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5 Ways to Successfully Manage a New Home Restoration Project

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Home Restoration Advice from Window World of Akron Are you taking on a new home restoration project? Here at Window World of Akron, we understand it’s a lot to handle, but we’re here to tell you it’s not impossible. As the Akron housing market takes the lead for “hottest market” in the United States, here… Read more »

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How to Stay Warm in this Winter Weather

We don’t know about you, but here at Window World of Akron, this month’s weather has surprised us all! According to CBS Akron, as of February 24th, Akron was just 4.9 inches shy of meeting the all-time February snowfall record, which was 22.1 inches in 1912. Last week’s storm left about 10.5 inches of snow to keep us all nice and cool as we see February out, and a storm that’s expected to drop this week could break the 22.1 inch snowfall record…

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2014 Window World Customer? You May be Eligible for a Tax Credit

Last month President Obama signed into law the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (HR 5571). The bill covers a number of situations that would allow citizens to receive a tax break from 2014 expenses, but one in particular stands out for the home improvement industry. According to Door & Window Market Magazine, “Section 25C allows individuals to update the tax credit for a portion of the amount paid on qualified energy efficiency improvements and residential energy property expenditures”….

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Tips for Holiday Decorating

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start getting into the spirit by decorating your home. Not only is it a fun activity that involves the whole family, but psychologists also say that change, planning, and entertainment make people happy. Decorating for the holidays helps us honor our own family traditions, and also create new memories and traditions of our own…

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Winterization

The weather is starting to turn ugly and before you know it, winter will be here along with the snow, ice and cold. This year’s farmer’s almanac is calling for an even colder winter then us Coloradan’s are used to. Prepping your home for a Akron winter (winterization) is not only beneficial in keeping your electricity bills in check, but it’s also important for keeping you and your family safe…

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Green Cleaning

Here at Window World of Akron, we are all about going green! Last month we discussed how going green can benefit both your health, and your wallet. One of the easiest (and most fun!) ways to go green is by switching to homemade cleaning solutions, such as laundry detergent and bathroom cleaning solution, that can be made with ingredients you likely already have in your cabinets…

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Are Energy Efficient Windows Better in Extreme Weather?

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If there is one thing that the residents of the mile-high city understand, it’s extreme weather. Winters in Akron, Boulder and surrounding Ohio areas can be harsh to say the least. And, once the snow has finally melted, and you’re in the clear from the cold, warm summers are just around the corner. While Ohio summers don’t quite compare to the extremity of our winters, the weather does quickly jump…

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