What Qualities Should You Look for When Buying New Windows?

There are so many replacement windows available on the market today, so how do you know which will be the best choice for your home? The first thing to consider is the criteria that is most important to you. For many homeowners, the most important qualities when looking for new windows can be divided into the following categories: Strength When

The Anatomy of an Energy Efficient Window

New windows can not only significantly enhance the beauty of your home from the inside out, but they can also greatly improve its overall thermal performance. When your windows are drafty, they allow the air from inside your home to escape, while letting outside air in. This forces your home’s heating and cooling system to work harder to maintain comfortable

BUILDER Top Brands in 2017

Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and Doors are recognized as Top Brands in 2017. For the second year in a row BUILDER Magazine recognized Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows as top brands in the 2017 BUILDER Brand Use Study, an annual in-depth survey conducted by BUILDER. This case study highlights the brands professional builders use most

May is National Home Improvement Month

In honor of May, National Home Improvement Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is providing chapters and members with tools to get homeowners interested in remodeling this season. To read the entire press release and download free resources, check NARI.org. Don’t miss your opportunity to position your company or chapter as an expert during the Month of

Integrity Announces 2017 Red Diamond Achiever Awards

Integrity Windows and Doors has opened the door for entries for its 2017 Red Diamond Achiever (RDA) Award Program. RDA is an annual competition honoring the extraordinary work of industry professionals using Integrity window and door products in residential and commercial projects. Through 10am CST on July 14, 2017, the RDA Award program gives professional the opportunity to showcase their

Welcome to the Age of Big Glass Windows & Doors

Big Glass Windows and Doors Revolution Homebuyers are willing to pay more for natural light and multiply living space. Residential architects, builders, and developers are no longer held back from incorporating oversized glass in their exterior home designs. This natural light revolution has become a hit to both millennials and baby boomers. Benefits of Big Glass Windows This big glass

6 Must-Do Outdoor Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Spring is upon us and now is the perfect time to implement these 6 outdoor spring home maintenance projects. 1. Clean gutters Consider this a bi-annual outdoor maintenance task. Look in gutter bottoms for loose granules that signal your asphalt roof may need replacing. 2. Inspect your roof Look for curled and missing shingles, rusted and pitted flashing, and cracked

The Rise of The Traditional Home

In an age of Houzz and Pinterest, an unprecedented online buzz on both contemporary and traditional home design has inspired an openness to merging two distinctly different styles.

How to Clean Windows Like a Pro

How to Clean Windows Like a Pro Ideally, windows should be washed twice a year, but it’s a task most people don’t look forward to. Part of what makes window washing such a chore is that homeowners insist on doing it with wadded-up paper towels or newspaper, spray cleaner, and a ton of elbow grease. It’s easier and more effective