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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.

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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4 Roofing Systems That Are Both Energy Efficient and Stylish

When it comes to  replacing your roof, there are plenty of things to consider, such as the energy efficiency of the roofing material and how effective it will be in keeping your home protected for years to come. However, the appearance of your roof is also important because it is usually one of the first things...

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The Great Window Debate: Pocket Sill Vs Sloped Sill Window – Which is Best?

 

Replacing your windows does not have to be a stressful experience for you. In fact, there are plenty of benefits when it comes to replacing your windows, such as improved energy efficiency, lower utility bills and a better overall look and feel to your home. While replacing your windows is quite a sizable home...

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The Best Siding To Improve Your Energy Efficiency & Lower Utility Bills

Your home’s energy efficiency is important for a few reasons, but perhaps the two most important reasons are: an energy efficient home is good for the environment and good for your wallet. There are a few ways you can improve the overall energy efficiency of your home, yet one of the most beautiful  and most...

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A Quick Guide to the Starmark Evo Window Range

A few weeks ago, Windows on Washington wrote an article about why we love the Starmark Evo by Okna. We received such a great response from you all so we thought we would do a follow-up article about the different types of windows the Starmark Evo range offers. In case you missed the article, here is a short recap...

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Which Home Improvement Projects Provide the Best Return on Investment?

If you are considering making some sort of improvement to your home, you may be wondering if it is worth the cost. Yes, home improvement projects can be expensive - but here is the thing: almost all improvement projects add value to your home. At the same time, however, not all home improvements are smart...

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How Sealing Air Leaks and Improving Insulation Will Lower Your Energy Bills

 Have you ever found your energy bill was much higher than you expected? Or that it is significantly increasing with each bill? There are many reasons why your energy bill fluctuates, and of course the more you use your heating or cooling systems, the higher your bill. However, if your bills are higher than normal,...

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Is a New Roof Worth the Investment?

Home improvements can be costly for homeowners, with some projects dearer than others. However, there are some home improvements that cost a lot, yet do not offer much of a return on investment (ROI). This is not the case when it comes to a new roof. There is no doubt a new roof is a costly upfront investment. ...

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