What Does the NFRC Label Mean For Your Commercial Skylights?

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When it comes to installing commercial skylights, smart business owners will spend time researching the many options available to them to find the best product for their needs. For most people, this means evaluating the style and materials of the skylights, the price, and the performance rating of the various brands and models. But how do you compare the quality of skylights when there are so many different factors to consider? This is where the National Fenestration Rating Council, or NFRC, comes in. 

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Can Skylights Reduce Your Electricity Bill?



It is very common to weigh the pros and cons of skylights before committing to this medium-sized project and investment. Whether you are working with home remodeling contractors to install residential skylights or you are exploring your options for commercial skylights for your business property, today’s skylights have come a long way in tipping the balance more clearly toward their benefits. 

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Leaking Commercial Skylight or Condensation?

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When it comes to the pros and cons of commercial skylights, the list of benefits is a long one. Skylights provide natural light in spaces that might not have access to it through windows, and skylights bring all the benefits of that natural light – improved employee productivity and well-being and overall energy savings in building operations. However, skylights, like any feature of the building envelope, are susceptible to damage and leaking. Skylights can also fall victim to condensation. But how do you tell which problem it is in your building? If you notice a drip, drip from your skylights, here are some of the signs and causes of leaks and condensation so you can determine which is the culprit and find the right fix.  

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5 Tips for Planning an Accessible Bathroom Remodel


Planning an accessible bathroom remodel may seem overwhelming, but with the help of your local home remodeling contractors, you can rest assured that you will end up with a space every member of your household can use. Here are five tips to keep in mind as you and your team work together on your bathroom design. 

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Crack In The Windshield: Is it a Big Deal?

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There are different laws in each state pertaining to a cracked windshield. Having a damaged windshield can lead to a variety of hazards, and in California, you are not allowed to drive a vehicle with a crack in the windshield which makes auto glass replacement important.

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Popular Types of Fencing


When building a wood fence, you want the strongest, most durable material available in order for the fence to last for years. To help you choose the most appropriate materials for your reclaimed wood fence, The Lumber Baron created a quick reference of how each of the 4 most popular wood types used in fencing compare.

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What to look for in a window installation company


The windows in your home are your view to the outside world as well as your protection from the elements outside. When it is time to install new windows or replace old ones, you want an installation company that has the experience to do the job right.

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