Can a Mechanic Replace an RV Windshield?

When something goes wrong with your RV, it might not always be clear who you should contact to fix the problem. Your motorhome shares many similarities with cars—tires, a motor and drivetrain, and a windshield. It also shares commonalities with a house, such as central air, appliances, plumbing, and sliding windows. This probably leaves you […]

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What Is Low-E Glass?

Not all windows and glass products are created equal, but by understanding how heat and light interact with different materials, and with the latest technologies available today, glass manufacturers have been able to develop better and more efficient windows for your home. Learn all about Low-E window glass here.

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Vive La French Doors!

  What is it about the French that brings to mind sophistication, style, and just that “ooh-la-la” feeling?  French fashion, French cuisine—it’s all magnifique! A common potato can be transformed into the French fry. French cuffs make an ordinary shirt look expensive. A wrinkly old bulldog can be oh so chic when it’s called a […]

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What is the Difference Between “R Value” vs. “U Value” of Glass

Question: What is the “R-Value” of Glass? Glass Detective, Can you tell me how to calculate the “R-Value” of glass based on its “U-Value”? I have an issue with a building inspector in my town based on energy codes, and my wall area must achieve a certain overall “R-Value” for me to get a certificate […]

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How to Keep Your Shower Glass From Fogging

  Most people prefer your showers steaming hot, not freezing cold. The hot water might feel great on your skin, but the moisture filling the air can be harsh on your bathroom’s finishes. In the long term, excessive moisture in bathrooms can lead to peeling paint, rotting wood, mold, and rusted hardware. In the short […]

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How to Insulate RV Windows

RVs, motorhomes, travel trailers, campers, and fifth-wheels are tried-and-true vehicles for traveling around and seeing all that the country has to offer. They offer a place to eat, sleep, work, and spend time with family and pets. RVs essentially act as a mobile home-base for your sightseeing and outdoor adventures—a home-away-from-home, if you will.  Although […]

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Advice for Damage-Free Decorating This Holiday Season

For some, the winter holiday season is the “best time of the year,” as the song goes, but for others it can be a time of overwhelming logistics and obligations. Whether you’re a Grinch or a Santa groupie, we’re here to help bring cheer to your holiday home decorating this year. With these tips, your decorations will be up […]

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Trick or Treat: Damage-Free Halloween Decorating

Don’t suffer from holiday decorating casualities. Everything you need to know about decorating without damaging your doors and windows this Halloween.

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How to Stop RV Window Condensation

Picture this: You lucked out and nabbed the perfect campsite with stunning views of the lake and the mountain range in the background. There’s a gorgeous sunset that you’re watching as you cook dinner, but the windows fog up, and you’re not able to see it. You keep running over to the windows and toweling […]

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Where to Park Your RV When Travelling

Road tripping in a car is easy. You don’t have to put much thought or effort into planning your food, fuel, or rest stops. That’s not the case when it comes to driving or towing a vehicle over 30-feet long. One wrong turn could leave you in a very tight spot with no easy way […]

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