If you’ve ever been in a home that was built in the 1950s or 1960s, chances are you’ve admired a large picture window in the living room. While picture windows were commonplace in post-war era homes, they’ve made a resurgence in popularity with homeowners who desire a vast amount of natural light an...

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Spring is here—but in many parts of the country it still feels like winter. Don’t let the lingering cold prevent you from starting on your spring gardening. If you have a kitchen garden window, you can start today! Even though the space in your garden window is limited, you can grow a number of beau...

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After a winter full of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures, you probably can’t wait to crack open the windows to feel the fresh air and sunlight flow into your home, but is your home ready? Spring is right around the corner and if you have home improvement projects to tackle, now is the perfect time...

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If your windows are damaged or drafty, you may be wondering whether you should repair them or consider replacing your windows completely. While window repair may seem like a more cost-effective option, there are actually many reasons why window replacement is often the better choice. You might be su...

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Now that we’re in the middle of the Joliet Slammers’ season, warm apple pies, savory hotdogs, and good, old fashioned baseball are on the minds of people throughout the city. Here at WindowWorks, there’s nothing we love more than our great American pastime, which is why we do what we can to help sup...

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What’s a garden window good for other than providing a space for an indoor garden? You’d be surprised. Despite their name, these items can be used for much more than just growing plants. If you’re thinking about installing a garden window , consider these alternative uses for it: A Great Place to...

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No matter how high you turn up your thermostat, it doesn't seem to be getting any warmer in your home. Save on your energy bills this winter by investing in new siding to keep your home as insulated as possible. At My WindowWorks, we proudly specialize in more than just windows and doors—our insulat...

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Perhaps one of the most difficult decisions of remodeling is not so much about the style, but more about the color. The color of the new door for your home can say a lot about you and your personality. At My WindowWorks, we've seen them all—from hot pink to white, classic wood to a cool blue. Find o...

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With so many options to choose from, it’s hard to find the window type that best suits your home. For the most part, it depends on your style, spatial and lighting preferences. Some window types open outward, allowing you to enjoy fresh air without taking up space in your room. Others are large and...

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