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Category Archives: Painted Vinyl Windows
(click on any of the pictures to zoom in for more details) Figure 1. Why on earth would you replace your old drafty wood windows and leave the old rotten sills and mainframes in the home?
Question: What is one of the most common mistakes that building contractors make when installing windows and doors? Answer: Not allowing enough clearance between the brick and the installed window.
One of the most asked frequently questions we get from all types of individuals is: Is your window Energy Star approved? Everyone gets frustrated by the answer: yes, but, it depends on your location. Usually the next sound from … Continue reading
Conventional wisdom has it that PVC is not paintable. That’s a reasonable statement. Had I not spent six years researching painting uPVC I’d say the same thing. So: Can PVC be painted?
6010 Series Figure 1 1.500 OA Glass Figure 1, above has been generated by our CAD software. … Continue reading
With all the use of the same ol’ tripe about “being Green”, it’s enough to make one barf. At least that’s the way I feel. So many companies have marketed being Green that can’t even spell the word. It’s … Continue reading
Egress windows are a requirement for all new construction projects. I think the code dates back farther than 1983, but has only recently (say the last 10 years) been enforced. The purpose of the code is to allow a fireman access to … Continue reading
Figure 2. shows three design concepts for those people to consider if they insist on wood windows. On the far left is the traditional design. This design is used to build thousands of wood windows. In order to understand the … Continue reading