When you shop for replacement windows for your window installation project, expect them to have two labels: one from the National Fenestration Rating Council® (NFRC) and the other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® program. But what’s the difference between these two labels?
During a window installation project, most of the planning is centered on deciding which windows you should choose. However, the choice to match them with the other remaining windows is not always given much thought. So, the question is this: should all your windows match? You Don’t Have To Match All Your Windows Believe it […]
Various principles of universal design have allowed us to build our “forever homes” that aim to make living conditions more suitable for people of all ages. According to the AARP®, 87% of adults over 65 years old want to stay in their homes and communities as they age.
One of the most important factors that many homeowners tend to overlook when looking for new windows is the climate. Your home’s location and, by extension, the typical weather it experiences plays a crucial role in determining the performance of your replacement windows. For example, while picture windows might work well for temperate areas, they […]
The parts that comprise a window will differ from one type to another. Certainly, a double-hung window will look and operate differently from a picture window. However, despite the contrasting points, they do share a few similar parts. Sashes and trims are the two that most often gets noticed a lot and therefore dictate how […]