Category Archives: Windows


3 Things to Know About Replacement Windows

January 25th, 2017 by

You love your grand, old house with its large, dramatic windows. They give your home a great sense of character and a head-turning aesthetic. They also emit a ton of light, letting you enjoy the perfect brightness in any room. … Continue reading

4 Money-Saving Features to Look for in Replacement Windows

June 15th, 2016 by

You do a lot to save money and improve your home’s energy efficiency. You carefully monitor your air conditioner and furnace use. You unplug items not currently in use. And you perform many of your own repairs. Yet did you ever … Continue reading

Understanding Condensation on Your New Windows

May 15th, 2016 by

Condensation on your windows means there is an excess of humidity in your home. Condensation may occur as a natural result of humidity within the house and internal/external temperature differentials. Condensation on the glass does not indicate a defect in the window but results … Continue reading

Operation of Your New Vinyl Windows

April 30th, 2016 by

In order to tilt in the sashes of your Double Hung window you will need to: Unlock the window sash and raise the bottom sash (or lower the upper sash) it about 3” from the frame. Slide the tilt latches toward … Continue reading

Care and Maintenance of Your New Vinyl Windows

April 15th, 2016 by

Like any surface exposed to the outside elements, your windows will get dirty from time to time. Often, heavy rains will wash the vinyl clean, but if the rain is not enough, you can restore the shine to your window … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Choose Synergy Replacement Windows

August 14th, 2014 by

At Cornerstone Home Improvements, all of the brands of windows we carry are high quality. Synergy Windows are one of our favorites. Synergy Windows are the perfect combination of over 20 design features that outperform all other window brands. You’ll … Continue reading

3 Benefits to Buying Energy Star Qualified Windows

May 10th, 2013 by

Did you know that using Energy Star qualified windows, doors, and skylights can help reduce your energy bills up to 15% while helping protect the environment? In fact making these changes to your home has multiple perks. Cornerstone Home Improvements … Continue reading

Cornerstone’s Big Winter Vinyl Siding and Replacement Window Sale

February 6th, 2013 by

Now is a great time to save on vinyl siding and thermal windows. At Cornerstone Home Improvements, we’re always in your corner with great advice and plenty of choices when it comes to purchasing replacement windows, entry doors, and vinyl … Continue reading

Cornerstone Receives Angie’s List Super Service Award!

January 9th, 2013 by

We are proud to announce that Cornerstone Home Improvements is the recipient of Angie’s List 2012 Super Service Award! Angie’s List is the leading provider of consumer reviews for local service companies throughout the nation. The Super Service Award is … Continue reading

Cornerstone Helps Leawood Homeowners Decide Which Windows to Install

October 12th, 2012 by

We were thrilled to recently finish a window installation for a couple in Leawood, KS. Vernon and Lori T. wanted to replace their old windows with more energy efficient windows. We talked about their choices, what their most important reasons … Continue reading