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Help! My Windows are Leaking!

Fall is right around the corner with cooler temperatures and autumn leaves. But as any meteorologist can tell you, when the temperature starts to change as we head into the cooler season, weather fronts colliding can mean pressure changes and storms. And winter brings its own share of wild weather from ice storms to heavy snow.

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Window Contractors: Why Licenses and Certifications Matter

When it comes to home improvement projects, as a Minnesota or Wisconsin homeowner, you want to do everything you can to make sure you’re getting the best contractors. Avoiding low-quality installation and scams should be at the top of your list when choosing the right contractor. Occasionally, contractors without the proper licensing will try to offer local homeowners significant savings in terms of costs. But is it worth it?

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How to Storm-Proof Your Home

Fall is right around the corner with cooler temperatures and autumn leaves. However, as any meteorologist can tell you when the temperature starts to change as we change seasons, weather fronts colliding can mean pressure changes and storms. Winter also brings its own share of wild weather from ice storms to heavy snow.

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Dealing With Damage After a Summer Storm

When the summer sun starts to shine on Minnesota and Wisconsin, it’s more than welcome after a long, cold winter. But summertime can also bring rain clouds and even a few storms. When those summer storms cause damage to your home, it can be tough to recover.

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It’s Spring! Time to Replace Your Windows

The weather outside might still be frightful, but it won’t be for long. Spring is right around the corner, which means the return of sunny mornings and bright, warm days in Minnesota. While you’re outside enjoying all that fresh air, don’t forget to consider your home’s windows.

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Top Reasons to Hire a Professional Contractor

There’s nothing like fixing up your house with a few upgrades. Whether you live in a charming little Sears Craftsman bungalow or you’re flipping a delightful old Queen Anne, it can be a lot of fun changing up your home. From adding bay or bow windows to creating a gorgeous kitchen space you’ll love to entertain friends and family with, home improvement possibilities are practically endless.

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What to Consider When Replacing Your Windows

Great windows can last for many decades in a home, but eventually, you may be ready to replace your home’s windows. Whether you’re interested in boosting curb appeal or getting your home ready to sell, there are a lot of things to take into consideration when it comes to replacing your windows.

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Checking for Damage After a Winter Storm

Winters in Minnesota can be beautiful, turning the world into a winter wonderland. They can also bring their share of wild weather and can be pretty tough on your home. At The Window Store in Minnesota, we offer quality storm damage repair for your home's roofing, windows, and siding. We can get your home back on track and restore it to its original beauty. We’ve put together this helpful information to guide you through how you should go about checking for damage around your home after the big winter storm hits.

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Inspecting Your Windows After a Storm

Few things are more frightening than the thunder, wind, and lightning of a big storm. When a storm hits, the wild weather can do wreak havoc on your house, causing all kinds of damage. If the storm includes hail, the damage can be serious.

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How Custom Windows Can Upgrade Your Home’s Look

If you are looking to upgrade your home’s curb appeal, there are a number of factors to take into consideration. Often, homeowners will look at repainting or replacing the entryway door as their first approach for boosting their home’s appearance. But too often overlooked is one of the best ways to upgrade your home’s look. By replacing your home’s windows with custom windows, you can completely transform the appearance of your home, updating the existing look to something more modern and intentional.

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