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Full-Frame vs Pocket Window Installation
When considering window replacement, there are two types of installations to consider. And of course, there are pros & cons to each. Which solution is best for you?
Pros & Cons - Sliding Windows
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?
Pros & Cons - Awning Windows
Awning windows are the perfect choice for horizontal and vertical orientations. They are conventional, stylish, and there are lots of aesthetic and energy-saving options available, but are they the right window for you?
Pros & Cons - Casement Windows
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?
Pros & Cons - 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?
Sound choices for windows
With today’s inner-city land shortages and increased land costs, homes are being built closer together, in areas that we would never consider living in ten years ago. Denser urban living, more traffic, more construction, more NOISE - it’s enough to drive a person bonkers!
Diagram - Anatomy of a window (interior view)
Have you ever stopped to think about how intricate a seemingly simple object like a window can actually be? It's easy to take for granted, but once you start breaking down its individual components, you realize that a window is actually a complex and fascinating amalgamation of various what-cha-ma-call-its and thing-a-ma-jigs. In fact, it can be so complex that it's almost impossible to explain to someone else without getting lost in the details.
Diagram - Anatomy of a window (exterior view)
When looking at the exterior of a window, there are more parts than anyone would care to remember, and to make things confusing, there are multiple terms that can be used to describe the same components. Our "anatomy of an exterior window" diagram labels the most common terms.
Getting the best window product, value and price
Buying replacement windows can be a complex process if you want to ensure you are getting the best product, price and value available. There are lots of ways a window company can make the deal they offer you look great! But how do you know if you are actually getting a great deal?