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Cleaning Vinyl Windows: How to Keep Them Looking New

By Great Lakes Window

One of the most appealing things about vinyl replacement windows is how little maintenance they require to look great, year after year. Vinyl windows will not rot, swell, or peel in any weather conditions which means you’re free from worries about major repair and maintenance work. Still, your windows are an investment, and we know…

 

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What is the Installation Timeline to Replace Windows?

By Great Lakes Window

When you are planning a vinyl replacement window installation, there are a lot of details to consider. From the size and type of window you want, to the upgrades and options you can consider, all the way through to the installation timeline and how it will impact your day to day life, there’s a lot…

 

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Save Money with Fusion Welded Windows

By Great Lakes Window

At Great Lakes Window, all of our vinyl window sashes and mainframes are fusion welded. That term may be new to you, or perhaps you’ve encountered it while comparing windows. Either way, we’re here to explain exactly what fusion welded windows are. We’ll also share how it ultimately saves you money when you’re investing in…

 

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Window Considerations When Buying or Selling a Home

By Great Lakes Window

Window Considerations For Home Buyers Buying a home is an exciting prospect, but it can be daunting, too! There are a lot of details to consider when you’re trying to find your dream home. And unless you’re building it from scratch or willing to do an extensive renovation, it’s a tall order to find one…

 

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Sound Control Windows Promote Health and Comfort

By Great Lakes Window

Sound is Everywhere There are times when you simply want to keep the hustle and bustle of the outdoors out, and keep your own peace and quiet in. Of course, an open window is an invitation to noise. But what about when your windows are closed? If you are finding that day-to-day noises of traffic,…

 

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Vinyl Windows: Early Beginnings to Today’s Top Product

By Great Lakes Window

The History of Vinyl Windows Vinyl windows were first manufactured in 1954 by German manufacturer, Trocal. Vinyl was an experimental material to use. It was selected as aluminum rose in price and wood became short on supply after the war. Without easy, affordable access to natural materials, manufacturers turned to vinyl. The initial designs were…

 

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Why Choose Sliding Patio Doors Over French Doors

By Great Lakes Window

Planning an outdoor space accessible from your home means making some decisions about patio doors. The two main contenders are sliding doors or French (hinged) doors. Both have advantages, but we are big believers in sliding patio doors! Our own line of sliding patio doors is affordable, durable, and aesthetically pleasing, everything you want and…

 

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Two Big Home Renovation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By Great Lakes Window

A home renovation of any kind is a potentially costly, time consuming initiative. So it makes a lot of sense for homeowners like yourself to think things through before committing to something. By planning ahead, doing your research, and working with experts, you can avoid a lot of the common home renovation mistakes and pitfalls…

 

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The Cost of Window Replacement

By Great Lakes Window

Home improvements are an investment, and every investment has a price. Today we’re going to discuss a popular remodeling investment, the cost of window replacement. Generally, the value you will get from the replacement makes the cost worthwhile. According to research from HomeAdvisor, energy efficient windows can save you up to 25 per cent of your…

 

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Five Reasons to Invest in Replacement Windows Now

By Great Lakes Window

Putting replacement windows in your home is of course a major investment. Even if it’s something you know you want or need to do. But it’s all too easy to keep pushing the project to the back burner in the name of saving up more money, waiting for a less-busy time, or simply out of…

 

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