Weather the Storm with IMPACT Windows

Everybody wants windows that make an impact, but how many people insist on windows that can take an impact? The professionals at Integrity® from Marvin® Windows and Doors offer a dedicated line of windows that are made to withstand especially harsh coastal conditions, giving homeowners another layer of defense and some peace of mind when storms roll in. The …

How to Stop Cold Air Leaks in Winter

Steps: Install a door sweep along the bottom of exterior doors to block out cold air. Seal gaps between the door and side jambs with long pieces of weather stripping. Always engage the sash locks on double-hung windows to close the gap along the meeting rail. Consider installing two sash locks on wide windows. Stick …

Window & Door Magazine Features Marvin Ultimate Multi-Slide Door

The Marvin Ultimate Multi-Slide Door was featured as one of the latest energy efficient products in the October issue of Window & Door magazine. The Ultimate Multi-Slide Door has several energy efficient features such as a 0.28 U-factor with IG dual-pane glass, tempered one-lite low-E2 with argon insulating glass, a thermally efficient modular Ultrex frame system and …

Marvin to Showcase New Bi-Fold Door at IBS

The new Marvin Clad Ultimate Bi-Fold Door features one of the industry’s widest glass panels at 3 feet, 6 inches in a frame up to 10 feet high, letting the outdoors in with less to block the view. The door will be previewed among an extensive display of innovations and enhancements from Marvin Windows and …

6 Things Everyone Should Do When Moving Into a New House

When I bought my first house, my timing couldn’t have been better: The house closing was two weeks before the lease was up on my apartment. That meant I could take my time packing and moving and I could get to know the new place before moving in. I recruited family and friends to help …

Saving Money on Windows Replacement

Many of the homes in U.S go for window replacement due its older style probably built several years back. Often old windows suffer from the inconvenience of cleaning, incapable of filtering UV radiation and leakages in and around the frame. Another important issue that makes it old is its exterior cladding. Apart from any of …

Tips for Buying New Exterior Doors

If you live in an older home and your exterior doors are older as well, it’s time to think about replacing them, especially your front exterior door. Front doors are the focal point of every home; the eye is drawn to them and they have a huge impact on the overall visual impression your house …

What You Ought To Know About Windows for Your Homes

The way they are constructed, makes double hung windows very popular. Cleaning double hung windows are easier than windows based on a spiral or string system because they won’t allow the sash to drop out when you are cleaning them. Double hung windows tilt in a way that uses a flush fitting tilt release which …

Still shopping for new entry door?

Give some thought to what type of material you prefer for your exterior door. As already mentioned, steel doors and fiberglass doors insulate better and are lower maintenance than those made of wood. Wood becomes damaged over time from exposure to the elements and also needs more constant upkeep to maintain an attractive appearance. Measure …