vinyl windows

Seal in the heat with this tip from HGTV

We've said it once and we'll say it again - Winter is coming! Today some of us even enjoyed a few snowflakes in the Denver metro area. Here's a great tip from HGTV.com: "Minimize drafts, a major source of expensive heat loss, with storm windows and doors throughout the house, including the basement. Add or replace old weather stripping on all basement doors and windows, and close any gaps with caulk." Give us a call at Gravina's if you need storm windows or insulated windows installed or replaced!
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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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How to measure for new windows

Here is an awesome guide from 1stwindows.com in California that clearly lays out how to measure for new windows for your home: The first thing you need to know is what type of existing windows you are replacing. Measuring Existing Wood Windows The first thing to do is remove the screen and open the window. Measure the window width from jamb face to jamb face (see "W" in diagram). Measure three times, at the bottom, middle, and top of the window in case the old jamb is warped. If there are discrepancies between the three measurements, use the narrowest measurement.
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