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Deep Cleaning Windows: Tips and Tricks

Now that you’re staying home — and the weather is warming up — give your windows the royal treatment by deep cleaning them. Using supplies you probably already have in your pantry and storage closet, quickly make your windows look like new with simple cleaning methods. Here are three of our favorite window washing hacks. Vinegar & Baking Soda Before you begin, be sure to thoroughly inspect your windows for any noticeable issues. Gravina’s Windows and Siding can help you identify problems by scheduling a free in-home consultation. Once it’s safe to get started, eliminate the tedious act of scrubbing
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Gravina’s Gorgeous Glass Window Options

While considering which windows will look and perform best in your home, take time to learn about the features and functions of each design. Keep in mind that your choice of glass is just as important as the window hardware and exterior wood finishes — and we’re here to help you choose the best fit for your budget and style. Continue reading to learn how quality glass options can help you save money on your monthly utility bill, reduce noise, and transform the feel of your space. Consider Your Needs Your journey to installing stunning windows begins with assessing your
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Three DIY Ways to Update Your Windows

While you spend more time at home in the coming weeks, you’ll want to see as much of the sun as possible. Fortunately, you’ll find it easy to bask in the sun by giving your windows a simple update that you can do on your own. Read on to customize each design idea to fit your family’s unique taste and get ready to enjoy your new favorite place in the house. Bench Seat Starting with a stunning canvas is the key to creating a one-of-a-kind retreat in your home — find inspiration for your project by exploring our designer options.
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Warm Weather is Here: Prepare Your Home for Springtime Fun

Spring is in the air and here to stay. Before you go sailing off on backyard adventures, take the time to ensure your home is properly prepared. Read on to make this year’s fresh start your family’s most joyful yet. Clean Gutters Spring is the perfect time to prioritize gutter maintenance, and we know it can be tempting to grab a ladder and just get to it! Before you do, protect against water damage by making sure your downspout directs water at least five feet away from your foundation. Once you’ve done this, all that’s left is clearing the debris
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Home Renovation Projects Worthy of Your Time — and Money

The population of the Centennial State is rapidly growing, with more and more people moving to the Denver area to enjoy the sunny skies, easy access to exciting mountain adventures, and one of the country’s best craft beer scenes. With this expansion comes rising property values and the appeal of buying a home that might need a little love — but which renovation projects are worthy of your attention as a new homeowner and will provide you with a solid return on your investment? Read on to find out. Windows You won’t find anything that makes you reconsider your recent
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Full Lite, Three Quarter Lite, and Half Lite Storm Doors

Which Storm Door Design Best Fits Your Style? Everyone knows that entryways can make all the difference when it comes to curb appeal. Whether you’re prepping your property for a quick sale or just want to add a personal touch to your home’s appearance, there’s no quicker and easier way to do so than with changes to your entryway. One of the most cost-effective ways to give your home a bold new look is by installing an exterior storm door. From improved energy efficiency to added security to more natural light, storm doors offer numerous benefits for your home at
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Common Window Care Questions

Homeowners: At Gravina’s Windows & Siding, we are with you for every step of your window replacement and window care journey. If you’ve recently purchased windows from us or are thinking of upgrading, review our FAQs for details about ENERGY STAR® qualifications and warranty details.  DYK? You can extend the life of your windows by caring for them properly. Read on for our five most common window care questions to help you become a seasoned homeowner.  Window Care Question #1: Can I paint my window?  A: It depends. We don’t recommend painting over vinyl window replacements, as it will void
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Spotlight: LP® SmartSide® Siding and Trim

LP® SmartSide® Siding and Trim Is blustery weather affecting your home? Although we typically recommend upgrading your home’s exterior during the milder months, if you find yourself needing to increase your curb appeal for a quick sell or if you need protection from the unpredictable Colorado weather, we can efficiently install siding during the winter as well. LP® SmartSide® Siding and Trim from LP Building Solutions is the best of both worlds, thanks to the beauty of wood siding and superior construction that is comparable to fiber cement and other engineered siding replacements. Bring Beauty To Your Home Durable and
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Vinyl vs. Fiberglass Windows

Feeling a draft from your windows? That means it’s time for a change! As a homeowner, you know it’s important to be prepared for all types of weather — and now is the perfect time to upgrade your old, broken windows to energy-efficient replacements. Replacing your windows brings benefits including lowered utility bills, less heat transfer to the outdoors, boosted curb appeal, and so much more. The big question: What type of windows should you upgrade to? For a low- to mid-range cost, we recommend vinyl window or fiberglass window replacements.  Vinyl and fiberglass windows are cost-effective replacements that come
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Product Spotlight: Kolbe Wood Windows

As we transition into fall and then winter, you may notice your utility bill getting higher and higher. Drafts can enter your home through aged or ill-fitting windows, and it becomes more difficult to retain heat, so you might want to consider replacing some or all of your windows. However, not all window replacements are the same, and if you are looking for a timeless aesthetic, durable material, and energy efficiency, then we recommend wood windows from Kolbe. Why Wood Windows Wood windows, with numerous energy efficiency options, can be a smart investment for your home if you are looking
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