8 Feb 2018

Arbor or Gazebo? Which is right for your backyard project?

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 8 Feb 2018 in Uncategorized

Create a beautiful outdoor oasis with timeless appeal by adding the perfect garden accent. An arbor, also called a pergola, or gazebo might be just what you’re looking for. With many styles and configurations to choose from, space design is an important factor to consider when it comes to meeting your backyard needs.
Read More
22 Sep 2017

5 Great Ways to Kick Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 22 Sep 2017 in Uncategorized

The first thing we see when driving up to a home is its curb appeal. If your home is in need of a little ‘spruce up’ to change things up this season with these quick and easy tips. Not only are they practical, but they are small changes that will make a big impact!
Read More

posted on 14 Sep 2017 in Uncategorized

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy fairs, colorful scenery and great food. Mark your calendars for four fun and exciting family-friendly activities and events that are happening in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this fall. State Fair of Texas – It’s that time a year again, gather your family and friends and head to the State Fair of Texas.
Read More
25 Aug 2017

3 Simple Tips: Create a DIY Reading Nook

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 25 Aug 2017 in Uncategorized

Cozying up with a good book in a comfy spot is enjoyable all year but especially when cooler weather approaches. Create a fun and inviting reading space in your home this fall. Whether it’s style, space, noise level or lighting there are many factors to consider when it comes to your new reading place.
Read More
3 Jul 2017

4 Things to Consider to Keep Your Family Safe This Summer!

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 3 Jul 2017 in Safety Tips

Summer is the best time of the year for many of us, but when the season is here it’s important to make a conscious effort to assure the safety of the entire family!  Including the furbabies Prepare for the season! For the hotter months of the year,
Read More
28 Jun 2017

Stylish Patio Design Ideas

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 28 Jun 2017 in Arbor

Get ready for outdoor entertaining with stylish and smart patio design!  Summer is the perfect time to enjoy unobstructed views from your patio. MYRIAD® from NT Window offers you many options including screen rooms, patio covers, sunrooms and arbors.  Read on further explore patio design options for your home.
Read More
10 Nov 2016

3 Costly Window Mistakes

Article written by
Angela Martin

image for replacement windows

posted on 10 Nov 2016 in Replacement Windows

When it’s time to get replacement windows, finding the right company to handle the project can become a part-time job. Because your home is your single largest investment, you wouldn’t want to trust remodeling it to just anyone. Read on to ensure you’ll find the right balance between quality and cost of your replacement window installation.
Read More
10 Oct 2016

When to DIY and When to Hire a Pro

Article written by
Angela Martin

graphic title - When to DIY

posted on 10 Oct 2016 in Home Improvement

As a homeowner, one of the things that is most feared is an unexpected repair that may seem simple enough to fix yourself, but turns out to best be left to a pro.  For those seeking to place their home for sale, real estate agents usually recommend making updates or remodeling a few key rooms,
Read More
27 Jul 2016

4 Cool Ways to Capture Memories

Article written by
Angela Martin

ways to capture memories

posted on 27 Jul 2016 in Uncategorized

Memorable moments come and go too quickly: weddings, birthdays, graduations, funny things our kids do. Sometimes we wish we could live in those moments just a little longer. To capture these memories, we usually rely on photos and video, but there are lots of creative ways to capture memories. Check our picks for the best ways to capture memories.
Read More
20 Jul 2016

4 Ways Replacement Windows Can Increase Property Value

Article written by
Angela Martin

replacement windows

posted on 20 Jul 2016 in Replacement Windows

There are many modifications you can make to your home to increase its value. Painting, remodeling and room additions come to mind. But there are few upgrades that will allow you to recoup or even surpass your investment. Installing replacement windows can do that for you all while increasing the value of your property.
Read More
2 May 2016

Tips for Exercising Window Safety at Home

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 2 May 2016 in Uncategorized

Home is where the heart is. A place to rest, talk, play and enjoy living and entertaining our family and friends. Windows are extremely important to our quality of life and for that we’re certainly appreciative of their design, efficiency and function. We sometimes only think of the wonderful function of the windows in our homes but it’s always important that we keep window safety top of mind.
Read More
18 Apr 2016

Tips for Planning Your Home Remodeling Project, Part 2

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 18 Apr 2016 in Uncategorized

Planning Your Home Reno: Unpacking your goals and setting the budget! In this two part series, we’re sharing our tips on how to thoughtfully plan your upcoming renovation. Read Part 1 first – it’s all about planning.  Now, let’s discuss your vision and budget!
Read More
4 Mar 2016

Start Planning for Your Sunroom Redo

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 4 Mar 2016 in Uncategorized

Sunrooms…those beautiful window-wrapped spaces you turn into the room of your dreams, are an excellent add-on that combine natural light and casual living.  But let’s say you already have one and want an upgrade, or are considering refurbishing an older sunroom-like space into something more modern. Read on to find out what you need to do to plan for a sunroom redo.
Read More
15 Feb 2016

Bring Your Home Into the Next Season Right

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 15 Feb 2016 in Uncategorized

