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Posted on October 22, 2016 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (1)
Here is a very helpful site for those researching the average cost for window replacement. Just input the information needed. This site is excellent for most home improvement projects.

2015 Naional Average for Window Replacement

Posted on October 17, 2015 at 9:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Here is the 2015 report from Remodelling Magazine showing the national average cost of replacing 10 windows in the Northeast Ohio area.

Average price per unit (Double hung, existing opening, Lead free*, under 101 united inches**) is $962.00. (Keep in mind that many of these windows are being purchased by the window company for less than $300 wholesale)

* Houses built prior to 1978 mu...

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Making a Leap of Faith

Posted on October 17, 2015 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 I have been in the Window and Door replacement industry for 25 years.  (Give or take)  In that time I have worked for most of the "Big Dogs" in the Northeast Ohio area.  (Window and Door Factory, Larmco, Softlite, Stanek, Regency, Window Nation, and the old DIY stores)  In each of these companies, I saw a common theme.  Make as much money as fast as possible.

It doesn't make sense to run a business like that.  (to me anyway).  Making the quick bu...

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Tips to Remember at Point of Sale

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As much as we would like to be your choice for your window or door project, we know many of you will ultimately choose another company to complete your project.  That being said, here are a few tips and tricks.  Keep them in mind when your "Project Designer"  (fancy name for SALESMAN) comes to your house with his sample case.

-You do NOT have to sign the same day as the visit.  This is a high pressure tactic that salesmen use to push the sale.  It's ...

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Lead Paint and the Remodelling Industry

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The following link will take you to the Federal EPA website for an explaination of the Lead Safe Practice procedures on houses built prior to 1978 and that have tested positive for lead paint.