Windows

Cat perching in the window

How to Make a Window Perch for Your Cat

Cats love sitting near a window to take in their surroundings, but it can be difficult for them to perch comfortably on a narrow window stool. You could buy a cat perch, but watch this video to learn how easy (and affordable!) it is to just build one for Fluffy.

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Plexiglass or glass windows

Plexiglass vs. Glass: Which is Right for Your Windows?

When it comes to windows, many homeowners narrow their decision to glass or plexiglass. Each has its pros and cons, so before you make a decision, consider these factors.

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Installing Phantom Screens

Advantages of Retractable Screens for Covered Decks and Porches

It’s nice to lounge on a porch or covered patio — until mosquitoes ruin the day. Here’s a solution to keep those pests away.

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staining-the-shutters

How to Update Metal Shutters with Gel Stain

Gel staining metal shutters is an easy way to update their look and take years off an aging home. Here’s how to do it!

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Applying window film

How to Apply Energy-Saving Window Film

Applying window film to glass doors and windows around your home can help reduce glare, block UV rays, and reduce energy costs by reducing solar heat gain.

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Do It! How to Make a Fabric Valance

Want to add warmth and style to your windows? Here’s how to make your own fabric valance, from start to finish!

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Using a cordless drill to attach plywood to a window

Hurricane Storm Panels for Your Home

One of the best ways to minimize damage to your home during Tropical Storm Gordon is to cover your windows and doors with storm panels or shutters. Here are some options.

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How to Replace Broken Window Pane

How to Replace Broken Window Pane

Replacing a broken pane doesn’t require a lot of effort or time. First start with removing the glazing around the broken pane and have a new piece of glass cut to size.

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