No matter what time of year it is, your home could use a little love. While decluttering is the new thing to do in home improvement, there’s more to making your home healthy and happy than simply sorting through your closets.
Read More
15 Dec 2015

9 Quick and Dirty Tips to Winterize Your Home

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 15 Dec 2015 in Uncategorized

With winter well underway, it might seem like a battle to keep your house warm. However, there are lot of ways you can stay toasty without having to bundle up — and save money to boot! Read these 9 quick and dirty tips to winterize your home until springtime weather thaws out the freeze:
Read More
2 Dec 2015

What’s New in Window Coverings

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 2 Dec 2015 in Uncategorized

When renovating or redecorating your house, it’s easy to forget that windows are an important part of the room. Don’t neglect your windows! By leaving them alone, you’re denying yourself the opportunity to add depth and style.
Read More
13 Oct 2015

How to Refresh Your Home’s Entrance

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 13 Oct 2015 in Uncategorized

The front of your home is what visitors see first. What better way to make a first impression than to make the entrance to your home stand out? Here are a few ways you can make the entrance to your home sparkle and shine again. 
Read More
3 Sep 2015

8 Easy to Follow Tips for Boosting Your Curb Appeal

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 3 Sep 2015 in Uncategorized

Ever heard of making a good first impression, because it might be your last? You can apply the same logic to your home. Curb appeal is what makes your home stand out from the crowd, because it’s what makes your home “you”. Whether you’re looking to sell this summer,
Read More
21 Aug 2015

4 Reasons Why We Love Window Seats

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 21 Aug 2015 in Uncategorized

Ah, window seats. What’s not to love? They’re a wonderful addition to any living space, as they create depth, breadth and dimension.. Not to mention they provide such a cozy spot for your family to enjoy. If you’re looking to redo your living room, they fit in wonderfully between two built-in bookshelves.
Read More
12 Jun 2015

Window Safety Tips

Article written by
Angela Martin

posted on 12 Jun 2015 in Uncategorized

Windows are both beautiful and functional but always remember basic window safety to protect your family. Whether you’re renovating your home by installing new windows, building a home from scratch, or replacing a broken window, it’s important to remember basic window safety. Here are some of our tips for how to keep you and your family safe from falls,
Read More

posted on 3 Apr 2015 in Uncategorized

Do you feel calm around blue? What about regal around purple? Interior designers understand how color can affect your feelings, emotions, and mood, using color as a way to influence and communicate what they want. Although your personal feelings about certain colors are often rooted in things like your own culture or experiences…
Read More

posted on 25 Mar 2015 in Uncategorized

Imagine a living room flush with natural light. Or waking up in the morning to soft sunlight streaming through your billowing curtains. Your backyard is full of gorgeous flora and fauna worth observing every day. In your hectic life, you’re typically too busy to enjoy it, and you’ve only got a few moments in a day to take it all in.
Read More
7 Mar 2015

Cozy Spaces: The Best Places to Read a Book

Article written by
vancesp

posted on 7 Mar 2015 in Uncategorized

Calling all fellow bookworms! There’s no greater pleasure than reading a good book. But finding the perfect space to do so can get tricky. Between noisy family members, crowded cafes, and stiff library chairs, it can feel like a chore to relax with a book in hand.
Read More
25 Feb 2015

How Sunlight Can Save on Energy Bills

Article written by
vancesp

posted on 25 Feb 2015 in Uncategorized

The sun is a glorious source of natural energy and vitamin D that we crave, especially in the winter months when drab and dreary weather makes it seem like it’ll never come out again. It’s so great that it can even help you save on energy bills!
Read More

posted on 9 Feb 2015 in Uncategorized

Building a sunroom is an amazing addition to any home. Whether it’s converting a porch into an indoor space or using an extra room in your house as a place where you can relax surrounded by natural light, a sunroom is a great way to indulge on the weekends and enjoy the sunshine.
Read More
12 Jan 2015

Modern Design Ideas with Glass Block Windows

Article written by
vancesp

posted on 12 Jan 2015 in Uncategorized

Installing glass block windows has a ton of advantages. To start with, you’re adding energy efficient windows that will reduce solar heat due to the insulative properties of glass block. Secondly, they’re beautiful pieces of glass that come in a variety of colors and designs, such as windows with a slight wave or ribbing in the glass,
Read More
20 Dec 2014

Ways to Enhance Natural Light in Your Home

Article written by
vancesp

posted on 20 Dec 2014 in Uncategorized

Having natural light in your home is a huge benefit. It’s airy, makes any room seem larger, and helps cut down on electricity costs because you don’t need to use as much artificial light. But how does it really help? From bay windows to the right curtains,
Read More
26 Nov 2014

Creating a Warm Holiday Dining Experience

Article written by
vancesp

posted on 26 Nov 2014 in Uncategorized

The holidays are in full swing, and nothing says “home” quite like the feasting we tend to do around this time. From holiday birds roasting in the oven to tons of sides of potatoes, vegetables, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce, and beyond, we love getting our family,
Read More