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Excel Windows Named To Top 200 List Of Home Improvement Pros
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Excel Windows Named To Top 200 List Of Home Improvement Pros

Qualified Remodeler Magazine has again named Glendale Heights, Illinois-based Excel Windows as one of the top 200 home improvement professionals (HIP) in the nation. With a housing market on the rise and the home improvement industry in a resurgence, the HIP 200 list faced tight competition this year. Companies on the list faced challenges such as fewer experienced tradesmen to employ, a new marketing landscape...

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Andrew

13 Dec 2017
The Amazing Truth About Cold Weather Window Installation Revealed
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The Amazing Truth About Cold Weather Window Installation Revealed

You know that you need to replace your windows. You feel the drafts in your home and you’re turning on the heat during the chilly autumn nights. If you think you missed the window of opportunity for window installation, think again. Installing windows in the winter is slightly more challenging, but it’s beneficial in terms of warmth, energy savings, and sometimes price. If you plan...

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Andrew

28 Nov 2017
How to Decorate Your Home for Fall on a Dime
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How to Decorate Your Home for Fall on a Dime

As the seasons are changing, you’re likely looking to match your home’s decor with the colors, scents, and textures of autumn. This beautiful time of year inspires us to add coziness and warm colors to our home, and the good news is that you can achieve an autumn-inspired look without breaking the bank.   Create a Cozy Glow We all know that fall is the...

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Andrew

18 Oct 2017
4 Signs Your Home Isn’t Ready for Autumn
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4 Signs Your Home Isn’t Ready for Autumn

The leaves on the trees are beginning to change, and we all know that cooler weather is around the corner. While we’ll eventually pull out our sweaters and boots to prepare for the change in season, your home’s exterior may have some preparing to do as well. But how do you know if your home is ready for autumn, and what should you do if...

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Andrew

20 Sep 2017
5 Red Flags to Avoid When Choosing a Chicago Home Improvement Contractor
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5 Red Flags to Avoid When Choosing a Chicago Home Improvement Contractor

When you do a search for a home improvement contractor in Chicago, you’ll be met with hundreds of options. Too many options might make selecting the right home improvement contractor a difficult process. Knowing what matters most when choosing a contractor can help you make the right decision, and avoiding the following 5 red flags will connect you to the right professional: Red Flag #1:...

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Andrew

31 Aug 2017
Excel Windows Named to Qualified Remodeler Top 500
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Excel Windows Named to Qualified Remodeler Top 500

  GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL  — August 16, 2017 — Qualified Remodeler, the premier publication serving remodelers and home improvement companies in the United States, has selected Excel Windows as one of the Top 500 remodelers of 2017. Since 1978 the QR Top 500 has tracked the industry’s largest and most successful companies. The annual list, considered a benchmark for performance in the industry, is published...

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Andrew

16 Aug 2017
Four Cost Effective Ways to Cool Your Home While Saving Money
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Four Cost Effective Ways to Cool Your Home While Saving Money

There’s no doubt about it—keeping your home here in Chicago cool during the summer is expensive. According to Energy Star, Americans spend $29 billion every year to keep their homes cool. When you’re tired of trading a wad of cash to keep the sweat off your brow, you might be searching for some cheaper ways to stay cool this season.   Consider these tips and...

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Andrew

25 Jul 2017
EXCEL WINDOWS HONORED AS ONE OF BEST DOOR & WINDOW COMPANIES IN CHICAGO
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EXCEL WINDOWS HONORED AS ONE OF BEST DOOR & WINDOW COMPANIES IN CHICAGO

Expertise LLC, a company dedicated to connecting consumers with the most qualified experts and professionals in a variety of fields, including home and garden, recently announced its annual list of the best door & window companies in Chicago. Excel Windows has the distinction of being featured prominently on this exclusive list. “It’s always rewarding to be named as one of the best door & window companies in...

