Replacement Windows

5 Considerations for Replacement Windows in Tampa

There are a variety of factors to consider when purchasing replacement windows in Tampa and other tropical locations to ensure they not only look good, but also perform optimally. Whether you’re renovating your home and need new windows or simply looking for ways to lower your energy bill, below are five considerations to keep in mind when moving forward with this type of home investment. 1. Evaluate Your Current Windows Despite their sturdy appearance, windows don’t last forever and...

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8/7/2019 Comments(0)

How Long Do Tampa Replacement Vinyl Windows Last?

Simonton windows There aren’t many instances when someone is looking to replace their windows just because. Chances are, if you’re in the market to upgrade your windows it’s due to the old ones aren’t performing as well as they used to. If that is the case, it makes sense that you’re looking to invest in truly long-lasting windows that will enhance the look and functionality of your home. But just how long your new replacement windows will last is determined heavily...

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FASWD 5/30/2019 Comments(0)

New Replacement Windows Just in Time for Summer

If your windows or glass patio doors are in need of replacing, the perfect time to get them replaced is during the spring season. Not only will the work get done before the weather starts getting too hot, but it also prepares your home for the impending storm season. Here are some reasons to replace your windows now, before the summer: The Condition Are Just Right For Window Replacement One obvious reason that spring is an ideal time to replace your windows is the weather itself. Replacing your ...

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FASWD 5/8/2019 Comments(0)

In Style: Black Home Accents

Black is the new black. Tailored and bold. Sleek and powerful. Traditional and elegant. Essential and classic. Whether it is being played up as a focal point or dialed down as an accent color, black is back and it’s quickly becoming a staple in home design. The great part about using black in your design is that the not-so-neutral color can take a room in so many different directions depending on how it’s used. Using black as an accent color is a great way to highlight other colors a...

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FASWD 10/5/2018 Comments(0)

Professional vs DIY Replacement Window Installation

There are some homeowners that choose to tackle their home renovation projects themselves, which can be a great way to save money. However, there are some projects that are best left to the professionals – one of those being window replacement . Window installation can be deceptively complex and if not installed correctly; even the highest rated windows can be rendered useless. In addition, damaging the area around the window during the process could lead to even more costs for repair. Her...

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FASWD 5/24/2018 Comments(0)

Top Frequently Asked Questions About Vinyl Replacement Windows

There are plenty of reasons you might be looking to have replacement windows installed – from windows not providing an effective barrier from outdoor elements to wanting new design elements. On your search you might have questions about the different types of replacement window options. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the frequently asked questions regarding vinyl replacement windows . #1 Will Vinyl Replacement Windows Work With Older Homes? Yes! No matter what the styl...

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FASWD 10/30/2017 Comments(0)

Top 3 Factors When Buying New Windows for Your Tampa Home

Whether you’re building a new home in the Tampa area, or just refreshing an older one, high quality windows can really make a huge difference in the style and efficiency of a home. When choosing new windows , what are the top factors that professionals look for? Here’s a look at the top three considerations: 1. Quality Product Cutting costs by sacrificing quality can end up costing you more money in the long run. With high-quality windows that ensure durability and en...

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FASWD 9/12/2017 Comments(0)

3 Ways That Laminated Glass Protects Your Home

If you’re thinking about replacing old, outdated windows, now is the perfect opportunity to give your home an extra layer of protection. Laminated glass windows can help offer a level of security and serenity that can’t be achieved with ordinary glass. They can help protect your home in a variety of different ways including; reflect harmful UV rays, reduce noise pollution, and increase the security of your home. Let’s take a closer look at these three ways that laminated glass ...

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FASWD 5/19/2017 Comments(0)

4 Main Factors That Affect Energy Efficient Window Performance

Gone are the days when all you had to worry about when it came to selecting new windows was if you could find stylish window hardware. Today, homeowners are much more conscious about minimizing their heating and cooling costs and selecting windows that can help protect their homes. Selecting the right energy-efficient windows is an important part of having an efficient home. So how do you know what will give you the best bang for your buck when it comes to selecting your new windows? There are f...

