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THE WINDOW DESIGN CENTER BLOG

The definition of ‘geek’ is: “an enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity,” in our case windows and doors. What a better way to share our enthusiasm and expertise, than in our Window Design Center blog.

Visit us regularly as we fill up our blog with articles and videos to entertain and educate you on the wonderful world of windows and doors.

7 Favorite Houseplants That Love an East-Facing Window

If the light inside your home streams in from an east-facing window, you’re in luck. When it comes to keeping your houseplants happy, the usually indirect but still bright light of an east-facing window is the ideal location. Even if an eastern exposure means the sun does shine directly on the plants, it’s far less intense and for a far […]

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As Winter Approaches, How to Check for Air Leaks and Seal Windows & Doors

A typical family spends about a third of its annual heating and cooling budget — roughly $350 — on air that leaks into or out of the house through unintended gaps and cracks. With the money you waste in just one year, you can plug many of those leaks yourself. It’s among the most cost-effective things you can do to conserve energy and increase […]

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Is Now the Right Time to Replace Your Windows?

Perhaps you’ve been considering making the decision to replace your home’s windows, or at least some of them, but you’re not sure whether it’s the right time yet or not. Here are some pointers to help you decide if that time has come. If your windows are older single-pane versions, then it is likely that replacing them with newer, more […]

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The Best Way to Get Your Windows Spotlessly Clean

When I was a kid, my mother would often quip at the sight of large, multistory homes: “Yeah, but who’s going to clean all those windows?” In her mind, she was probably imagining one person painstakingly cleaning each window the way she did around our home. She would mix 1 gallon of water with 2 tablespoons of white vinegar, fill a […]

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7 Innovative Ways to Add Windows into Home Remodels

Adding windows or patio doors into a home can be more than just filling a rectangular space with a piece of glass. Check out these 7 innovative ways to add windows and patio doors into your next home remodeling project: 1. Clerestory or stacking windows Placing windows above eye level helps diffuse light entering the room and maintains privacy. When […]

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