Your Guide to Opaque Glass

When considering your next window or door installation or replacement for your home, there are a wide range of factors you’ll want to consider; style, type, material, and aesthetic being critical considerations. A whole other dynamic that also can give your window installation a unique flavor is the consideration of texture and obscurity in the…

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Simulated Check Rails

Regarding the diverse range of window options that homeowners have to choose from when considering renovations or replacements, there will always be advantages and disadvantages to each style of window. This plus/minus, function versus aesthetic dynamic, is certainly true when weighing whether a double hung or casement window option is right for your next window…

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Your Guide to Tempered Glass

Glass is a consistent component of any household structure. It’s a crucial makeup of our windows, doors, and sometimes even walls and ceilings. Therefore, the type of glass used is often a key factor to consider in many home renovations. When considering a door or window renovation, you’ll definitely need to account for the fact…

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Your Guide to Low-E Coatings

There are many factors to consider during any home renovation, and energy and heat loss are important considerations. The very purpose of a home is to protect residents from nature’s elements. When it comes to windows and doors, a homeowner must consider how much heat is being let in from the outside and how much…

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Best Windows for the Bathroom

Windows are an essential component of any home; they are our portals to the outside world. Different types of windows control, in varying means and effectiveness, the entrance of light, heat, cold, energy, and visibility. Furthermore, they provide various levels of privacy, create a sense of space, and are integral to creating a specific aesthetic…

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Decorative Glass Styles

In any home renovation, a homeowner should think about the aesthetic they want each element to convey in the house. Do they want something simplistic and subdued, modern and sleek, ornate and flashy? Simultaneously, as with all window and door installations or replacements, one must also consider how they can balance style with the operational…

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Your Guide to Glass Walls

It’s All About Healthy Living these Days! Everywhere you look these days, you’ll notice trends towards healthy living; from your diet, to work, to exercise. Indeed, we’re all thinking about how to make ourselves and our environment healthier.  If anything is true in 2020, healthy home living has become even more essential as we are…

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Your Guide to Obscure & Privacy Glass

While glass used in windows and doors is often added to emit a sense of openness in the home, certain types of glass can also be utilized to create a level of privacy for you, your family, and guests. Obscure glass can be highly versatile in its application and can assist in the function of…

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2020 Trends for Home Design & Renovations

A definite trend for 2020 is that people are spending more and more time at home, living as well as working. Therefore, it is essential that homeowners consider the latest and most optimal renovations to their home to create a comfortable and healthy living and work environment. Here at AVI, we have got you covered…

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Your Guide to Wooden Doors

Wooden doors are a great way to tell a unique story about your home, and there is a range of factors about doors to consider when telling that story. Fortunately, homeowners have a vast array of exterior and interior wood door options to fit your needs. Here is a guide to those options and the…

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