Posts tagged Energy Efficiency

Window Coverings for a More Energy Efficient Home

Did you know that up to 50% of your home’s heating and cooling energy can be lost through your windows? The right window coverings can really help make your home more energy efficient.


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The Importance of Using Water Based Paint versus Oil Based Paint

Some good information about why it's better to use water based paint on plantation shutters


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Budgeting for your window coverings

Yesterday I heard an interesting statistic: That you should budget at least 5%, and really more like 10%, of the price of your home for your window coverings.

Categories: Budgeting
Tags: energy efficiency