Hugs & Kisses from Levco Did you ever wonder how to determine what kind of windows you are getting, reading plans can be confusing. Understanding the window handing is handy. Here are my tips and techniques to help you understand the madness … [Read more...] about Little Kiss, Big Hug & Window Handing
Why Do An Energy Audit?
As a remodeling contractor I am often asked to troubleshoot home comfort related problems. I have used this blog platform, specifically the Understanding Your Home partition, to help others figure out their homes and solve all sorts of issues that we come … [Read more...] about Why Do An Energy Audit?
Anatomy of a Window
Windows come in all shapes and sizes. They essentially let light in and have glass in them, which allows us to see out, ideally without losing heat. Many of the windows I come across are ruined by settling and/or too many poor paint jobs, you name it. … [Read more...] about Anatomy of a Window
Skylights & Solar Tubes
During the process of remodeling we often encounter an opportunity to install skylights and solar tubes. The obvious advantage is to allow natural light into the home. A less obvious benefit is energy free interior lighting. In the not so distant past all … [Read more...] about Skylights & Solar Tubes
As a remodeler in Boise, I am often asked to discuss the possibility of adding Egress windows to existing basements. I realized that the term is foreign to many folks. What is an egress window? Egress Windows are those that meet or exceed a rigid set of … [Read more...] about Egress Windows