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FASWD 4/26/2017 Comments(0)

The Right Time to Purchase New Replacement Windows for Your Tampa Home

The thought of replacing your windows can seem like a huge mountain to climb, but when necessity starts to outweigh inconvenience, you’ll need to be ready. So when is the right time to get new replacement windows ? When Your Windows Don’t Match Your Design For some homeowners, looks are their top priority. Windows that have an undesirable design or are worn out, water stained, and chipped can really put a damper on a beautiful home. You want to select a window that complements your h...

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FASWD 2/16/2017 Comments(0)

How Vinyl Impact-resistant Windows Help Your Tampa Home

Vinyl windows are very versatile, making them an excellent choice for almost any Tampa home. They can provide energy-efficient savings, are low maintenance, and eco-friendly – and most importantly, they can give you incredible design options. Save Money with Vinyl Windows Vinyl does not easily retain or transfer heat, making it a great material for warmer climates such as Tampa, Florida and surrounding areas. Using vinyl replacement windows prevents direct sunlight from heating up your win...

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FASWD 11/18/2016 Comments(0)

Choosing the Best Replacement Windows for Your Tampa Home

Replacing your windows can save you money on your energy bill, enhance your home’s curb appeal and potentially help protect your home. However, when it comes to selecting the right windows for your home it can become overwhelming given all the styles, materials and features to choose from. Here is some window wisdom to take into account when choosing your replacement windows: Tampa Window Style While the style you pick may be decided based on looks, it is important to know the differ...

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FASWD 7/27/2016 Comments(0)

Eco-Friendly Spring-Cleaning Tips

Spring has sprung-which means most homeowners are jumping into spring-cleaning mode. As you rearrange your garage, dust off your air conditioner, and break out your lawn mower, don't forget to take care of two of your home's most important facets: your windows and doors. After a long, snowy or rainy winter, your windows and doors could use a little TLC. But not all springcleaning materials are environmentally friendly. In particular, aerosol cleaners are inherently bad for the environment, espec...

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Alexandra 5/14/2016 Comments(0)

A Guide to Window and Door Replacement in Older Homes

Although newer homes often contain advanced features and trendy floor plans, older homes also have their perks. The architectural details and lived-in charm of more mature homes are almost impossible to recreate. If you live in an older home with sentimental value or even historical significance, you appreciate your house's unique character. But you also know that your house's character sometimes comes with a few slight annoyances too-drafty windows and doors, for example. Overtime, you start to...

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Alexandra 4/5/2016 Comments(0)

How Windows and Doors Can Help Your Indoor Air Quality

Most homeowners think of their houses as refuges from the world. Their homes give them shelter from storms and extreme temperatures, and they also create a comforting environment where the family can relax, play together, and sleep safely at night. Your home's walls, doors, and windows all give the illusion that it's separate from the outside world. But the air in your home comes directly from the outdoors, and whatever pollutants or allergens lurk in the air outdoors can seep into your home. Th...

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Alexandra 3/20/2016 Comments(0)

How Many Windows Are Too Many? Why You Should Not Have a Glass House

In movies and in magazines, you see pictures of homes with walls of floor-to-ceiling windows that open up the room to magnificent views. You love the idea of having a similar open space in your home, especially because you live in such a picturesque area. Florida boasts sunshine and warm weather year round, but that doesn't mean it lends itself to homes with glass outer walls. If your house only has glass panes rather than a few solid walls, then you have a few windows too many. You must find a ...

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Alexandra 12/9/2015 Comments(0)

7 Way to Repurpose Window Frames

You recently started to remodel your home. You love the new siding, and your doors give your entire house an eclectic sturdiness. To complete your home's look, you think you should replace your home's windows next. But as you look at your current windows, you wonder if you really need to exchange them. For a moment, you consider repainting the frames to match your home's exterior. Or perhaps you think about purchasing window treatments, such as shutters or other adornments, to cover up the old f...

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Alexandra 10/14/2015 Comments(0)

Bay or Bow Windows: Which Is Right for Your Home?

You recently decided to replace the windows in your living room or kitchen. The room requires more light, which means that you need a larger and grander window. You also want your room to have more color and texture, so you need to add a feature that adds visual interest. To that end, you have elected to install either a bay or bow window. Both window replacement types seem identical at first glance. Both protrude slightly into the yard and give your home an old-world feel. Both windows also giv...

