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 Doors and Integrity Windows and

5 Home Renovations You’ll Want to Copy

How the heck do they do it? How do your favorite fellow contractors attract so much attention and gain so many customers? Well, take a look at the remarkable changes that these contractors did with VELUX skylights and see how easy it is for you to achieve the same. Several contractors seek us out for renovation help because natural light

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing and Thaw Frozen Pipes

Winter has arrived, and that means bundling up to try to keep warm. You might not realize it, but the pipes on your house need protection from the cold as well if the mercury drops down into the 20s F. Here are some tips on how to prevent your pipes from freezing and some tips on how to thaw them

Autumn Maintenance Tips

Autumn Maintenance Tips Regularly clean gutters and downspouts. Make sure leaves and debris unblock all drainage areas. Consider installing gutter guards to make the job a lot easier. Use a screwdriver to probe the wood trim around windows, doors, railings and decks, use caulk to fill the holes or completely replace the wood. Lower humidity and cooler (not yet cold)

How to Choose an Energy-Efficient Door

Most homeowners don’t think of their front door when determining how to save energy in their home. But as with windows, exterior doors lower the insulating value of the surrounding wall. A poorly installed door, or one that does not have sufficient weather stripping, leads to drafts and air leaks that waste energy. If a new front door is in

5 Vital Guidelines for Home Energy Optimization

As we all know energy inefficiency is a huge problem for most homes. Home improvement and performance are never-ending drills. Initiating the process of home energy can be quite overwhelming. Here’s a beginner’s list to get you going on the right track. Rated from 1 to 5 by level of difficulty to repair by: doing it yourself, cost, time invested

Integrity Named Best Fiberglass Window

In the 2016 Brand Use Survey publication by BUILDER Magazine Integrity Windows and Doors was named the best window brand throughout all fiberglass windows. The Survey included multiple brands in four distinctive fiberglass categories, in which Integrity was the top pick in all four. Survey respondents chose Integrity as the top brand for its worth and value, brand most used,

2016 Window & Door Trend Report by Architect Magazine

A 2016 trend report from Architect Magazine showed how professionals in the window and door industry see improvement in energy efficiency and product design. Here’s what you can expect during spring, summer and beyond! Inside out, Outside In The tendency to effortlessly incorporate open interiors with expansive exteriors continues across America. AIA Fellow and residential architect Manny Gonzales of the Los Angeles

Marvin Windows and Doors Reveals Architects Challenge Clash

The 2016 Marvin Architects Challenge has began another segment of the yearly contest called the Architects Challenge Showdown. In May, there were six architect-designed projects proclaimed as winners in their architectural sector as elected by a panel of professionals. With Marvin giving the general audience a chance to pick the showdown victor. There are four sets of voting that entails

Quebec home wins 2016 Marvin Architects Challenge

Marvin Windows and Doors announced the front-runners of its eighth annual Architects Challenge competition, including a Pontiac, QC home by architect Malcolm Wildeboer of Vandenberg and Wildeboer Architects in Ontario. The development, Wedge House, was granted highest reward in the opposition’s Best In Show category. There was an added five architect-designed ventures from across the country presented in the subsequent