Month: October 2016

10 Easy Ways to Winterize Your House

By Scott Sidler • October 31, 2016

It’s getting late in the fall and you haven’t gotten your home ready for the winter? Well, it’s not too late to winterize your house, and you don’t have to spend a ton either. In just one weekend, you can […]

Is There Such a Thing as Energy Efficient Glass?

By Scott Sidler • October 24, 2016

Last week I had a blast destroying a bunch of glass samples in my shop for Part 1 of this glass series. This week, I’ll reveal the results of my thermal testing to see if there really is such a thing […]

Breaking Glass in the Name of Science

By Scott Sidler • October 17, 2016

Today, I get to spend the afternoon breaking glass in the name of science and I’ve recorded it on video so you can benefit from my tests without the clean up. Back in the day, glass used to be simple. There […]

Hurricane Preparedness For Old Houses

By Scott Sidler • October 10, 2016

Hurricane preparedness is no joke here in hurricane country. Having just finished the storm clean up from Hurricane Matthew here in Orlando, my mind can’t help but focus on ways to keep us all safer. We dodged a bullet in […]

How To: Remove Glazing Putty

By Scott Sidler • October 3, 2016

Whether it’s steel windows or wood windows, removing glazing putty is one of the more frustrating things to do in my opinion. How hard the work is depends on a lot of factors, like how old the putty is and […]