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Springtime Window Safety: What You Need to Know

Springtime is just around the corner, and for many of us, our favorite time of year in the desert. Opening your windows to let fresh air inside is a symbol of the renewal of spring when plants begin to blossom and nature comes to life. While open windows let the scents and sounds of springtime […]

Single-Hung vs. Double-Hung Windows: How the Benefits Measure Up

There are plenty of factors to consider when choosing the right windows for your home, including cost, energy efficiency, air flow, and ease of cleaning and repair.   Single-hung windows, which feature a bottom panel (called a sash) that can be raised vertically while the upper sash remains stationary, are what we see most often […]

New Year, New Custom Windows: Imagine the Possibilities

When it comes to new windows, the sky is quite literally the limit! Perhaps you’ve always wanted a better view of the sky — and the rest of the outdoors. You can get the views you want with beautiful, custom-designed windows.   Imagine creating a focal point inside your home with floor-to-ceiling glass panes, complete […]

Home for the Holidays? Simple Tips for Safe Window Decorating

Did you know tens of thousands of injuries and ER visits occur every year as a result of holiday decorating “mishaps”? That’s about 250 injuries each day during November and December, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Here are a few simple tips for safe window decorating during the holiday season.   Batteries […]

It’s That Time of Year…for Window Inspiration

During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, these timeless lyrics from a traditional yuletide song come to mind: Frosted window panes, Candles gleaming inside… For many, this phrase evokes a romantic image of a warm, cozy home, but for those of us in the window business, “frosted window panes” are a cause for […]

MI EnergyCore™ Windows: What’s the Fuss?

When you’re deciding on windows for a newly constructed home or replacing older windows in your current home, which windows do you choose? Do you know where to begin? All windows are not created equally, so it’s a good idea to determine what you want to accomplish with your new panes. Would you like a […]

Benefits of Sliding Windows

Sliding Glass Windows: Beauty, Benefits, and a Better View If you’re tired of trying to loosen stuck window frames or asking the strongest person in the house to open the windows for you, sliding windows could be the solution. Sliding windows are an aesthetically attractive window solution that combines wider, more natural views of the outdoors […]

Seven Reasons You Need Vinyl Windows

  Photo by OTM Designs & Remodeling Inc. – Discover kitchen design inspiration Whether you’re building a new home, remodeling or merely need to replace windows that are showing serious wear and no longer performing, we’ve got some compelling reasons you should be considering vinyl. 1. Long-Term Efficiency and Savings We gave this one the […]

The Lowdown on Low E Glass

As we write this blog, it’s July 2017 and we’re in Arizona. There may never be a better time to tell you what’s great about Low-E glass.   We’ll start at the beginning, though, and tell you what it is, first.   Low-E (low emissivity) glass is (typically double-paned) glass that’s been coated with metal […]