Window Styles & Options

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Window and Door Trends With an Eye on the Future

Update your windows and doors for greater energy efficiency.

Triple Pane Window Pros and Cons

Are triple-pane windows cost-effective?

Choosing Energy Efficient Replacement Windows

Know what U-factor and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient are? If you're replacing windows in your home, you should!

How Loud Is Too Loud?

Loud enough to wake you could be loud enough to matter.

How to Add Privacy to Glass

A professionally sandblasted transparent surface can be expensive, but you can do the work yourself at a fraction of the cost.

Remove Moisture Between Double Pains of Plate Glass

There are a few possible solutions.

Vinyl vs Aluminum Windows

Vinyl and aluminum vary in strength and versatility.

How to Install a Fiberglass Window

Installing a fiberglass window is costly but worth it.

Thermal Break Aluminum Windows vs Vinyl Windows

What window is right for you?

Clever Ways to Secure Your Windows

We guarantee there are a few tricks here you haven't thought of!

How to Clean Your Cellular Shades

While cellular shades require special cleaning techniques.

How to Make a Wire Curtain Rod

You can easily make and install a wire curtain rod anywhere you may need a curtain. Wire curtain rods

How to Clean Mildew Off Bamboo Outdoor Blinds

Bamboo outdoor blinds have grown in popularity.

Horizontal vs Vertical Sliding Windows

Vertical windows have some advantages compared to horizontal

Pros and Cons of Low-E Windows

Low-e windows block heat and certain types of light.

Standard Window Sizes Are a Myth

There are no standard window sizes across the industry.

4 Best Uses for Plexiglass Sheets

Plexiglass sheets are better known as acrylic sheets.

How to Wrap a Window with Vinyl

Once you have installed new vinyl windows, you can wrap window ledges and exterior frames made of wood

How to Install a Glass Block Window

Glass block windows add natural light to your home.

How to Clean Honeycomb Shades

While honeycomb shades usually manage to stay clear of stains, every once in a while a set of them can

Aluminum Windows Pros and Cons

How good are aluminum windows?

How to Clean Mini Blinds

Like every other surface, blinds collect dirt and grime.

Removing Aluminum Windows

Aluminum windows are easy to remove with only a few tools. Most aluminum windows are the sliding type,

The Shape of Windows to Come

You can't fit a square peg into a round hole, but you can fit a window covering into a round window.

The Beauty of Custom Replacement Windows

Custom replacement windows are the first choice among homeowners who are looking for a cost effective

Sliding Window

A sliding window, sometimes referred to as a slider, is any type of window which utilizes two or more

Octagon Windows

Octagon windows are defined as specialty windows and are often used in the design of high-end homes to

Muntin

A muntin is used in windows, doors and other furniture. A muntin is a strip of material, usually wood

Mullion

A mullion is a vertical bar the separates a glass window into segments, or panes. They are used to break

Jalousies

Jalousies are a great tool for the window as it helps add ventilation while keeping out the elements

Double Pane Windows

Double pane windows are easily the most important advancement in window manufacturing over the last decade.

Definition of a Window Sash

A window sash is a pane of glass contained in a rigid frame, usually wood, vinyl or aluminum. Single

Casement Windows

Defined as a window that is connected to its frame by a series of hinges, casement windows were once

How to Install an Electric Curtain Track

You’ve just bought an electrically operated curtain and the instructions that came with the curtain

How to Paint Etched Glass

Now that you have created a etched glass design on your glassware, it's time to add some color to your

Add a New Lock for Increased Window Security

FBI crime statistics show that home burglaries have been on the rise the past couple of years, so window

Aluminum Clad Windows vs Vinyl Clad Windows

When choosing between window construction material types such as aluminum clad windows and vinyl clad

How to Add a Window Grid by Using a Kit

To get the look of a window with a grid without having to install new windows, check out this guide.

Remove the Frost from Frosted Glass Window

You might have applied a coat of frosting to your window to create a frosted glass window. It might be

5 Advantages of Using Plexiglass Windows

When working on a project, it is important to know which material will best help you get the job done. While glass is beautiful, plexiglass has properties that can't be beat. Take a look at the many uses of plexiglass in order to determine whether it is right for your upcoming project.

How to Paint Your Roller Window Shades

Roller window shades are very useful.

Laminated Glass Windows: Pros And Cons

Laminated windows offer superior break-protection along with sound-proofing qualities.

5 Tips for Cleaning Plexiglass Windows

The problem with plexiglass windows is that they’re very prone to scratching. That means you need to keep up with cleaning regularly. Not sure how? Read on.

How to Restore Plexiglass Sheets

Plexiglass sheet is an acrylic sheet which is used instead of glass due to its transparent nature. Plexiglass

How to Paint Plexiglas Sheets

Painting Plexiglas, or plastic glass, is easy if you prepare the surface correctly before applying paint.