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Navigating Florida Building Code Online

Feb 14, 2019 10:13:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in florida building code, Florida product approved, florida building codes

Building codes may seem burdensome, but they have a purpose and are beneficial for homeowners in several ways.

These regulatory guidelines ensure that the foundation of a building can withstand the powerful winds resulting from severe weather, among other purposes.

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Easily Increase Your Home Value with These Pro Tips!

Feb 12, 2019 1:54:00 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in home value, home improvement, home security, Home Design, home buying, energy efficiency, energy efficient home

Increasing your home’s value isn’t as easy as seen on TV or Pinterest posts; it can be an exciting and overwhelming undertaking. There are several factors and a variety of materials and products to select that give you the maximum return on your investment.

There is a fine line between upgrading your installations for increased resale value and investing in upgrades that leave you with little to no lasting ROI.

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How to Differentiate Double Hung and Single Hung Windows!

Feb 8, 2019 3:24:01 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in double hung window, single hung window, energy efficiency, energy efficient home, energy efficient windows

The excitement of home improvements and upgrading installations can easily become overwhelming and riddled with uncertainty.

Each part of your home, from flooring and countertops to door knobs and windows, is a reflection of your style and affects the overall feel of your home.

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How Customers Can Bolster Their Window and Door Warranty Protection

Feb 7, 2019 6:03:50 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems

Manufacturers aren’t mandated to offer window and door warranties.

However, by providing homeowners with warranty backed products, it give homeowners peace of mind.

Each manufacturer and their product coverage varies for a myriad of reasons.

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Understanding Double Glazed Windows—Calorie Free!

Feb 1, 2019 12:05:31 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in double glaze windows, laminated glass, window treatments, window replacement, energy efficiency, windows for professionals

Strawberry or chocolate frosted may be your favorite doughnut, but double glazed has the most benefits—at least for your windows.

From industry jargon to types of windows and components, there’s a sea of information that you can wade through when researching and shopping for the best replacement windows that meet your home and lifestyle needs.

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My Patio Glass Door has Condensation—Should I Keep or Replace?

Jan 30, 2019 3:46:12 PM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in window condensation, patio glass door condensation, moisture on glass, condensation

Patio glass door condensation is like an annoying case of seasonal allergies, but for your home. Vastly different indoor and outdoor temperatures, such as what might occur during the hottest summer months and coldest winter months, is often the culprit behind moisture build-up on your glass installations.

Continual condensation may have you wondering if your patio glass door has a defect. However, it’s important to understand that glass can’t generate condensation itself, rather interior and exterior condensation results from drastically different temperatures inside and outside of the glass panes.

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Dissecting Your Low-e Glass Ratings one UV Ray at a Time

Jan 24, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in window treatments, window replacement, energy efficiency, energy efficient home, energy efficient windows, energy efficient doors

Energy conscious homeowners understand the value of a low-e glass high-performance windows; however, windows ratings can be a bit challenging to dissect and evaluate how they affect your overall home’s energy performance and how that translates to energy savings.

We’ve created the following cheat sheet to detail what you need to know to help you make the best choice for your home and your needs.

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Does Florida Energy Code Really Impact My Energy Bills?

Jan 22, 2019 10:34:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient doors, energy efficiency, energy star, energy efficient home, Energy Effciency, energy efficient windows, energy code

Does Florida energy code actually translate to energy savings in your home? Government regulatory codes are often convoluted with industry specific jargon. It can be challenging to decipher what it all means and if it actually affects your day-to-day energy spend.

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The Anatomy of Tinted Laminated Glass

Jan 17, 2019 10:25:00 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in energy efficient home, window treatments, Regulation of Windows, double glaze windows, laminated glass, impact glass

With double pane and laminated glass installations, single pane glass windows have become dated, inefficient, archaic, and ultimately obsolete.

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Easily Meet Florida Building Codes with These Impact Doors

Jan 15, 2019 10:10:01 AM / by Eastern Architectural Systems posted in Florida product approved, building code, florida building code, florida building codes, impact doors, impact glass, aluminum impact sliding glass door

Construction professionals are all too familiar with the complexities of local building code and regulatory building confinements and the minuscule details in between. Finding quality products for customers to help them save on energy bills and protect their home during severe weather is yet another challenge building professionals face.

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