The History of Sunrooms

Farmhouses, country cabins, and in city homes used to regularly feature a covered porch to give the inhabitants a place to sit and relax. As suburban neighborhoods grew, many families started utilizing their back patios as a place to relax. With weather conditions inhibiting enjoyment of such spaces, families started enclosing the patio space with…

Commercial Awning: What if?

Robert owns his own business with a storefront in historic downtown. He has noticed a little bit of a lull in business with how the economy is going. His storefront is fairly plain, but he thinks his customers pretty much know where he is and just counts on word of mouth to draw people in.…

What Can a Window Wall Do for my Home?

Thinking about adding a big touch to your home? Creating something truly breathtaking and sure to be noticed? You might consider a window wall. A window wall is an exterior curtain wall (non-load bearing wall) created using a panel of windows. The windows can be fixed or operable. Glass glazing may be clear, tinted, or opaque. Sometimes…

Glass Patio Covers

Glass patio covers add elegance and beauty to your backyard. Made with nearly unbreakable Duralite glass available in single and double paned options. You can get a curved or straight eaved to match the design style of your home. For over 25 years glass roof technology has been refined and updated to provide excellent insulating…

Does My Home Need New Siding?

Quite often, when homeowners consider home remodeling and upgrading, interior projects tend to take priority over exterior projects. Perhaps you just completed a walk around your home and are noticing that the siding is not looking quite top notch these days. Does this mean it needs to be replaced?  Read on for some signs that…

Retractable Awnings Top Ten

There are many benefits to having retractable awnings. Here we will be going over what we feel could be the top ten benefits of retractable awnings. This information should help you to decide if having retractable awnings over your patio, windows, or both is right for you. These benefits we will be looking at cover…

Patio Cover: What if?

Mr. Jones is having a barbeque. He has invited some family and friends over and has the grill ready to go. Unfortunately, by the time everyone arrives it is a balmy 108 degrees outside. Everyone moves inside the house and it is muggy and cramped as Mr. Jones’ air conditioner just can’t keep up with…

Retractable Fabric Patio Awnings

Adding a retractable fabric patio awning is almost like adding an addition to your home that enhances the value and beauty. Retractable fabric patio awnings increase your living space with a comfortable space to relax and entertain friends and family. Statistics indicate that a fabric patio awning can reduce heat buildup by 65% to 77%…