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It’s winter. Too late to replace my windows?

No matter what season of the year it is, we can insulate your home and replace your windows.

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Self-cleaning windows are for real.

Homeowners are surprised to learn that self-cleaning glass is not science fiction—that it’s really available right now. In our experience, people tend to be impressed at how well it works, and how affordable it is.


Rebates Abound with WeatherGard & Consumers Energy

In conjunction with Home Performance with Energy Star, and Consumers Energy, WeatherGard has no shortage of rebates to offer to Consumers Energy Customers.


The NFRC can help make energy efficient window choices.

NFRC labels provide performance ratings for such products in five categories: U-value, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient, Visible Transmittance, Air Leakage, and Condensation Resistance...

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Protect Your Home & Save Money with Incentives from Michigan Saves

WeatherGard partners with Michigan Saves to provide you with best possible incentives on your upcoming home improvement projects.

Understanding the NFRC Label

Take a look at this guide from our friends at the National Fenestration Rating Council and learn how windows are rated and what that means to you.

WeatherGard joins Consumers Energy Made in Michigan program.

WeatherGard is the only company in Michigan to qualify for the Consumers Energy Made in Michigan program for insulation and windows.

Ice damming could ruin your roof.

Every winter, many unlucky homeowners find that their roofs have been badly damaged by stagnant snowmelt. You can prevent it, and here’s how.

How Bad Windows Waste Energy

Worn out windows waste a lot of energy; they allow heated or cooled air to escape, and they conduct heat into and out of the home. Stopping these things from happening can cut your utility bills noticeably.

The Truth About Window Condensation

Condensation on window glass is usually harmless, but in some places and under some conditions, it can indicate serious problems. It’s easy to determine whether you need to take action.

Projects that Improve Energy Efficiency

There’s a lot of talk out there about projects that will improve home energy efficiency. Here we outline the projects that will give you the best return on your investment.

How to Clean Vinyl Siding

Cleaning your vinyl siding can give your home a fresh look. It’s also an easy project to do yourself to make your siding look like new without investing much time.

When to Replace Your Windows

Not sure if it’s time to replace your windows? There are a few things you can do on your own to see whether it's time to consider having your home's windows replaced or repaired.

Our Grand Rapids office is now open.

We are excited to announce the opening of a new WeatherGard office and showroom in Grand Rapids, MI.