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Double-Pane vs. Triple-Pane Windows

When purchasing replacement windows, there are several key factors to consider before making your decision. One of those is which type of glass is best for your windows. Below, we compare double-pane windows and triple-panel windows so you can make the best choice for your upcoming window installation.

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What Causes Window Condensation?

It is bright and sunny outside, and there has been no rain for days. Yet water droplets are on your windows. The scientific term for these droplets is condensation. Window World Twin Cities discusses the causes of window condensation.

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Window Profile: Bay & Bow Windows

Bay & bow windows are often lumped together—and for a good reason. They primarily perform the same function. There are fundamental differences, however, in their construction and design that should be noted. Let’s profile both and compare their differences as well as their benefits and features.

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Why You Shouldn’t Install Replacement Windows Yourself

DIY projects are everywhere. Homeowners undertake a massive project on their own without the help of professionals. Why? Mainly to save money. They may also believe that they can perform a DIY job as good as the experts. We’re not here to debate that point. We often find, however, that several issues arise when homeowners try to replace the windows in their home. We explain some of these issues below and why you should hire a certified, experienced window company for a window replacement.

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How are Block Windows Made?

One our most popular types of windows are block windows. Homeowners have them professionally installed to limit visibility from the outside looking in. We use block windows in a wide range of applications. Below is a brief description of how manufacturers engineer block windows and what options are available to you.

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Strategies for Brightening Up Any Room

Whether our contractors are installing casement windows, bay & bow windows, or large double-hung windows, bigger is brighter! Whichever room you choose, our window specialists can expand the entire window frame, clear out some space, and install minimal window designs that allow you to enjoy a clear panoramic view in the front yard or back.

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Specialty Windows to Suit Your Needs

For most your house, standard double-hung windows are suitable for your needs and perform the function you need them to do. They open easily and close securely, they look nice, and they provide a good level of insulation to prevent high power bills through drafts or loss or internal heated or cooled air. There are some situations which require a specialty window, or there may be a particular room where you simply would prefer the convenience and décor of a window designed to perform more than the standard function.

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Let's Get Technical: How Windows and Siding Affect Your Bills

You’ve bought a house you like. It passed inspection, you got a good deal comparative to the appraised value, the floor layout works well for you and your family, lighting is great, and you’ve even taken the time to get it decorated according to your tastes with furniture and artwork. Unless you’re a contractor yourself, you probably haven’t thought about other aspects of the home. Consider how windows and siding affect the home’s value whether you intend to resell it in the future or would like to lower your bills in the present.

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