Spring Cleaning Time is Here: How to Deep Clean Windows

Spring is a time for renewal, refreshing your personal space, and tackling those challenging cleaning jobs that you save for just once a year. One of the most important items on any spring cleaning checklist is to deep clean windows throughout the house because routine surface cleanings only go so far to keep these fixtures…

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Window Safety Tips for Your Home and Family

In April, many of us start opening up the windows to let the fresh air inside and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. At this time, it’s a good idea to refresh your memory about window safety so that everyone in your household can celebrate the season without being at risk of injury. For the National…

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Your Guide to Awning Windows

Of the many types of windows that exist in homes today, awning windows stand out because of their simplicity and high performance. Awning style windows work wonderfully in certain places of a home and also with many types of interior design themes. To help you get to know this kind of window a bit better,…

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Your Guide to European Windows

European windows are popular all around the world, but the term “European windows” means different things to different people. For example, there are specific European styles of windows, such as ones with tilt and turn operation. There are also European-quality windows, meaning that the windows adhere to Europe-specific standards. And then there are European-made windows, which simply means that the windows…

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Your Guide to Bay and Bow Windows 

There are many different styles of windows that you can choose for your home, but among the most unique and architecturally stunning types are bay and bow windows. These are ideal styles of windows to give your house a custom look and create enjoyable functionality that really makes your home special.   To help you understand these windows a bit better, here is…

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Understanding Transitional Style Homes and How to Create One

 When discussing home styles, well-defined types of architecture usually come to mind, such as Colonial, Craftsman, or Victorian. However, you don’t have to limit yourself to just one of these styles, especially if you’re looking to give your home an update.   Here’s an overview of transitional home style for both exteriors and interiors to help…

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The Top 10 Patio Doors to Consider This Summer

As a homeowner, you want to maximize every square inch of your home and enjoy each space to the fullest extent. One of the best ways to do this is to expand your living space beyond just the exterior walls and spend time relaxing and socializing in comfortable outdoor areas too. Patio doors connect the…

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The Advantages of Using Multiple Product Lines in the Same Project

When many trade professionals take on a new building project, they stick to a single product line for the sake of consistency and simplicity. However, there is a lot to be gained by using more than one line of products when you’re faced with new construction or a home renovation. Here’s what architects, builders, designers,…

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Color and Finish Trends for Windows and Doors to Embrace in 2021

With every new year comes a new opportunity to renew yourself, update your look, and refresh your home too. Designers are excited for 2021 because of all of the emerging trends that promise to make spending time at home more enjoyable. Here at AVI, there are lots of things we are looking forward to in…

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Double Hung vs. Casement Windows: Which One Is Right for You?

As your local window experts in the Southeast, we can attest to the fact that the most popular styles of windows are double hung windows and casement windows. Both window types have their pros and cons, but one particular style might work better than the other in your home – aesthetically, functionally, and for your…

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