Winter is in full-swing with below-freezing temperatures at night that are likely to keep your family huddle indoors. Add wind to the mix and you will probably start to notice how well (or poorly) the windows work around your house. Over time, window seals, sashes and frames age and become less efficient at keeping cold air out in the […]
Dealing with broken glass can be scary, but it doesn’t need to be dangerous. These tips are designed to help you remain safe when you find yourself dealing with broken glass. Safety should always be your first concern, and you should never attempt any work with which you feel uncomfortable, regardless of advice given here […]
One of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to upgrade a bathroom is with a simple makeover — a new shower door. Shower doors suffer from soap build-up, moisture damage or simply falling out of style. With Atkinson’s Mirror & Glass, we can ensure your shower stays fresh and looks great.
Are the windows on your home costing you money? If they are 15 years or older or in a state of disrepair, your energy bills are probably much higher than they would be with new, energy-efficient windows. Does the cost of new replacement windows outweigh the savings? The answer to that question is different for […]
Your windows work hard to protect your home from rain, cold, heat and other outdoor elements, all the time letting fresh-air to enter on comfortable days. However, over time, the life of your home’s windows diminishes and frames and seals may start letting in air and water. Window technology has advanced in recent years, making newer […]
When you install new replacement windows for your home, you may find yourself looking for ways to make the most out of that significant investment. One of the best ways to prolong the life of new (or existing) windows is to install premium window screens. While it used to be that screens just kept bugs […]
At Atkinson Mirror and Glass, we like to think of a business’s storefront as its face. It is the first thing a customer sees before being greeted by a staff member and an important part of maintaining good first impressions. A storefront can include an entry door, windows, signage and important information for the customer. Try […]
A bathroom should be one of the most peaceful, aesthetically pleasing rooms in a home. Since it tends to be the first and last place a person visits during their day, we at Atkinson believe that extra attention should be given to making the bathroom a place where a homeowner feels taken care of. One […]
It sounds odd, but the best time to replace your home’s windows is now. That doesn’t mean when this article was written (April, 2015), but when you read it, no matter what time of year. That’s because upgrading the windows in your home is a great way to improve energy efficiency and comfort. So every […]
Rather than having another summer with inefficient windows that keep your house hot and let the air conditioning escape, why not consider replacing them? New replacement windows not only improve the efficiency of your home, but they also increase its value and curb appeal.