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Fall Window & Door Decorations For Your Home

Autumn in the Pacific Northwest is stunning. The leaves are turning colors and we still have plenty of sunshine mixed with the showers and brisk mornings.  Part of the fun of the changing of season is decorating your home for fall. If you’re looking for some new ideas this year when it comes to fall […]

How To Protect Your Home from Upcoming Cooler Weather

This summer in the Pacific Northwest has been epic. It has been hot for weeks on end, with no end in sight. But, fall has arrived and the signs of autumn are already starting to appear. The clouds are starting to roll in, the days are getting shorter, and cooler weather is on the horizon. […]

Why Your Front Door Matters: Setting the Tone for a Great First Impression

Your front door has several different roles, including providing safety and security for your home. It also can make or break the first impression of your house, as the entry door is one of the first things that visitors notice when they come to your home or drive by it. Take a close look at […]

Things to Look For When Buying New Windows

High quality new windows bring beauty and comfort to your home and they are a worthwhile investment that you’ll be able to enjoy for years to come. But, when you first start doing your research, you may find that there are a lot of different variables to consider. Here are some of the basic things […]

How energy efficient doors and windows can help keep you cool this summer

This summer in the Pacific Northwest has been one for the record books. We have had so many hot days and it’s been hard to cool off at times! But did you know that the windows and doors in your home could help you stay cool? If your windows and doors are old, leaky, and […]

What Are Moving Glass Wall Systems & How Can They Benefit Your Home?

If you love the great outdoors, but want to stay inside to enjoy them, moving glass wall systems can be a great option! Before, these doors were only available as custom made options in high end homes, but now they are readily available for homeowners looking to add a bit of affordable luxury and class […]

How to Check Your Windows & Doors for Air Leaks

Summer weather means warm air everywhere! If you’re finding that your home is warm, even with the air conditioning on, you might have windows and doors that are leaking air in and out. Having quality windows and doors that don’t leak is very important. Here are some simple tips on how to check for leaking […]

Simple Ways to Go Green Around Your Home

“Going green” is a popular term you’ll hear a lot – especially around the Pacific Northwest.  More and more people are wanting to make a change to help the environment and are discovering the importance of clean air, fresh water, and how our energy use affects the environment as a whole. If you’re looking for […]

Reasons to Install a New Patio Door Now!

Ah, summer. The weather is nice and warm, there is more daylight, and it’s a great time to sit outside on the patio to relax and enjoy the beautiful outdoors with friends and family. Does your home need a new patio door?   Here are some key reasons why you should consider installing a new patio […]

SUPPORTING LOCAL BUSINESSES WITH MILGARD BY LIFETIME WINDOWS & DOORS

We hear the mantra all the time: Support Local Businesses! Sure, when it comes to food, we are ALL happy to oblige, are we not? Here in Beaverton, OR, we love our Pacific Northwest cuisine; there are just some things only our home state can offer/do better: Tillamook Cheese, Geoducks, hipster craft beers, all different […]