Do You Feel the Chill?
Volume 72 | December 2018
Do You Feel the Chill?
Winter's chill made a later appearance this year. Hearkening in winter, Floridians experience a gentler winter start with a chill that rolls in beneath windows and doors. Floor tiles begin to feel like ice. We scurry to our closets to find our "winter coat," often a lined jacket with full sleeves. Jokes aside, when you feel the chill, your home's efficiency may be compromised and require you to needlessly spend more dollars to heat and cool your home.

The Culprit are those Drafty Windows and Doors 

Let's look at the facts to warming up our home interiors.
  • Drafty windows and doors can account for 10-25% of your heat loss.
  • Aluminum windows can cost an additional $540 annually to heat your home (as compared to vinyl windows).

Reconsider your Home's Energy Efficiency 

Here are some energy tips for windows and doors from the U.S. Department of Energy:

  • It might be more cost-effective to replace inefficient windows than to try and improve their energy efficiency.
  • Look for ENERGY STAR® labeled windows. All custom windows at Majors Home Improvement exceed the ENERGY STAR® requirements.
  • Consider Low-E window coatings -microscopically thin, virtually invisible metal or metallic oxide layers deposited directly on the surface of glass - control heat transfer through windows with insulated glazing. 
  • Seek a solid constructed window frame. All windows at Majors Home Improvement are fusion welded with a multi-chambered vinyl main frame and sash. These features will maximize your window's efficiency. 

What projects could improve the look and lasting beauty of your home this year? All of our products are custom designed to fit your home's specifications and your budget.  Contact us  for a free quote today. Let Majors Do It!
Google 5-Star Customer Review:
"Purchased all new windows for home - we were pleased with entire process and on installation day the 3 installers were courteous and efficient, and did a great job cleaning up all debris both inside of the home and out. As a realtor, I would not hesitate to recommend to clients and others - comes with Lifetime Limited Warranty as well."
- Mari G.
Got a Question? Ask Mike!
Question:  Should I install windows during the winter months?   - J. Stewart
Mike's Reply: Thank you for your question. Many homeowners think it is not a good idea to install new windows during cold weather. Actually, there are no issues as windows are built from the manufacturer with allowances for thermal expansion. During installation, the caulk will set properly since it needs air to "cure" and temperature is not a factor. Last, our installers are respectful of your property to keep it as warm as possible. They achieve this by not leaving your front door open. Also, our installers prep the old window first and then remove the old window as quickly as possible, so the window is only "open" for a short amount of time. Most important, homeowners should not delay until spring. New, energy efficient windows will reduce costs, plus keep your home warmer.

Majors Home Improvement specializes in replacement windows and doors. Contact us for an inspection and we can recommend a low maintenance, energy efficient product to meet your home's needs.

Painted Windows Success for Kids' House

The Santa Rosa Kids' House had a successful "Legends in the Fall" Benefit. Proceeds raised from tickets and raffled items including painted windows will help our kids in Santa Rosa County. Stay on the watch for painted windows from Majors next year!

Majors Makes 2018 Top 500 Remodelers

Majors Home Improvement is selected for the 2018 Top 500 Remodelers by Qualified Remodeler publication. From 1978 to 2018, Qualified Remodeler Top 500 has ranked the nation's largest remodelers. The report is the pinnacle of remodeling entrepreneurship with a focus on professionalism in the builder/contractor industry. For 40 years, QR Top 500 has chronicled the story of a vibrant industry that represents more than $300 billion in annual activity.

Merry Christmas from the Majors Crew!
May your days be filled with peace, hope, and joy this holiday season. As always, thank you for your business and support. Merry Christmas from Majors Home Improvement!
Serving Customers for
20 Years Strong
Majors Home Improvement is honored this holiday season to help our happy customers with their dream projects. We hope you will enjoy your home improvement projects for many years to come! #Majors20yr

Inspirational Quotes

Nothing burns like the cold.” 
―  George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
Welcome to Majors
We believe in treating all of our customers like family, just ask any of our longtime customers. We are excited to welcome each of our first time Majors Home Improvement customers. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and hope to see you again.
Here are some latest additions: 
Anthony R., Pace, FL 
Josh & Chrystal R.,  Crestview, FL
Lauren G.,  Pensacola, FL

Thank you and welcome to everyone who recently joined our Majors Home Improvement family... we couldn't do it without YOU! 

Majors Trivia Contest
Question: This is the coldest permanently inhabited place on earth with average temperatures around -58 degrees Fahrenheit.
A. Vostok, Antarctica
B. Eismitte, Greenland
C. Mount McKinley, Alask
D. Oymyakon, Russia

Congrats to this month's winner, Sheryl O.!

Last Issue's Answer:
Question:  This is the Spanish word for freestanding clay fireplace or oven that has a bulbous, hollow body connected to a narrow smoke vent. B. Chiminea
Dec. Celebrations 
from the Majors Team

Happy Birthday!
15 | Preston Kelley
27 | Paul Burch

Happy Work Anniversary!
14 | Ron Roy, Service Tech, 1 yr
Feel that chill?
Compared to Vinyl windows, standard aluminum windows cost an additional $540 each year to heat & cool your home.  
*Calculated for a power bill of $150 per month.
Offer expires 12/31/2018.
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