Windows & Doors


What Are Glass Options for Windows?

By Trey Barrineau

There are many glass options for windows for your home. Most residential windows today come with two panes, or lites, of glass in the frame. Some super-energy-efficient windows have three or even four pieces of glass, though the latter is fairly rare (and expensive). If you’re shopping for windows for your home on Glass.com, our […]

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Vinyl Window Colors: How the Game Has Changed

By Nick St. Denis

  From a color standpoint, picking out doors and windows may have been a little boring back in the day—heck, even just a few years ago. But thanks to recent advancements in laminates and coatings, they are now available in a wide range of colors. Let’s take a look at how and why the color […]

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Locating Air Leaks in Your Windows and Doors

By Tara Taffera

It’s a common problem—that draft you feel coming in through your window or door. Obviously if you feel the air coming in, then you have air going out as well. If your windows or doors are old, yes you may need new ones. But first, check for air leaks, as there may be an easy […]

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Saving Money with ENERGY STAR Rated Windows and Doors

By Daniel Snow

  What is ENERGY STAR? You’ve probably heard of ENERGY STAR and even seen the logo– Maybe on a new refrigerator or television. But do you know what it really means? ENERGY STAR was established by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 as part of the Clean Air Act to reduce pollution The goal was […]

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4 Easy Steps to Choosing a New Main Door Design

By Daniel Snow

First impressions are everything. This doesn’t just hold true when meeting new people for the first time; your home makes a first impression too. Whether it’s guests for a dinner party, visiting family, friends, or potential buyers, your home’s curb appeal leaves a lasting impression. Does your home impress, or lack luster? Your home’s main […]

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Your Guide to Sliding Glass Doors

By Nick St. Denis

Sliding glass doors are a great way to open up your home to the outside while giving up as little floor space as possible. Are you considering adding a sliding glass door system to your home instead of a traditional swinging French door? Here’s everything you need to know. Positive Traits Sliding patio doors, also […]

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What is the Window Installation Process?

By Trey Barrineau

When you’ve finished looking on Glass.com for a company to install windows for your home, the next step is of course the most important – the installation process. But what exactly goes into window installation in a home? This article will attempt to answer that question. Make Sure You’re Hiring the Best First of all, […]

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Why More People Are Choosing to Buy Glass Online

By Trey Barrineau

If you’ve ever wanted to buy glass, doors or windows online while also reducing your human interactions as much as possible, you’re not alone. A growing number of Americans simply don’t want to talk to salespeople of any kind on the phone or in person. A new survey shows that many potential customers will refuse […]

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Picking the Right Door Hardware

By Penny Stacey

When you look around your home, door hardware isn’t likely the first thing you will notice. But door hardware is crucial to both the appearance and function of your doors, so you will want to make sure you choose from many options wisely. You can opt for classic hardware, or modern, contemporary hardware; handles that […]

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What’s the Difference between European Windows and American Windows?

By Daniel Snow

Believe it or not, similar to fashion, Europe has long set trends for residential windows in the United States. If you’re in the market for new or replacement windows and want the latest and greatest, you may want to take a look at what window dealers in Europe are currently installing. So what are some […]

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