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Five Signs You Need a New Year Remodel

Our expert window installation contractors at The Window Store in Minnesota and Wisconsin discuss remodeling the windows in your home for the new year. We talk about some key signs your new year’s resolution should include replacement windows this year.

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Storm-proofing Your Home Before Winter Hits

The weather outside is starting to get much colder outside, and before long, we will all be bundling up in coats and scarves. Winter weather brings the inevitable chance of serious winter storms, and if your home isn’t ready, all of that ice and snow can do some serious storm damage. Fortunately, there are several precautions you can take to make sure your home is in top condition before we’re hit with wild winter weather this season.

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What You Need to Know About Soffit and Fascia Damage

When you think about home maintenance and storm damage, there are plenty of things that come to mind. You are probably aware that your roof needs to be repaired from time to time and that damage to your siding and windows can occur. But you may not immediately think about your home’s fascia boards or soffits. However, both of these important elements of your home’s design provide an important function as elements of your roof’s structure.

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What Exterior Home Makeover Ideas are Available?

Your home’s curb appeal is important for a number of reasons. If you’re getting ready to list it on the market, having a home that looks great on the outside could mean the difference between whether you have a speedy sale or not. But it’s also great to come home to a beautiful and welcoming home at the end of a long day. That’s why a home’s exterior is a great place to start when it’s time for renovations.

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What Custom Window Options are Available for Your Home?

One of the things that makes beautiful windows stand out among other home features is the ability of a window to impact both the look of a home’s interior and its exterior. A well-designed and attractive window solution adds to a home’s value and complete look from both sides of the wall. On the outside of a home, the stunning look of framed glass offers an inviting glimpse at the warmth and light within. On a home’s interior, they create a broad vista to the world outside through all four seasons of the year in bright and stormy weather alike.

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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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Top Three Reasons to Choose Cabinet Refacing

Your kitchen is where much of the action in your home takes place. From dinner parties to family meetings, your kitchen gets plenty of use across the years. And in that time, it can also see quite a bit of wear and tear from cabinet doors opening and closing countless times and endless spills from happy family dinners.

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How to Tell if You've Got Damaged Shingles

If a summer storm has you grabbing buckets to catch water from a leaky ceiling, you don’t have to wonder if you have a roof problem. But too often, homeowners have damaged shingles and don’t even realize it. Left unattended, damage to your roof can end up costing you significantly in terms of damage to the interior and structure of your home. Fortunately, our team of roofing experts at The Window Store in Wisconsin and Minnesota can help.

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