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8 Tips to Keep your Home Cool

Another hot Sacramento summer is just around the corner!  Here are eight easy tips to help keep your home cool this summer: 1. Ensure east and west facing windows are well-shaded or have insulated window treatments, preferably in a light color that will reflect heat. 2. Keep doors, windows and other openings closed during the […]

Most Popular Sustainable Home Projects?

It’s no surprise home improvement projects that boost energy efficiency remain the most popular sustainable improvement you can make to your home!  We know a thing or two about energy efficiency with replacing windows, doors, siding and insulation!  Receiving a FREE quote from us is as easy as filling out this form— let’s start bringing […]

Hawkins March/April Home Shows!

We’ll be out and about at two Home Shows this Spring!  We’ll be ready to answer your questions about window and door replacement, siding, patio covers, insulation, shutters and so much more! First up is the Yuba City Home, Garden & Recreation Show at the Yuba City Fairgrounds, Friday-Sunday, March 27-29th. And in April we’re […]

6 Best Time-Tested Remodeling Projects

We have long talked about the return on investment home remodeling projects provide, the savings on energy bills and more, but don’t just take our word for it– here’s a great article we found on the 6 best time-tested remodeling projects (and the worst!) to show you what project provides the best return!  And we […]

New Hawkins Exteriors TV commercial!

After 50 years in the business of replacing windows and siding throughout the Sacramento region, we’ve had many forms of advertising to show how we bring quality, comfort and efficiency to homes.  Our most recent TV commercial is actually inspired by an actual testimonial from a Hawkins Exteriors customer– she said she couldn’t believe how […]

Out and about: Our 2015 Show Schedule!

‘Tis the season!  The early start to the home improvement season!  Okay, okay, we agree with you– home improvement projects are always great year round! With the holidays behind us, many of us getting an early start on New Year’s resolutions and if you have one that includes replacing windows, doors, siding, shutters, insulation and/or […]

Top 5 Projects to Boost Home Value

We can tell you how replacing your windows and doors or adding insulation can help you save on your energy bills.  It’s another thing to tell you how much it will help raise your home value if you’re in the market for selling your home and want the most for it!  The Sacramento housing market […]

Should You Add Insulation?

It’s Fall once more throughout the Sacramento region and with the new season comes cooler weather we must prepare for since Winter is not far behind.  Insulation is something not often thought of but could be a huge savings on energy bills by keeping the cool weather out and warmth inside. Why Should You Insulate? […]

We love hearing from you!

We love what we do and we LOVE when you provide us feedback!  Thank you Irma, of Grimes, CA, for your Angie’s List A review on the 8 windows we replaced in your home: “Hawkins Exteriors replaced 8 windows in my home—sliders, single-hung and double-hung.  My home was probably built in the 1930-1940’s (not original […]

Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is upon us and the Fall Season will soon follow with the holidays not that far behind.  ‘Tis the season for family and friends to visit!  And so September is the launch of the year’s second busiest home improvement cycle!  We understand you’ll be hosting, we understand you want your home to look […]