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By Ryan on 11/25/2014 10:26 AM

If you’re thinking about replacing your home’s windows, it can seem like a daunting choice—with so many shapes, styles, and manufacturers to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. At Weather Shield, we recommend you start with truly making sure you need replacement windows and then going through the process of selecting the style, shape, type, and brand. 

By Ryan on 11/20/2014 3:27 PM

Are you considering replacing your home’s windows? Single hung windows are a great selection and come with many benefits. 

By Ryan on 11/17/2014 2:25 PM

What is the difference between vinyl and fiberglass windows? Should I install fiberglass or vinyl windows in my home? Many home and business owners wonder which type of window they should install. Below, we’ve outlined a comparison of vinyl windows and fiberglass windows so that you can make the best decision for your replacement project. 

By Ryan on 11/13/2014 3:31 PM

Choosing replacement windows for your home or office is no easy task—windows last for years and can greatly increase the aesthetic of your property, as well as its curb appeal and resale value. So when it comes to selecting your windows, you’ll want to consider a wide assortment of factors—including warranty, energy efficiency, and more. Below, we’ve outlined a guide to choosing replacement windows. 

By Ryan on 11/5/2014 3:10 PM

Are you considering replacing your home’s windows? Casement windows are a great selection and come with many benefits. Casement windows have a single sash and are hinged on the side—they feature a hand crank that opens the window vertically on a metal track. 

By Ryan on 10/31/2014 1:09 PM

January 20-22, 2015, Weather Shield will be exhibiting at the NAHB International Builders' Show. Stop by to see us showcase our new Contemporary Collection for builders and remodelers.

By Ryan on 10/17/2014 11:50 AM
So you’ve noticed that one or more of the windows in your home has a long crack running across it, but the cause of the damage isn’t apparent. So what happened and what should you do?
By Ryan on 10/17/2014 8:36 AM

With summer behind us and snow already beginning to fall in some areas of the country, it is time to start thinking about ways to keep your home warm and your energy bills low. For millions of Americans, old drafty and inefficient windows let the biting winter air into their homes—creating cold spots and raising their energy bills.

To help you combat these issues, here are four simple tips to winterize your home and improve comfort and efficiency.

By Ryan on 10/15/2014 2:02 PM
In the October issue of their magazine they published the findings from their 2014 testing.  Among the test specimens were the Weather Shield EnduraShield and the Weather Shield Aspire Series double hung windows.  Both products performed extremely well, especially in rain resistance, which measures the ability of a window to keep out heavy, wind-driven rain.  They placed 3rd and 4th overall in the wood category respectively, with EnduraShield receiving a "Best Buy" designation.
By Ryan on 10/7/2014 8:42 AM
If you’re planning a DIY window installation project, you’ve probably read that you need to know the window’s rough opening, but what exactly does this mean?