Tin foil, or aluminum foil, is often used in the kitchen, but some people use it for other reasons as well, such as covering windows elsewhere in the house
Windows that are exposed to the neighbors or a busy street may require additional privacy. As an alternative to heavy drapes, consider glass treatments that will make windows opaque.
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Window screens are essential to have on your windows. They allow you to enjoy the freshness of clean air without inviting bugs or floating debris into your home
Our animal friends the snail and slugs are lovely in their own realm, but they occasionally tread into our view by leaving an iridescent trail across our window screens
Window screens are made out of lightweight material like aluminum, and covered with a mesh screen, usually made out of nylon or lightweight metal
More often than not in times past, the gentle buzz of a summer evening led to the furious scratching of a sleepless night. That is, until the Civil War changed everything.
Window screens trap dust and dirt over time, becoming unsightly and inhibiting airflow through the window. While it’s easier to remove the screens before cleaning them, you can leave them in place if it works better for you.
With a scant amount of paint and light pressure, you can turn your window screens into works of art. This art form can fool the eye.
Lay pressure-treated 2×4 boards around the perimeter of the porch. Use a framing square to make sure the sill plate is square. Fasten the sill plate to the concrete floor using lag bolts and concrete anchors (Image 1). Attach a layer of untreated wood on top of the sill plate to provide a base for interior trim work. Use a reciprocating saw or a handsaw to remove the sill plate from door opening.