levels of noise pollution. So when a new highway or bridge comes along, a once peaceful area is suddenly invaded by traffic and construction noises. Homeowners [...]
Completely soundproof windows aren’t possible if you want to, ya know, see out of them or open them ever again. As blogger and preservation expert Scott Sidler says, “I’m going to spoil the surprise right now [...]
There are many different types of both storm windows and replacement windows. Both have their benefits and drawbacks. This blog goes into the specifics of construction of both. New windows are made from [...]
Mid-century modern homes were once futuristic, the “homes of tomorrow.” Built after World War II, they incorporated the abundant and relatively inexpensive materials no longer needed for the war effort in features like aluminum windows and steel cabinets.