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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 […]

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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 […]

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When is the Best Time to Replace Windows?

Posted on: 21st May, 2016 | Tags: ,

If it is broken, then we would say right about now! But if it can wait, then its best you take some time to weigh out which time of the year is best for window replacements. Replacing windows isn’t a time intensive project- usually done in a few days (average size project) – which means […]

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Various Types of Replacement Windows

Posted on: 11th May, 2016 | Tags: ,

  Why do we call it Replacement Windows in the first place? Can’t any window be used to replace an old one? Are there different kinds of Replacement Windows? What are my options? That is a lot of questions and this news will answer all of them for you. First up: Can’t any window be […]

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Double Paned windows for Energy Efficiency

Posted on: 27th April, 2016 | Tags:

Nearly 25% of the heating and cooling costs in Chicago homes and America can be attributed to energy loss that is directly related to the kind of windows used, says the Department of Energy. As can be seen in the diagram below from a report from the U.S Department of Energy – replacement windows play […]

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Masonry Condition When Replacing Windows

Posted on: 7th March, 2016 | Tags:

  Window replacement, especially in Chicago, is much more needed than other climates due to the extreme weather changes. As expected, windows do take a lot of the beating from the winter weather, however many people overlook the condition of the masonry when replacing their windows. The brick, like the windows, are exposed to the […]

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Preparing Your Windows for Winter

Posted on: 7th October, 2015 | Tags:

The winter months in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs can become absolutely brutal – and it’s just around the corner!  There are a variety of ways you can prepare your home’s windows for the season which will help keep your family warm as well as save you money on your gas/heating bills. Window repairs and […]

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How to Beautify Your Home with Replacement Windows

Posted on: 20th August, 2015 | Tags:

The design and look of your home is a key ingredient when it comes to someone’s happiness.  Whether it be for entertaining guests or simply when you are relaxing at home; it can change your mood and entire feel of your home.  Replacement windows can completely change and brighten any space in your home.  From […]

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Importance of Window Replacement in the Summer

Posted on: 4th August, 2015 | Tags:

Wintertime in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs can be absolutely terrible.  Replacing your windows before this season begins can be extremely crucial for multiple reasons.                                             Window replacements in the summertime months will be […]

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Why Replacement Windows are Important for Every Season

Posted on: 24th July, 2015 | Tags:

Living in the city of Chicago takes you on a wild ride throughout the seasons.  Whether you are living in a house, townhouse, or high-rise; replacement windows will be a key ingredient to your home for every season. The summers and winters in Chicago can become extremely hot and humid or to freezing temperatures.  It […]

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