Monthly Archives July 2013

Amerimax Windows installed by Gravina’s

Amerimax Windows and Doors was established in 1986 by establishing a fabrication facility in Loveland, Colorado. Within four years the rapid growth of the company required the establishment of a second fabrication facility in 1990 in Northern California near Sacramento. The company continued to grow and developed a lasting reputation as innovators and customer service leaders in the replacement window market. In 1994, Amerimax was the first in the West to standardize all products to the industries most energy efficient glass and spacer systems. By 2006, Amerimax had redesigned the entire product line of windows and doors to ensure our
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Home Energy Yardstick: What’s your score?

Assess the energy efficiency of your home and see how it measures up: EPA's Home Energy Yardstick provides a simple assessment of your home's annual energy use compared to similar homes. By answering a few basic questions about your home, you can get: Your home's Home Energy Yardstick score (on a scale of 1 to 10); Insights into how much of your home's energy use is related to heating and cooling versus other everyday uses like appliances, lighting, and hot water; Links to guidance from ENERGY STAR on how to increase your home's score, improve comfort, and lower utility bills;
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Siding options

The way you cover your home says a lot about you just like your wardrobe and the way you dress says a lot about you. What's your style? Classic or modern? Traditional or urban chic? Brick, wood, or siding? You want your home to make a statement about your personality as well as be appealing and welcoming.  At Gravinas we offer steel, vinyl and James Hardie® siding in many color options to suit many different styles and personalities. Let us help you find the best finish for your home.
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Did you know? 4 facts about Alside windows

DID YOU KNOW? Alside Vinyl Windows... Are so durable that the vast majority of them installed over the past 25 years are still in use.  And, at the end of their useful life - like all vinyl - they can be recycled. Reduce electricity usage! A study conducted by Franklin Associates found that using vinyl over alternative framing options saves the U.S. nearly 2 trillion BTUs of energy per year - enough to meet the yearly electrical needs of 20,000 single-family homes. Vinyl can be reprocessed and recycled repeatedly. Scrap is routinely recycled into other vinyl products. In fact, 99%
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Summer patio fix ups: start with your entrance

If you've been working on getting your patio in shape, show it off in the best possible way by choosing the right entrance. This mini guide is designed to get the inspiration flowing, so you can get started building the patio of your dreams. From sleek, modern walls of glass to charming French doors, secret garden gates and more, there is bound to be something here that captures your imagination. Source: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/10743573/list/Spring-Patio-Fix-Ups--Earn-Rave-Reviews-for-Your-Patio-s-Entrance Spring Patio Fix-Ups: Earn Rave Reviews for Your Patio's Entrance General contractors, home builders, and more ∨When decorating or building a home, don't forget about the walls. Share
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What you need to know about new windows in Denver

If you're a Denver homeowner considering replacement windows or doors, there's only one thing you need to know: Gravina's is the company to call. Gravina Siding & Windows Company has been in business since 1988. Larry Gravina himself has over 35 years experience, and other family members, sales and office staff each have 10-20 years experience. We offer free estimates and are licensed, bonded, and insured. Fill out our free estimate form, and we will give you a call the same day!
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HGTV.com: 10 Inspiring Interior Doors

Think you're limited to plain white doors in your home's interior? Think again. See how unique materials and innovative design can make a door not just a privacy provider, but also an integral part of a room's decor. http://www.hgtv.com/walls-doors-and-floors/10-inspiring-interior-doors/pictures/index.html
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Accessorize your home with shutters

Interior and exterior window shutters have been around for hundreds of years. They used to be more functional, offering privacy and protection from the elements. Now they are mostly used for aesthetic reasons. These days, you can instantly increase your curb appeal by installing shutters, which come in a wide array of colors and styles. Take a look at some of the color options we offer at Gravina's.
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Magnifique French Doors

This Houzz.com writer was inspired by apartmenttherapy's coverage of Rainn Wilson's (Dwight on The Office) Home Office Man Cave, and the enormous window coverage throughout the room. The simple and often understated, unnoticed, affect that windows, especially French doors, has on a room can be one of the elements that revolutionizes a space. Take a look at these magnifique French doors and what they do to these spaces. Magnifique French Doors Kitchen ideas, bathroom ideas, and more ∨Home improvement can start with something as minor as installing track lighting or unique ceiling fans.From wallpapers to wall stencils, fabrics to room
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