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Replacement Windows – The Inside Scoop

April 2, 2019

There are many brands of replacement windows available today, many whose names you would instantly recognize (thanks to their massive marketing budgets). But we’d like to give you a little inside information about the replacement window business. Higher Price Doesn’t Necessarily Mean a Better Window The National Fenestration Rating Council rates the efficiency of all…

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The Best Reasons To Buy Replacement Windows

March 2, 2019

Key Benefits of New or Replacement Windows When most people think of reasons to replace their windows, they think mainly of curb appeal like they do with landscaping, but new window installation offers a chance to upgrade your home not only in style and resale value but actual cost savings. Almost 40 percent of central…

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Replacing Your Windows In The Wintertime

February 2, 2019

A lot of homeowners have reservations about undertaking a replacement window project in the winter months. It’s understandable. It’s cold and dark and major holidays fall right in the middle of winter. Most people would rather think about anything else than getting their windows replaced. In actuality, replacing your windows in the winter not only…

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Top Ten Signs It Is Time To Replace Your Windows

January 2, 2019

Buying replacement windows is not an everyday occurrence for most people. In many cases, until something goes wrong, you may not have given much thought to your windows. Many homeowners don’t fully realize what new windows can do to help make a home feel brighter, cleaner and even more beautifully designed. Time for a Change?…

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How Are Replacement Windows Installed?

December 2, 2018

Are you thinking about replacing your windows? Our job at American Made Windows is not simply to supply you with America’s best made windows; we are also here to help you understand what to expect during your installation. We want you to be delighted from the moment you contact us, until long after the installation.…

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What Is R-Value And Why It Matters

November 2, 2018

Over the last decade or so, homeowners have become much more concerned with the efficiency of their homes—as they should! With rising heating and cooling costs, having inefficient windows, doors or siding can lead to higher monthly energy bills and reduced home value. While there are many ways to improve the overall thermal efficiency of…

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Double or Single Hung Windows – Your Choice

October 2, 2018

  At American Made Windows, we are often asked to explain the difference between single and double hung windows. Both have advantages, but we’ll let you decide which is best for your particular need or application.   Single-Hung Windows In a single-hung window, the bottom sash or half of the window moves up and down…

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Our Best Advice For Saving Money on Windows …

September 2, 2018

  Whether you are looking to make your home more comfortable for your family, more energy efficient, or just want give your home a new look this fall, replacing your windows is the one thing you can do that covers all those bases. Replacing your windows can also increase the value of your home, meaning…

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Bow and Bay Windows – Old Style is New Again …

August 2, 2018

If you’ve ever driven past a home that was built about halfway through the last century, you have probably admired the large windows gracing the front of the house. Picture and Bow or Bay windows were very commonplace in post-war era homes, but slowly faded from modern design as architects built with smaller, easier to…

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A Glossary Of Terms To Help You Shop For Windows

July 2, 2018

Regardless of where you shop for windows, it will be a lot easier if you know what to ask for, and what each term means. Take a minute to read through some of these terms and familiarize yourself with “window vernacular” and then shop like a pro from A to Z A American Made Windows…

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