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How to spot problems with Windows or Doors BEFORE the Home Inspection

Here at Clevernest, we understand what a Realtor goes through if a surprise shows up on an inspection report.  We believe in providing smart, energy-efficient and QUICK solutions that will help you move forward with your buyers and sellers. Evaluation As you and your client discuss negotiation options, you may find there needs to be […]

When Windows and Doors show up on your Home Inspections

At Clevernest, we like to consider ourselves not only experts in the Window and Door business, but also the Realtor’s friend. (Our Owner Tom McHaffie was a successful Realtor with FC Tucker in the late 80’s).  There is nothing like having something show up on an inspection report, like a bad window, to throw a […]

Insert vs. Full-Frame Window Installation

While many companies specialize in window replacement services, only a few offer a full frame window installation. As such, many of these companies won’t bring it up as an option, so it’s important that homeowners do their research to determine what is right for their home. What is a full frame replacement, what other options […]

Why Invest in Low-E and Argon Gas Filled Windows

When it’s time to replace the windows in your home, there are many factors to consider. In addition to selecting the design, replacing your windows gives you the opportunity to make your home as energy efficient as possible. By selecting windows made of materials that are proven to keep your home sealed, what might be […]

5 Signs You’re In Need of a Door Replacement

Investing in a new exterior door may or may not be a project on the top of your to-do list. For some homeowners, it can be easy to put it off. However, the end result of a door replacement is something that can completely transform the curb appeal of your home and improve the functionality […]

Picking the Right Window Hardware

We all know that choosing windows for your home can be a big decision. From materials to sizing, there is a lot to consider when it comes to your taste and specific needs. One detail that may get overlooked is window hardware. Putting thought into details such as sash lifts, latches, and locks can add […]

New or Replacement Windows, What Material Is Right For You

Window frames come in a number of materials, but do you know which one to choose? Whether you’re looking for new or replacement windows, check out this list of common window materials along with their pros and cons to find out which one is best for you. Wood or Wood/Clad With a warm and classic […]

A Breakdown of Entry Door Materials

The entry door to your home is one of the main things that creates the first impression to visitors, so you want it to look good. A solid wood door used to be the norm for homes, but now there are many different types of materials that you can choose from.

FAQs About Buying New Windows

Most homeowners only have to buy new windows a few times in their lives. Because of this, they’re not experts in the area. If you know you need new windows and feel a little left in the dark, don’t worry. You’re not alone. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about buying new windows

Buying New Windows for Old Homes

Is the only thing you don’t love about your historic home its windows? Many old homes have outdated and inefficient single-pane wood-frame windows. While they may offer a certain aesthetic charm, you’ll be a lot more comfortable in your home with modern windows.