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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?
By Ryan on 10/4/2014 2:12 PM

If you’re building a new house, you may have heard that your home will require egress windows to be code compliant. But just what are egress windows and how do you ensure that your home is compliant with building codes in your area?

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.