I have been asked this question numerous times:  “Why can’t I just buy new construction windows, which cost less than custom-sized windows, to replace my old, existing windows?” There is a definite difference between new construction (standard-size) and replacement (custom-size) windows.  Even if...

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www.bbb.org As the weather has warmed up, door-to-door window salespeople have hit the streets.  There’s a particular technique that these sellers are currently using in friendly San Antonio neighborhoods where residents are prone to open their doors to strangers.  We will call it the “We want you...

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Memorial Day is almost here, and a beautiful season of barbequing has already begun in the San Antonio area. My neighbors and I all love to grill, but have you ever noticed how many people have their BBQ grills right next to the house?  It provides convenience, but it can also be a pretty serious fi...

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Whenever our exterior designers visit with homeowners, they have discovered that most folks have questions about window egress laws when the designers bring up this topic. They get asked questions like “What does window egress mean?” and “What are window egress laws?” Well, we’re going to talk about...

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It's a very fair question to ask: "How much money can I expect to recoup from my home remodeling project?" After all, when you're talking about extensive renovations, few people can afford to just throw that much money down the drain. Knowing the projected resale value tied to the remodel will help...

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If you are having a window replacement job done on your home and have a home security or alarm system in place, it's important to keep the alarm system intact. Here are a few things to keep in mind for a smooth installation.   Professional Alarm Installation Most window manufac...

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Let’s put on our physicist lab coats for a moment and look at how heat or cold gets inside your house.  Heat always moves toward cold. Therefore, if it’s hot outside, the heat is constantly trying to get into your house, and if it’s cold outside, the heat is trying to escape from your house. The mos...

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How do you know if your home’s windows need to be replaced? Well, the most important factor in making that decision is determining whether the new, replacement windows are actually significantly better than the windows you already have. What if you have old, single pane aluminum windows?  If th...

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