How to Prevent Storm Damage to Your Home

Living in Michigan means dealing with any (and every) type of weather. Rain, sunshine, snow, tornadoes. Anything can happen at a moment’s notice. With such unpredictable weather, you need to know how to keep your home safe from any damage. Here are a few tips: Trim any branches around your home Look at the trees […]

10 Helpful Tips for a Smooth Moving Day

Moving is a huge step in life. Whether you’re heading off to college, coming back home at the end of the school year, securing your first apartment, or finally moving into your dream home, the big day can provide more stress than you’re expecting. Unless you are prepared! Since May is National Moving Month, we […]

Protect Your Home With New Doors

Crime happens every day. As unfortunate and tragic as it always is, the world can be a dangerous place sometimes, but you also shouldn’t live in fear. That’s why new and replacement doors and windows, when needed, are an important part of every home. If you’re looking for doors Grand Rapids MI area, look no […]

5 Things to Ask About Warranties

No two window and door warranties are the same. While there are similarities from company to company, coverage levels vary depending on the product and material type you choose. See why all warranties are not created equal. To make sure you’re ready if an unexpected issue arises, ask the window company these 5 questions: How […]

Green Remodeling Tips and Ideas

October is Energy Awareness Month! 80% of American home-buyers say new homes don’t meet their environmental expectations. Thinking of remodeling?  Today’s homeowners look to remodeling as an attractive alternative to selling their home. Many practical home improvement projects may also include a “green” environmentally friendly strategy. Green remodeling, the latest trend in enhancing living space, attempts to […]

Tips For Selecting Green Windows & Doors

What is green? Green buildings are located, designed, constructed and maintained to promote resource conservation and in turn, to help enhance the well-being of occupants. Green buildings use resources wisely, to help minimize negative impacts on occupants and on the environment by: Drawing on energy-efficient designs and materials built to last Using recycled or sustainable […]

How to Wash Windows and Screens

Want to get the glass in your windows and patio doors really clean? It’s easier than you think. “Many people use paper towels, strong cleaners and lots of elbow grease,” said Kathy Krafka Harkema, Pella spokesperson. “However, spraying glass with ammonia-based cleaners and wiping if off with paper can move dirt around and create a […]

Window Safety Tips to Reduce Accidental Falls

It’s Window Safety Week. Play it safe. Share these tips with your loved ones: Pella of West Michigan encourages you to add “practice window safety” to your “to-do” list. Following simple window safety guidelines can help protect loved ones. About 5,200 children in the U.S. are taken to hospitals each year for treatment from a […]