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Alexandra 9/29/2015 Comments(0)

6 Factors to Consider Before Placing New Window Replacements

You've always dreamed that you'd design your own home someday, and now you finally get the chance. You have so many things to think about and you know that even the littlest details can make a big difference. One of the important things to consider is your windows . Windows let light into your home, help control your home's temperature and air quality, and add style to your living environment. One of the most important steps that affects your overall home design is to choose where to place yo...

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Alexandra 9/16/2015 Comments(0)

5 Ways to Capitalize on Natural Light in Your Business

No matter how much sunlight you see outside, when you come to the office every morning, you can feel trapped. Between the bare walls and flickering lights, the stark office environment can stifle your creativity and hurt your eyes. As a manager or business owner, you don't want your employees to suffer from claustrophobia at the office. If you focus on natural light when you design or install your workspace, you'll create happier, healthier, more productive employees and better profits for your ...

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Alexandra 8/13/2015 Comments(0)

Crucial Childproofing Products for Your Windows

Your drawers, cupboards, and refrigerator stay secure with plastic locks. Your medicine bottles hide on a high shelf with child-resistant caps. Even your toilet has a childproof mechanism to keep your kids from falling or playing in the water. You think every room in your house creates a safe environment for your children. But have you thought about your windows? Accidental falls surpass other common causes of injuries for children. And even if your child didn't fall out a window, you still don'...

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Alexandra 5/14/2015 Comments(0)

3 Steps to Get Your Home Ready For Window Replacement

You've decided to take the plunge and replace your home windows- good choice. New windows are the perfect solution when you want to reduce a high-energy bill, increase your home value, or update your home aesthetics. So, once you've decided you want new windows, what do you do now? After you've chosen your windows and hired a professional to replace the windows, you will need to prepare your home for the renovations. Use these tips to make sure you've prepared for installation day. Scheduling th...

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Alexandra 3/26/2015 Comments(0)

Simonton Window Hardware Creates Beautiful Functionality

Simonton windows are highly regarded as the industry's premier vinyl windows. Learn how Simonton constructs beautifully crafted details through window hardware . Simonton offers an array of hardware options to express personal style Simonton has been recognized by J.D. Power and Associates for top-notch performance and customer satisfaction, so it is no surprise Simonton takes great pride in details such as window hardware. Simonton window locks give the option to upgrade your window with the re...

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Elizabeth Rissman 10/8/2012 Comments(0)

Andersen Wood-Clad Replacement Windows Offer Beauty and Longevity

Wooden windows and doors create a welcoming home with timeless appeal. Learn how to have the best of both beauty and longevity with Andersen wood-clad windows . Wood-clad windows use vinyl to protect Many customers love the look of wood windows but are hesitant to purchase them because of the potential of rot and wear. However, wood-clad windows by Andersen combine the aesthetic of traditional wood with the staying power of vinyl, a highly sustainable material. Here's how it works: Andersen util...

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Elizabeth Rissman 10/2/2012 Comments(0)

Laminated Glass Maximizes Home Security

Crime is an unfortunate reality of modern living. Keep your family and possessions safe by fortifying your windows with laminated security glass . Replacement Window Laminated Glass Keeps Intruders Out Laminated glass makes home intrusion via window extremely difficult, because it withstands several blows without losing its original shape. By the time the invader fully breaks the window, neighbors and law enforcement can be alerted. Here's how it works: Laminated glass takes the dual-pane glass ...

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Elizabeth Rissman 9/28/2012 Comments(0)

Laminated Glass Reduces Noise Transmission

If you're looking for some sanctuary from the everyday hustle and bustle, you need look no further than your own home. However, noise from the outside, such as sirens, trains, and noisy neighbors, can interrupt your quest for peace and quiet. Learn how laminated windows decrease outside noise and offer solitude. Cutting edge treatments create thicker glass High-performance laminated windows reduce noise while offering increased home security and energy efficiency. Laminated glass is formed by ad...

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Elizabeth Rissman 9/12/2012 Comments(0)

Two Ways Replacement Windows Create Easy Maintenance

Unless you love spending Saturdays washing your windows and we're guessing you don't , you want windows that are easy to maintain. Here are two ways replacement windows make for easier home maintenance. Structually superior windows allow maneuverability Many high-performance replacement windows nowadays are designed with easy maitenance in mind. For example, double-hung windows utilize the latest internal constant force balance system which allows the homeowner to manipulate the sashes up and do...

