Aluminum frames for replacement windows took center stage at the peak of the residential construction boom of the 90s. The lightweight and durable metal became an affordable alternative to the then-expensive vinyl and fiber cement framing materials. These days, the high thermal conductivity of aluminum frames made it a poor choice for energy efficient homes— […]
One problem a siding contractor or any other type of builder almost never encounters is condensation. Condensation is mostly observed on windows and it’s a result of warm moist air meeting a cold surface. In most high-performance replacement windows, this is rarely an issue. However, when they do occur, they are often a symptom of […]
Replacing your home’s patio doors is another daunting task you’ll have to think of when improving your home. Not only do you have to find the right contractor to install it but you’ll also have to decide what you want in your patio door. With the abundance of options out there, this can become a […]
Window replacement jobs can be an overwhelming task to undertake, especially when trying to decide what window style you want. In fact, choosing can be so difficult to the point that the opinions of friends and relatives can be of little to no help. Thankfully, there’s a way to get as informed as possible when […]
In addition to lowering your carbon footprint, energy-efficient windows can help reduce your power bills. An ENERGY STAR® sticker on the window means it uses 20 to 30 percent less energy than regular windows. With the sheer number of options available, however, picking the right window for your home can be challenging.