Comfortable Summer with Energy Efficient Windows

By Great Lakes Window

The weather is getting warmer, and that’s a relief for those of us who enjoy the comfort from energy efficient windows. On the hottest summer days, you need a place to cool off, relax, and take a break. Your home can be a comfortable sanctuary this summer, with our energy efficient, UV-resistant, sound control windows….

 

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Selecting Your Perfect Patio Door in 4 Steps

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A close-up look at one of our sliding patio door’s exterior. A close-up look at one of our sliding patio door’s exterior. A patio door is not just a way to get in and out of your home. When chosen carefully it can enhance your home’s brightness with natural light, open your living space, and…

 

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Planning Your Vinyl Window Replacement Project for Summer

By Great Lakes Window

Winter is behind us, spring is almost in the rearview mirror, and summer is rapidly approaching. Now is the time to jump on board scheduling your window replacement project before this all too short season is over and we’re facing winter weather again. If you didn’t get around to scheduling a window replacement in spring,…

 

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Know When It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

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It’s not always obvious to know when it is time to replace your windows. While some signs are practically impossible to miss, like drafts or leaks, others are elusive. From performance issues to added comfort, there are many reasons to replace your windows and doors.   Performance Issues Having a draft or leaking from windows…

 

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What to Know About Energy Efficient Windows and ENERGY STAR

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Highly efficient windows with high standards. Having energy efficient windows is one of the most common reasons people replace their old windows and doors. If you are looking for the most efficient windows then you will want to use ENERGY STAR qualified windows. ENERGY STAR independently tests and certifies energy performance for a number of consumer products,…

 

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Customizing Your Home with Exterior Window Colors

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Gone are the days of boring window colors! With our top of the line co-extruded colors, Great Lakes Window products are customizable to give you a different color on the exterior than what you see on the interior. Even if you want a white or neutral shade inside, you can opt for something bold, light,…

 

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Choosing Window Hardware Finishes in Your Home

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Window hardware is a small part of a room’s overall design and feel, but it can make a large impact. Choosing the finish for your home’s hardware, including window and patio door hardware, might feel like a daunting task, but when done right it can transform a look from blah to beautiful. Think of it…

 

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Upgrading Builder Grade Doors and Windows to Add Value and Style

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Whether you live in a new construction with builder grade finishes, or an older home that is stuck in the builder basic past, you could benefit from an upgrade to your doors and windows. Basic doors and windows do the trick for something that is ‘good enough.’ They are simple, sometimes outdated, and generic. While…

 

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