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The Lowdown on Low E Glass

As we write this blog, it’s July 2017 and we’re in Arizona. There may never be a better time to tell you what’s great about Low-E glass.   We’ll start at the beginning, though, and tell you what it is, first.   Low-E (low emissivity) glass is (typically double-paned) glass that’s been coated with metal […]

Ode to the Window Sash

Windows are more complicated than they’re given credit for. There are dozens of working parts that go into keeping your windows safe, secure, and functional—the window sash being one of the most critical. Sure, it’s pretty easy to overlook how windows in our home function. But understanding window design can help you diagnose problems early […]

Four Reasons to Love Picture Windows

  Photo by mark pinkerton – vi360 photography – Discover contemporary home office design inspiration It’s a little counterintuitive. Windows that don’t open? What’s the point? Picture windows are more of an artistic display than a functional, traditional window. They have no moving parts and, therefore, don’t open or close. But believe it or not, […]

Specialty Shaped Windows

Specialty Shaped Windows: Beautifully Unpredictable

Most windows are rectangular or square, and quite…predictable. What if you had a window in your home that you didn’t just look through – you enjoyed looking AT? Specialty windows can add dimension to your home and give it that extra bit of character it may be lacking. Here are some window shapes you should […]