Hy-Lite Replacement Windows Give your Home a Unique Style

Are you looking for replacement windows for spaces in your home where you want to admit natural light but still have privacy? Not everyone wants or needs to add blinds or shades on all their windows and if you are someone who doesn’t like a fussy appearance or has a unique space to work with, Hy-Lite replacement windows can offer you the solution you need. Hy-Lite block panels and windows are made from a strong acrylic which are preassembled into the desired configuration. This material is much lighter than traditional glass block, which means they can be used just about Read More »

What is the Difference Between Bay Windows and Bow Windows?

If you are looking for window styles for your home, you have plenty of options to choose from. For large windows in your living room or family room, you may be looking at either bay windows and bow windows as options. Do you know the difference between the two styles? Bay Windows Bay windows are made up of three windows which are installed in an angled arch shape. The center window is usually much larger than the other two. All three windows can be fixed, or you can choose to have double hung or casement windows installed at the sides. Read More »

Awning Windows: Stylish Option that Provides Good Air Ventilation

There are a number of replacement windows available on the market. Awning windows are different from other options, since they open vertically from the bottom. The decision to use this type of window is often made based on where the windows are located in your home. This type of window is usually used in locations that are placed high up so that there is little risk of someone running into it from the outside. Advantages of Awning Windows Attractive and stylish in appearance Provide good air ventilation Prevent rain from entering your home Good choice from a security standpoint Economical Read More »

What are Egress Windows?

  An egress window is one that must be installed in specific points in a structure. These windows can be used to exit the building or home if an emergency occurs that prevents the doorway from being used in the normal fashion. In order to quality as an egress window, a window must meet specific size and function requirements. Where Egress Windows are Required Egress windows must be placed in each bedroom of a home, on every floor of the house, including the basement. The specific building code requirements may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but older homes that pre-date Read More »

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