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3 Best Replacement Window Brands of 2020

If you’re looking for new replacement windows, there are a lot of factors to consider before deciding which is the best window brand for you. What do you value most when it comes to replacement windows? Here are some of the questions you should answer before purchasing:…

Marvin Windows

S_Photo/Shutterstock Marvin Windows started in 1912 as a family-owned and operated lumber company. Today they offer more than 150,000 made-to-order window and door styles, all of which are ENERGY STAR certified. Marvin Window products and pricing Marvin Windows products are made to order and…

Porthole Windows: They’re Not Just for Ships and Boats

Porthole windows are standard on ships and boats. However, they’re now showing up in residential homes. Just as garage doors aren’t just for garages anymore, porthole windows are being used in other applications. And since porthole windows are available in a variety of materials and sizes, the…

Caring for Windows: 5 Tips for People in Glass Houses

Caring for windows is more than just a spritz of blue glass cleaner. Here are some of the best tips I've learned through life in my own glass house.

The Pros and Cons of Replacing vs. Rebuilding Windows

If your windows look old, it might seem like a no-brainer to just get them replaced, rather than rebuilding your windows. But it’s actually not a clear-cut issue. The fact is, not all homes would do well with brand-new windows. Older homes, in particular, tend to do better when the…

Trends in Window Treatments

Window treatments provide privacy, let the sun in (or not) and help to keep the cold weather out. And they do all of this while dressing up your windows and making your rooms look formal and elegant, modern or romantic – or while making a whimsical…

6 Creative Ways to Use Window Seats

Window seats are a classy addition to any house. They’re common in Victorian homes, which is part of what makes them feel so classic. But they fit incredibly well into modern spaces, too. People from any era enjoy reading by the natural light of a window — or, in this…

Design Elements 101: Everything You Need to Know About Window Treatments

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  The right window treatments can make your room look professionally designed. Image: De Rosee Sa Shop a similar look:…

Modern Window Treatment Ideas to Protect Privacy and Add Style

If curtains are too fussy and blinds are too blah for your modern home, check out these creative ideas for covering your windows.

Contemporary Bay Window Ideas for Your Modern Home

Bay windows are a versatile home upgrade for many reasons. Some people think of them as traditional and outdated, but we think their many benefits make them worth considering — which is why we present these contemporary bay window ideas. Sure, there are some drawbacks to having bay…