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See our most recent blog post about home improvement, replacement window, roofing, siding, insulation and air sealing solutions at Windows on Washington below.

How Much Should You Actually Pay for Quality Air Sealing and Insulation in Virginia?

At Windows on Washington, we talk a lot about quality air sealing and insulation. The important word here is ‘quality’. There are many home improvement contractors touting their workmanship, however we have customers coming to us time and time again with air sealing and insulation issues. Why is that? It is because...

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Which Material is Best for a Roof Replacement?

Do you know the last time your roof was replaced? If you are living in an older home, chances are it has been a while. While deciding between replacing or simply repairing your roof is the first step, the next step is choosing the best roof material. Of course, if you choose to repair your roof, you will need to...

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7 Spooky Halloween Decorations Guaranteed to WOW Your Neighbors

It’s October 31st today, and more importantly, it’s Halloween! We cannot believe how quickly Halloween has come around and if you happen to be in the same boat and have not thought about your decorations, fear not, we are here to help. Yes, tonight is Halloween but you still have time to deck your halls with fear...

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Which Siding Material Goes the Distance?

 

When it comes to siding materials, a common question we get asked at Windows on Washington is, “Which siding material is the most durable?” The answer to that is twofold, and we will be discussing it in detail in this article. But firstly, why is siding important? Siding  is your home’s main form of protection...

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Why Your Windows or Siding Are Making Popping Sounds

 

Have you ever heard popping sounds that appear to be coming from your windows or siding? You are not going crazy, we promise! In fact, popping sounds are a fairly common issue (albeit an annoying one). There are a few reasons why your siding or windows are making such noises, but most commonly it is due to the...

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4 Handy Tips to Help You Prepare for Your New Attic Insulation

Did you know  insulation  is one of the most effective (and cost-effective) ways to make your home more comfortable year round, as well as more energy efficient?  No matter what the season is, new insulation is a home improvement project that can be carried out any time of the year and will have a positive impact...

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Should You Invest in New Siding?

As we move into fall, now is a great time to start thinking about those home improvement projects you have been putting off all Summer. Perhaps you have been delaying them because you are unsure whether or not they are a worthwhile investment. When done correctly, most home improvement projects offer an excellent...

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WoW’s Top Tips for Choosing the Best Replacement Windows

 

Choosing the best replacement windows  for your home is not easy. However, with the right knowledge and some professional guidance (that is where we come in!), the task does not have to be so daunting. In this article, we will share our top tips for choosing the best replacement windows so when the time comes,...

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How to Avoid Common Sales Tricks When Choosing a Home Improvement Contractor

There is an old saying that goes: “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” This rings true whether that be when buying a new car or procuring the services of a home improvement contractor. Yes, there may be times when you stumble upon an amazing deal that seems too good to be true, but actually is true -...

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When Choosing Loose Fill Insulation, Which is Best: Cellulose or Fiberglass?

“I would definitely recommend cellulose loose fill insulation,” says one home improvement contractor. “I would choose fiberglass loose fill insulation,” says another. Sound familiar? Chances are, if you are looking at installing new insulation in your home, you will have heard many different opinions on loose fill...

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