Weekend Project: Repair Your Screen Windows

Weekend Project: Repair Your Screen Windows

It’s time to remove your screen windows and doors and replace them with storm windows for the chilly winter months. But before you tuck your screens in your garage or attic to hibernate until next spring, take a look to see if any of them are ripped or damaged....
Weekend Project: Repair Your Screen Windows

When Rays Attack

Over time, exposure to the Sun can damage furniture, carpets and artwork. But you can protect your possessions from the Sun’s harmful rays with solar protection window film from companies such as CHB Industries. This protective film blocks 98 percent of...
Weekend Project: Repair Your Screen Windows

Simple Solution to Save Birds

We’ve all seen it happen. Eighth grader(!) Charlie Sobcov wanted to help put a stop to the 500 million birds that are killed each year in North America from collisions with windows, so for his science fair project he unveiled a plastic decal that is invisible to...
Weekend Project: Repair Your Screen Windows

Butterfly Window

The unique Hobbit House we profiled yesterday actually won two awards, one for the best small project and the other for the innovative ‘butterfly window’ specially designed for the home. The window was based on Tolkien’s sketches and writings. It was...
Emergency Board Up How-To

Emergency Board Up How-To

Those of us in hurricane-prone regions are all too aware that June 1 was the official start of hurricane season. Many of us have stocked our disaster supply kits and prepared our family emergency plans. However, a lot of people are still stumped when it comes to...
Emergency Board Up How-To

Wacky Windows

The latest in my ongoing addition saga is the windows. It seems to me that putting in a good window is rather straightforward—level and square, protection against water infiltration, and pop it in. Well, I’m learning there may be more to this. We purchased...