This is the time of year when everyone starts preparing for the holiday season. With Christmas still more than a month away and Thanksgiving only a week away, there is a lot you need to consider to prepare your home for the holiday visitors that will be descending on you soon! The professionals at Window Nationin Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and Ohio would like to offer you some helpful tips to prepare your home for the coming holiday season and the guests that will be joining you for your holiday festivities.
Make sure that your home is prepared for visitors that may arrive in the evening hours. It gets dark very early this time of year, so making sure that all the exterior lights around your home are working is a very good idea to help keep visitors safe. If you have a walkway into your home that has any steps or rocks, have lights installed around the pathway to make sure your visitors don’t trip while coming into your home.
Prepare your living area by cleaning up clutter and dusting, making sure to dust in the high corners of rooms to remove any cobwebs that have appeared. You should also schedule a professional carpet cleaning this time of year to make sure your carpet is looking clean and fresh for when your visitors arrive.
Have your windows professionally cleaned as well. This is something you should have done once a year- windows both inside and out should have a good clean.
Make sure that your guest bedrooms are fully stocked with whatever your guests may need. A wall mirror, fresh towels and fresh bed linens are all things that should be present in your guest bedroom.
Once your home is prepared for the holidays, you can start thinking about the more important things like all the gift buying you still need to do and then the all-important holiday meal planning!
The window installation experts at Window Nation would like to wish you all a joyous holiday season and for all of your replacement windows, siding and entry door system needs, contact Window Nation today! We can provide replacement windows in Virginia to suit your home and style that will last you for years to come. Visit our showrooms in Baltimore, DC Metro, Cleveland and Canton to see the many window, siding and door options we can provide for your home.
When you decide to install new energy efficient windows in your home, the decisions don’t stop there! Along with making the choice to change out the old windows in your home for new Energy Star rated windows, you need to choose the style, the color, the material as well as the glass options for your new windows. All of these options are important, but we’d like to discuss the different glass options you can choose to make your new windows as energy efficient as possible. Here are just a few of the energy efficient glass options you can choose for your home from the window installers at Window Nation.
Extreme Low-E– These windows are our most popular glass option, combining value and energy efficiency with UV protection. These windows feature double pane insulated glass with 2 Low-E silver oxide coatings to increase comfort inside your home year round. These windows block 80% of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Click here for more information on this energy efficient glass option.
Ultra Triple Pane– These windows feature insulating glass with 2 Low-E silver oxide coatings on 2 panes of glass plus a third pane of Low-E glass to maximize comfort throughout the year. These windows block 90% of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Click here for more information on this energy efficient glass option.
Ultimate Triple Pane– This triple pane glass system provides excellent thermal performance and holds extremely high ratings for energy efficiency in all areas of the country. It features insulating glass with 2 Low-E silver oxide coatings on 2 panes of glass plus a third pane of Low-E glass to maximize comfort year round. It blocks up to 97% of the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Click here for more information on this energy efficient glass option.
As you can see, replacing windows in your home with more energy efficient window options including energy efficient glass can save you money on your heating and cooling bills and better protect your belongings from the sun’s harmful rays. Along with these glass options, we offer glass coatings to further improve the insulation and energy efficiency of our windows.
For more information on the energy efficient windows and glass options available, contact Window Nation today. One of our sales representatives will be happy to discuss your options and make your new replacement window dream a reality! Our service area includes Maryland, D.C., Northern Virginia and Ohio.
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If you have been considering replacing windows in your home then you may have a few questions. Aside from the common queries, like which style, color, and type of glass, a question asked by many savvy homeowners is when is the best time to purchase replacement windows? And the answer is right now. August is the best time to purchase your replacement windows. Keep reading to find out why!
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August is the month when business is slower for most window companies because families and homeowners are distracted with back to school shopping, moving kids into college dorms, andtaking the last vacation of the summer. This means that window companies offer bigger discounts for those who are going forward with window replacements.
And when we say August, we mean right now, because despite the dip in window replacements this month, September and October prove to be just the opposite. These are the busiest two months of the year and could end up costing you more money. It could also take window companies longer to schedule in your service then.