Lubricating the operating components for windows.We recommend using a silicone spray on the operating components of your windows. On casement windows this would include the operating arms, handles, rubber seals and screws. This will prevent then from rusting, ice buildup or tearing of the rubber seals.
On sliders we recommend that all tracks be free of dirt and grit. Awning windows should be treated the same as casement windows ensuring all operating components are lubricated.
Snowball fights, ice skating and hot chocolate – winter has officially arrived. As great as these winter activities may be, the cold weather unfortunately has an undeniable impact on your home’s windows and doors. From swelling and warping to condensation and drafts, here are the most common windows and doors issues that you may experience due to the cold weather:
No matter what time of the year it is, it’s always a good time to think about the condition and maintenance of your windows and doors. Any air or water leaks could result in a huge expense for homeowners, not only in energy but also protection. If you’re not happy with the condition or appearance of your windows and doors, now might be a good time for replacements. Though the cost might seem a little steep up front, the expense can yield some of the highest returns on your investment. Here are just five of the countless benefits of your Dayside windows and doors replacement:
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming! Spring is officially here and summer is just around the corner. As the beloved patio season approaches, consider these simple tips from the Dayside experts to prepare and enjoy your patio all summer long.
It’s hard to believe but Spring is just around the corner and that means tulips, rain boots and home renovations! If you’re thinking about updating your entry door but don’t know what type of material is the perfect match for your home, you’re not alone. The number of styles and options available can have your imagination running. Here at Dayside Windows and Doors, we understand the importance of matching, complementing, and coordinating styles to create beautiful and functional homes. And we know this all begins with your entry door – a home feature our team is quite fond of.
You want your entry door to present you well. Additionally, it is an extremely important safety feature, along with your windows and other doors. Our point is you can’t afford to choose unwisely. Now, for some quick pointers to match your home with its complementary entry door!
Is it time to replace your home’s front door? You might think those few dings and peeling paint are easy fixes, but small issues with your front door can lead to bigger overall issues in your home.
An entry door should last a homeowner an average of 20-30 years of regular wear and tear, protecting you from the weather and potential intruders. Here are three reasons why you should consider replacing your door: