Articles - Windows

How You Can Customize Your Home Windows

If you’re embarking on your first window replacement project—or it’s been quite some time since your last—then you may not be familiar with all of the options available. Your first thought may be to drive down to a local home improvement store and try to find the right size windows for your home, but this greatly limits you. If you ...

How to Get Rid Of Condensation Inside Your Windows

As a Wisconsin homeowner, you’re aware of the effects that changing seasons can have on your house. Take your windows, for example. On particularly cold or wet days, it’s not uncommon to see your windows get a bit foggy on the outside. You should be concerned, though, when you begin noticing condensation inside of your windows between the panes. Why ...

Vinyl vs. Wood Replacement Windows

House windows primarily consist of two aspects: the glass and the frame. And nowadays, there’s a variety of frame materials to choose from, but two options that typically stand out from the rest are vinyl and wood. After researching different choices and asking friends and family for their suggestions, you’ve found that you like what both of these replacement window ...

Benefits of Energy-Efficient Windows

Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to do some research on home windows without seeing or hearing the phrase ‘energy efficient’. Nearly every company and home improvement blog will tell you that it’s important to update your house with energy-efficient windows, but why is this? There are actually numerous benefits to enjoy by having energy-efficient windows installed on your home. Let’s dive ...

When to Replace Your Patio Doors

If you have a deck, patio, or other outdoor living area directly outside of your home, you most likely have a set of patio doors leading to this space. Whether it’s a set of sliding or hinged patio doors, this entryway probably sees a lot of use, especially in the warmer months of the year. Just like any other component ...

The Best Window Styles for Modern Homes

If you’ve driven past some new-construction homes recently, you probably noticed a difference in the style compared to older houses. Not only is the term ‘modern’ used to describe the state of the house, but it is now a classification. If you’re jumping on board and building your own custom home or are looking to make updated improvements to your ...

Are Replacement Windows Worth the Cost?

You could ask just about any homeowner why they put off a number of home improvement projects, such as updating their windows, and almost always get the same answer: money. A number of people are deterred by the price associated with bigger upgrades like replacement windows, and many even wonder if replacement windows are even worth the cost. What Condition ...

Should I Replace All My Windows at Once?

Sometimes, it’s obvious when a window needs replacing. Maybe the kid next door accidentally hit a stray baseball, breaking the glass in one of your windows. Or perhaps just one of your home windows is nearly impossible to open while the others operate just fine. These sorts of situations pretty clearly warrant a home window replacement—but did you know that ...

How Do I Choose Replacement Windows?

As a homeowner, you’re likely always looking for new ways to spruce up your house. It’s not always easy to find home upgrades that simultaneously offer your home aesthetic appeal and functional enhancements, however—but replacement windows do just that. Not only can they enhance your home’s curb appeal, but they can improve your home’s energy efficiency, as well. And not ...

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Windows?

Do you know the last time your windows were replaced? If not, you’re not alone. Many homeowners don’t know how old their home’s windows are; after all, it doesn’t often come up when purchasing a home, so the first time you give thought to your windows might be when you decide to replace them. If you’re starting to think about ...

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