Home Skylights

Home Skylights

Designs Skylights are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some open for ventilation, others are fixed. Larger skylights that can be used as doors are sometimes called "roof windows." Roof windows are always located within a few feet of the floor. The...
Shutters: More than Just Window Dressing

Shutters: More than Just Window Dressing

Shutters bring beauty and functionality to a home. Selecting operable shutters that enhance a home’s exterior and protect its interior is a smart investment. Functional window shutters were a mainstay of American architecture from Colonial days through the...
Understanding Low-e Window Coatings

Understanding Low-e Window Coatings

Low-e coatings, which are microscopically thin layers of metallic oxide that’s bonded to the surface of a window’s glass, are so thin you can see right through them yet they prevent heat and ultra-violet (UV) rays from passing through glass. The result? A...
Window Properties and Design

Window Properties and Design

Windows can make or break a building project. Choose wisely and your home will be comfortable, attractive, and easy to maintain. Buy the wrong ones and you can spend more than you need to up front or in higher utility bills for years to come.       The...