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Elizabeth Rissman 9/6/2012 Comments(0)

Low-E Glass Maximizes Energy Efficiency

When it comes to buying replacement windows, one of the main concerns consumers have is energy efficiency. Often, when describing a product's energy conscious features, the term Low-E is used. However, what is Low-E glass exactly? Low-E glass reduces energy consumption and increases savings Low-E stands for low emissivity and is an essential development in glass technology. Low-E is a microscopic, metallic coating that is applied to the glass surface. It's function is to reflect and re-radiate h...

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Elizabeth Rissman 8/24/2012 Comments(0)

Custom Replacement Windows Save More Money on Long Term

A true replacement window is custom built to fit within the opening of an existing window’s frame. Read on to learn more about the benefits of investing in custom replacement windows. Three Reasons to Buy Custom Replacement Windows There are advantages in investing in custom windows rather than pre-made, standard-sized windows sold at home centers and lumber yards. One, because custom windows are made to fit perfectly, they insulate more efficiently which reduces energy consumption. Second...

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Elizabeth Rissman 8/17/2012 Comments(0)

Architectural Specialty Windows by Andersen: An Elegant Way to Transform Your Home

Recent trends in the home building and renovation market are showing unique window arrangements with architectural specialty windows as accents. Learn more about Andersen's beautiful architectural speciality window options. Options allow you to customize your perfect window Architectural specialty windows are a great way to express your personal style. Options for glass, wood, shapes, and finishes are abundant. Andersen offers over thirty-five shape options for specialty windows that are compati...

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Elizabeth Rissman 8/16/2012 Comments(0)

Two Benefits of Andersen's High-Performance Low-E Glass

Andersen continues to prove itself as an industry leader because their windows perform beautifully and efficiently year after year. Low E4 glass offers optimized insulation from heat, cold, and sound. Learn more about the benefits of Andersen's 400 Series glass options. Water spot reduction for easy maintenance One of Andersen's 400 Series glass options is Low-E4 Tempered Glass, which stays cleaner than ordinary glass by reducing water spots by 99 percent. Keeping your windows clean and sparkly ...

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Elizabeth Rissman 8/6/2012 Comments(0)

Vinyl Windows Stand Up To Extreme Weather

When you live in Florida, requent thunderstorms are just part of the living. However, constant rain can make home improvement a challenge, as wetness tends to produce rot and mildew around exterior windows. Learn how Simonton vinyl windows are the perfect solution for a wet climate. Simonton Vinyl windows offer durability and longevity When investing in replacement windows, you want to make sure you put your money into products that look great and last. Simonton vinyl windows are a perennial fav...

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Elizabeth Rissman 7/27/2012 Comments(0)

Replace Windows and Doors for Energy Efficiency

It's official: We are in the middle of another scorching Florida summer. Soaring temperatures cause many home owners to crank up their air conditioning units, which can lead to costly energy bills. Reduce your energy consumption by investing in replacement windows and doors. Replace windows and doors, lower your air conditioning costs One way to tame high air conditioning costs is replacing your old windows with energy efficient, custom windows. Older windows and doors can deteriorate at the fra...

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Elizabeth Rissman 7/25/2012 Comments(0)

Builder Relations: FAS Windows & Doors as a Supplier You Can Trust

At FAS Windows & Doors, we treat our business to business relationships with as much care and respect as our business to customer relationships. Here's how FAS Windows & Doors and builders work collaboratively to create beautiful homes. FAS Windows & Doors and builders work together for quality results FAS Windows & Doors is Central Florida's largest volume supplier of residential windows and doors. Custom home builders, contractors, and owner-builders come to us year after year ...

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Elizabeth Rissman 7/12/2012 Comments(0)

Simonton Windows: Increased Curb Appeal and Energy Savings

Consumers are drawn to Simonton custom windows for many reasons. Their streamlined yet sophisticated design and top operational performance has received acclaim from home owners and J.D. Power and Associates alike. Here are two reasons to install Simonton vinyl windows. Increased curb appeal and home value Simonton replacement windows allow you to see more of your world. Instead of a wall, imagine a procession of beautifully crafted windows which let in natural sunlight and entice guests. The Si...

