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Window Profile: Casement Windows

Casement windows are hinged on the side of a window frame. This design allows it to swing inward or outward depending on your taste. Although the concept is nearly two centuries old, casement windows have now been associated with modern home design. These windows have become increasingly popular in modern and contemporary architecture. Let’s take a closer look at some of the advantages that casement windows have to offer.

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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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What You Should Know About ENERGY STAR Windows

ENERGY STAR is a voluntary program started by the EPA and managed by the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal of ENERGY STAR is to help businesses and homeowners save money and protect the environment by investing in windows that have excellent energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR provides science-based, credible, unbiased information so that window companies and consumers can spend in the most efficient windows on the market without sacrificing quality. Companies from manufacturers to window contractors like Window World Twin Cities depend on ENERGY STAR to provide solutions for keeping their home insulated from the outside elements.

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How to Winter-Proof Your Glass Sliding Door

A home that features sliding glass doors is a home that is vulnerable to the outside. Glass is a poor insulator. In sliding glass doors, the glass acts as a conductor for heat to go out and for sunlight and heat to invade the home during the summer. To reduce energy loss, we can replace your current slide doors with low-emissivity (low-E) doors. These type of doors are fitted with a special coating that prevents energy from penetrating through the door. If you’re looking for a more energy efficient solution, we can tell you about the benefits and features of low-E glass sliding doors. In the meantime, there are some steps you can take to insulate your current doors.

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2018 is Your Year for New Windows

2018 is indeed your year for new windows, and Window World Twin Cities can make it happen. Replacing the windows in your home is one of the most important investments you’ll ever make. Window replacement will make your home more comfortable, lower your energy consumption, make things quieter around the house, and allow you to maintain your home with less effort. We have many different types of windows to choose from. Each of them has the following benefits for you.

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4 Fabulous Door Designs for Your Home in 2018

One of the reasons Window World Twin Cities is popular with homeowners is because we offer a wide selection of custom doors in every style imaginable. Our doors are ENERGY-STAR approved, durable, and provide you and your family with a high level of security. 2018 could be the year you get the doors you’ve always wanted. You can choose from our most popular products: patio doors, french doors, entry doors, and French rail doors. Contact us when you’re ready for a door installation.

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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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What is Full-Frame Window Replacement?

Full-frame replacement windows are the same as new construction windows. We remove the entire window frame and the sash and replace it with a brand new frame and sash. The result is a weather-tight seal that creates an energy-efficient environment inside your home. By replacing the full frame, you now have options for installing larger windows and opening up your viewing area. Window World can custom install full-frame replacement windows for your home. We install double-hung, casement, and bay windows according to your specifications.

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How to Find the Right Sliding Door for Your Patio

The sliding door you choose will have a significant impact on both sides of the wall of your home design. You have several factors to consider before selecting the right patio door. Window World offers a wide range of door options that match any style or taste. We go over some of the possibilities and factors you should think about as you begin your project. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us here in Minneapolis.

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Door & Window Problems: What are They Telling You?

Your house may not be haunted, but the windows and doors are trying to tell you something about what’s going on inside. If you notice particular activity or the condition of your home’s components, it could be a sign that the outside elements are affecting your home interior. You can find clues about the state of your windows and doors by the way they look, feel, and sound. Below, we discuss some of the symptoms of deteriorating doors and windows and what you can do about it.

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