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J.D. Power: Satisfied...
The 2012 edition of J.D. Power and Associates’ Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study revealed that highly satisfied window and patio door customers focused more on a brand’s reputation and...
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Improper or insufficient design details and shoddy installation of windows or doors can lead to air infiltration, moisture intrusion and poor overall performance.
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These battery-operated shades from Lutron can be adjusted manually via remote control or programmed to different settings.
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Minnesota company also leads in the new ENERGY STAR “Most Efficient” category.
Available on Marvin windows and doors, square profiling achieves the specific architectural style desirable in contemporary and Arts & Crafts designs.
Hy-Lite upgraded the original SunBlock design with even more powerful UV inhibitors inside the resin to reduce solar heat gain coefficients to as low as .19.
Hufcor has partnered with Monarch Glass Wall Systems to introduce the Monarch by Hufcor line of movable exterior glass wall systems and sliding doors.
The development of this new line—with single hung, sliding, picture, and architectural shape styles—includes a consolidation of Ply Gem Windows’ multiple vinyl window options into one platform,...
Available on Marvin windows and doors, square profiling helps achieve the specific architectural style that is desirable in contemporary and Arts & Crafts designs.
SafePoint impact-resistant glass is an ideal product for room additions or projects that require full “tearbacks” of siding.
This new clad-wood window meets Energy Star criteria in all four U.S. climate zones without an upgrade to more expensive glass packages in the northern zone.
When it comes to specifying window systems for new-home projects, energy efficiency and price were always the top two drivers of purchasing preference.
The new Essentials Sliding Door features the EverCore Composite Frame, which unlike wood frames is resistant to rot, mold, and decay.
Marvin Windows and Doors now offers a range of factory-applied stain finishes, as well as a factory-applied clear finish, on its wood and clad-wood windows and doors.