Today I reponded to a forum article and I thought I would make it my latest Blog post. The Forum’s initial question was: MGM vs Simonton. I got a little long winded and my posts were deleted: that which follows … Continue reading
(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.
Can PVC or Vinyl be recycled? PVC can be recycled. We have been doing it at MGM Industries each and every day since we started extruding the material in 1999. We started making PVC (vinyl) windows in 1985, and we … Continue reading
The capital gain rate of 15% is BAD for the long term strategy of America. Here’s why: a Wall Street financial investment concern can buy a company and hold it for a year and then sell it one year later … Continue reading
We are living in some very interesting times right now. In the last week, one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in modern history hit Japan. Thousands perished and many more are likely to have difficult times. My heart and prayers … 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
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
Back in 1978 I was a budding mechanical engineering student at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt had a summer internship program with a lot of the big fortune 500 companies as well as smaller companies. I do not remember his name, but I … Continue reading
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