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If your house has wood windows, upgrading to new vinyl windows can be a budget-friendly way to cut down on maintenance requirements and cost. Of course, both options come with their own sets of pros and cons. Deciding which type of window to choose can be confusing. We breakdown the advantages...Continue Reading

Sure, the windows in your home provide an aesthetic and functional purpose. But depending on the type you have; they can also help reduce your overall energy cost and add value to your home. In this article we’re going to compare the energy efficiency, cost and features of both casement windows...Continue Reading

If you're a homeowner looking to save money, one of the first things you should focus on is improving the energy efficiency of your home—specifically, your windows.

Heat loss and gain through your home’s windows are responsible for about 30% of your...Continue Reading

Sliding doors are versatile, aesthetically pleasing, and incredibly functional. From custom designs to standard options, there are more choices than ever for homeowners like you. Paired with innovations in glass technology, there’s never been a better time to replace your existing sliding door...Continue Reading

It’s not uncommon to replace a single broken windowpane from time to time, or even a whole window. But what about replacing multiple windows? If you’re considering upgrading the windows in your home, is it best to replace them all at once, or gradually over time?

Replacing your windows...Continue Reading

So, you have broken glass in a double-pane window and aren’t sure what to do. Whether your window was broken by a weather event or somebody practicing baseball in the backyard, you cannot repair the...Continue Reading

If you’re ready to give your home a new look, your windows are a great place to start. But with so many ways to renovate the windows in your home, where do you even begin? For example, what’s low E-glass? Are solar screens an option, and do they really work? What are the advantages of Double...Continue Reading

Have you recently moved into a home that has etched glass and are unsure how to clean it properly? Etched glass needs to be treated differently than regular glass, and not many people are familiar with the process, which is okay! Three common types of etched glass are Matelux®, Metellac®, and...Continue Reading

If you’re in the process of a home renovation project that requires the removal of a large mirror or glass, you might be asking yourself, “Can I safely remove this glass or large mirror myself?” The answer to this question is NO! Removing a large mirror or large piece of glass is a dangerous...Continue Reading

Are you looking to reduce your energy bills? While decreasing the amount of electricity you use each month is an excellent way to save money, it doesn’t address the bigger issue. Believe it or not, your windows play a vital part in reducing your energy costs. If you haven’t considered the role...Continue Reading