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By Ryan on 12/23/2013 11:14 AM

Window Grille


A decorative pattern on a window or door consisting of horizontal and/or vertical bars that divide the larger sheet of glass into smaller panes. Grille types include simulated divided lites (SDL), true divided lites (TDL), grilles in the airspace (GIA), and wood removable grilles

By Ryan on 12/23/2013 11:00 AM

If you live in a coastal area that is prone to hurricanes and high winds, impact resistant windows are a great investment in the protection and safety of your home.  Hurricane winds and severe thunderstorms can carry debris that is the single greatest threat to your home during a strong wind event.

By Ryan on 12/2/2013 1:42 PM

A common question that window professionals are asked by prospective window buyers is “what is the difference between new construction and replacement windows?”

There is little difference in new construction and replacement windows and neither type of window must be used exclusively for their namesake, but there are advantages to purchasing the type of windows that are most fitting for your project.

By Ryan on 12/2/2013 1:31 PM

Buying new or replacement windows represents a significant investment in your home, so we at Weather Shield want to make sure that you take all the steps necessary to ensure you are buying the best windows for your home.

Unfortunately, the replacement window market is filled with shoddy manufacturers that make outrageous claims of quality with deceptive warranty policies. To make things worse, there are shoddy contractors out there that do a poor job installing the products you purchase—decreasing the value of your investment.

By Ryan on 12/2/2013 1:09 PM

A common question that we are asked here at Weather Shield is “can I use my existing window frames with replacement windows?”

The answer is that it depends on the age and condition of your existing window frames.