Nothing makes your home feel a little newer than a little home improvement. Whether it is something small or something big, home improvements can make that old house feel new and exciting. As we get ready to wind down another year, we’d like to give you some ideas that could really help make your home new and exciting:

  1. A small change that makes a big difference. You would be amazed what a simple change can do to spruce things up. A coat of paint on the kitchen cabinets, flower pots added to the edges of your front steps, rug applied to the stairs that lead to the second floor, new fixtures in the bathroom, or some other DIY project that doesn’t require a lot of materials or time can make something old feel like something new.

  2. More light and more life. If you’re looking to make a change that is a little more permanent, a new garden window installed in the kitchen is the perfect way to go. A garden window extrudes from your home, offering a space to put plants, flowers, decorative glass, and other decor. It will also bring a lot more light into your kitchen.

  3. Something practical. Replacement windows are a way to make the interior and exterior of your home more beautiful, but they’re also a practical upgrade. With new double or triple pane glass, you’ll keep more heat inside during the winter months, and more cool air inside during the summer. New windows are easier to clean on all levels of your home, even the top floor, and if you live in the city, you’ll really hear the difference new windows will make in noise reduction.

  4. Something flashy. The most cost-effective way to beautify a home is by adding a new entry door, but it is a change everyone will notice. Though a new front door retains its value and adds to your equity, what you’ll notice most is how that new door makes you feel every time you return home from work.

  5. A complete facelift. Adding new siding to a home is like buying a new house. Sure, you’ll immediately benefit from the energy savings and protection it will give your exterior walls, but this is an investment that will feel a whole lot bigger than what you paid for it.

The five-time Angie’s List Super Service Award Winning team here at Window Nation can help you find the best upgrade for your budget. Sign up today for a free, no-obligation, in-home, estimate. And, happy home improving!

 

*This blog originally published on December 28th, 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information available. 

We all have a to-do list – usually a pretty lengthy one, and while some things get checked off fairly quickly, others, well, just don’t.  A lot of times as homeowners we put off home improvements that we know should be done. One such thing might be replacing that drafty door.  Last winter you felt the cold air coming in around it and promised yourself that in the spring you would get it replaced. Then spring and summer came and went. Now, it is almost winter and you are starting to feel that cold air once again!
 
While you may be thinking that you have lost your chance to replace that door until spring comes back around, let the pros at Window Nation assure you that you haven’t!  We understand how that to-do list can be quite lengthy and that things can get pushed to the bottom. That is why we offer year-round installation services.  No matter what the season, we can install new doors to make sure that you and your family will be comfortable all year long!
 
Window Nation has a large variety of custom energy efficient steel or fiberglass doors that can be designed to meet the style and functionality needs of any home.  Along with being able to choose from steel or fiberglass construction you can pick from 75 styles, 35 glass options, and 40 colors and stains, the combinations are endless;  and just so you don’t get overwhelmed, our experts are here to help walk you through the entire process making it as stress free as possible!  
 
No matter which material or style that you choose to create your new custom entry door, there is one thing that you can be certain of – drafts will be a thing of the past.  All entry doors at Window Nation meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® criteria, meaning that they will save energy, money, and benefit everyone.  
 
After finally crossing off ‘replacing your drafty entry door’ from your to-do list, you will find that not only will your home have a new look, but your energy bill will look better too.  You should notice that both your heating and cooling bills will decrease. This means that overtime, the door will pay for itself!
 
Now that you know all the benefits of installing new entry doors, and that your old drafty door can be replaced at any time of the year- even in the winter, why not cross it off your to-do list today?  Call the experts at Window Nation for more information, or to start the process of replacing your drafty entry doors with one of our premium entry door systems!

When it comes to choosing replacement windows, it’s important to choose the right windows for your particular needs. It’s also very important to choose the right window installation experts to make sure the windows are installed correctly, just as the manufacturer has specified. When you choose Window Nation for your replacement windows, you get a world of options. Whether you are looking for casement windows, sliding windows, venting windows, double hung windows or even bay windows, we have many different styles, materials and colors to choose from! We offer some of the highest quality window brands, including:

 

  • Pella

  • Bainbridge Plus Windows

  • Barrington Windows

  • Elements Windows

  • Imperial LS Windows

  • Magnum Windows

  • Vytex Windows

  • Envision Premium Window System

 

If you are interested in replacement windows for your home and experts to install these windows, the professionals at Window Nation would like to be your first choice in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C. and Ohio. For more information on the replacement window options we offer in your area, visit one of our showrooms in your region. We can show you many of the options we offer and help you choose windows to suit your home, your style and your budget!

