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  • Balancing Past And Present--5 Ways To Repair Historical Windows

    Owning a historical home means embracing and appreciating the antique features that make it special. But while you may love those aspects, they can also bring challenges for homeowners trying to live in the house while preserving its history. Aging windows is one common area where this difficulty can rear its ugly head. If you face the problem of antique windows and are trying to decide what to do, here's a quick guide to your options.
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  • Chipped Windshield—Now What? A Practical Guide for Drivers

    At some time in their lives, almost all drivers have to deal with a chipped or cracked windshield. Perhaps a rock flies up and hits your windshield, causing the trauma, or perhaps the breakage occurs during a collision. Even though damaged windshields are common, you're still sure to be a bit alarmed when this happens to you. Here are the answers to the questions you're most likely to have in the aftermath.
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  • 3 Ways to Save Money When Repairing a Broken Window

    If you have a broken window in your home, you might be dreading the cost of making the repair. However, you should know that replacing your broken window might not be as expensive as you think. These are a few ways that you can save money when repairing a broken window. 1. Consider Just Replacing the Pane One mistake that some homeowners make when dealing with a broken window is assuming that they have to replace it completely.
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  • Two Tips To Keep The Crack In Your Windshield From Spreading

    If you have a crack in your car's windshield, you may find yourself in a bit of quandary. While you likely want to get it repaired, you may not have the money right now. If you're in this situation, the best thing to do is practice a few preventative techniques in order to keep the crack from spreading. The last thing you want to deal with is shattered windshield pieces falling over you while you're driving down the street.
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  • Sliding Glass Door Broken By Burglars? 3 Steps To Make Your New Door Safer

    Sliding glass doors are a beautiful addition to any home. Unfortunately, they can be a welcome invitation to burglars. If your sliding glass door was recently broken into, you want to make sure that you don't fall victim to a repeat occurrence. Luckily, there are some things you can do that will make your sliding glass door less attractive to burglars. Here are three steps you can take to make your sliding glass door more difficult to break into.
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  • A Few Glass Shower Enclosure Questions Addressed

    Your time in the shower can be one of the best parts of your day. Not surprisingly, it is common for individuals to want to upgrade their showers so that they are as comfortable and aesthetically pleasing as possible. To this end, choosing to add a glass shower enclosure can be an excellent way of enhancing this part of your home. However, if you are not familiar with these enclosures, you may benefit from having the following few glass shower enclosure questions addressed.
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  • Forgoing The Fade: Keeping Your Furniture From Fading In The Sun

    If you are furnishing your new home and want to keep your furniture in great shape, you know you have to look out for fading due to sunlight. When rays of sunlight hit something directly, that something can start to fade and crack due to the harsh UV rays in the light. But there are ways to furnish your home without having to replace your furniture prematurely. Start with furniture placement, and end up with home protection.
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  • Protect Your Windows From Harsh Storms

    Spring doesn't just mean the flowers are blooming and the temperature is rising. For many parts of the country, this also means heavy rain, high winds, hail and other elements associated with strong thunderstorms. While you can't avoid these harsh weather scenarios, you can play an active role in keeping your windows safe from damage. Storm Panels If you live in an area that is especially susceptible to harsh storms or hurricanes, consider investing in storm panels.
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  • Addressing A Couple Of Windshield Repair And Replacement Questions

    Being able to clearly see out of your windshield is critical for safely operating  a car, but it is an unfortunate fact that windshields can be extremely prone to suffering damage. When this happens, it will be necessary to have the damaged windshield either repaired or replaced as soon as possible to minimize the risk of being in an accident or being ticketed for an unsafe vehicle. For new drivers, windshield repairs can be a somewhat confusing task to need done, and learning the answers to the following couple of questions will help make this repair process easier to understand.
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  • Shattered Glass In A Business Entry Door: Why A Fast Repair Is Vital

    Did thieves break the glass panes in your front entry door to rob your business? If you don't invest in a prompt repair for the broken glass, it can affect your business in multiple different ways. Find out in this article how leaving the glass panes broken can cause additional problems, as well as what a professional repair might cost. Why Should Broke Glass in a Business Entry Door Be Promptly Repaired?
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