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Elizabeth Rissman 6/26/2012 Comments(0)

High Performance Glass Reduces Noise

Summer brings in a season of vibrant socializing with outside pool days and barbeques. While this time is incredibly fun and exciting, you want peace and quiet when you finally go indoors. Here's how to reduce noise transmission from the outside such as loud music, noisy conversations, or even your neighbor's Fourth of July fireworks. Invest in High Performance, Laminted Glass for Replacement Windows High performance glass can reduce outside noise transmission while offering increased home s...

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Elizabeth Rissman 6/18/2012 Comments(0)

Andersen Windows Create a Rustic Retreat in Your Own Home

Summer stirs warm memories of sanctuary after a fun-filled day outdoors. Whether it is a cabin in the mountains, a lake house of a beloved relative, or your old bunk at summer camp, Andersen wood and wood-clad windows make it possible to recreate your fond memories in the comfort of your modern home. Andersen Wood-Clad Windows Provide Longevity Premium wood materials act as the cornerstone of any rustic home renovation. However, using wood and wood-clad replacement windows raise concerns because...

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Elizabeth Rissman 6/14/2012 Comments(0)

Provia Doors Art Glass: High Style Meets High Quality

If you're looking to punch up a boring entry door, art glass is a beautiful way to add unique charm to your home. Provia's Inspirations Art Glass is the industry standard of replacement door functionality and elegance, expressing your personal style while providing the ultimate in comfort and privacy. Hand painted windows stir the emotions Whether it's a glorious Southwestern sunset or the turquoise jewel tones of the Caribbean, Provia Inspriations Art Glass captures your favorite memories in a ...

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Elizabeth Rissman 6/13/2012 Comments(0)

Two Ways Energy Efficient Windows Save You Money

As the Florida summer starts to heat up, you may notice an increase in your energy consumption—and your electric bill. Learn techniques used by energy efficient products to save you money and reduce your carbon footprint. Replacing windows and doors ensures a tight seal When cracks between the window or door frame cause air leakage, it means the home is not properly insulated. Replacing your old windows and doors with correctly installed products ensures your home will be tightly sealed, k...

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Elizabeth Rissman 5/18/2012 Comments(0)

Reducing Condensation on Replacement Windows

You love your energy-efficient windows from companies like Andersen and Simonton but an unwanted side-effect of keeping outside air out and inside air in is an increase in temperature differentials, which causes condensation. Here are some techniques you can use to reduce condensation on your beautiful custom windows. Keep replacement windows dry and beautiful When warm, moist air comes in contact with cooler, dry air, condensation forms. Water collects on glass surfaces, such as windows , becau...

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Elizabeth Rissman 5/12/2012 Comments(0)

Andersen Wood-Clad Windows: Award-winning, elegant, and durable

Andersen Wood-Clad Windows have been consistently ranked by JD Power and Associates as a consumer favorite year after year. Here's how Andersen windows deliver low-maintenance, crowd-pleasing replacement windows. Wood and vinyl work together to increase weatherability Wood-clad windows are undeniably beautiful. However, when you live in a humid climate such as Central Florida, you have to make sure wood-clad replacement windows can stand up to wet weather conditions to avoid rotting and repainti...

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Elizabeth Rissman 4/16/2012 Comments(0)

Orlando Window Installation: One Installer Guarantees Consistency

When it comes to longevity for your custom windows and doors, nothing is more important than well-executed installation. FAS Windows & Doors goes the extra mile to ensure consistency throughout the replacement window and door installation process. One installer throughout the window and door replacement process guarantees consistency When you use FAS Windows & Doors, you work with the same dependable installation representative from beginning to end. This helps avoid miscommunication or ...

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Elizabeth Rissman 4/14/2012 Comments(0)

Three Ways Simonton Windows Add Value to Your Home

At FAS Windows & Doors, we are proud to carry award-winning custom windows such as Simonton. Here's three ways Simonton vinyl windows add value to your home. Simonton Windows: Lower Cost, Greater Quality Simonton vinyl windows have been ranked number one by JD Power and Associates in customer satisfaction for two consecutive years. Simonton owners reported high satisfaction across many categories such as operational performance and durability, appearance and design features, warranty, price,...

