Tag: window replacement

7
Feb

Awning Vs Casement Windows: What’s The Difference?

Awning and casement windows are similar in many ways. It can be difficult to decide which one best suits the needs of your window installation or replacement. It all comes down to the small differences and benefits that each one offers.  Let’s discuss what awning and casement windows are, what their pros and cons are, how to decide between the

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7
Feb

5 Types of Contemporary Windows To Buy for Your Home

The contemporary style is a beautiful stylistic direction for your home, and contemporary windows can elevate the look even further. There are five main types of windows that suit the contemporary style: double-hung windows, casement windows, awning windows, bay windows, and bow windows.  Let’s discuss what the contemporary style is further, how it’s different from the modern style, and what

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2
Feb

Sliding Windows: Your Guide to Benefits & Uses

What Are Sliding Windows? A sliding window is a type of window that opens horizontally. They’re also referred to as sliders, glider windows, or gliders. They’re one of the simplest replacement window designs and are customizable with the number of window panes and movable panels. You can push at least one of the panels to the side to open the

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5
Jan

A Comparison of Fiberglass Windows: Pella vs Marvin

There are a lot of window options out there to research when you’re looking for an upgrade. During your search, you’ll be bound to come across Marvin and Pella window collections.  Both Marvin and Pella are well-known for their quality, making them popular choices. But which is better? Let’s discuss the differences in materials, designs, costs, and warranties to help

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5
Jan

How to Spot & Repair Window Leaks

Leaky windows are a common problem for homeowners. That’s why checking regularly for any signs of window leaks is so important. If you do find a leak, it needs to be addressed immediately to avoid potential water damage or mold growth in your home. Let’s discuss the signs to look out for, the most common causes of window leaks, and

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5
Jan

Double-Pane vs Triple-Pane Windows: What’s Better?

Choosing new windows for your home can be an overwhelming task. After all, there are so many options to choose from. One aspect about your windows that you’ll need to decide on is if you want double-pane windows or triple-pane windows.  Let’s make your decision easier by discussing what double-pane windows and triple-pane windows are, what their benefits and drawbacks

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4
Dec

The Most Common Problems With Vinyl Windows

There are so many options when looking for window replacements, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. One of the biggest decisions to make is what material is best suited for your window needs.  A material that is commonly used in window replacements is vinyl. While vinyl does have its benefits, it also has many drawbacks that many

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4
Dec

Can You Install Replacement Windows During the Chicago Winter?

Summer isn’t the only season that is a great time for window replacement. Winter is just as safe, efficient, and convenient as summer window replacement installations. In fact, winter is an excellent time for new windows, as it’s the season when you will suffer cold drafts and chills in your home if your windows are not working properly.  Let’s discuss

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3
Oct

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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21
Sep

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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