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By Ryan on 5/29/2013 3:59 PM

Awning windows are exactly what their name implies. When opened, they create an awning shape that extends outward from the building. Awning windows, unlike traditional windows, do not slide up or down. Instead, they are cranked outward from a top-mounted hinge.

Awning windows have long been used in American homes and businesses, but they have seen resurgence in popularity in recent years due to their versatility both as standalone windows and accent windows.

By Ryan on 5/22/2013 7:39 AM

At Weather Shield, we strive to be the top window manufacturing company and we believe our windows and doors are proof of that. Weather Shield has made it a priority to provide the highest quality windows on the market for more than 50 years.

Throughout our history, our products have seen significant changes, but one thing has always remained the same—Weather Shield’s commitment to being an industry leader in quality, innovation, and customer service.

By Ryan on 5/15/2013 10:54 AM

Casement windows have become a popular choice for home and business owners alike in recent years. Their ease of operation, large openings, and versatility have made them an excellent window choice for nearly any home.

Casement windows differ considerably from traditional windows. Rather than opening up and down, casement windows have a side hinged sash that cranks outward—making them an ideal choice for hard-to-reach areas.

By Ryan on 5/10/2013 12:19 PM

If you are shopping for windows, you’ve likely run across the phrase “double-hung windows,” but what are double-hung windows? You’ve likely seen and maybe even used double-hung windows at some point in your life, but if you are like most, you are unfamiliar with replacement window lingo.

A double-hung window is simply a window that features both an upper and a lower sash that can slide past each other in a single casement.