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Welcome to the Window Resource blog where you’ll find an incredible amount of topics about all things windows. From when to replace your windows to seasonal window decor, you’ll surely find the answer to your window woes somewhere in this blog. If we haven’t covered what you’re looking for, let us know and we’ll be sure to cover that topic.

Painting a window

How to Paint Windows

If you’re just looking to change the style and color of your windows or they have begun to fade, crack or peel knowing how to paint windows is an important skill to know as a homeowner. Here is a comprehensive list on how to paint your windows.

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Aluminum Window

Vinyl vs Aluminum Windows

The ultimate comparison for appearance, durability, energy efficiency and cost. Vinyl vs aluminum windows, which one is better?

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windows with built in blinds

Pros and Cons of Windows with Built-In Blinds

Windows with built in blinds come with a remote control or a magnetic slider. Find out all about the pros and cons of windows with built in blinds right here.

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soundproof windows

What You Should Know About Soundproof Windows

Soundproof windows are designed to reduce outside noise. As much as 90% to 95% of noise can be reduced with windows that have high STC ratings. Read all about it here.

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how to clean window screens

Dirty Window Screens? Here’s How to Clean Them

Everything from the lint roller to pressure washing, we have the right solutions to clean your window screens. Check out all the solutions right here.

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Wood vs Vinyl Windows

The ultimate comparison for durability, appearance, energy efficiency, insulation, and cost. Which one is better? Wood vs vinyl windows. Find out right here.

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air leakage window

All About Air Leakage Ratings for Windows

Find out what air leakage window ratings are and what determines a good rating for windows. Consider these factors when you’re looking for window replacement. Read all about it here.

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window caulking done by a professional

A Guide to Window Caulking

Proper window caulking can save you money on energy bills and prevent rot and mold from forming on your windows. Find out how to get started right here.

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helpful tips to choosing basement windows

Helpful Tips to Choosing Basement Windows

Maximize ventilation and natural light inside your basement by choosing basement windows that are a good fit for your home. Find out all about basement windows right here.

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stuck window

What to Do About a Stuck Window

Stop fighting your window just to open and close it. Fix and prevent a stuck window by following these tips.

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Vinyl vs Fiberglass Windows

Vinyl vs Fiberglass Windows

We discuss the important features that are taken into account when you are choosing between vinyl vs fiberglass windows. Compare and learn all about window features right here.

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window plastic

Plastic for Windows: Pros and Cons

Are you trying to keep your windows insulated year-round?  Find out if window plastic is the primary solution to keeping your windows insulated right here.

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transom windows

All About Transom Windows

Transom windows may be operable or fixed, and they can take any shape and size. Learn everything from the brief history to benefits of transom windows right here.

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window wells

Advantages and Disadvantages of Window Wells

Window wells are semi-circular excavations constructed around basement windows. Find out about the pros and cons of window wells right here.

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leaking window

What to Do with a Leaking Window

Constant exposure to humidity, moisture and extreme temperature changes can damage your windows. Find out how to fix a leaking window right here.

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window u-factor ratings

Window U-Factor Explained

Window u-factor is a significant rating that determines whether your windows have high insulation properties. Once you calculate the u-factor of your home windows then you’ll know if your home is energy efficient. Find out how to calculate the u-factor right here.

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window company installing new windows

How to Choose the Right Window Company

To choose the right window company, you must do a lot of research. Don’t worry, we have you covered with the right information. We go over the important factors to consider when you’re looking for a window company.

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homeowner installing replacement windows

Helpful Guide for Installing Replacement Windows

Installing replacement windows is physically challenging and dangerous. Are you trying to install a window yourself? We go over the correct procedure to ensure that your windows are installed properly.

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window manufacturer building a double glazed window

All About the Top 10 Window Manufacturers

We’ve done some research on window manufacturers who have the reputation and trust with millions of customers. Are you looking to install or replace your windows? Here are the best companies in the industry.

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how to wash windows

How to Wash Windows: A Step by Step Guide

Streaks in your windows are just plain ugly. In this article, we’ll take you through the 8-step process to developing the perfect shine for your windows. Let more light into your home while keeping bacteria and bugs off your windows.

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single hung vs double hung windows

Single Hung vs. Double Hung Windows

If you’re paralyzed by the differences between double and single hung windows, it’s time to get the facts straight. Two different windows, at two different price points, here’s what you need to analyze in order to make the best decision when fitting your home brand new replacement windows.

