How Windows Help Air Quality In Your Home


The numerous wildfires in California are affecting the air quality outdoors. Health officials are recommending people stay indoors to prevent them from inhaling the smoke. But are your windows preventing air infiltration? Air Infiltration You might be wondering, "What is air infiltration?" It is the amount of air that passes through your windows. In other words, it's air leakage. How To Prevent Air Infiltration You want to make sure that your windows are preventing air infiltration. To ensure you have the best results, your windows should be installed by a professional window replacement company. Most homeowners automatically assume that having [...]

How Windows Help Air Quality In Your Homefotex2020-09-15T17:56:10+00:00

How Do I Know I am Getting the Best Windows?


Buying new replacement windows is a big investment, so it's important to get the best windows a company can offer. But how exactly do you know if you're getting the best windows? In this blog, we'll tell you! When looking to buy the best windows, here are some things you should look at: Energy-Efficiency  You want to look for energy-efficient windows. Why? Because they will keep the cool air in your home during summer months and heat during winter months. This will help you keep your energy bill low and your comfort level at an all-time high! What more could you ask [...]

How Do I Know I am Getting the Best Windows?fotex2020-08-11T19:11:42+00:00

Patio Doors French vs Sliding Doors


If you want to facilitate access to your backyard, you may be wondering whether to opt for French doors or sliding patio doors. Whereas sliding patio doors operate sideways along a track, French doors usually consist of two side-by-side hinged doors that swing open from the center. While both styles have their merits, there are several factors to consider before you make a decision. SPACE If you want French doors, you need to make sure there’s room to accommodate doors that swing inward or outward. While this isn’t a problem if the doors open up to a spacious garden, this [...]

Patio Doors French vs Sliding Doorsfotex2020-07-24T19:14:58+00:00

Window Security Features


The security of your home and the safety of your family is now more important than ever. United Builders works with window and patio door manufacturers that equip their products with superior window security features. Continuous Interlock Anlin Window & Door Features Continuous interlocking rails prevents access to “jimmy” the lock by intruders ACCESS BLOCKED Other Window Manufacturers “Notched” interlocks allow access to the locking hardware ACCESS NOT BLOCKED Pull-Tight Cam Lock | Secure Weather-Tight Seal Anlin Window & Door Features Cam lock design, reaches out to pull sash tight providing strong, tamper-proof security Other [...]

Window Security Featuresfotex2020-07-03T22:07:49+00:00

Tips on What to Look for in a Window Replacement Company


If you are looking to replace your windows and patio doors, you might be wondering if you could do it yourself or get some help from a friend of a family member, but window replacement is not a DIY project. There are multiple advantages to hiring a professional to do your installation as opposed to do it yourselfer. The do-it-yourselfer is usually not factory trained or authorized to install the products, so it often will void your warranty. And you want a warranty, so go with the professional. So how do you find a quality window replacement company? Word-of-mouth advertising [...]

Tips on What to Look for in a Window Replacement Companyfotex2020-06-02T20:57:09+00:00

All About Window Anatomy


Parts of a Window: Terms and Definitions Before you start thinking about your window replacement it's a great idea to familiarize yourself with everything about window anatomy. This way you know exactly what your project consultant is talking about during your quote. Of course a big part of the window is the glass pane. In modern windows glass panes are joined together in an airtight sealed unit. This is a double effect on the energy efficiency of the window. First, when sealed together the glass panes are much better at preventing heat and air loss. The airtight unit also allows [...]

All About Window Anatomyfotex2020-04-29T17:01:23+00:00

Should I Still Go Through With My Window and Door Replacement Project?


With spring here, many of you were planning on making some improvements to your home... Exciting right? Well, unfortunately, along with spring also came the Coronavirus, making you and many other homeowners second guess whether or not to continue with your home improvement plans. Of course, this is a hard decision because you want to make sure it's a safe decision. Well, don't worry, we're here to help you decide! We will give you all the pros and cons of going through with your window and door replacements. Pros It gives you something to do!  If you're stuck at home with nothing [...]

Should I Still Go Through With My Window and Door Replacement Project?fotex2020-03-30T20:00:51+00:00

Shall I Repair or Replace my Windows?


You usually have two options when it comes to windows that have problems. You can choose to repair or replace them. If you had an accident that destroyed the frame of the window, like a falling branch, then the replacement is obviously needed. Many times though windows have multiple smaller issues and it is hard to tell if a replacement is needed or if you can still save the window. At United Builders we have seen it all. It is our job to evaluate the situation and to advise the homeowners if they need new windows or not. Here are [...]

Shall I Repair or Replace my Windows?fotex2020-03-03T01:57:58+00:00

How do I clean vinyl windows and doors?


Properly caring for and maintaining your Anlin windows and doors will ensure that they last longer and provide exceptional performance. How to clean your Anlin window frame? The vinyl frames on your windows and doors can be cleaned with mild, nonabrasive soap and water. Rinse completely with clean water and wipe dry with a soft cloth. Here are the steps to follow: When cleaning your window frame use a mixture of mild dish soap and water along with a non-abrasive sponge. Let the excess cleaning solution run off the sponge. Then use the sponge to wash the window frame. Use [...]

How do I clean vinyl windows and doors?fotex2020-01-10T20:56:00+00:00

Can You Paint Vinyl Windows? 


There is some disagreement on this topic, as experts keep arguing on whether it's cost-effective to paint vinyl window frames. Explore the pros and cons of painted vinyl windows. Common Painted Vinyl Windows Problems Vinyl windows can be painted, but that does not mean they should be painted. Generally, home contractors will tell you painting vinyl window frames is a viable option, while window manufacturers will contradict them. The major drawback is that paint does not adhere well to vinyl. This results in paint flaking off, leaving you with windows that look worse than they did before you painted them. The color you choose can also be a [...]

Can You Paint Vinyl Windows? fotex2020-01-03T18:49:21+00:00

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