Window & Door Articles

Retrofit vs. New Construction Windows
Windows

Retrofit vs. New Construction Windows

When the time comes for a homeowner to install new windows in their home, one major question inevitably arises. What’s the difference between retrofit and ...
Standard Replacement Window Size Charts
Windows

Standard Replacement Window Size Charts

Making sense of standard window sizes can be complicated, to say the least. Each window style has its own set of standards, and the location of a ...
Parts of a Front Door Explained
Doors

Parts of a Front Door Explained

When a person first looks at a home’s front door, it’s hard to imagine the number of parts involved in its construction. Each piece serves a unique ...
Window Sashes Explained
Buying GuideWindows

Window Sashes Explained

If you're like most homeowners, you may not know too much about the sash in windows. In fact, you may only know that they play a role in keeping your ...
AAMA Window Certification Explained
Buying GuideWindows

AAMA Window Certification Explained

We all want the best for our homes and we all want to know that what we buy is going to last. AAMA stands for American Architectural Manufacturers ...
Window Locks 101: Styles, Grades, Fit
Buying GuideWindows

Window Locks 101: Styles, Grades, Fit

One way to increase security in your home is by using window locks, latches, bars, or hasps on closed windows. It’s important to know which type of window ...
When to Replace Builder Grade Windows
Buying GuideWindows

When to Replace Builder Grade Windows

Windows are a key part of any home, and they play a major role in both the appearance and functionality of the property. While most homeowners may not ...