AAMA – What They’re About

Posted on: 10th January, 2017 | Tags:

AAMA or the American Architectural Manufacturers Association is the leading trade association, which represents commercial and residential sectors and framing materials. It has been around since 1936 and has been a promoter of quality door, window, skylight and other related products. The AAMA is a strong advocate for manufacturers and professionals, particularly in the fenestration […]


Aluminum Windows vs. Residential Windows

Posted on: 24th August, 2016 | Tags:

A common question we’ve heard when doing replacement window jobs here in Chicago is whether you should opt for aluminum windows or residential (vinyl) windows. Well, we put our window company skills together for you to lay out the pros and cons of each. Aluminum windows Aluminum windows are stronger than traditional residential windows, so […]


Chicago Weather – The Effects on Windows

Posted on: 16th August, 2016 | Tags:

Chicago is unique with its varying weather between the humid summers, rainy springs and snowy winters. We’ve noted that these have a significant effect on windows in the city. Through our years of experience as being a leading window installation and replacement window company in Chicago, we have put together a few points of what […]


Trendy Floor to Ceiling Windows

Posted on: 4th August, 2016 | Tags:

Floor to ceiling windows are something that we at Chicago Windows & Doors, an experienced window company in Chicago, specialize in. We fit these in with beautiful large panes of glass that stretch from the floor to your ceiling. These type of windows are extremely chic and trendy right now, and can transform your living […]


Double-Hung Windows – Why they’re so Popular

  Double-hung windows are windows that feature two operating sashes. These can move both up and down, giving you options for ventilation on either the top and bottom, or both. Being a major window installation and replacement company in Chicago (for both residential but mostly commercial windows), we’ve found that these types of windows are […]


What to Look for in Window Companies

Posted on: 26th July, 2016

With myriads of window companies in Chicago, we want to help you pick out the best for your replacement windows and commercial windows projects. Remember that you need to look out for two aspects: windows and installers. So first of all, choose a company that uses consumer tested and approved windows with your desired energy […]


Why We Love to Replace Windows

Posted on: 20th July, 2016 | Tags:

  At Chicago Windows & Doors, we love to replace windows! It’s our key area of expertise and we have fun doing it at the same time. In fact, we travel to many areas in Chicago to carry out window replacement jobs. As the premier window company in Chicago, we want to do our part […]


Replacing Windows in High Rise Buildings

Posted on: 13th July, 2016 | Tags:

A lot of Chicago’s high rise buildings that were built in the last 20 or 30 years would be coming up to that time where you need to look for window replacements. Does this apply to your home or office? If so, here are some tips that will help you get started in replacing your […]


Window Safety Tips

Posted on: 11th July, 2016 | Tags:

With over 10 years of experience as a window company in Chicago, we’ve learned a lot of safety tips through the many window replacement jobs we’ve handled. To keep you safe and happy we’ve listed a few of them here for you: Keep windows and doors locked when it is windy, even when you are […]


Hopper Windows – Their Prevalence in Mid-Rise and High-Rise Buildings

Posted on: 6th July, 2016 | Tags:

  Hopper windows are generally hinged at the bottom and open inward, rather than opening by sliding or lifting as with conventional windows. These are energy efficient, durable and attractive and hence are used prominently in mid-rise and high-rise buildings here in the windy city. In fact, we’ve done a number of these window replacement […]