Window Glazing Terminology

We assembled this list of Window Glazing Terminology for visitors as well as ourselves. It’s amazing to think that as many years as we have been in the Window Repair industry that we still come across a new phase from time to time. While the list below may not encompass the entire gamut of window glazing terminology known to man, it seems to cover the basics. If your favorite window term isn’t on the list let us know and we’ll add it. Read more

Window Replacement Pricing

Window replacement pricing can vary dramatically from one contractor to another. Hopefully you have obtained at least 3 quotes from reputable window contractors for comparison purposes. But how can you decide which one you should choose. Remember there is “more to the price than just the price” so the last thing you will want to do is simply run off with the lowest bid and sign a contract. You better do your homework first, so you can ask the right questions and fully understand each quote. Read more

Window Shades Improve Energy Efficiency

I often wondered if window shades improve energy efficiency or not. So, I decided to dig around to get the facts. Here’s the cold truth (yes pun intended)! Well it turned out to be true, the fact that window shades improve energy efficiency. But like just about everything else in the world of energy savings, not all window shades are created equal. It’s just like comparing low-e windows from manufacturer to manufacturer. Do you think a $100 window has the same energy star rating as a $400 window? Not! Anyway, let’s get right to it: Read more

Window History

Let’s take a quick break from all that technical stuff about window repair and maintenance and explore window history for a moment. Have you ever wondered what the residential windows of yesteryear looked like? This brief article on window history may answer a few of those questions. Read more