Unless your windows are older, they have window gaskets in them. However, if they’re older and do have gaskets in them, they might need to be replaced. A window gasket, also referred to as a window seal or weatherstripping, is an insert in your windows to prevent outside temperatures from seeping into your home. This …Continue Reading
What Is Low-E Glass And Why Do I Want It In My Windows?
So you’re looking for a way to save your skin, comfort level, and indoor furniture from the sun. What if there were an energy-efficient, aesthetically pleasing window that had the right amount of filter? We know something that will do the trick: low-emissivity (low-e) glass window coatings. Yes, it’s a mouthful. But low-emissivity coatings inside …Continue Reading
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Remodeling Your Bathroom
Bathrooms are one of the most popular areas in a home to remodel, right along with kitchens. Should you decide to remodel your bathroom on your own, there are a few things you’ll want to consider to ensure the project goes off without a hitch. Take a look at six of the most common mistakes …Continue Reading
How to Increase the Value of Your Home
Remodeling is an excellent way to add value to your home, and, in recent years, home remodeling has become increasingly popular. Experts project, in fact, that in the last half of 2021 some $332 billion will be spent on home improvements. Maybe you’ve looked around your own home and wondered what increases home value. …Continue Reading
5 Things to Look for when Hiring a Contractor
You’ve finally decided to commit to a bath remodel—but, unless you are a highly skilled laborer, you’ll need to hire a bathroom renovation contractor before work can begin. While finding a price point that fits within your budget is important, it shouldn’t be the lone deciding factor on who you ultimately end up hiring to …Continue Reading
You’ve Booked a Window Replacement. Now What?
Whether it’s a project you’ve been putting off for a while or one you just recently noticed needs to be done, you’ve taken that giant first step of scheduling a window replacement. So now what? How do you prepare for new window installation? You may have a few days or even weeks before the installation …Continue Reading
5 Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient (and Save the Earth!)
“Hey, shut that door! Are we trying to air condition the whole neighborhood? We’ve definitely all heard that one before. In fact, it may even be the original “Dad Joke.” But all kidding aside, every year, American homes waste about 61% of the energy they consume. Much of this energy consumption goes to powering standby …Continue Reading
The 3 Types of Exterior Door Materials – Which Is Right for Your Home?
There are many reasons why you might be looking to replace one or more exterior doors at your home. Maybe your front door is looking a little worse for wear and is dragging down your home’s curb appeal. Or, maybe you’re trying to maximize your home’s energy efficiency and your old exterior doors just aren’t …Continue Reading
Healthcare Hero Spotlight: DeAnn Huff
LEXINGTON, KY. (June 9, 2020) – West Shore Home is proud to announce that DeAnn Huff will be the recipient of a brand new shower from West Shore Home! DeAnn was selected during West Shore Home’s Healthcare Heroes event. This event recognized healthcare professionals and first responders who have worked tirelessly to keep their communities …Continue Reading
Acrylic Vs. Fiberglass Tub
We often have people come into our showroom that are looking to replace an old fiberglass bathtub. Often times homes are built with fiberglass units, they are affordable, come in bulk and can not be customized; so home builders can install them quickly. Fiberglass is a cheap solution for builders but is not ideal as …Continue Reading