What to Know About Windows

Have You Thought About Using Indoor Blinds in Your Home?

Every room in your home needs plenty of light. You can't enjoy your home if you are sitting in the dark all of the time. However, too much light can be an equally big problem. When light is streaming into your home it can be difficult to see because of the glare and household furnishings can become faded. Too much sun can also expose you to harmful UV rays and all the associated health risks that they bring.   Read More...

Two tips for those who want to put security screens on their windows

If you want to make your home safer by putting security screens on the windows, this advice should be helpful. Get custom security screens made if your windows have unusual dimensions If the windows of your home were custom-made for the property or if they're just very old, then their dimensions might not be the same as the dimensions of the windows found on most modern buildings. As such, you will probably find that any off-the-shelf security screens you come across will not fit them.   Read More...

Critical Factors to Consider When Selecting Exterior Window Shutters

Most homeowners will agree that installing exterior window shutters ranks among the best home improvement ideas. Shutters protect glass windows from stray birds and stones, and they add aesthetics to a home's exterior. The best part is that exterior window shutters are available in various materials from wood and vinyl to medium-density fibre (MDF) boards and faux wood. However, you must consider a few things before selecting exterior shutters. Exposure Levels to Elements -- Exterior shutters are excellent at protecting window panes from the elements.   Read More...

Window-Tinting: The Benefits For Your Car And Well-Being

Window-tinting was often considered an aesthetic improvement on vehicles, generally to suggest high status or a passion for cars. Australian law requires tinted car windows to allow at least 15% of visible light transmission, which leaves a substantial margin for how low you can go. Generally, the darker you go, the less harmful UV light you may receive. You may also enjoy a little bit of added privacy while driving, which can help some focus more on the road.   Read More...

Understanding Plantation Shutters

Shutters are a great aesthetic and functional addition to your windows. If you need durable shutters that achieve great ventilation and allow you to control the amount of light getting into your living space, plantation shutters should be your choice. They also prevent rain from getting into your home and are strong enough to withstand strong winds. What Are Plantation Shutters? Plantation shutters got their name from shutters that were installed in large houses built on cotton plantations.   Read More...