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Spring Weather Welcomes Spring Window Replacement Ideas

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It seems that we are finally getting our fabulous spring weather to stick here in North Texas.  Time to throw back those curtains and enjoy!  What can we do to add a little extra “Spring” to our lives?  We can offer a few suggestions as to how to do so.

First and foremost, wash those windows!  It may seem like a no-brainer, but often it is an overlooked task, yet yields remarkable results to last throughout the summer.

Be sure to open the windows and deep clean inside the jam and the interior trim, as […]

New Windows Make a Difference

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When was the last time you really stopped to think about the windows in your home?  The right window actually makes all the difference in the world, from the kind of personality your home presents to the outside world to the kind of light and energy entering your home and surrounding your friends and family.

The windows in your home impact everything from resale value to curb appeal. It helps provide a warm and welcoming place for those you love.  The right windows are much easier on your pocketbook and wallet, too.

But do you really […]

New Energy Efficient Windows

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When the time comes to replace your home’s old, leaky, inefficient windows the realty of moving forward with said task can be quite daunting.  There are so many variables that need to be taken into consideration such as changing the style of window, what color, level of structural quality, type of glass, and what rooms of the house need what level of energy efficient glass. And of course, will it fit my budget?

How exactly does one decide which choices are the right ones?  After all, you are going to spend a significant amount of […]

Window Repurposing, turn your old windows into something fun!

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When the time comes to replace your home’s windows, it is an exciting time.  New designs and bigger, brighter spaces.  It is all good, but suddenly you have a new dilemma you may not have considered. What to do with the old windows?

Well, the obvious solution is to simply have the contractor haul them away, but what if there were other options…some fun options?  Here you go!

Use the old window frame as a message board for kids or household activities.  To make this happen simply repaint the frame in a […]

Space Saver Windows

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It is easy to float comfortably along through the months without a lot of thought to budgets; that is until the cool, brisk winds of winter begin sneaking into our lives and through our windows!!

There are always helpful, energy saving tips we can apply to help reduce our heating costs when Old Man Winter comes beating on our doors, yet the biggest cause of energy loss is our old, inefficient windows.

Now, I do understand that completely replacing old, outdated windows throughout one’s home is quite an undertaking and not one we should consider […]

Window Replacement Providing Your Home’s View to the World

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There comes a time in every home’s life that we must reevaluate whether or not our windows are still serving us well.  There are many, many reasons it might be time to replace your current windows, therefore it is a good idea to thoroughly think through the most important things you want in a window, before you bite the bullet.

First and foremost, windows provide your home’s view to the world.  The more open and bright your windows the more they can help you create your own personal sanctuary away […]

Window Replacement for Energy Efficiency

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In need of new windows in your home?  There are some benefits to getting this done this fall, before our temperatures drop substantially of which you may want to be aware.

As you will remember, as the temps begin to drop you will start to be reminded of how drafty your old windows actually are.  Do you really want to shiver through another long winter with sky-high heating bills?  Not if you are like the majority of us!!

Now is the time to replace some, or all, of your old inefficient windows to save on this winter […]

Doing Your Research Pays Huge Dividends When Hiring a Door and Window Contractor

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No matter how good a promotion sounds, there is no substitute for doing your research about the company and contractor that does doors and windows. If an offer seems too good to be true, there will probably be a catch that victimizes you in some way. If a potential contractor is rushing you into something, chances are that something may be amiss.

The importance of doing your research cannot be stressed enough. “If a contractor has nothing to hide and stands behind their work, they will honor the deal being offered even if you need a few days to think […]

Don’t Be Caught Off Guard By Winter

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If you are living in a home that is more than 10 to 20 years old, window replacement is an upgrade that you should consider. Windows made several years ago were either single pane or very thin double pane with only dead air between the panes. Many homeowners are now faced with seal failure which allows moisture and dust between these thin panes that can’t be cleaned…very frustrating!! Designer Doors & Windows offers a solution, energy efficient, double & triple pane windows. Today’s technology fills the air space between the two […]

When Customer Service Far Exceeds “Good Enough”

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When the sales representative hung up after finishing a customer conversation with the phrase “good enough,” his director of sales spent a moment advising him how he could have made an even better impression on his client.

“In a situation like that, instead of saying ‘good enough,’ you may be better served asking the customer ‘is there anything else I can do for you’,” stressed Steve Barron, who owns and operates Designer Door & Window with his wife and business partner, Debby. “You see, here at Designer Door & Window (www.designerdw.com), ‘good enough’ is simply not good enough […]