Your Window’s U-Value and SHGC Rating Explained

Given all of the incredibly technological advancements within the home improvement industry, it is an incredibly exciting time to be in the market for new windows. Long gone are the days of windows existing to purely to block the elements from entering a home. Advancements in window technology allow homeowners to lower heating and cooling

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During the rainy months of the year, window installation and replacement companies often receive calls from customers regarding visible water in the bottom of sliding units, as well as interior/exterior condensation issues. Many of these issues are actually a byproduct of the windows working as they are intended to. Below is an explanation of the

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How to Properly Seal & Maintain Exterior Windows

Any home improvement expert will agree that to maintain exterior windows requires good seals. From the simple single-pane windows of the past, to the energy-efficient, triple pane windows of today, poor seals cause problems. A broken or incomplete seal enables moisture and cold air to enter the home, negating the window’s insulating properties.. Therefore, it’s

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2016 Windows Tax Credit – Energy Star is Back

Over the years, we have been stressing the importance of using Energy Star-certified windows when building or re-modeling a home. Products with the Energy Star label help to lower energy consumption (and the cost associated with it) as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions as well. But did you know that by installing Energy Star-certified

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