Express Window Services Blog | Tacoma, WA

Winter Window Replacements

A lot of people in the Pacific Northwest often ask if winter window replacement is a bad idea. The answer is a no, there is never a bad time to replace your windows. If you are a do-it-yourselfer, than replacing windows in the winter may be troublesome and a hassle when having to combat cold.. read more →

Replacing Windows Can Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

There are many benefits to updating/upgrading the windows in your home. Higher efficiency, reduced monthly electric bills, and a better, more comfortable living space are just a few of the reasons to upgrade your windows.  But did you know that replacing your windows can also improve the curb appeal of your home? Replacing your windows.. read more →

Fiberglass Windows Rising in Popularity

Once regarded as a niche product, Fiberglass windows are rising in popularity all over the country.  Over the last few years, they have become very popular in new homes and in remodeling projects.  More contractors are installing them, because home homeowners are asking for them.   Benefits of Fiberglass Windows Strength and Durability – Unlike.. read more →

Tips to Increasing the Value of Your Home

If you are planning on increasing the value of your home, then you will need a few tips along the way. Staying within budget can sometimes be difficult, but if you know what areas on your home to focus on, you can get the biggest bang for your buck.  Here are a few ways you.. read more →

Protect Your Windows from Harmful Salt Residue

To keep your home as efficient and healthy as possible, you need to protect your windows from harmful salt residue.  When you live in the Pacific Northwest, odds are you live near or around salt water.  Whether it be the Pacific Ocean or Puget Sound or any of the number of bays, canals, or inlets.. read more →

How Can I Tell If I Have Energy Efficient Windows?

Would you like to know if your home has energy efficient windows? There are some quick and easy things you can check for to see if your existing windows are energy efficient or not. U-Factor U-Factor is the amount of heat transferred through a material.  With a low U-Factor, the heat will flow more slowly.. read more →

Choosing the Right Shower Door

The shower is becoming more and more of a focal point in bathrooms, rather than bathtubs. Choosing the right shower door can help your shower be more functional, easier to use, and more aesthetically pleasing. Because of this, shower doors now come in a variety of shapes, styles, and sizes. So you really are able.. read more →

Childproofing Your Windows

Open or unlocked windows can pose a serious threat to small children and toddlers.  Window screens are not typically strong enough to withstand the weight of a child who may fall up against it or push on the screen.  Childproofing your windows is a great way to protect your children. There are many safety precautions.. read more →

Vinyl Windows: Top Benefits

If your home still has wooden frames around its windows, it might be time to invest in some new windows.  Wooden frames lack energy efficiency, and can start looking old and rundown if not properly taken care of.  Replacing your windows with new vinyl windows can add many benefits to your home, including improving the.. read more →

New windows increase soundproofing in your home

Increasing the thickness of your window panes can greatly reduce sound penetration. This is especially helpful if you live in a noisy neighborhood, or near loud parks, roads, or businesses. So how thick do your windows need to be in order to reduce sound? Single Pane Windows Single pane windows are typically found in older.. read more →