One way to refresh your windows is with a replacement window product, which is inserted into the old window frame without replacing any of the trim or exposing any of the rough framing of the house. Another option, as shown in this video, is what Paul calls a ‘Full Frame’ window replacement: the entire window, including the frame and interior/exterior trim are replaced.
Mass Save offers homeowners in Massachusetts some great ways to save money while improving the energy efficiency of their homes. Watch Paul’s short video or read on to learn more about how their programs apply to window replacement projects.
Every new window, door, or skylight sold in the U.S. comes with an NFRC-certification. The sticker that comes on your new product contains a lot of information! We are here to help you understand it all.
When it comes to remodeling your home, the amount of choices you may face can feel overwhelming. There are many salespeople out there who will be happy to offer you an extremely limited set if options to ‘make it easier’ for you.
We feel that you should have as many options as is reasonable to choose from for your project. We also believe that it is our job to give you knowledgable advice to help you decide what you want for your home.
It’s not always necessary to replace ALL the siding on your house at once! Sometimes tackling one or two sides of your home can be enough.
When hiring a contractor to do any kind of work in your home, make sure you are working with a fully qualified professional. Here are some things you can ask to make sure the pro you are considering is a safe bet for your project.
We want you to feel confident about who you hire to take on big projects in your home. Here are some helpful tips when you are searching for a contractor for a home improvement project.
The siding on a house is like its skin – it not only looks good, but it protects the important structures underneath. When it starts to fail due to exposure to sun, rain, and fluctuation in temperatures, it may be time for replacement. Paul identifies some problems to look for on a house that’s due for new siding.
Sometimes the extent of damage to the exterior of your home can be hiding in plain sight – as was the case with this door frame. Snakes not pictured!!
12 Penny’s founder Paul guides us through the benefits of triple pane vs double pane windows. Energy efficiency is a major advantage, especially here in our New England climate. Sound insulation as well as condensation reduction are other benefits. 12 Penny can often upgrade double pane window products to triple pane at no extra cost when doing a replacement project in a home.
Wondering if your windows are in need of replacement? Here are some things to look for.
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