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Why We’re Moving to BetterVue®

BetterVue® is a precision engineered insect screen that achieves both clearer views and better protection against insects.

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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.


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...


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.

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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.

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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.

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When to Replace Your Windows

Not sure if it’s time to replace your windows? Check out this list of 5 telltale signs.