 

At Window Nation, all our windows are installed within the strict guidelines of the InstallationMasters™ training and certification program. Every installation team is lead by a factory trained Certified Installer, so you know that your replacement window installation will be done correctly. We take great care to make sure you understand the window installation process and work carefully, making sure we protect your property during the installation process. We don’t just want to replace your old and drafty windows; we strive to provide a stress-free replacement window experience.

 

For replacement windows, expert installation and a no worry limited lifetime warranty* (*Limited lifetime warranty will vary by manufacturer and may provide exclusions. Window Nation carries window models from several manufacturers and all warranties are available upon request), choose the professionals at Window Nation. And if you are in need of new vinyl siding, secure entry door systems, French doors, sliding glass doors or storm doors, please contact us at any one of our locations.

 

 

Looking to update your home this fall? How about a quick home improvement project that will give your home a fresh new look you can be proud of- a new entry door! The energy efficient home specialists at Window Nation have many different options of entry doors for you to choose from and we can even professionally install them to the exact manufacturer’s specifications. Would you like new front doors with windows? Or maybe a solid color front door that gives your home a fresh new look? Here are just a few great reasons why you should choose entry doors from the pros at Window Nation!

A new entry door from Window Nation will give your home a much needed facelift! With our great color choices, door styles, glass options, (including blinds between the glass!) and different material options, you can pick the new door that best complements your home’s current look. You can choose a color that perfectly matches your home’s exterior or you can make a bold statement with a brightly colored door- it’s your choice! But not matter what you choose, a new entry door from Window Nation will make your home look freshly updated, which can even increase your home’s perceived value!

Our doors are energy efficient! All our entry doors meet or exceed the Energy Star® criteria and will save you money on your heating and cooling bills because they are installed correctly by our Installation Master Certified Installers.

Fiberglass entry doors are more efficient than wood doors and they have an unsurpassed seal between the door and the frame. This seal is designed to keep out the wind and rain that can damage the door and your home’s structure while increasing the energy efficiency.

Steel entry doors are rot-resistant and some of them even carry a Limited Lifetime Warranty*! They also include bulb and blade sweeps, which will virtually eliminate drafts, making your home feel more comfortable, even in the dead of winter.

Many of our door systems include a multi-point locking system, which adds increased stability and security to your door system that resists rust and corrosion for years!

As you can see, choosing a new entry door system from Window Nation offers many benefits for your home. For more energy saving tips for your home and other home improvement projects including French doors, sliding glass doors and windows, contact the pros at Window Nation. We would love to discuss the options available for your home and if you would like, you can visit one of our beautiful showrooms to see for yourself the options available to update your home.

*Limited lifetime warranty will vary by manufacturer and may provide exclusions. Window Nation carries window models from several manufacturers and all warranties are available upon request

If you are living in an older home you may begin to notice the high traffic parts of your home including the entry doors are beginning to show wear and tear. Over the years doors can become troublesome to open and close and increasingly drafty. So many homeowners are faced with the question of whether to repair or to replace the entry doors. Although it may seem like an easier solution to repair what is already there, you may be surprised to know that replacement doors could end up saving you a lot of time and money down the line.

At Window Nation, there is a large array of door systems to best fit your home.

  • 75 different styles of doors

  • 35 different glass options

  • 40 different color and stain options

With all these choices you can be sure that you will find an option that best suits your home. Window Nation offers fiberglass and steel entry door systems, which are all custom made to be sure they fit your home’s opening and offer the highest quality. So how do these door systems save you money?

Energy efficiency is perhaps one of the best ways to save money with a door replacement. By replacing old, drafty doors with new doors that fit properly and contain energy efficient materials you will be able to stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter all while using less electricity. Your home will stay more comfortable all year round and save money on your heating and cooling costs.

Not only will you be saving money and the environment through energy efficiency, but you will also be increasing the value of your home by replacing the entry doors. Did you know that you can actually increase the perceived value of your home by tens of thousands of dollars from adding a new entry door system with Window Nation? Clearly, the best choice for homeowners across the country is to invest in high quality door replacements rather than repairing the old doors.

Window Nation provides entry door replacements though a large service area that covers Maryland, including Glen Burnie and Baltimore, Ohio, including Akron and Cleveland or throughout the DC metro, Northern Virginia or the Carolinas. If you are ready to get started with your entry door replacement then contact us today for more information on how to save money by making your home more energy efficient.