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Aluminum vs. Wood Windows

Are you looking to replace the windows in your home or business? Deciding which framing material you want is an important decision you shouldn’t take lightly. Your selection will impact the installation’s cost, durability, energy efficiency, maintenance requirements and more. Compare wood windows and aluminum-clad wood windows, two popular material choices, to see which one suits you best.
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Introducing the New Contemporary Collection by Weather Shield

Contemporary architecture is broadly defined as the building style of the present day.  You need to look no further than the pages of any current architectural magazine to see just how popular this style has become.  One distinguishing trademark of this style of architecture is the use of oversized windows and doors to help connect indoor and outdoor spaces.  With this in mind we have developed a suite of windows and doors that can take on the unique design challenges that this architectural style can present.

Learn more about these new products below or contact us to find a window and door dealer near you!
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Advantages of Sliding Windows

Unlike more traditional single- or double-hung windowssliding windows open horizontally instead of vertically. Depending on your lighting and ventilation needs, sliding windows, also called sliders, could be a superior option for your home or business. Available in a wide variety of colors, styles, materials and finishes, sliding windows offer a number of advantages that may appeal to you.
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Clad vs. Non-Clad Windows

Whether you’re building a new home or replacing the existing windows, you have several important decisions to make. One of the most important is the type of frame material you want. First, narrow down your selection to clad or non-clad windows. What’s the difference between these types of window frames? What benefits do they offer? Learn the answers here so you can make an informed decision.
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Window Trends for 2015

As 2015 gets underway, you may be wondering what types of windows are bound to get more attention this year. If you’re replacing your windows soon, it pays to know the trends ahead of time so you can make a fashionable decision sure to increase home value.

Here are the window trends to watch out for in 2015.
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Double-Paned Versus Single-Paned Windows

If you’ve ever held a glass with a hot liquid inside, you know how poorly glass insulates against heat transfer. You may be wondering what a glass has to do with your windows, but the concept of a hot liquid in a glass is very similar to hot air and the glass in your windows.
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