The Situation: Newlyweds Chris and Colleen N. were in need of new windows to replace the original ones for their townhome. Built in 1989, their townhome needed seven new windows and potentially a new patio door. In addition to being drafty and dirty, the windows were very difficult to open and close. Furthermore, the seals [...]
THE SITUATION Ellen and Tom O. were ready to replace the 20 windows that were original to their home when it was built. Their windows were a combination of white, mix-stained, and painted windows that no longer operated well and were drafty. They wanted to convert them to all white for aesthetic consistency, but purchasing [...]
THE SITUATION John N. needed to find a contractor to replace the remaining 16 windows in his 30-year old house. It was important that he felt confident the same contractor could also replace his siding, as his next follow up project. He had worked with several contractors in the past on numerous projects and had [...]
THE SITUATION Brad and Evelyn W. needed some updating on their family home. They had been planning to replace the original windows and siding of their home built in 1964 for about four years and were ready to execute their plans. They needed 11 windows to replace the single pane windows that were no longer [...]
THE SITUATION Jennifer and Eric B. lived in a second-story condo that needed 5 windows and a patio door replaced. It wasn’t their forever home, but the original windows were about 30 years old and they had been considering replacing them. In their search for the perfect window replacement contractor, they really wanted the project [...]
THE SITUATION Maureen L. needed to replace 15 windows for her home. Her current windows were old, no longer functioning properly, and not very energy-efficient. She is planning on selling her home in the future and wanted to invest in new windows but did not want to overspend. She did as much research as she [...]
The Opal crew is at it again. For this project they were out installing windows in Naperville. This home got beautiful new Beechworth Windows. These are strong fiberglass frames with customizable interiors to match any home style. See the project details with photos and more!
We all have windows on our homes, but we rarely think about why. Would you like to know the answer? - So you can LOOK THROUGH THEM. A clean, perfectly installed window, paired with a perfect smile, can drastically improve the overall likability (or creepiness) of your home.
We're rolling out the red carpet for this newly renovated tudor style home in Orland Park. This beauty got all new Beechworth Windows, James Hardie stucco siding and trim, soffit, and gutters to finish it off.
Some doors lead to nowhere. Many people look at home renovation and think, “Hey, I could do that….”, but in reality that is often a pretty bad idea. A bad idea that could lead to a much more costly experience, and sometimes a serious pain in the foot. Let's face some facts, you are most likely not a licensed professional, or you wouldn't be here. Here's a few quick tips on what you definitely should NOT do.