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21
Aug 2018

Finishing the exterior of a vinyl window. What’s my options? Q & A

Question: We’re switching from wood sash windows to vinyl but we’re real concerned about the look, particularly from the street. We’ve seen the metal “wraps”..

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13
Jan 2018

Window or door replacement in the Winter? Is that a good idea? Dollar wise it is.

In the Midwest we experience a variety of weather over the course of the year. Indiana versus a market like Atlanta where the temperatures are..

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17
Aug 2017

why do builders use single hung windows?

If you’ve built a house in the 1990’s or 2000’s there’s a good chance your builder used vinyl windows.  And almost without exception all those..

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06
Jun 2017

What is Energy Star? What glass is best for my replacement window?

Buying replacement windows can be a daunting task for homeowners, but take heart, there is OBJECTIVE help available for today’s consumers. One of the biggest..

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23
Feb 2017

“How do I pick a replacement window for my home?”

In a previous blog we discussed the option between repairing and replacing windows.  If a person has decided to replace them, is there a logical..

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When should I replace my homes exterior siding?
05
Jun 2016

When should I replace my homes exterior siding?

New siding can impact the look and the energy efficiency of your home. If the siding on your home is original or more than 15..

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Shoptalk Explains – Picture Windows
05
Feb 2014

Shoptalk Explains – Picture Windows

Shoptalk Explains – Industry terms defined for the savvy consumer Picture windows are stationary, rectangular, non-opening windows that allow light into the room. A picture..

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Shoptalk Explains – Gliding Windows
05
Feb 2014

Shoptalk Explains – Gliding Windows

Shoptalk Explains – Industry terms defined for the savvy consumer Gliding windows feature two sash, with at least one sash sliding horizontally past another. They..

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Shoptalk Explains – Casement Windows
05
Feb 2014

Shoptalk Explains – Casement Windows

Shoptalk Explains – Industry terms defined for the savvy consumer Casement windows are hinged on the side and open outward to the left or right...

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Shoptalk Explains – Double Hung Windows
05
Jan 2014

Shoptalk Explains – Double Hung Windows

Shoptalk Explains – Industry terms defined for the savvy consumer One of the most commonly seen types of windows – double-hung windows have two sash in..

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