All posts tagged Windows

Benefits of Window Films

Window films are thin coatings of plastic, metal, or ceramic material applied to the inside or outside surface of a window after installation.  Window films provide many benefits in private…

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Low-E Glass: A Growing Trend

A recent industry report published by the market research firm Lucintel says the market for Low-E glass is expected to grow substantially over the next five years. Construction booms and…

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Bay Windows, Bow Windows, and Greenhouse Windows

Bay windows, bow windows, and greenhouse windows enhance the interior and exterior of many homes. All of these window styles create usable space in a room by extending beyond the…

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3 Reasons for Hiring a Glazing Professional

Many home repair professionals fix and replace windows and broken glass. General contractors, carpenters, handymen – and women – often have the skills, tools, and know-how to do this type…

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Keeping Windows Sliding Smoothly

Have you ever experienced the frustration of a window that sticks or grinds as you slide it open or closed? Windows that do not slide properly are annoying, but the…

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Are Your Windows Keeping You Warm?

Winter is here, and your windows play a big part in keeping out the cold and keeping in the heat. If your windows are old, there is a good chance…

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Using Decorative Glass Inside and Outside

Windows are probably one of the first things you think of when thinking of glass, but glass is useful for more than windows. Decorative glass paneling is a design idea…

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Low-E Coatings Increase Energy Efficiency

Not all glass is the same. From time to time, new technology in glass manufacture brings new types of glass into the market, and low-e glass coatings are one of…

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Old Windows?

Windows get old and out of repair, and then comes the decision point: Can you repair the old window or is it time to replace it with a new window?…

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Thermochromic Glass: The New Smart Window Technology

An emerging technology in window design is thermochromic glass. This innovative, smart material changes tint automatically, using heat and light from the sun to darken or lighten the tint of…

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