What’s Your Replacement Window Type?

Windows can crank, lift, glide, tilt and turn, move up, down and sideways. For homeowners who need to replace windows in their home, it can seem that options for the look and functionality to replace your old windows are endless. The type of product you choose and how it operates will help you determine the…

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A window company’s clear vision

This Labor Day is all about honoring workers — but sometimes a job is more than just a job. When there’s a shared vision, it can make all the difference. Connor Knighton takes us to a manufacturer in Minnesota to see for himself. The pieces of pine may not be much to look at. But…

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See the Difference With the Therma-Tru DoorWays App

It’s easy as 1-2-3… Download the Therma-Tru DoorWays App. Try new doors on your home and SNAP a picture. Save the picture and bring it in to receive a REBATE. To learn more, click here. Hurry! Rebate offer ends October 31, 2017. *Receive a combined rebate amount of $250 when you purchase a Classic-Craft door…

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Integrity Names 2017 Red Diamond Achiever Award Winners

Integrity Windows and Doors has named the winners of its 2017 Red Diamond Achiever Awards, an annual competition that honors exceptional work by licensed builders, remodelers and architects who use Integrity windows and doors in their projects. “This year’s winning projects ranged from coastal homes to a modern farmhouse and illustrated the wide range of…

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The Modern Bucolic

A backcountry house gets the modern treatment with bold vistas and exceptional energy efficiency. Architect Greg Wiedemann, who completed the project with his firm Wiedemann Architects, describes the house as “a modern interpretation of the traditional white clapboard farmhouse and red barn that populate the neighboring countryside.” In his take on the old standard, he…

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Windows That Expose Your Bathroom To Light Without Exposing You

Windows offer up a practical and, depending on the size of the project, budget-friendly way to add attractiveness and extra light to your bathroom. See several window ideas that’ll expose your bathroom to light without exposing you. Are you ready to install new windows in your bathroom? Contact a pro today and get up to…

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Matthew Heimer, senior editor of SmartMoney magazine, explains that energy proofing a house can actually cut annual utility bills in half. Matthew covers breaking down home energy costs, how to monitor heating and cooling costs, how to reduce heating and cooling costs, how to reduce energy costs when using larger appliances, how landscaping can actually…

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Vinyl vs. Aluminum vs. Fiberglass: Not All Materials are Created Equal

Our second installment of window tips in partnership with the experts at FineHomebuilding tackles the list of popular window materials, and the pros and cons of using them in your next project. Planning a new build, remodel or a window replacement project can be overwhelming, especially when there are many variations of window and door…

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Why It’s Time To Go Monochrome

When redesigning a room, the first question is, which color? Design a room with a monochromatic color palette to bring elegance and simplicity to your interiors. Why go monochrome? Monochrome creates harmony because it’s all really one base color. Using a monochromatic color palette unifies the room from the start. Also, sticking to one color…

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How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Front Door

Replacing your front entry door should provide good looks and value. An energy-efficient exterior door may trim 10% off your energy bills. How do you know which door is right for you? Compare the three main materials available for exterior doors:; steel, fiberglass, and wood. Steel Entry Door A steel door is great for saving…

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