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There are a number of reasons a door or window may not open and close properly, and the best way to properly fix a door or window that’s sticking is to know what’s causing the issue. There’s almost no reason why a door or window will stick that can’t be fixed. Be very careful about […]

When building a new home, it’s extremely easy to add a window to your home, even once construction has started. But what if your home is already complete, or even a decade or two old? How hard is it to add a new window to a current home? The good news is that adding a […]

When shopping for windows, some of the materials and terminology can be a little confusing. For example: what’s the difference between a vinyl window and a wood window with vinyl cladding? Is one better than other? What about cost? We’ll answer a few of those questions here. The first thing to understand is exactly what […]

Whether you’re renovating your current home, or building a brand new one, having a usable indoor-outdoor space can add plenty of real value to your home. A glass wall system, like our Overture Glass Wall System and our Villenew Glass Wall System, can really open up a whole new living area, and is highly desirable […]

Many people are surprised to find out that a house must have a certain number of windows. Some of your window will have size requirements, and your home won’t pass a building inspection without them! You cannot legally build a home without windows, and really, why would you want to? In this article, we’re not […]

How Long Should New Windows Last?

December 30th, 2020

One of the questions we get asked all the time is “how long will my new windows last?” This question is no surprise because installing a new set of windows is an investment in your home, and you want to make sure it’s going to pay off. You don’t want to be re-installing new windows […]

It’s easy to think about your front door or entry way as just the door. In reality, most front doors we install today are so much more. The area around and and above the door are often used to enhance not only the exterior look, but the interior look as well. Transoms and sidelights are […]

If you’re considering building a new home, you may be a little overwhelmed with all the steps involved to take you from buying a completely vacant lot up to the day you move in. One of the questions we often receive is “When should I start looking for doors and windows? Should I have plans […]

Whether you purchase new windows, or are just looking to ensure you get the most out of your current ones, proper maintenance is vital to longevity. Even with low-maintenance windows, the set-it-and-forget-it method is still not recommended, as you’ll see below. (Read our article about how to tell when it’s time to replace your windows.) […]

Energy efficient windows are more important than ever. Not only to help save your pocket book from rising energy costs, but using less energy is just great for the planet in general. As climate scientists predict hotter summers and cooler winters over the coming decades, energy saving windows can make a big difference and help […]