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    Replacing Your Windows? Learn Your Style Options

    Last updated 4 months ago

    Replacing your windows improves your home’s curb appeal and offers greater year-round energy efficiency for lower heating and cooling bills. Customized windows create any look you want for indoor and outdoor aesthetics. If you’re ready to replace your home’s windows, keep reading to discover a few of the possible style options available from Wallside Windows.

    Double Hung Windows
    Double hung windows are one of the most popular window styles. A double hung window consists of two panes: one stationary and one sliding. The sashes can be designed to open either from the top or the bottom and tilt inward to catch the breeze and make cleaning easier.

    Bay or Bow Windows
    Bay and bow windows expand the interior space of your home and increase the amount of natural light. These windows are comprised of many panes that may be stationary, operating, or a combination thereof. Bay and bow windows make a perfect reading or conversation nook in any home.

    Casement Windows
    Casement windows are hinged to open outward at one side using a crank, making them ideal for catching breezes in the summer. You can remove screens in the winter for a picturesque view. Casement windows give the exterior of your home a smooth, modern look when closed, but can open completely until the window is perpendicular to the frame.

    Picture Windows
    picture window is a stationary piece of glass the does not open; rather, picture windows are designed to allow for the maximum amount of light and an unhindered view. These types of windows are excellent for homes with appealing outdoor views. A picture window can be as large as you like, and many take up the entire height from floor to ceiling for a stunning effect.

    Wallside Windows is not only a top-quality replacement window installer, we are also the factory! We are proud to offer a variety of window and glass options in Detroit and Northern Ohio. Call us at (313) 292-4400 or take a look through our website to find out more about your replacement window options.

    Tips for Making Your Windows Safer for Your Kids

    Last updated 5 months ago

    Safe windows are extremely important for homes with children. Poorly-maintained or damaged windows cause thousands of injuries among children in the U.S. each year. Implementing a few simple safety practices can protect your child around the windows of your home.

    Don’t Rely On Screens
    One of the most common window safety misconceptions is that a screen will prevent a child from falling out of a window. However, in 80% of window fall cases, parents report a screen was present. Screens are not meant to be a safety measure and should never be relied upon to keep your child safe around an open window. If you have small children in your home, install a window guard or stop in any window you plan to open. Window guards and stops are permanent fixtures designed to act as safety measures that will prevent a child from falling.

    Don’t Leave Children Unattended
    Many children fall out of windows after being left unattended even for short periods of time. Never leave a small child alone near an open window—children are both curious and quick, and may climb out a window before you realize what is happening. Additionally, it’s a good practice to teach your child never to play near any window, open or closed. Establish a safe distance, such as two to three “giant” steps, where your child is allowed to play.

    Don’t Ignore Window Damage
    Poorly-maintained windows can easily cause a fall or injure a child. Inspect your home’s windows at least once a year for signs of damage such as cracked glass, rotting wood, or warped frames. Have your windows repaired or replaced immediately by a professional if you spot signs of damage.

    Wallside Windows wants to encourage child safety around your home’s windows. Every product comes with a 35-year guarantee because we are the factory! Our professional installers have the experience and dedication to providing excellent customer service that puts us in a class above the rest. Click through our website or call us today at (313) 292-4400 to learn about our window and glass options.

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    Last updated 5 months ago

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    What Are Blackout Shades?

    Last updated 5 months ago

    Blackout shades are window shades designed to completely block all incoming light. These shades have many different applications. A blackout shade may be used to create a healthy sleeping environment during the day. Blackout shades can also eliminate incident sunlight to prevent heating of a room during the summer. A blackout shade can be the sole shade covering a window, or blackout liners can be added to pre-existing blinds and shades. You can also choose to use blackout curtains to cover a window, rather than a rolling or accordion shade. Various materials are used in blackout shades; the most effective blackout shades are made with fiberglass, while others contain plastic or vinyl. A blackout shade can be mounted for manual or remote operation, providing you with convenience suited to your needs.

    Wallside Windows is dedicated to bringing you value and service that can’t be topped in the Detroit area. Our top-of-the-line replacement windows are installed by experienced professionals who will get the job done quickly and properly the first time. If you’d like to learn more, call us at (313) 292-4400 to speak with a window professional about your needs. 

    How to Choose Window Treatments for a Baby's Room

    Last updated 5 months ago

    Decorating your nursery is an excellent way to prepare for the arrival of a new baby. Window treatments complement the décor in this room while offering control over the amount of incoming light

    This video offers tips for choosing the best window treatments for your baby’s room. Long panels of gauze or cotton provide great functionality and style. Valences or sheer draperies add personality to the room and are available in any color and style you’d like.

    Wallside Windows specializes in replacement window installation throughout the Detroit area. Contact us by calling (313) 292-4400 to learn more about our 35-year guarantee and top-quality customer service. You can find more inspiration and tips for decorating your home’s windows on our blog.

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