Marvin Windows and Doors

Remodeling? Window Replacements Are a Good Investment

Millions of people remodel their homes each year.  Maybe it’s at that moment when they realized the mauve floral wall paper or the stained carpet throughout the house had to go. Or maybe it was the empty nester who was thinking of downsizing, which means the of the sale of their current home. Is it time for you to join this group and start a home remodeling project?  Why not enjoy the new look before you decide to sale?

Energy Efficient Entry Doors to Impress

As the old saying goes, you don’t get that second chance to make that first good impression.  Funny, this also can speak of your entry door.  As the focal point for visitors, potential homebuyers and everyone who looks at your home’s exterior, your entry door plays a crucial role in the perceived value and personality of your home.

Although most homeowners have the same entry wood door as when they bought the house, it may be time to invest in an entry door that speaks to who you are as a homeowner but also stays within the architectural detailing of the home.

Energy Efficient Windows for Your New Sunroom

A screen porch is a great place to spend time relaxing with your family and friends or having a quiet moment to yourself. Unfortunately, it can only be used when the weather is cooperating. Adding windows to create a sunroom is a great solution. There are several benefits that come from enclosing your screen porch.

Pella Double-Hung

Easy Cleaning Energy Efficient Replacement Windows

Easy Cleaning Double-Hung Windows

Spring is here!  As the days get warmer, and you try to open the windows in your home, you may realize they do not properly open.  Also your windows could use a good cleaning.  Either you pull out your tallest ladder in hopes it will reach the top windows, or call around to find someone to clean them for you.  Wouldn’t it be nice if there was an easier way?  There is.  New Double Hung Windows offer a tilt feature which allows you to tilt the lower and upper sash inward for easy cleaning of both sides.

Low Maintenance Windows

Low Maintenance Windows in Many Color Choices

Exterior Window Color Options; No Painting Required

How would you like to have energy efficient windows with no painting required, and in a color that will complement your house?  No more hiring painters to scarp the cracked, peeling paint, re-paint, only to start the process in another 5-7 years?  You can choose a window that is low maintenance, energy efficient, and with many color choices that will not need to be repainted.

Best Casement Window Above Your Kitchen Sink

Open Your Kitchen Window with Ease

Tired of straining to reach over the kitchen sink to open your window, or if you are like me climbing into the sink to push up the window sash. Not a pretty sight. A great solution is to change out that double hung window to a casement window.

Here are some commonly asked questions about Casement Windows:

What is a Casement Window?

A casement window is attached to its frame by one or more hinges at the side. Casement windows are often held open using a casement stay. They can be singly (think of it as opening a door) or in pairs (like opening French doors) within the frame. Opening with the turn of handle located at the bottom of the window. You could also have Windows hinged at the top referred to as awning windows, and ones hinged at the bottom are called hoppers. Casement windows are excellent for natural ventilation, especially in hot climates. They can be hinged to open outward and angled to direct breezes into your home.