24 Jun 2018

When replacing your windows and doors, it’s important to know what kind of warranty you’re getting. Be sure to ask! Accidents happen, and things go wrong from time to time. Last thing you want is to be charged ridiculous fees to fix damages done to your windows. Most window replacement companies have limited warranties that range from 10 to 20 years. And different warranties encom...

01 Feb 2018

single hung versus double hung windows
Single and Double-Hung windows are the most common types of windows used in housing and commercial buildings in the United States today. Single-hung windows, which typically cost less, are more common, particularly in older construction, but tend to be more challenging to keep clean. Double-hung windows afford greater ventilation flexibility and are easier to clean; however, they frequen...

01 Feb 2018

the anatomy of a window
Windows are made up of many parts. Familiarize yourself with the correct terminology before you go shopping for new windows so you'll know the individual parts of the window and can easily communicate what you want. Stiles These are the major vertical supports of the frame of the window sash. They are positioned on the sides of the window. Sash The sash is the frame that consists of ...

01 Feb 2018

when should you replace your windows?
Windows are an important part of your home. They protect your home from the elements, let in natural light and play a big role in your home’s curb appeal. Even if you’ve been properly maintaining your windows, they will suffer wear and tear over time. Plus, new technology and advancements in window manufacturing has produced higher quality, more energy efficient windows. A window replace...

01 Mar 2017

window efficiency ratings
Sacramento Window Replacement Contractor Explains Window Efficiency Ratings Did you know that according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy, HVAC systems accounted for 14% of the United States’ total energy consumption in 2013. That is an immense amount of energy… and money! Even more surprising, is the fact that heat gained/lost through glass ...

14 Sep 2016

benefits of dual pane windows
Top Benefits of Installing Dual Pane Windows If it is time for you to replace your home’s windows, then consider dual pane windows. These windows have two glass panels set in a single frame. The two glass panels are separated by a small space that is typically filled with nontoxic gasses that improve insulation. For a nice cosmetic finish, many double pane windows have decorative frames...