Skylights & Springtime

With the promise of spring and warmer weather approaching, it can be tough to resist the urge to go outside and soak up some sunshine. But many homeowners find that there’s no better way to bring this sunshine indoors than by installing a skylight. Learn more about the features and benefits modern skylights can offer to decide whether this is a good option for your home.

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Wintertime Energy Efficiency in the Southwest

Even in the wintertime, energy efficiency should be a prime consideration for homeowners in the Southwest. Low desert temperatures at night can cause heat to escape from your doors and windows, increasing your heating bill and making your home less energy efficient. 

Here are some tips for helping lower energy costs and stay warm when the weather turns cold.

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Skylight Dome Replacement and You – Things to Know

Skylight domes on top of a homes roof

Beautiful, bright, and natural lighting makes your house feel like a home, especially when skylights are concerned. Like replacement windows, these attractive portals to the skies above need replacement and updating over time. With windows, the telltale signs are relatively easy to spot – worn flashing or sills, “sticking” tracks, and so on – but worn skylights can be harder to detect.

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Pretty and Stylish Windows: Your Renovation Inspiration

Bedroom that contains two large window seats

If you’ve been browsing new windows for renovation in your home, don’t concentrate on function alone. Sturdy, energy-efficient windows are a great place to start, but stylish windows are just as easy to install and admire. Take a page out of a global decor book for your renovation inspiration and consider these fun alternatives for your new windows:

Bay Windows

A bay window or bow window extends outward from the exterior wall of your home and typically consists of a central panel with two angled flanking panels.

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What You Need to Remodel the Kitchen

A remodeled kitchen in a modern farmhouse.

If you feel like your kitchen is the design equivalent of an overdone casserole, it’s time for a change. Your cooking and meal prep space should be more than utilitarian or good enough—It should make you feel happy, proud, and eager to spend time in it. That may mean a few minor changes, like swapping out cabinets, or a floor-to-ceiling kitchen remodel complete with new countertops.

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