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Does Replacing Windows Add Value to Your Home?

December 2, 2019

People often ask us here at American Made Windows, “Will replacing windows add value to my home?” The short answer is simply, Yes. How much, is the topic of today’s blog. Let’s say you spend a total of $15,000 on a full set of replacement windows, with all the bells  and whistles and features you want. How…

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Are French Doors For You?

November 2, 2019

French doors are a timeless look that creates fluidity between two spaces. Whether interior or exterior, this design element is an elegant way to create some privacy but maintain a visual connection the the outdoors. But they actually French? The origins of french doors can, in fact be traced back to the French Renaissance. During the seventeenth century, it…

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Waterproof Vs. Water-Resistant Windows

October 2, 2019

Here in the great state of Mississippi we are very fortunate in that we do not have to suffer through freezing temperatures and snowy blizzards. We do however, get above average rainfall and of course, the occasional hurricane. Keeping that extra moisture out of our homes is something we trust our doors and windows to…

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eMax Plus – High Performance Glass

September 2, 2019

We’ve all seen the trend in replacement windows for double or even triple glazing as a way to increase a window’s thermal efficiency. At American Made Windows, was also offer multiple layers of glass, with the space between filled with an inert gas, that prohibits heat transfer from one pane to the other. But we…

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Air Infiltration and Why It’s a Problem

August 2, 2019

Keeping outside air out, and inside air in is a job left to the seals and barriers built into the windows and doors of our homes. The reasons why we need to limit the infiltration of outside air is obvious, we pay dearly to cool or heat the air in our homes and any that…

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Home Renovation – Choose Windows Wisely

July 2, 2019

When adding onto an existing home or building a new home, your choice of windows can make a huge difference in the look, value and efficiency of your project. Windows and doors are a big investment. So it is important to choose wisely from the planning stages forward. There are so many things to consider when…

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Cooling Your Home – Windows Open Or Closed?

June 2, 2019

Summer is coming and the air will be getting warmer. How to stay cool is always a question. Throw open those windows, say some. Clamp them shut and crank the AC say others. Well, while the debate rages on, we’ll share some truths about warm and cool air. Fans We all love fans. Hand fans…

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Replacement Window 101 – The Basics

May 2, 2019

It’s that time of year again! If you are considering replacing one or all of the windows in your home, start here with the basics. Think of this as your guide to the whole window replacement process, courtesy of American Made Windows of Ocean Springs. Start With An Assessment Of Your Current Windows Often, we…

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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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