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parts of a window

All About the Parts of a Window

Are you thinking about window replacement and installation? But you don’t know where to start. We cover all the terms and parts of a window right here.

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popularwindow ideas and trends

Popular Window Ideas and Trends

Are your windows stuck in the last century? In this article, we’ll dissect all the new window trends and ideas to make your windows pop all year long. Instantly level-up your curb appeal with these window styles that are guaranteed to never go out of style.

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why are my windows rotted

Why Are My Windows Rotted?

You’re starting to feel a draft in your home, so you check your windows out as any normal homeowner would. Immediately, you start to see the inside of your window frame rotting to shreds. What do you do? Read this article to find out why your windows rotted and what you should do about it.

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How Long Does It Take to Install Windows?

Window installation is primarily done by window contractors and companies. Find out how long it would take to install windows and what the procedure is like for the homeowner.

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Different Types of Window Glass

Unless you’re looking for windows, you probably don’t know these 8 types of window glass. Take a deep-dive into the types of window glass so that you’ll know more than your fast-talking window salesman.

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types of window materials

Window Materials: Pros and Cons

We discuss the benefits and disadvantages of all the window materials out there. Find out about the popular choices for window replacement and styles right here.

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double vs triple pane windows

Double vs Triple Pane Windows

Double and triple-pane windows have a few notable differences. In this article, we’ll dissect the differences between both types of glass and exactly what you should be paying for various upgrades.

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inviting and improved curb appeal

12 Tips to Increase Your Curb Appeal

Exterior appearance starts with a good curb appeal. A great and improved curb appeal can add value and self-satisfaction to a residence. Here are the top 12 tips for improving your curb appeal.

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summer window planters

Summer Window Planters That Add Pop

Summer window planters are simple and versatile for enhancing your home’s curb appeal. Don’t miss out on this summer décor and check out the top 8 window planters that will spice up the exterior.

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exterior window shutters

Benefits of Exterior Window Shutters

Exterior window shutters control light, improve home security and enhance privacy. There are many benefits and types of window shutters out there.  Find out more about window shutters right here.

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glass block windows

What to Know About Glass Block Windows

What are these windows made of? Are they practical and do they increase curb appeal? We breakdown everything you need to know about glass block windows. Find out if these windows are a good fit for your home.

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replacement vs construction windows

Replacement Windows vs New Construction Windows

The debate between replacement windows vs new construction windows will keep homeowners on edge. We help settle the debate with what’s better for you.

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fiberglass windows

Fiberglass Windows: An Overview

Fiberglass windows have been getting all the attention in the window replacement industry. In this article, we outline everything you need to know about fiberglass windows and how they stack up to other window types. If you’re looking for the best bang for your buck, quit your window-shopping and learn more about what kinds of styles will stand the test of time.

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window seal failure

All You Need to Know About Window Seal Failure

You might be noticing a draft in your windows, fogging between the panes, or an overall deterioration in your windows. Don’t fret. In this guide, we’re going to give you all the tips and tricks on how to prevent, treat, and replace windows when you’re faced with window seal failure.

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argon gas windows

Pros and Cons of Argon Gas Windows

Argon gas windows are manufactured across the country. Find out about the pros and cons relating to argon gas and why they are essential for windows.

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egress windows

What’s the Deal with Egress Windows?

An egress window is defined as a window large enough to escape in emergency situations. Many local businesses, single and multi-family homes require a means of egress in an emergency. We answer all your burning questions about egress windows in this article.

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window privacy ideas

Adding More Privacy to Your Windows

How can you make your home more private without sealing yourself off from the outdoors? In this article, we’re going to dissect all the different ways you can increase the privacy and style of your home.

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composite windows

A Breakdown of Composite Windows

Composite windows are available in a broad range of specifications and styles. Pick out the right style and fit with this helpful breakdown.

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storm windows vs replacement windows

Storm Windows vs Replacement Windows

The advantages and disadvantages of storm windows vs replacement windows. Find out which home improvement investment will give you a higher return.

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best replacement windows

How to Find the Best Replacement Windows

When it comes to finding the best replacement windows, who can you trust? This article is designed to provide an unbiased review of all the different replacement window types, including the differences between each so you can make your most informed decision.

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window replacement done by a professional

The Biggest Replacement Window Myths Explained

We like to debunk the biggest replacement window myths so you can feel confident about replacing your windows and improving your curb appeal today. Forget about all the misinformation and turn to us for window replacement.

