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Replacing your windows is a huge investment and you want to ensure you are hiring the right company for your project. Here are some of the most critical questions you need to be asking your windows sales rep before your sign any contract.

The winter winds can wreak havoc on your home and your wallet. To ensure your home is fully prepared for the winter months ahead, here are 5 helpful steps you can take to properly winterize your home.

New year, new trends! Here are the top five home improvement trends you will see in 2022.

Listing your home soon? Read more about why you should replace your windows before putting your house on the market.

Don’t let high energy bills drain your bank account this winter! Click to read 5 tips to lower your energy costs during the frigid months.

When homeowners think of energy efficient windows, they typically think that means no air will pass in or out of the window and are shocked to find out preventing that from happening is impossible. Learn more about air infiltration and the windows in your home.

Learn what should be at the top of your home improvement to-do list with Universal Window Direct’s guide to prioritizing home improvements.

Are you noticing drafts throughout your home as the temperatures begin to drop? If you answered yes, consider going around your home and test your windows for air leakage.

Make sure you're practicing window safety during  National Window Safety Awareness Week!

Humidity and condensation have homeowners worrying about their windows. Learn all about humidity levels and how to control (and even eliminate!) window condensation.

Understanding United Inches

Wondering about united inches? This in-depth guide explains everything about united inches that you need to know, including the average size of different window styles.

How much do replacement windows cost? This is one of the most frequently asked questions in the industry, yet one of the most difficult to answer. The truth is that there isn’t a straightforward answer in terms of how much you’ll pay for a window, and the price tag varies from company to company.

Some of the problems you will face with cheap contractor grade windows.

Don’t be misled by the $189 replacement window offer that many low end window companies try to advertise. These low end windows are built to fail.

As a homeowner, how can you make an educated decision about investing in new exterior siding with all of the material options, colors, textures, and upgrades available?

If your home has a bay window, you very well know about its beauty and benefits to the home. These windows expand the views of the outdoors, create a statement for your curb appeal, and they also add an extra something that no other window has: a seat.