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Can You Replace a Window Without Replacing the Frame?

If you have a broken or deteriorating window, you’ll undoubtedly be looking into types of window replacement. Depending on the condition …

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Which Type of Glazing for Noise Reduction?

There are several different sorts of glazed window available. There are traditional single-paned windows, which comprise just the one sheet of …

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Do Glass Windows Protect against UV Rays?

Ultraviolet radiation refers to light that is at a higher frequency on the electromagnetic spectrum than the light we can see. …

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How to Recycle Window Glass

Glass recycling isn’t exactly a new idea. Hopefully you will have been using your local bottle banks for many years now, …

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What Was Used in Windows Before Glass Was Invented?

While the modern window might seem like a pretty simple contraption, it’s actually made from dozens of carefully-engineered parts. Double-glazed windows …

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What U-Value Should Windows Have?

When you’re shopping for a new set of windows, there’s one metric that you’re almost certain to encounter, and that’s the …

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What Causes Foggy Windows and How to Prevent It

Do your windows have a foggy appearance? Fortunately, as unsightly as it may be, window-fogging is a common phenomenon, and there …

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Argon vs. Krypton vs. Xenon in Windows

When it comes to energy efficiency, windows are notoriously vulnerable.  Given a chance, they’ll drain the heat out of your home …

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Types of Glazing

When you think of glazing you might just think “single”, “double”, and “triple” – but there’s much more to window technology …

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What Is Low-E Glass?

Ordinarily, glass will allow solar energy to pass from one side of the window to the other.  This includes the relatively …