Window Trends 2018

                    While perhaps the driving force in today’s window trends continues to be energy efficiency and ease of care, homeowners also want high-quality windows that can do it all—function efficiently, provide energy savings, and add style to both the façade and interior of the home with lots of light and unobstructed views. When shopping for windows, homeowners should pay attention to more than looks, according to industry experts. According to Don Stewart of Window and Door Concepts, “Not only are there countless design options, but there are also many operational styles …

Dacor Induction Cooktop

Sleek, precise, and cool to the touch, our advanced induction technology defies logic and convention with a stunning combination of power, control, and style. With our mesmerizing VirtualFlame that elegantly tells you it’s on, preset guided cooking modes and flexible cook zones controlled with a swipe of the finger, our Modernist Induction Cooktops help you create every meal with a side of magic. VirtualFlame Like moths to a flame, eyes can’t help but be drawn to the innovative LED lights that signal when the cook zone is in use.         Wi-Fi-Enabled Seven-Inch LCD Control Panel The touch …

Reclaimed Wood Trends

reclaimed wood trends Everyone agrees that it’s the warmth of wood that draws people to use of reclaimed lumber in their homes. Whether it’s wrapped beams, flooring, a wall of wood, sliding barn doors, a rustic island, or recovered wood in furnishings, the inspired use of lumber is a look that seems to only be growing in popularity. “Reclaimed wood has become popular across the world for so many reasons. It fits into all décor styles from modern, urban industrial to city farmhouse and especially in the ‘man cave’.” according to Margaret Sparks of Vintage Reborn. “With the focus today on …

Outdoor Living

In the past 15 years, homeowners have taken a new look at their outdoor spaces. Today’s private backyard spaces frequently feature covered living space, outdoor kitchens fitted with appliances similar to those found indoors, and upholstered furniture reminiscent of a living room. Doug Franklin of Lynn’s Patio Shop says, “The new outdoor room is the wow factor of the house. The customer who previously may have come in to purchase furniture to go around the pool is now looking for furniture to go under the roof of their outdoor room.” In the past an outdoor pool may have been open …

Window Trends

Energy efficiency, lots of light, unobstructed views, and color are driving today’s window trends, according to industry experts. Homeowners are looking for high-quality windows that can do it all—windows with functionality, energy efficiency, and style, according to Dondi Kazukewicz, of Marvin Windows and Doors. “At Marvin, we accomplish all three of these in each window we make because every window is made-to-order based on a homeowner’s exact specifications.” Sean Smith of JELD-WEN says, “We see homeowners paying closer attention to how well windows function, both in terms of how smoothly they operate as well as how energy efficient they are …

Window Trends

Energy efficiency, lots of light, unobstructed views, and color are driving today’s window trends, according to industry experts. Homeowners are looking for high quality windows that can do it all—windows with functionality, energy efficiency, and style, according to Dondi Kazukewicz, of Marvin Windows and Doors. “At Marvin, we accomplish all three of these in each window we make because every window is made-to-order based on a homeowner’s exact specifications.” Sean Smith of JELD-WEN says, “We see homeowners paying closer attention to how well windows function, both in terms of how smoothly they operate as well as how energy efficient they …