Category: Doors and windows

Maintain Old Wooden Doors - Checklist

Maintain Old Wooden Doors - Checklist

Old wooden doors have a special charm. But if they are unpainted, they also need special attention in cleaning and care. No matter how old wood is - it stays alive: it absorbs moisture, releases it again, expands and contracts. Above all, untreated wood retains these properties for a lifetime. When cleaning and caring for old wooden doors that may warp, this fact should always be taken into account.

Old door replaced by new

Old door replaced by new

The front door connects the outside world and the home. It is always in use and exposed to the weather and wears itself down after years. Their condition is very important for the defense against cold and heat. That's why it's worthwhile to replace the old one with a new one. "At Hartmut G.'s in Berlin-Köpenick the entrance door had suffered greatly under the influence of the weather: paint peeled off, there were cracks everywhere, through which the air was free could circulate.

Aluminum Venetian Blinds - Not Just a Visual Highlight

Aluminum Venetian Blinds - Not Just a Visual Highlight

For decades, roller shutters have been the way to darken windows or provide sun protection in homes. Aluminum shutters are a perfect alternative. It does not have to be the same as a heavy roller shutter - aluminum shutters require little space and can also be retrofitted to any window. The slats of the aluminum blinds are only a few millimeters thick and are simply piled up when pulling up.

Outlook XXL: Opulent windows in the trend

Outlook XXL: Opulent windows in the trend

No question, panoramic windows provide light and air in the room. But builders should keep in mind when deciding to install. With a panoramic window, the "outside" becomes part of the decor. In other words, if the whole wall provides a view, it depends on what you see there. The so-called unobstructable view is indispensable.

Outer glass faithfully replaced

Outer glass faithfully replaced

When a windowpane breaks, it's not always easy to replace. Some windows are special designs that are tailored to the conditions of each house. A glazier's shop can help here. Joachim S. in Berlin had broken the outer pane of a window in the attic. In order to remedy the damage, he decided to place an order.

Comfortable shading with smart sun protection

Comfortable shading with smart sun protection

From time-controlled automatic roller blinds to energy self-sufficient photovoltaic blinds a variety of smart sun protection versions. There are many different types of blinds both indoors and outdoors. They serve as heat and sun protection and protect against prying eyes. Sturdy models made of sturdy plastic also protect burglars.

Roof window roller blind - the perfect heat protection

Roof window roller blind - the perfect heat protection

When removing the roof roof skylights integrated into the slants are usually the simplest and most cost-effective solution for bringing light into the attic. The sun shines mercilessly on the windows, which are perfectly aligned with the sky. Rooms under the roof are already very sensitive to heat anyway, but especially those with sloping skylights.

Installing the Roof Window: Light for Your Home

Installing the Roof Window: Light for Your Home

Are you looking for a craftsman who will professionally install your skylights? Contact a craftsman at MyHammer & request special offers! If you use the area underneath your roof as a living space, roof windows are hard to imagine. They provide excellent light to make the room brighter and friendlier and provide a good view of the surroundings.

Decoration for the windowsill - Step by step to the spring greeting

Decoration for the windowsill - Step by step to the spring greeting

Finally it's spring again. Cheerful colors and pretty flowers give rise to an effective decoration on the windowsill. 1. Planning ideas for an atmospheric spring design For an attractive spring decoration on the window sill, a bright and sunny location is preferred. The selected elements should be made of transparent materials, thus the daylight proves its valuable creative power and provides an atmospheric effect into the room.