How Caulks And Sealants Are Used In The Modern Day Construction Industry

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A trip to your local home improvement store can be an overwhelming experience for the average person, especially if you’re trying to figure out which caulks and sealants to use for your exterior home improvement project. Unlike the interior, the exterior faces high UV exposure, extreme temperatures and the requirement to stay 100% waterproof. When […]


Replacing Aluminum Windows With Vinyl Retrofit Windows Or Replacement Style Windows

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In previous articles, I explained to you how to determine whether your windows are candidates for vinyl replacement style frames or retrofit style frames. This week I’m going to explain the installation techniques for both frame styles. Let’s start with the retrofit frame. Retrofit window installation is really the easiest of all. The retrofit window […]


Replacing Wood Sash Windows With Vinyl Windows

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When we left off last week, we had removed the old wood sash windows and prepared the opening for the vinyl replacement windows. Now it’s time to install your new windows. You should have someone there to help you when doing the installation. First, Remove all shipping materials from the window. Now, if you are […]


How To Properly Seal A Vinyl Retrofit Window

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These days a lot of homeowners are replacing their old windows with vinyl windows using the retrofit style of window frame. This is particularly true in the west, and specifically, in California. The number one arguement that I have heard against using the retrofit method, is that it is susceptible to water leaks. Well, that’s […]


Tools And Supplies You Need For Home Improvement

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No matter what home improvement or repair project you are working on, you will need a variety of tools. The tools are among the most important aspects of any home improvement project. Here we will discuss some of the most common and important tools needed for home improvement. With any home improvement or repair project, […]