Home Remodeling Washington DC

Local resource for window installation in Washington. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to home improvement centers and window contractors, as well as advice and content on windows and insulation.

National Wood Window And Door Association
(202) 463-2799
1111 19th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Ace Welding Co Inc
(202) 889-6440
1310 Ridge Pl Se
Washington, DC
 
Mitchell's Window & Screen Repair
(202) 829-5116
4129 9th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Plantation Shutters and Wood Blinds
(540) 323-2011
Servicing Virginia, Maryland and West Va
Arlington, VA
Services
Measure, Sale and Install Plantation Shutters, Shades and Blinds
Prices and/or Promotions
Shutters From $15 sq. ft.

Distinctive Design & Remodeling, Inc.
(703) 962-1582
3526 King St
Alexandria, VA
 
National Wood Window and Door Association
(202) 463-2700
1111 19th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Green Door
(202) 464-9200
1221 Taylor St NW
Washington, DC

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Columbia Mirror & Glass Of Georgtown Inc
(202) 333-3037
2212 Wisconsin Ave Nw
Washington, DC
 
Distinctive Design & Remodeling, Inc.
(703) 962-1582
3526 King St
Alexandria, VA
 
HG Glass & Mirror
(703) 424-5080
4712 St Barnabas Rd
Temple Hills, MD
 
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Remodeleze.com – Home Remodeling Made Easy

Did you know that window and door replacements are the most common remodeling project in the United States today? That’s right. More people upgrade their windows than any other home improvement project. And while there are plenty of articles about choosing the right windows and getting a greener, more energy-efficient home through better quality window insulation, there’s something you should consider before you even think about the windows
themselves… and that’s the locations and sizes of the windows in your home.

Window placement might sound trivial, but it actually makes a big difference in the air circulation of your home, and therefore in your energy efficiency.

Where to Put Windows for Best Cross Breeze & Energy Savings

The first thing you should know is that longer windows (windows that come lower to the ground) will typically give you better airflow through your home than shorter ones. A tall window is more efficient than a wide one, when it comes to air flow. Secondly, casement windows have more usable space because you can get airflow from the entire window. A typical double-hung window will only allow you to use about half of the window to increase the airflow in your home.

But it’s the placement of your windows that really counts. When remodeling your home, try to position your windows in a diagonal fashion (relative to each other). This gives you maximum air flow. Having windows directly across from each other limits th...

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