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More stories about Windows

  • JLC Report

    Can replacement windows live up to energy claims?; keeping basements dry; Florida prepares for global warming; more

  • Replacing Windows in Log Homes

    While new construction projects are fewer and farther between these days, the tax credit for window and door replacements has kept our company plenty busy.

  • Window on the Past

    As part of a recent restoration project, my partner and I were hired to restore an elaborate triangular window in the gable end of 150-year-old Howden Hall in Bristol, Vt. The problem was, there was no actual window left to restore; all we had for reference was an old sepia postcard.

  • Lessons from Ike: Protecting Openings

  • Using Nail Guns for Vinyl Windows

    Q: Is it okay to use pneumatic nailers to install vinyl windows, or would that void the manufacturers warranty?

  • In the News

    Prevailing-wage rules complicate stimulus weatherization work; condo survives shaketable test; Minnesota requires fall-prevention screens in multi-unit dwellings; more

  • On the Job

    Site-made arched window trim; clean blades cut better

  • Products

    Clips for flat tiles; mounting blocks; aluminum-and-glass railing; crawlspace ventilation; fibercement siding panels; more

  • Boosting Revenue With Change Orders

    Clearly, change orders are a vital piece of our business model, and they don’t just happen by accident. We lay the groundwork for changes by keeping clients happy and informed throughout the job process. Dissatisfied customers, we know, are unlikely to authorize additional work.

  • Focus on French Doors

    Engineered for energy efficiency and leak-free performance, hinged patio doors are an elegant option in any climate.