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How To Hang Curtains

by on 02/15/2018 - 04:37 pm
Category: Windows & Doors

Three Rules of Curtain Hanging
How to make your room and window look larger with curtains1.   Hang your curtain rod closer to the ceiling than to your window (Or at least split the difference)          — This means you'll probably need to buy longer curtains          — OR try adding a fun fabric to the top or bottom of the curtains2.   The curtains should gently hang on the left and right edges of the window frame          — Good rule of thumb: Curtains should cover more of your walls than your windows  & ...

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Parts Of A Window 101

by on 02/15/2018 - 12:21 pm
Category: Windows & Doors

Frame: The combination of the side jambs, head jamb, and sill that forms the rectangular support structure surrounding the window opening. Grilles: The bar(s) that separates two panes of glass on a sash. Typically, grilles are arranged in a grid pattern.Head Jamb: Sometimes just called the head, this is the horizontal piece that forms the top of the window frame.Lock Mechanism: A small, metal piece of hardware that prevents the window from being opened. Most commonly this is a small hook that, when rotated, connects the lower sash to the upper sash.Lower Sash: The bottom division of the window that rests on the sill and slides up.Pane: The smalles subdivision of glass in a window tha ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: A Guide to Window Coverings

by on 02/15/2018 - 12:57 pm
Category: Windows & Doors

Upgrading your windows can add value and aesthetic appeal to your home.  (And you can find a professional perfect for your window project by visiting our Windows & Doors category.)But once you make that investment, your windows need some clothes. The right window covering sets the mood for the space and provides privacy, design depth (through pattern, texture, and color), and an outlet to express your unique style. Our window gurus compiled this visual guide to kick-start the window covering creative process. So after you find the perfect window for your space, don't forget to dress it up.

Home Exterior Storm Remodel

by on 05/13/2016 - 12:23 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Home Exteriors, Windows & Doors

We've got nothing against the insurance industry, but it's no secret that some insurance companies are difficult to deal with when seemingly-covered losses occur.
Homeowners can be at a disadvantage when losses happen because most of us don't spend all day surrounded by insurance jargon. Additionally, catastrophic events can be disorienting and the primary concern is usually the safety of one's own family, with securing fair treatment from insurance companies coming in a distant second.
That's why it's important for homeowners to find an ally in the claims process. One of the first calls you should make after storm damage occurs is to a reputable, local contractor that specializes in insur ...

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Replacement Window Installation Proce...

by on 05/10/2016 - 02:58 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Home Exteriors, Windows & Doors

Take a peek at Perfect Home Restoration's replacement window process.
All Perfect Home Restoration Windows come standard with a 10-year manufacturer warranty, and a lifetime warranty on the working parts of the window. That means if the window isn't doing its job, it will be fixed, at no cost to the homeowner.
Perfect Home Restoration windows are also installed by professionals, so you're not responsible for tearing out and disposing of the old window. This professional installation also ensures a tight seal between the old frame and the new window, a potential source of leakage and energy inefficiency.
For the full installation process rundown, watch it yourself:

Home Siding Replacement With Perfect ...

by on 03/02/2016 - 11:30 am
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Home Exteriors, Windows & Doors

Home exterior projects can be intimidating. Siding, roofing, and windows are expensive, and there are so many products to choose from. Add on to that the stresses of finding a contractor to invite to your home for the length of the project, and it quickly becomes overwhelming.
Perfect Home Restoration in Mentor understands how taxing the home improvement process can be, so Jaime and her crew work hard to steamline the choosing process and make installation as painless as possible.

Dear Downstairs Neighbor (Or Why I We...

by on 06/19/2015 - 11:28 am
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Décor & Lighting, Energy Savings, Garage/Basement/Storage, Home Exteriors, Home Technology, Kitchen & Bath, Lawn & Garden, Windows & Doors

By Max Klein
Lifestyle Writer & Misunderstood Attic Dweller
Upstairs neighbors are the worst. They're the faceless monster that takes joy in creating creaks and thumps. They're the ne'er-do-well that seems to coordinate their furniture moving schedule with your sleep schedule. They're the villain of apartment living.
I have a confession to make. I am the upstairs neighbor. I just might be your upstairs neighbor.

Dear Downstairs Neighbor,
I am an adult human being that weighs more than 100 pounds, and if your griping is to be believed, your ceiling/my floor is composed of cardboard imbued with special powers to make it whatever the opposite of noise-cancelling is. Sadly, I don't mo ...

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The Family At Franciscus Incorporated

by on 06/17/2015 - 03:54 pm
Categories: Garage/Basement/Storage, Home Exteriors, Windows & Doors

What started as a family business in 1991 is still a family business, 24 years later. Franciscus Incorporated has grown in numbers, added another location, and expanded their list of offerings, but priorities haven't changed.
You hear it when you talk to owner Lee Franciscus, and you hear it when you talk to the newest hires.
"This was started as a family venture."
"We want to give everyone time to be with their family."
"In my free time, I hike with my kids."

On The Red Carpet At The 2015 Clevela...

by on 04/13/2015 - 01:41 pm
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Décor & Lighting, Energy Savings, Garage/Basement/Storage, Home Exteriors, Home Technology, Kitchen & Bath, Lawn & Garden, Windows & Doors

Every year, the Home Builders Association of Greater Cleveland holds the Cleveland Choice Awards to celebrate advancements made in the local building industry.
HGExpo’s Chelsey Alltop was on the red carpet for the 2015 Cleveland Cleveland Choice Awards asking all of the important questions.

Why You Should Do An Annual Roof Insp...

by on 04/06/2015 - 11:51 am
Categories: Building & Remodeling, Home Exteriors, Windows & Doors

By Lee Franciscus
Owner, Franciscus Roofing
When people count their blessings, having a roof over their heads is typically at the top of the list. But do you give your roof the care and attention it deserves?
To make sure you get the full life out of your roof—the average lifespan of an asphalt roof is about 15 years—preventive maintenance is key. It’s generally recommended for homeowners to inspect their roof about once a year, or in the aftermath of high winds or storms.
If water gets into the home through a damaged area, the cost of fixing a roof skyrockets. Why not make a seasonal habit and just put it on the calendar, maybe on the first day of summer, as a great wa ...

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