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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.

By Ryan on 7/29/2014 8:42 AM
With hurricane season firmly upon us in the northern hemisphere,  those that live along the U.S. East Coast must be prepared to deal with nature's worst. At Weather Shield, we take the risks associated with extreme weather very seriously. We understand that hurricanes can be devastating to your life, so we have dedicated a lot of time to engineering windows designed to protect both property and people.
By Ryan on 7/18/2014 1:44 PM

Contemporary is a rather broad term that encompasses a variety of designs, but characteristics of contemporary homes are generally tall expansive windows, open floor plans, and an emphasis on natural lighting and flexibility. Roofs tend to be flat or gabled cathedral ceilings with exposed beams. Above all, contemporary design is largely about clean lines.

By Ryan on 6/24/2014 9:05 AM

This blog post, the fourth of a four-part series, highlights another one of the most popular window types used in the U.S. today—the sliding window.


Sliding, or slider, windows are known for their ease of operation, wide sightlines, and flexible design options.

By Ryan on 6/24/2014 8:24 AM

This blog post, the third of a four-part series, highlights a type of window much like the one featured in our second post—awning.


Like casement windows, awning windows have a long history of use in both residential and commercial settings. Their versatility make them a popular choice for homes and businesses seeking to improve ventilation while remaining both secure and protected from the elements outside. 

By Ryan on 6/20/2014 8:03 AM

This blog post, the second of a four-part series, highlights a type of window that has seen its popularity ebb and flow over time but remains an important part of the replacement window market—the casement window.


Casement windows have enjoyed a long and successful history in both residential and commercial settings, and we expect their success to continue into the future.

By Ryan on 6/18/2014 7:23 AM

This blog post, the first of a four-part series highlighting the most popular types of windows on the market, will focus on the most popular style of window in the United States today—the double hung window.


Double hung windows have risen to great popularity due to their classic aesthetics and flexible operation capabilities. 

By Ryan on 5/30/2014 2:23 PM
This home, located in Potomac, Maryland, recently underwent a major renovation project, including the installation of dozens of Weather Shield wood windows and doors. Our friends at, and Weather Shield premium dealer, Quality Window & Door handled the window replacement portion of the home remodeling project.

By Ryan on 5/16/2014 11:47 AM

Planning a home project? Do you love architecture and design? Maybe you simply need to have a presence on all major social media platforms for your business. No matter your reasons or motivations, Houzz is a great choice for you.


Houzz is a fast-growing social media platform catering to home remodeling professionals, builders, landscapers, architects, designers, and more that want to connect with homeowners.
By Ryan on 5/12/2014 10:17 AM

There are a lot of things to consider when shopping for new windows. What material should your windows be? What color best matches your home’s exterior? What style of grille, if any, do you want? These are just a few of the many questions you’ll have.


One thing that is often forgotten, however, is window screens. Window screens should come standard on virtually all windows these days, but most manufacturers offer more than one variety of screen. So, how do you know which one to pick?