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Sliding Windows: Types, Ideas, & More

Ever wondered what makes sliding windows so popular in contemporary homes? Curious about the different types and where they work best? You're in the...

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Bay vs Bow Windows: What's the Difference?

Bay and bow windows bring a unique charm to any home, but how do you know which one is right for your space? While both styles can transform a room...

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What Is A Casement Window?

Thinking about upgrading your home with new windows but overwhelmed by the choices? Or perhaps you're curious about what makes casement windows stand...

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15 Types of Windows For Your Home

Are you wondering how to choose the best window for your remodel or replacement project? Wondering whether you should go with a single-hung or a...

30 min. read

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Vinyl vs. Fiberglass Windows: Cost, durability, and more

Are you trying to decide between fiberglass and vinyl windows? Wondering whether to trust the company that swears by their window? Then you’ve come...

7 min read

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What Is A Window Sash?

If you’re researching windows, you’ve probably come across a plethora of technical terms like, “window sash”, “stile”, “glazing bead”, or “muntins”....

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What Is An Insulated Glass Unit (IGU)?

If you’re shopping for a window or a glass door, you may have heard the term, Insulated Glass Unit, or IGU. What you may not have heard is that the...

6 min. read

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What Is Low E Glass?

Have you ever noticed a glass window with just a hint of a greenish tint? What you were looking at is Low E (Low Emissivity) glass, a type of glass...

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