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Why You Should Consider Door Sidelites

Ever look at a home, enamored, and wonder what makes it stand out? Chances are the home features door sidelites. Sidelites are framed windows that can be placed on the sides or above your front door. In this piece, we’ll detail how sidelites can improve home aesthetics, how to choose colors, styles, and materials, how sidelites impact security and privacy, and how to fit them into 

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5 Things to Look for when Hiring a Contractor

You’ve finally decided to commit to that bath remodel you’ve been putting off for far too long. But unless you are a highly skilled laborer, you’ll need to hire a bathroom renovation contractor before work can begin. And while finding a price point that fits within your budget is important, it shouldn’t be the lone 

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Hullco Joins the West Shore Home Family

West Shore Home – Now Serving Chattanooga & Knoxville TN Having recently acquired Hullco, West Shore Home is excited to announce we’ll be offering bath, shower, door, and window remodeling services to the Chattanooga and Knoxville regions of Tennessee. The staff at Hullco dedicated themselves to making life better for their customers. We plan to 

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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 

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Project Showcase: Walk-In Shower Remodel in St. Petersburg, FL

West Shore Home helped this customer update their old outdated bath with a new shower that could provide accessibility and style. Notice the low threshold step for ease of getting in and out, as well as the grab bars and bench. The new shower is not only beautiful, but highly functional for accessibility needs as 

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Shower Walls – What are the Options?

Many folks remodeling their shower don’t know about the various materials available for shower walls. Today, we’d like to review the options out there and recommend what we think is best. 1. Glass Tile Glass tiles are exactly what they sound like, they are translucent tiles that give an extra shine to your bathroom. They 

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Highlights from the Consumer Reports Window Buying Guide

Consumer Reports, one of the most trusted names in unbiased product reviews and ratings, provides a comprehensive guide to buying replacement windows for your home. Below, we’ve outlined some of the most salient tips and takeaways from the most recent version of the guide. WHAT KIND OF WINDOW FRAMES ARE THE BEST? According to the 

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How To Insulate Your Old, Drafty Windows For Winter

There’s a lot to love about living in an older home: The ornate architectural details, the gorgeous bay windows, the original hardwood floors—they certainly don’t build them like they used to. But while many older homes boast fine craftsmanship, they were not built with the same energy-efficient materials as modern-day homes, nor were they subject 

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The Advantages of Barrier-Free Bathing

What is barrier-free bathing? Originally, barrier-free baths and showers were made as a more accessible bathing option. Barrier-free bathtubs include a door to get into them instead of having to step over the ledge and showers are virtually flat to the ground so they are easy to step into. Many of our customers have found 

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The Definitive Home Window Style Guide

It’s no secret that we’ve all probably spent more time in our homes over the past year than any of us would prefer to ever do again. But that also means you’ve likely had plenty of time to consider and prioritize an array of home improvement projects that you’ve been putting off for some time.  With 

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