Winter is heading our way, and we all know how cold it can get around here. Many of us already know the score on how to winterize a home, but if you’re new to the West Bloomfield area, you might not have heard some of the tips on getting a house ready to keep as much hot air from escaping as possible. At Windows, Walls & More, we’re more than happy to offer some ideas. Read on! [Read more…]
At Windows, Walls & More here in West Bloomfield, many of our customers look for the best ways to save money, whether that’s in getting a deal at the grocery store or cutting back on monthly expenses. If you’re looking at cutting some costs, consider how much help a window treatment can be. No matter the treatment, you’re bound to get some help cutting down on energy bills. [Read more…]
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, which gave federal tax credits on select energy-efficient products, have been reinstated for 2016. And certain Hunter Douglas are eligible. Which makes this a great time to consider updating the window treatments in your home. Talk to a trained consultant at Windows, Walls & More in Bloomfield Hills to determine if the products will fit your needs and to see them in action. [Read more…]
If you are like most people, you are stocking up on the old light bulbs because you don’t know what or how to use the new ones. Today, lighting is one of the most changed elements of design we have, and we need to learn “How to Use it.”
The old incandescent bulb wastes 90% of its energy as heat, not light
LED (Light-Emitting Diode) is at least 75% more efficient than the traditional incandescent light bulb. [Read more…]
When you motorize your blinds, shades, or drapery, it’s easier to control the amount of light you let in and the amount of inside air you let out. The quickest escape route for heated or cooled air is through the windows, so the more you do to trap that air inside, the more you’ll save on heating and air conditioning costs. The right shades can help you save up 50% on energy costs. Our Duette Architella shades, for example, have the highest energy efficiency rating in the industry.