Category Archives: Vinyl Windows

Is PVC safe?

…Is PVC safe? That is a question that extreme environmental groups have been using to try to scare the public away from PVC for about 15 years. Before you read any more of this article bear in mind that I … Continue reading

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Future Windows

  6010 Series                        Figure 1                        1.500 OA Glass Figure 1, above has been generated by our CAD software. … Continue reading

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Issues and regulations regarding Egress Windows

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

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Why Wood Rots

“Why do my wood windows rot?” Reasons for wood to rot in windows: • Wood used today is not old growth wood. • The wood is spiced together by “finger joint” techniques. • The preservatives used to treat the wood … Continue reading

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Original Post Of: The Power of Social Media

The”Underdog” After you have gotten up to speed on the story, Click on the 8017 Double Hung picture above, for a laugh. The blogs….On Dec 7th, 2010 The following company newsletter went out on to approximately 600 people on MGM’s … Continue reading

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R-5 Window Demand

There has been a lot of bally-hoo lately among the window manufacturing community about an R-5 window.  This window would probably require a 1.500 inch overall insulated unit which is triple glazed and has two layers of Low-E glass.  The … Continue reading

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What do you think of our new “faux block” glass?

This is our “faux block” glass.  This is a beautiful alternative to the traditional block window that is used over bath tubs and the like.  It is tempered. We could provide the glass un-insulated. This would be a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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