The last few blogs have all been inspired from my recent trip to Italy. Well, it is a new year and my resolution is to fall in love with my home again. This is going to be the year of renovating. I am ready to make changes, large or small, if they will bring me joy every day in my home. Read more »
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This past summer I was fortunate enough to travel through Italy. I took many pictures of the beautiful architecture this country is famous for. Read more »
If you have ever been to Rome, the expression “Rome wasn’t built in a day” takes on a whole new meaning. One look at the architecture throughout the city, throughout all of Italy, and you can see why it has had a lasting impact upon architecture worldwide. Read more »
As the hot weather arrives, and our windows are open, lets take a few minutes to recognize the importance of practicing window safety.
Many people know the story of Eric Clapton’s son Conor, who at the age of 4, fell 49 stories to his death in New York City in March 1991. A maintenance worker opened a window in the apartment where Conor and his mother were staying on vacation, and Conor accidentally ran right through it. Read more »
Old things can be very beautiful. This is true with old windows and doors. Unfortunately they just are not very functional or energy efficient once they get old. A client was recently lamenting to us about how much she was going to miss a particular beautiful old window we were replacing. Now, mind you, she was thrilled with the look of the new window, and even more happy with the savings she was going to see on her heating bill, but still…she was going to miss seeing that particular window that had been part of her house for decades.
That got us thinking. There must be ways to repurpose old windows and doors to keep them around in a different capacity once they no longer can serve their original purpose. Well, after a few clicks on Google, we found a couple of articles on just that subject.
So for those who are interested, here are some creative ways to reuse your old windows and doors! Read more »