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By Ryan on 9/10/2014 3:00 PM

Do you think your window seal has failed, but aren’t sure? The most surefire way to know that your window has experienced seal failure is if you see condensation in between the panes of glass. If you have double or triple pane windows, window seals are generally very reliable, but pressure washing, scraping, or sanding your windows, or even just time itself, can cause window seals to fail.

When this happens, what should you do and how should you fix it?

By Ryan on 9/10/2014 2:52 PM

If you’re shopping for new or replacement windows, you’ve likely run across the terms “simulated divided lites” and “grilles.”

By Ryan on 9/10/2014 2:44 PM

Is your home noisy? For those of us that live near airports, train crossings, major roads, or highways, or even those that simply live next to loud neighbors, the noise can be annoying and sometimes even overwhelming—preventing relaxation or a good night of sleep.

By Ryan on 9/1/2014 6:57 AM

Have you ever wondered why condensation forms on your windows and what you can do to prevent this from happening?

Window condensation occurs through a combination of the moisture in the air and the temperature. Often, window condensation is nothing to be concerned about, as it occurs naturally when extreme temperature differences exist between the interior and exterior of your home or if the air outside the home is very moist. Glass is a water barrier, so when humid or extreme weather conditions exist, window condensation naturally occurs.

By Ryan on 8/18/2014 3:56 PM

The most important step of window replacement—believe it or not—happens before the windows are ever installed. It happens before they are ever even purchased. What is it?

The day the window measurements are taken. Getting an accurate measurement is extremely important as it ensures a snug fit and an easier installation. If your measurements are off, it will require additional labor as modifications must be made to accommodate the window that has either been sized too small or too large.

By Ryan on 8/18/2014 3:47 PM

Replacing the homes in your window is a major investment, so it is important that you make the right decision when you choose a company to install those windows. Do you go with a large national manufacturer or the little local guy? There are pros and cons to both that must be considered.

By Ryan on 8/15/2014 3:19 PM

Are your windows hard to open? The cause and solution to this problem could vary depending on the type of window you are having the problem with.

By Ryan on 8/15/2014 3:04 PM
As a part of our continuing effort to offer the best and most innovative window and door products on the market, we are proud to introduce our new push out casement windows. Our new push out casement windows offer the same great energy saving and security features found in our traditional crank out casement windows, but operates with a simple turn of a lever and an outward push.
By Ryan on 7/29/2014 12:30 PM

If you're in the market for replacement windows or if you're building a new home and shopping for new construction windows, you've likely seen the phrase low-e window coatings. Every manufacturer has their own name for it, at Weather Shield we call ours Zo-e-shield® and we believe it is the world's best glass.

We have spent years testing and refining our low-e glass solutions to maximize performance--saving you money, providing you with a more comfortable home, and protecting your furnishings.