Whether you’re building a house or replacing existing windows, you most likely have questions. Below are some of the most common questions asked when undergoing a building project or when buying windows and doors

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Choosing a Professional
Do I need an architect?
How can I locate a design or building professional?
How do I evaluate my candidates?
What about alternatives to architects?
General Questions
How often should residential windows be replaced?
What does “cladding” mean?
Glass, Glazing and Grilles
How do I know what type of glazing is right for a window?
What are grilles?
What are the advantages of airspace and perimeter grilles?
What different grille options are available?
What do U-values and R-values really mean?
What does Low E stand for?
What is an impact-resistant glass window?
What is the difference between Simulated and True Divided Lite?
Who should have impact-resistant glass in their home?
Will impact-resistant glass prevent intruders from breaking into my home?