1. Replacing Your Old Windows With Energy Efficient Windows

    The main reason folks in North Carolina choose to replace their windows is to save money. Sounds great, right? But what about all the other benefits that come along with new windows? There’s plenty of valuable reasons to install energy efficient windows (read about these great benefits). So you’re convinced that energy efficient windows are the right choice for you, great! The plethora of energy efficient windows on the market can be overwhelming. When it comes to replacing your windows, Wize Direct is here to help you sort through and find the windows right for you! It starts with selecti…Read More

  2. Living Off The Grid

    We all dream of an entirely sustainable world. While this is a large dream, indeed, it is first achievable in our homes. One of the best things about our modern society is a large push for sustainable energy use. This means that wanting to live “off the grid” doesn’t mean you have to live like cavemen. This is the 21st century, after all! For human life to thrive, we need food, water and shelter. Yet in today’s modern times, we use a lot of electricity. The most difficult piece of living a sustainable life is providing enough electricity to maintain the 2015 lifestyle. The use of solar…Read More

  3. Part 2: The Many Benefits Of Replacing Your Windows

    As started in our previous blog post about replacement window benefits, there are many reasons to switch out those old, inefficient, ugly windows for brand new ones. They will improve your home in many ways including decreasing the necessary maintenance, sound transmission, finances and environmental impact. Maintenance The maintenance of new windows is significantly less than the old windows you are accustomed to. If you purchase vinyl or fiberglass windows, you will never have to repaint. In addition, the frame is typically made from stainless steel or die-cast zinc that has undergone thousa…Read More

  4. The Many Benefits Of Replacing Your Windows

    Replacing your existing windows with new windows is a very beneficial upgrade for you and your home in North Carolina. From appearance to functionality, window replacements help across the board. Replacing windows is a painless home improvement project, especially when you buy windows directly through Wize Direct - no middleman, no hassle, just new windows to make your life better. What’s so special about replacement windows? To start, replacing your windows improves energy efficiency, comfort, appearance, and home security. In conjunction, it decreases the necessary maintenance, sound trans…Read More

  5. Choosing The Right Energy Efficient Windows

    If you’ve lived in your home for a very long time or recently moved into an old home, one of the best upgrades you can do for yourself is purchasing energy efficient windows. Depending on the window style, it is probably going to save you money to replace rather than try and try again to fix up the windows you have right now. To improve your home energy use through your window optimization, you need to consider the orientation of your home and climate. The climate here in NC can be quite moderate. We’d say it’s subtropical which means it’s relatively warm during the summer and can cool…Read More

  6. 3 Ways To Boost Energy Efficiency Without Buying New Windows

    As summer creeps upon us, we find ourselves outside playing in the sun, enjoying having kids home from school and weekend BBQs with friends. We also find ourselves with a warm house, a cranked air conditioner and a high energy bill. There’s really no escaping the heat and humidity here in North Carolina, so we have to make the best of it. While there are plenty of tips for keeping cool without turning on your air conditioner, here are three tips for decreasing your energy bill by a little Do-It-Yourself for more energy efficient windows.   Tip 1: Add storm windows. These are typically a qui…Read More

  7. Why Wize?

    So, I got to thinking today...Why Wize? Why should you or would you ,the Consumer. buy from Wize Direct? This made me think even more.. What makes Wize different from anyone else out there?... Wize customers Have the Freedom to BUY NOT BE SOLD! Wize is Haggle Free Aren't you sick of the haggling, or wondering about the cost to replace windows in your home? Those days are over! Or how about those unwanted phone calls or salesmen at your home! The price is the price! We give you one price, that's an exact price, That's our best price! (based the sizes and options provided) We won't start out 30%…Read More

  8. A Wize Woman

      Hi, My name is Stephanie Lee, and my family has been the Home Improvement business for nearly 25 years. Having said that, I've seen it all & heard it all, some pretty funny tales, and some not-so funny tales. By nature I am a shopper, and in my opinion, if you're a true blue shopper (aka a shopaholic), then you're always up for a good buy! I'm also a homeowner and I love my home. I love to make my home look nice, but I also know how expensive it is to maintain and update any home. So, I hope all you homeowners are paying attention because this is where it gets fun! When we decided t…Read More

  9. Energy Star

    By focusing on several calculated factors, ENERGY STAR has made it easier to pick out the energy-efficient windows, doors, and skylights that are most appropriate for the climate where you live. Lowered heating and cooling bills and reduced energy waste seem like great ideas—and they are—but it pays to keep in mind that a window meant for the Dallas heat and sun won’t be a match for a Chicago winter. You certainly won’t want a window trapping heat where it isn’t wanted or letting that cool air escape at summer’s peak. To help consumers all across the country get the most energy-eff…Read More

  10. Winter Months

    The winter months can be long and hard. There is a lot to think about in regards to your home surviving the winter. After you have made it through winter, it is a good idea to do a check around your home and look for any damage. A common place you may find you need repairs is with your windows. After harsh winds and freezing conditions, your windows may need a little a little love!…Read More