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Andrew

13 Jul 2017
This is Ruining Your Monthly Utility Budget
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This is Ruining Your Monthly Utility Budget

No one likes a surprise bill in the mail—especially when you’ve carefully budgeted your spending down to the last penny. Unfortunately, high energy bills are common during the summer here in Chicago. With air conditioning rates costing Americans $29 billion annually, it’s a real downer when your utility bill shows up costing a lot more than you expected. However, the reality is that there is...

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Andrew

30 Jun 2017
Excel Honored With 2017 “People Love Us On Yelp” Award
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Excel Honored With 2017 “People Love Us On Yelp” Award

We are excited to announce that Excel Windows is a winner of Yelp’s “People Love Us On Yelp” award.  Yelp awards businesses two times a year with the “People Love Us on Yelp” accolade. This award is based on high quality reviews, photos, and easily accessible information to the consumer. Currently, our Yelp pages have 21 reviews, the vast majority containing 5 stars. Check out our yelp...

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Andrew

16 Jun 2017
Quick Guide to Buying Replacement Windows in Chicago
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Quick Guide to Buying Replacement Windows in Chicago

Chicago is home to over 2.7 million people. Whether you just bought your first home or you’ve lived in suburbs of Chicago for decades, eventually you’ll need to invest in new replacement windows. Window installation will help increase your home’s efficiency, boost curb appeal, and even increase the property value. With a median home value of $219,900 in Chicago, you’ll enjoy a more comfortable home...

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Andrew

23 May 2017
3 Ways New Window Installation Will Improve Your Chicago Area Home
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3 Ways New Window Installation Will Improve Your Chicago Area Home

Springtime is in full swing, and a lot of Chicago homeowners are looking to improve the style and function of their homes from the inside out. While there are countless home improvement projects that you can dive into this season, window installation is one of the most popular. When you consider all of the benefits that come along with installing new windows, it comes as...

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Andrew

25 Apr 2017
3 Ways to Enhance Your Chicago Home for Spring with Custom Window Replacement
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3 Ways to Enhance Your Chicago Home for Spring with Custom Window Replacement

Although we’ve had a lack of snow here in Chicago with unseasonably warm temperatures, many homeowners are still longing for spring to officially arrive. Aside from watching nature spring to life with flowers in bloom, spring is also a popular time to move forward with home improvement projects. Window replacement is one of the most popular projects this time of year, and it’ll also help...

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Andrew

23 Mar 2017
Luxury Bath Tub
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The Premier Tinley Park Bathroom Remodelers of Luxury Bath

A bathroom isn’t just any ordinary space in your home: It’s your own personal retreat where you can escape the troubles of daily life and wash away your stresses in a relaxing bath. However, many people across Tinley Park are deprived of this privilege because their bathrooms are old, dirty, and downright hideous. And they refuse to remodel them because they’re worried about the cost...

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Andrew

26 May 2016
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Tips To Avoid Fraud

Home Improvements – Important Things to Know and Ask   As you plan your home improvements, it is important that you protect yourself as well as your investment.  Please use this tip sheet to help you ask the right questions to do just that and to minimize the chance of any possible misunderstandings that may occur.   AVOIDING FRAUD These may be warning signs of...

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19 Feb 2013
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eShield Attic Insulation

  There is a new product in town; it’s the radiant barrier, eShield™ attic insulation.  This revolutionary new product can drastically reduce your energy consumption and your utility bills.  Energy efficiency has become more and more important over the last several years.  You can’t walk down the aisles of one of the big box stores and not see the energy star label and read the...

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17 Jan 2013
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Why Do a Tub to Shower Conversion

Why do a tub to shower conversion? These days, I think everyone’s life is too crazy-busy.  When is that last time you took a bath?  If you’re like me, there is no time to sit in the tub and soak.  Between working crazy hours, cooking, cleaning and running around to sporting events with the kids, there is just no time!  Now, when is the last...

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09 Jan 2013


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