Spring is here and temperatures are rising. After climbing energy bills in the winter months due to heating your Connecticut home, you’ll want to stretch the warm-but-not-too-hot spring months as long as you can to save on costs. Here are some great tips to save on energy from the team at Clinton Glass.
In today’s world of YouTube tutorials and online forums, home improvement projects have become very DIY. However, while it’s great to get your hands dirty and complete projects yourself, there are still some that are better left to the professionals. At Clinton Glass, we love seeing homeowners complete their own projects and learn new skills, but we do encourage you to leave large glass projects to us. Listed below are three reasons why you shouldn’t attempt to replace large glass mirrors or windows yourself.
If you have a long list of home improvement projects you’d like to complete on your Connecticut home, replacing your windows might not be at the top, and we understand. The windows that came with your home seem good enough, and there are projects that may seem a bit more fun to complete first. However, build-grade windows are not built to last and are made with low-grade materials. At Clinton Glass, we encourage you to move replacement windows to the top of your list. Read on to learn why.
Choosing a glass patio door seems simple enough until you try to do it. There are countless options and considerations to be made, and it can get overwhelming fast. As you begin to research which type of patio door is right for you, think about how much natural light you want to let in, what kind of view of your backyard you want, and what type of style you want to add to the backside of your house. At Clinton Glass, we have experience with all types of doors, and … Continued
The housing market has been hot this summer and many sellers are taking advantage of the high demand to sell their homes quickly. However, even though there has been a high demand for houses on the market, it is still necessary to make certain improvements before you list. In order to sell your house for a great price, you need to take steps to make it desirable for potential home buyers. At Clinton Glass, we’ve made this list of quick improvements you should make before you list.
Choosing to customize your shower is a fun way to update this space to suit your taste, and also add value to your home. At Clinton Glass, we recommend customizing your master bathroom by ripping out your existing fiberglass tub/shower combo and replacing it with a custom shower. Getting rid of that outdated tub and shower, and replacing it with something fun and fresh, is a great way to update and personalize your space. Here are our favorite custom features to consider.
Have you ever locked your keys inside your house and had to find a way to break into your own home? It’s an unfortunate situation, but it can also open your eyes to how vulnerable your house may be to a real break-in. After all, if you’re able to break in, others can too. At Clinton Glass, we not only want your house to have energy-efficient, updated windows, we also want you to be safe. So today we’re discussing three easy ways you can burglar-proof your windows and sleep easy … Continued
When taking on a bathroom remodel, a lot of attention needs to be paid to the shower. It is one of the largest elements of a master bathroom and therefore has a great impact on the design and feel of the entire space. There are, of course, several options when it comes to shower doors and budget is often a large contributing factor to your decision. At Clinton Glass, we love the look of the frameless shower door and today we’re discussing the many benefits that go along with it.
As the days grow darker and colder here in Connecticut, old and drafty windows can quickly become a big problem. For a while, you can ignore the cold by piling up blankets and cranking up the thermostat. But eventually, between your high energy bills and your shivering family members, the problem demands action. To warm up your home and save on utility bills this winter, read on to learn about drafts from your friends at Clinton Glass.
With cooler temperatures on the horizon, it’s more important than ever to have windows you can count on to keep the outside chill where it belongs – outside! If your windows aren’t in the best shape, you may be wondering if they can be repaired or if you need to replace them altogether before winter comes. At Clinton Glass, we are experts in both window repair and replacement, so today we’re comparing the two options so you can make an educated decision.