Home Improvement


Habitat For Humanity Repurpose for a Purpose Event Sponsor

  Next Door & Window is very proud to be a sponsor for the Habitat for Humanity Event, Repurpose for a Purpose 2024.   Habitat offers families a variety of housing solutions. Through homeownership, home repair, and our Neighborhood Revitalization programs, they partner with families to help build or improve a place they can call home and find the stability

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Window Trim Color That Will Make Your Home Stand Out

When it comes to home interiors, it’s all in the details. One detail that is often overlooked is the window trim. At NEXT Door and Window, trim and molding are essential to your home’s design. They provide a finished look to the window and protect it from the elements. Have you ever wondered what is the best trim for windows?

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Chicago Home Price Growth Makes a Strong Case to Replace Your Windows and Doors

            Take Advantage Of The Steady Home Value Growth And See More Curb Appeal With New Windows and Doors In recent articles published by several media outlets, the rise in Chicago home values was discussed at length in particular about Values in August from the previous year.  From the CHICAGO TRIBUNE, “Home prices in the

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What Is The Difference In Cost Between Vinyl Windows Vs. Fiberglass Windows?

  What is a Fiberglass Window?  Fiberglass windows are made from high-temperature melted glass, which is then drawn into fine glass fibers that are woven together. With highly durable features and requiring little maintenance, fiberglass is blended with resins to make it the perfect material for window frames. Fiberglass can be painted, boasts a smooth surface, and can be customized

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NEXT Door & Window Is A Marvin Certified Installing Retailer (CIR)

NEXT Door & Window is a Marvin Certified Installing Retailer (CIR). What does this mean for you, our customers? The Certified Installing Retailer is exclusive to Marvin dealers specializing in replacement applications. Marvin handpicked NEXT Door & Window to deliver a best-in-class experience for the homeowner from start to finish.   NEXT Door & Window deals with and buys directly from Marvin, with

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4 Ways Doors and Windows Can Improve the Look of Your Home Interior

Your home’s doors and windows function beyond energy efficiency and security. When properly planned, a door or window design could dramatically improve the look and feel of your home for years. Below we’ll explain the many aesthetic benefits and how doors and windows can influence your interior home look. 1. Add Color and Pattern   A door is more than

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6 Signs That You Need New Windows

Are your windows looking a little wonky, and you’re not sure if they need an upgrade? Fret not; today, we’re sharing the red flags and 6 signs to look for to know if your home needs new windows. As we make our way into summer, it’s a great season to stop planning and start doing those home renovations. Here are the 6

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How To Choose the Best Window Installers

Having your windows replaced is a significant investment, so it’s natural for you to want to get the most out of it. If you entrust your project to the right people, you can’t go wrong. This is why it’s essential to be careful about your choice of window installers. There are a lot of replacement window installers out there, but

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Our Favorite Door & Window Installations of 2021

It’s that time of year again when we share our favorite installations of 2021! This has been another challenging year for many, but our customers have shown up in a big way to support our small, local business. We are so grateful to you. Each installation is unique to us and deserves mention, but for the sake of this blog

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Is Your Window Condensation Normal or Not?

Are your windows “sweaty”? This sweat is called condensation and can be a normal part of a window’s life. When warm indoor air mixes with cool outdoor air, condensation forms; it’s similar to how your bathroom mirror fogs up when you take a hot shower. But what if you have windows that are experiencing too much moisture or condensation? That can indicate

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