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Understanding Vinyl Windows: Pros & Cons

Understanding vinyl windows in terms of energy efficiency, cost, maintenance, selection and warranty are things you check for when you’re window shopping. Let us help you with helpful information relating to vinyl windows and window replacement.

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aluminum windows

Advantages and Disadvantages of Aluminum Windows

Are you thinking of getting aluminum windows for your home? Well, we covered all the advantages and disadvantages that come with this type of window. From affordability to condensation, find out if aluminum windows are the right fit for your home.

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hot window treatments

What’s Hot in the World of Window Treatments?

Window treatments come in all different shapes, sizes, prices, and levels of luxury. When choosing a window treatment to accent your home, here are all the details you need to know to maximize your room and accomplish a picture-perfect interior style.

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window condensation

Window Condensation 101: Everything You Need to Know

Window condensation leaves a bad impression and high energy costs. Find out what causes window condensation and how you can fix it with simple solutions. Don’t let your windows run up your energy!

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repurpose old windows on a practical and sustainable way

14 Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Windows

You can repurpose old windows with these creative ideas. All these ideas are practical and self-sustainable to inspire you to decorate your home. Be creative and try these practical ideas in your next DIY project.

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window repair vs window replacement

Window Repair vs Window Replacement

For most homeowners who are deciding between window repair vs window replacement, the decision comes down to cost and energy efficiency. Find out if you’re window needs to be repaired or replaced.

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replacement window energy ratings

All About Replacement Window Energy Ratings

Replacement window energy ratings tell important performance factors that influence how effective windows are at gaining or losing heat. Read all about the causes that influence your windows to lose energy.

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decorative window film

Decorative Window Film: Pros, Cons & Ideas

Thinking about choosing a decorative window film for your home windows? Read this article to figure out if it’s the best choice for you. We tackle the pros, cons, and provide some unique insight into all things window film.

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how to identify window seal failure

A Homeowner’s Guide to Drafty Windows

If you’ve tested your windows and located a draft, or you just know that your windows are drafty, our guide goes over everything you need to know about diagnosing the issue. Find recommended repairs and more in our guide.

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pros of wood windows

The Pros and Cons of Wood Windows

Wood windows have been around for centuries. They give off an elegant appeal and homeowners often desire them. However, there are a lot of different opinions out there about wood windows. We’re here for an unbiased, overview of the pros and cons of wood windows.

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single vs double pane windows

Deciding Between Single vs Double Pane Windows

Do you know if you have single or double pane windows? If not, we’re here to break down single vs double pane windows and what each has to offer for your home.

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energy efficient windows installed by a professional

What Makes Up an Energy Efficient Window?

We’ve all heard about energy efficient windows, but what really makes one up? With an energy efficient window, you’ll have better insulation and weatherization. Learn all about energy efficient windows and what they entail here.

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poor ventiliation coming from poorly installed windows

Checking for Poorly Installed Windows

Poorly installed windows can ruin your home inside and out. A new window won’t be effective if it was poorly installed. When looking for new windows to be installed,  you should check out companies who have the reputation to get the job done.  Read all about the signs of poor window installation right here.

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garden window facts

Garden Window Ideas You’ll Love

Garden windows are known for their stunning look and versatility. Especially in the kitchen, you can turn any old window into a masterpiece by installing a garden window. If you’re thinking about getting a garden window installed but aren’t sure if it’s right for you, here are some garden window ideas that might pique your interest.

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window decor ideas

8 Most Popular Window Decor Ideas

Adding stylish decor to wood or vinyl windows can completely transform the overall look. In this article, we take a look at the coolest modern designs. Learn more about the 8 most popular window decor ideas here.

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proper window installation

Why Proper Window Installation Is Important

If you’re an experienced DIYer, you need to know why having windows professionally installed is important. Without proper installation, your beautiful (and expensive) windows could be rendered useless. Learn more about why window installation could save you time and money in the long run.

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window replacement done by a trained professional

10 Signs You Need to Replace Your Windows

Windows are one of the most important features of a home. Once you notice these important signs then it’s a good time to replace your windows. The difference with poor quality windows and brand new windows can save you thousands on energy bills.

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window replacement cost

Window Replacement Cost: Everything You Need to Know

So you’ve made the decision to purchase new windows. Next comes understanding all your options and features. In this article, we break down everything you need to know about window replacement costs. Read these pointers before you get a quote on your next window replacement project.

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types of windows for dining rooms

All About the Different Types of Windows

There are windows that provide more natural light and better energy efficiency. Learn all about the different types of windows from casement windows to bay windows. Consider all the benefits and window features that come with this guide.

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