Typical custom window shapes

Most window manufacturers offer a plethora of custom window shapes (architectural windows) to replace existing windows or accommodate new home window installations. Check out our window shape diagram.

Trim, capping, cladding, brickmould, flushmount & nail fins

Trim, capping, cladding, brickmold, flushmount & nail fins
Understanding the various ways to finish the exterior of windows and doors is crucial for achieving the desired outcome. This blog entry explores different finishing options and provides visual comparisons to guide you through the selection process.

Is it time to replace your old windows?

Understanding windows - Is it time to replace your windows?
In the last 20 years, window technology has advanced dramatically offering energy efficiencies that can save heating & cooling COSTS and increase the year-round comfort level within the home. If big energy is running off with your money, maybe it's time for a change.

Slider window configurations

Horizontal slider windows are one of the more economical styles of operational windows available. They are ideal for basements, bathrooms, and kitchens and are available in four slider configurations to suit your needs.

Slider Windows - Pros & Cons

Sliding Windows - Pros & Cons
Slider windows are the perfect choice for wide horizontal configurations. They are conventional, simple, and stylish depending on the options being chosen. Plus, they are relatively easy-to-clean. But, are they the right window for you?

Casement Windows - Pros & Cons

Casement Windows - Pros & Cons
Casement windows are becoming one of the most popular styles of a window that you can buy. They are traditional, stylish, easy-to-use and available in so many options, but are they right window for you?

Awning Windows - Pros & Cons

Awning Windows - Are they right for you?
Awning windows are the perfect choice for horizontal and vertical orientations. They are conventional and stylish, and there are lots of aesthetic and energy-saving options available, but are they the right window for you?

Hung Windows - Pros & Cons

The pros and cons of double-hung windows
Hung windows are the most popular style of window that you can buy. They are traditional, stylish, easy-to-clean and available in so many options, but are they right window for you?

What's to know about Bay and Bow Windows

Bay vs Bow Windows
Beautiful inside and out, bay and bow windows add character, make a dramatic statement to the exterior and interior of a home, and increase curb appeal.

What's to know about window jambs?

Window Jam
Over the last 75 years or so, traditional wooden windows have been evolving in many directions including technology, materials, parts and even component names. The window jamb is still the backbone of a window but there are other related components that make a window more customizable and efficient. This article will help you understand what a jamb, jamb liner and jamb extension are, and how today’s replacement windows have become more adaptive.

Waterproofing your windows starts with the flashing

window flashing
Most window leaks are a result of incorrect flashing installation. New window installations and replacements should take this into consideration.

Crystal Clear Living: The Magic of Self-Cleaning Windows Unveiled

Dirty windows can have a profoundly negative effect on your mood, and your outlook. Everything's so much more invigorating through clean windows! And it doesn't have to be a chore to keep them that way!

Sound choices for windows

Sound Proofing Windows
In today's urban landscape, marked by inner-city land shortages and escalating costs, homes are cropping up in close proximity to one another, even in areas deemed undesirable just a decade ago. The consequence? Denser urban living, heightened traffic, increased construction, and an incessant barrage of noise that can truly test one's sanity.

Make your basement safe and more comfortable

Basement windows
Basement windows are frequently the last to be considered when contemplating replacement windows. Today's query revolves around whether basement windows can indeed enhance the air quality and overall comfort in your home.

Weatherstripping (windows), sealing the deal!

Weatherstripping: It seals out the elements, saves energy, reduces drafts, blocks noise, and enhances home comfort. A small but mighty detail that makes a world of difference.