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TruScene Screens

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Andersen Tru-scene screen - Design Build PlannersTruScene Screens

Managing a home and keeping it clean, hygienic, and well protected is definitely a daunting task. You might struggle with various issues that will make it very uncomfortable for you as a homeowner. Insect infestations are one among such problems. When insects barge into your place, like it’s their property, it becomes very frustrating. Continue reading

Low E Insulated Glass for Windows

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Low E Insulated Glass for Windows

Low-E glass for energy efficient windows - Design Build PlannersGlasses are the most preferred materials for windows. Many even go for French windows, which are made of full-length glass. Since glass facilitates good light from the outside, it is the favorite of many. However, at times, the light which comes in through the glass windows can become overwhelming, to the extent that you need heavy curtains to keep your space cooler. Especially during summers when the heat is too much, huge glasses add on to the discomfort. That’s the reason people employ insulated glasses to check the amount of heat that is being absorbed and the light that is coming in.

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Andersen Windows for Remodeling

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Andersen Windows for Remodeling (1)-Design Build PlannersWindows can illuminate a room, shield from the sun, and give you an opportunity to open up a room to all new visual design flow. Many people take these for granted, but when there is something missing in a home’s design and structure, you may find that a simple addition of some energy star rated windows can change everything. Installing good windows goes beyond just having glass put into place and framing the structures, as you’ll find to be true when you start to investigate Andersen windows, and the many solutions they offer. Continue reading

Casement Windows for Style and Function

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In my opinion, casement windows typically do not get the credit and recognition they deserve. Let’s look at some of the advantages casement windows offer compared to a comparable sized double hung (two sashes that slide up and down in two separate tracks).

In one frame, a casement window has a single sash therefore, with no offset sashes, it has a clean, smooth look. The screen fastens on the inside, so the exterior, curb-appeal view is of glass, not screen. When a casement opens, it does so on a hinge and pivots slightly toward the center allowing for air flow from either side. Plus, it will catch air blowing across the face of a home and direct it inside creating a breeze. Another casement bonus feature, is added security. Since one full sashes closes into one frame, there are no weak points to access the locking mechanism short of breaking the glass. Continue reading