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Rich Sinclair who lives in Hainesport, New Jersey emailed me asking the following question: "Can you replace only one broken pane of a double pane window?" The answer is simply: No Double pane, or insulated glass, is made by taking two pieces of glass and separating them with a special spacer that has an adhesive […]

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When you are looking for the best windows or the best replacement windows, be sure to look for two industry certifications. These labels assist you in judging the best window quality and the energy efficiency rating.

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Knowing how to spot quality construction is vital to buying vinyl windows that will last for years. Quality materials and construction can be spotted with these tips on vinyl replacement windows. Look also for labels designating AAMA certification on the window frame.

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Replacement Window Cost Payback TIPS Do simple math with utility bills Separate summer natural gas or heating costs Savings start years down the road after improvement cost payback You don't save money for many many years CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Are you thinking about purchasing replacement windows and doors for […]

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Windows with low e glass can help stop the loss of heat from your home. Window treatments with ultra thin metallic coating in the glass is the answer.

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Window sashes can be found in just about every home. Some go up and down, while others swing out like a door. You can buy window sash replacement kits in case your window sashes can't be repaired. If you want to save energy dollars, you are a candidate for high-efficiency window sash replacement kits. Tilt-in sash kits are popular because they make it easy to clean windows from inside the house.

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Glass block installation requires minimal tools. When installing glass block windows, measure twice and draw a sketch of each window and take photos to show the fabricator. Correct sizing of block windows is critically important. These glass block installation tips will walk you through the process of completing your project with success.

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Window replacement is a major expense. Windows replacement can save energy over older leaky windows. Replacement vinyl windows are a very popular choice.

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DEAR TIM: I've been a subscriber of your free newsletter for years and am finally building a new home. I decided to follow your advice and stop by the job site as often as possible and take photos. The contractor just installed my windows and has started to install the vinyl siding. It appears to […]

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Window glass with a metallic coating can save you money. Low E glass allows visible light to pass while reflecting / blocking UV and infrared light.

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