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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.

Replacement Windows: Should You Choose a Pocket Sill or Sloped Sill?

With the warmer months just around the corner, now is a good idea to take stock of the windows in your house and make sure they are functioning at their peak. We have published an article on when it is time to replace your windows, which you can read here. And, if you find your windows do in fact need replacing,...

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5 Important Questions to Ask a Home Improvement Contractor Before Signing

While our current way of living looks vastly different to what we are used to, it is still business as usual at Windows on Washington. However, we have of course implemented some stringent safety measures and are fully committed to following the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to help combat...

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Insulation Simplified Part One: Foam Insulation vs Blanket Insulation

There is no denying we are living in new times and need to change our behavior as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe. You will have read how we are continuing to work with our clients to ensure they can achieve their dream homes, while ensuring the health and safety of all (if you have not read it yet,...

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How A New Roof Can Actually Help Save You Money

Did you know 75 percent of all homes in the United States have air conditioners? Or that air conditioners use roughly six percent of all electricity produced in the US, at an annual cost of $29 billion to homeowners? That is certainly a significant sum. Not only that, but around 117 million metric tons of carbon...

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Why Are My Windows And Siding Making Popping Noises?

Perhaps one of the most common questions we get at WoW is from clients who are concerned about “popping” noises coming from either their siding or windows (or sometimes both). If you have ever heard these popping sounds before, you will know they can be slightly confusing and oftentimes quite annoying! In fact, if...

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Updated Health & Safety Practices Due To The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

As the world continues to navigate the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), we are focusing our priorities on protecting the health and safety of our valued customers and employees.

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Is it Possible to Fix a Broken Seal or Should I Buy a Replacement Window? 

When things do not work as they should in the home, it can be tempting to want to simply fix it rather than replace it. From small things like creaky door hinges to bigger problems like a broken roof shingle, sometimes it is possible to fix the damage, while other times it’s best to get a replacement. So the...

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Where Should You Spend Vs Save On Your Home Improvement Project?

If you are looking to complete some sort of home improvement project this year, you might be concerned about costs. We hear you - home improvement projects are certainly not the cheapest thing in the world, but at the same time, you do not want to skimp and cut corners now which could cost you more in the long run....

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WoW Awarded Best Of Houzz 2020 in Customer Service

At WoW, one of the things we pride ourselves most on is the customer experience. We work tirelessly to provide outstanding quality when it comes to the WoW team, products and processes. What does that mean? It means we only work with the best improvement installers, we only use top quality products and we have...

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8 “Hidden” Spots Where Insulation Can Reduce Your Energy Costs

There is no denying February can be brutally cold in Maryland and Virginia. However, there is no need to suffer through the cold. Coming home to a warm, and cozy house is one of the best things about winter. However, using a heating system to constantly warm up your home can have a significant impact on your...

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