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Is there a type of glass that can help insulate against noise?

Yes. Laminated glass is particularly effective in reducing...

 

What’s the benefit of tinted glass?

Tinting provides additional shading from sunlight and warm temperatures. If you choose tinted glass, you can choose from a variety of tones and...

 

Can I make my own screen frame?

Yes. Screens are easy to make using screen stock. Cut the pieces to length to fit the window and connect using corner connectors. Then cover the...

 

What tools do I need to replace a screen?

You’ll need a utility knife, a screen installation...

 

Can I repair a hole in a screen?

Yes, there is a kit you can buy that makes it easy to repair small holes or tears in the...

 

What type of weatherstripping would you recommend for a casement or utility window?

You might try a bulb-type weatherstripping, usually a foam-filled vinyl. Another popular type is a leaf- or fin-type weatherstripping that is...

 

What type of weatherstripping would you recommend for a double-hung window?

I would recommend a pile-type weatherstipping. It is designed to allow the sash to slide back and forth. It is usually installed at the top and...

 

What is the difference between plate glass and sheet glass?

Plate glass is generally used for large picture windows. It provides a clear view without distortion. It is usually 3/16” thick. Sheet glass is...

 

What is safety glass?

Safety glass helps cut down on injuries from people falling against glass. Tempered glass is a type of safety glass. It shatters into small pieces...

 
 
 
 


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