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Elizabeth Rissman 4/4/2012 Comments(0)

Solar Guarding Your Home: Benefits of UV Glass

Solar guarding your custom windows keeps harmful UV rays out without loss of visibility. Here's three ways insulated glass benefit your home. Energy Efficiency From Window Replacement A warm climate makes many people call Florida home, but hot summer months usually equal higher air conditioning bills. In addition to a tightly sealed window frame, UV glass is a great way to keep your home cool and air conditioning costs low. SmartSun glass from Andersen Windows is designed to keep the sun's heat ...

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Elizabeth Rissman 3/30/2012 Comments(0)

Replacement Windows: Laminated Glass Increases Home Security

Whether you live in a quiet, residential neighborhood or bustling, urban environment, crime is an unfortunate reality of modern living. Keep your family and your possessions safe by fortifying your windows with laminated security glass. Replacement Window Laminated Glass Keeps Intruders Out An upgrade from the FAS Windows & Doors dual pane standard, the interior window pane of security glass is laminated so broken glass fragments remain in the frame. Non-laminated glass shatters instantly up...

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Elizabeth Rissman 3/24/2012 Comments(0)

Three Advantages of Replacing Your Windows

As a home owner, you take pride in maintaining the best environment for your family. If you've thought about energy savings, family safety, or noise reduction, window replacement is a cost-efficient way to achieve all three. Read on for more information about the advantages of replacing your windows. Energy Savings From Replacing Your Windows Warm weather is one of the many benefits of Florida living, but sweltering temperatures during the summer usually mean a staggering increase in air conditi...

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Elizabeth Rissman 3/20/2012 Comments(0)

Great Article about us in Door and Window Manufacturer Magazine!

Full-Speed Ahead Feb 14th, 2012 By DWM Mag Category: Industry News John and Ernie Wilding, FAS Windows and Doors Over the fast few years the troubled economy has been challenging for many retailers. But Ernie Wilding, founder of FAS Windows in Orlando, Fla., says this may just be the year for everyone to see things pick back up. His company, which has 31 employees and two locations, one in Orlando and another in Tampa, is getting involved with everything from blogging to Facebook, and is taking ...

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Nicole F 2/16/2012 Comments(0)

Replacement Windows

I have said that installing new windows will improve the appearance of your home. The only reason I am repeating it now is because it’s true. If you are in an older home with its original windows they may be single pane, leak air, potentially not keep pests out, and send all your cool air outside. If they are doing all these things, they probably do not look too great either. If you are in this situation it is about time to start thinking about getting some replacement windows put in. Some...

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Nicole 10/25/2011 Comments(0)

Replacing windows in the future?

When replacing windows there are many things that go into the decision making process. Some of these things are needs, others are more for astetic purposes. It may be hard to get something that does the two or three things you may want at the same time, but that does not mean that it is impossible. Here are a few details to think about when you get ready to start shopping. MATERIALS : Deciding on what the window will be made out of will affect the rest of your purchase. There are three different...

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Nicole 9/27/2011 Comments(0)

Is it a good time for a new home?

We have all heard that the housing market and the construction industry are really suffering in this economy. Although housing is down, this is mostly in reference to the construction of new houses . With poor outlooks and many home owners unsure of their futures, not many people are looking to invest into new homes at this time. Recovery may take years for this segment of the economy, but that doesn’t mean that everyone is in trouble. The home improvement market is expected to recover lon...

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Nicole 8/15/2011 Comments(0)

Five Minute Trim

Andersen Trim that installs in five minutes, yes you read that right, five minutes. Now the process of installing trim around your new windows and doors became less of a process, which is something we all can enjoy. You can say goodbye to measuring, cutting, mitering and filling nails holes with the new trim the Andersen offers on their 400 and 200 series windows and doors. The trim is made of Fibrex material which is made from 40% pre-consumer wood fiber. This fiber is environmentally friendl...

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Tim 6/6/2011 Comments(0)

Facts About Vinyl Windows

When it comes to replace your windows you may have wondered what is the best choice of window to install? Should you stay with aluminum as this is what you are most familiar with? What about wood or vinyl? If you are examining all your options we here at FAS want you to be informed about the advantages of vinyl over aluminum. Listed below are some fast facts about vinyl windows! Vinyl windows tend to look good for a long time, and do not require painting. Vinyl will not corrode over time; alumin...

