5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Window Replacement

Colorado House Talk Blog

Windows Denver Blog from Gravina’s Window Center

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Total Performance

Replacement windows should be thermally efficient and add to the total comfort of your home. Choose a window that meets ENERGY STAR® guidelines and has a .32 or lower U-Value, which measures heat transfer through the window.

Material Strengths

There are a variety of window materials available today; making it complicated for homeowners to understand which materials best suit their needs.

 Replacement windows should be low maintenance, durable and continue to look good over time. Wood windows look great but will require much more upkeep over time than fiberglass or vinyl low-maintenance alternatives.

Vinyl, the most frequently used material, has a tendency to warp, fade, expand and contract in extreme temperatures, causing seal failures over time.

A better option is Ultrex®, used by Infinity from Marvin. Ultrex is a pultruded fiberglass material that is eight times stronger than vinyl and…

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A 1920s Cottage Undergoes a Net-Zero Renovation with This Old House

Denver Home Blog

On the 40th-anniversary season of This Old House, an old cottage meets a new challenge as it gets fitted for modern energy efficiency standards.

Source: blog.marvin.com

Ready or not, the remodeling industry has embarked on an exciting journey: the development of net-zero energy homes.  Is your home up to snuff?  Read more on what Marvin Windows and This Old House has done with an old cottage.

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Milgard Tuscany Window

Milgard Tuscany Series Windows can make a world of difference to your home. Each window is custom made to your specifications using our signature vinyl formulation and crafted with award-winning hardware. Tuscany Series windows are built to meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® standards in all climate zones for your comfort.

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