National Home Improvement Month

In honor of May, National Home Improvement Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is chapters and members with tools to get homeowners interested in remodeling this season. To read the entire press release and download free resources, check NARI.org. Don’t miss your opportunity to position your company or chapter as an expert …

6 Must-Do Outdoor Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Spring is upon us and now is the perfect time to implement these 6 outdoor spring home maintenance projects. Clean gutters Consider this a bi-annual outdoor maintenance task. Look in gutter bottoms for loose granules that signal your asphalt roof may need replacing. Inspect the roof Look for curled and missing shingles, rusted and pitted …

Why is Window Safety Week Important?

Why is Window Safety Week Important? Window Safety Week begins in April in accordance with the arrival of spring when homeowners are opening windows to allow the spring air to fill their homes. Here’s the goal: Understand the role of windows for emergency escape Learn to safeguard windows against accidental falls Your Home Escape Plan …

Securing Windows

Learn how to safely secure your windows from intruders with these easy, and in depth ideas from better homes and gardens.

How to Build a Space-Saving Workshop

The Building where Stefani Bachetti, who does research for an industrial-design firm, used to work had housed a large shop outfitted with a table saw, an assembly bench, and a drill press. So Stefani decided if she could no longer go to that shop, she’d bring one to her by converting her brick-walled one-car garage …

Marvin Invites Architects to Enter its 2017 Architects Challenge Design Competition

Marvin Windows and Doors invites architects to enter its 2017 Architects Challenge, a competition awarding prizes to residential and commercial design projects that exhibit creativity and ingenuity using Marvin windows and doors. Entries should be submitted to MarvinWindows.com/architectsChallenge by March 10, 2017. Now in its ninth year, the 2017 Marvin Architects Challenge will recognize one …