Home Renovations

Two benefits of permits for replacement windows and doors

Replacement window and door permits are a pesky but necessary part of the installation process. Here are a few benefits to having a permit for replacement windows and doors. Permits increase long-term value Your home is an investment. If your custom doors and windows do not comply with the codes adopted by your community, it can reduce your property value. If you decide to sell a home that has undergone modifications without a permit, you may be forced to tear down the addition or make costly re...

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Elizabeth Rissman 4/21/2012 Comments(0)

Top Four Reasons to Work with a Windows and Doors Specialist

FAS Windows & Doors is proud to be Central Florida's largest wholesale residential window and doors dealer. Here are the top four reasons working with a windows and doors specialist will guarantee long-term value. Expert Replacement Window and Door Knowledge When you choose FAS Windows & Doors as your custom windows and doors specialists, you guarantee the job will be done with expertise, accuracy, and professionalism. FAS Windows & Doors has years of industry experience to help you ...

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Elizabeth Rissman 3/26/2012 Comments(0)

Three Easy Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

When your home makes a good first impression, everyone will want to see what's inside. Here are some easy, low-cost strategies for increased home value and curb appeal that will impress guests and entice potential home buyers. Custom Replacement Doors Add Curb Appeal Entry ways act as a focal point for curb appeal. When banks send representatives to appraise a property, doors are a major point of inspection . Attention to detail is key. Doors should be in good condition, meaning no splitting o...

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Elizabeth Rissman 3/23/2012 Comments(0)

EPA's Regulation on Lead Paint

Sophiep's Take on Things.... For any renovation, repair and painting, as of April 22, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a new regulation. The new rule of lead paint requires certification to work in target housing that are built before 1978 if they are tampering painted surfaces. This rule applies to remodelers, carpenters, plumbers, painters, heating and air conditioning, window and others who usually disturb paint in pre-1978 homes. If not, your company can be fined $37,500 p...

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Sophiep To 4/4/2010 Comments(0)

Pulling Permits

Brett Roth's Insight into FAS Windows and Doors A permit must be pulled, it’s the law. That's the bottom line. There are companies out there that do not pull permits because it can be an annoyance, but don't let anyone try to do any work in your home without doing so. Permits are required by municipalities to ensure the products you choose will meet all state requirements on wind ratings and installation requirements. Yes, there are specific guidelines on how windows and doors are to be in...

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Brett Roth 11/20/2009 Comments(0)

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