Category: Blog

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WINDOWS FOR YOUR HOME

Do your windows no longer enhance the outside of your home? Do they no longer shield your house from the elements or act as an effective sound barrier from the school or airport across the road? If not, it may be time to consider new windows; ones which will complement the architecture and provide you […]

WINDOWS ARE NOT AN IMPULSE BUY!

Are you guilty of shopping for something before doing your research? I am. Take my dog, for example. A little over a year ago, I fell in love with this fluffy little face on a social media page hosted by a local shelter. She was almost eight years old, perfect size for me (35 pounds), […]

THE GOODS AND BADS OF REPLACING YOUR WINDOWS YOURSELF

I like to do a lot of things myself, without the assistance of anyone else. Redecorating my living room, repurposing old furniture (it really isn’t that hard, but you do need to purchase a sander), repainting my Palo Alto, CA, home… Do-it-yourself projects can be a fun time and a good excuse to invite some […]

SCREENS OR NO SCREENS—THAT IS THE QUESTION!

Ever noticed that there do not seem to be window screens on television shows? Surely, people have noticed this. You know, the HGTV and DIY shows spotlighting gorgeous home décor and stunning windows—they seem to all be lacking in screens. Why is that? Perhaps it is because they live in a magical world somewhere without […]

LOVE YOUR WINDOWS!

If you have ever wandered around your San Jose, CA, home and wished “something” were different, you are not alone. We all tend to cycle through “nesting” periods of time and, when this happens, whatever is dissatisfactory or old or outdated becomes bothersome. Here at The Screen Shop, we often get phone calls from homeowners […]

YOUR NEW REPLACEMENT WINDOWS AND WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Before investing in replacement windows in San Jose, CA, there are some things you will want to be aware of. Our team here at The Screen Shop wants you to have all the essential information before you commit to your next replacement window project! After all, the windows you choose will be with you for […]

YOU WILL ADORE YOUR NEW VINYL WINDOWS!

When considering a window material for your next home renovation project, you will happy to learn that vinyl windows are one of the top choices on the market. Here at The Screen Shop, we love to answer questions regarding our windows and screens—because we carry only the best products for the homeowners in and around […]

GETTING THE MOST FROM YOUR WINDOWS WITH OUR SCREENS

Summer nights in San Jose, CA: pleasant, temperate, calming, breezy… Don’t we all love the feeling of an August night’s breeze as it floats through our windows and across our pillow at night? Isn’t it nostalgic and relaxing to hear the winds outside, along with the crickets and the frogs? These pleasantries can be quickly […]

Pros and Cons of Window Types

Choosing windows for your home, whether for replacement or new construction, is one design/material decision that you are likely to live with for a very long time. You might wind up remodeling a bath or kitchen more than once – while still sticking with those windows you carefully picked out years ago. For some people, […]

Benefits of Mirage Retractable Screens

All it takes to start to turn a beautiful day into an annoying one is a window screen that doesn’t work properly. You’ve seen them before: Bent on one side, which allows insects to invade your home; or, perhaps ripped along an edge due to a weather event or simple wear and tear. And the […]