Did you ever hear of an Eastern Style window casing? An eastern window casing is something I heard of not too long ago and is only found in the New England states. A regular window casing is otherwise known as a Western Style window casing. Whether you have an eastern style window casing or western [...]
Do you have white replacement windows? An old house that has replacement windows is considered a damaged house to those of us in the historic preservation field. Maybe the evil previous homeowner committed this crime and you are left to deal with it. Don’t worry though, there are options to save the curb appeal of [...]
Almost 99 percent of window shutters on homes are wrong resulting in very bad curb appeal. See if your shutters are bad and learn what to do right to make your home look its best.
Aluminum storm windows are your best bet to not only save heat but protect your original windows from the elements. Protecting your window with a storm window also defers window maintenance. The secret to energy savings is to have storm windows with Low E glass. This is something that the older storm windows do not [...]
What Shutter Style is Right for My House? Shutter styles from the city of Milwaukee design guidelines. To determine shutter style, look at old photos. If you don't have any, look around your neighborhood for similar houses and see the kind they have. You can usually tell if the shutters are original. Keep in mind [...]