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Tim 6/1/2011 Comments(0)

Value of a Dollar

We are all too familiar with the way the economy has treated us. Many have lost jobs, homes, even life savings. Although many of us lost so much during this economic crisis, it has taught us the meaning of the dollar all over again. On the up side the almighty dollar goes much further when it comes to buying a new home. Whether you are a first time home buyer, or a repeat buyer the market now is saturated with short sales and bank repossessed properties. Previous individuals who could not afford...

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Tim 4/27/2011 Comments(0)

Condensation on Windows

Sophiep's Take on Things.... At the event shows that FAS Windows & Doors attends, the event marketing team often gets questions concerning condensation on their windows. What is condensation and how does it come about? The answer is easy – high humidity. Excess or high humidity in the air causes condensation on your windows. When water vapor meets with a cooler surface, the vapor turns into moisture that appears on the glass. Scary fact according to the Window and Door Manufa...

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PGT Vinyl Series 2200 Windows

Sophiep's Take on Things.... FAS Windows & Doors carries PGT Vinyl Series 2200 Windows . It is designed for replacement and new construction projects. The Vinyl Series 2200 has energy efficient windows that qualify for federal tax credits which includes ENERGY STAR ratings. If you are looking for clean and appealing windows with the strength and energy efficiency of vinyl, look no further! This series windows achieve up to DP 50 which will reassure homeowners that these windows will hold up ...

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Decorum™ by Simonton Window

Sophiep's Take on Things.... FAS Windows and Doors carries Decorum™ by Simonton Window. This collection is made for remodelers and homeowners who would like to create custom interiors by choosing from durable and scratch-resistant woodgrain laminates and complementary hardware finishes on vinyl replacement windows that are enerfy efficient. The interior options include Antique Cherry, Maple, Contemporary Oak and Pure White. Grid options include Antique Cherry, Maple, Contemporary Oak, Two-...

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Sophiep To 2/28/2011 Comments(0)

Simonton Reflections 5500 Series

Sophiep's Take on Things.... FAS Windows & Doors carries the Reflections line from Simonton Windows. Reflections 5500 products feature standard Low E glass that are available with the ultra-efficient Simonton Solar System™ glass package. The grid color options include brick, bronze, maple, antique cherry and more . This series can be your replacement window if you are considering to work on your double-hung window, picture window or casement window. This series meets the American Archi...

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Sophiep To 2/21/2011 Comments(0)

PGT Introduce the R-5 Impact-Resistant Window Line

Sophiep's Take on Things.... FAS Windows & Doors carries PGT Industries and now PGT is carrying its first impact-resistant windows that has a U-factor of less than 0.22. This means that this line satisfies the requirements of the Department of Energy R-5 program . With a low U-factor, it will provide the high levels of energy efficiency and noise reduction. This hurricane impact resistant line for replacement windows are perfect for those customers who are interested in hurricane protection,...

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Sophiep To 2/20/2011 Comments(0)

Simonton Windows: Verona

Sophiep's Take on Things.... Verona by Simonton Windows are the replacement windows for you if you are looking for a great value in combination with quality, energy efficient and affordability. Single-hung windows, horizontal slider windows even the 3-lite sliders , picture windows and radius windows are style options for your next replacement windows. With Verona, it can match any size window. There's also a wide selection range of colors for hardware to better match what you are looking for. A...

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Sophiep To 2/14/2011 Comments(0)

Andersen A-Series Product Line

Sophiep's Take on Things.... Andersen's A-Series product line is full of replacement windows and patio doors with the broadest range of colors and design from Andersen. It includes double-hung, casement and picture windows. This series is the most energy-efficient line of windows and doors by Andersen. As you may all know, Andersen is the named 2010 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year. You can expect nothing but the best in quality and energy efficiency. Brian Gunderson, A-Series product marke...

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Sophiep To 12/13/2010 Comments(0)

Andersen Can Help Streamline the Look of Your Home

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Andersen understands how to achieve a clean, streamlined look for your home. Some of the design options available for window grills range from standard patterns, traditional patterns, and to custom patterns. Any of these options can help you improve the style and appearance of your home, while also maintaining the authenticity of your home's style. If you're looking to add elegance to your home, replacement windows with any of these options are probab...

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Katie Pettit 12/8/2010 Comments(0)

Eagle Environment

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Did you know that the Eagle brand by Andersen Windows is environmentally friendly? Eagle is doing it's part and now you can, too....

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Katie Pettit 11/30/2010 Comments(0)

Is Your Carpet Fading? Andersen Can Help!

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Are you concerned about the damage the sun is doing to your carpets or upholstery? Do you find that your furniture is fading in the sunlight? The damage to your home's decor could be a result of the kind of windows you currently have in your house. Damaging ultraviolet rays could be coming into your home through your windows , although technology now exists that can prevent this from happening. Choosing to upgrade to windows and doors with low-emissiv...

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Katie Pettit 11/27/2010 Comments(0)

PGT Wins Crystal Achievement Award

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... PGT recently received the 2010 Crystal Achievement Award! Window & Door’s Crystal Achievement Award in 2010 for Most Innovative Door was awarded to PGT Industries for their WinGuard SGD 770 and PGT Aluminum SGD 670 sliding glass doors. The new door designs are not only a success among industry experts, but among customers as well. PGT Industries prides itself on setting its products apart from other manufacturers. This award clearly shows th...

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Katie Pettit 11/25/2010 Comments(0)

Simonton & Service

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... The Simonton brand as well as FAS Windows & Doors both believe in giving back to our communities. FAS Windows & Doors is proud to work with companies like Simonton Windows for this very reason. Simonton actively involves itself with those organizations that they believe can truly make a difference. Simonton believes that contributions are an essential part of the organization, whether they are a monetary donation, a product donation, or a dona...

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Katie Pettit 11/23/2010 Comments(0)

Original Windows Cramping Your Home's Style?

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Many homeowners face the frustration of dealing with their home's original windows. The biggest issue homeowners face when dealing with this problem is of course, energy efficiency. Functionality of the original windows seems to be a secondary problem that homeowners face. However, a difficult issue that homeowners face is when their windows are inconsistent with the overall style of the rest of their home. It's important for consumers to realize that...

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Katie Pettit 11/11/2010 Comments(0)

Superspacers Supersede the Rest!

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... What makes the construction of Simonton windows so special? One of the superb options FAS Windows & Doors provides when purchasing Simonton windows is the option to select one of the Simonton product lines that includes various spacer systems which provide strength, durability, and energy efficiency. FAS Windows & Doors is pleased to say that Simonton Windows recently introduced a top of the line, advanced window spacer, called the Supercept S...

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Katie Pettit 11/3/2010 Comments(0)

Simonton, Savings, and Value

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... The best quality replacement windows really can end up paying for themselves. Savings will increase just as energy consumption in the home decrease. Simonton vinyl windows can be your ticket to energy savings. In addition, Simonton redefines the term low maintenance. So not only are you saving money, but you're saving valuable time as well. FAS Windows & Doors will gladly help you find your way to the best savings. The installation of Simonton win...

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Katie Pettit 11/2/2010 Comments(0)

Color Your Home Happy

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Did you know that FAS Windows & Doors distributes Eagle windows that come in fifty modern colors, with no upcharge? Eagle maintains the widest offering of window colors in the window industry. The color of Eagle windows can be completely custom, meaning your window will certainly be one of a kind. The windows created by Eagle can be more beautiful than any other window you've ever seen before. Not only that, but with this kind of color personali...

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Katie Pettit 10/30/2010 Comments(0)

Quality Vinyl Replacement Windows

Mandie's Take On Things..... FAS Windows & Doors is proud to carry Simonton Windows ® as one of it's window and door replacement options. This year Simonton Windows ® received two seperate awards from J.D. Power & Associates for it's 2010 Awards lineup. For the third year in a row, Simonton Windows ® was ranked highest in the J.D. Power & Associates 2010 Builder and Remodeler Residential Window & Patio Door Satisfaction Study conducted yearly. For the first time, S...

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Mandie Benson 10/11/2010 Comments(0)

FAS Can Fix Your Fixed Windows!

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... FAS Can Fix Your Fixed Windows! When using the term fixed when referring to windows, we are either referring to picture windows, fixed lights, or fixed sashes. Fixed windows are non-operational windows. If you have a window , and one part is labeled as fixed, it basically refers to the non-moving part of that window. If you can't open it, or rather, if you're not supposed to be able open it, it's a fixed window. Picture windows are stationary windows,...

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Katie Pettit 10/5/2010 Comments(0)

The Cons of Stock Windows...

    Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes...     FAS  Windows & Doors' definition of a true replacement window is a window that's custom built to fit within the opening of an existing window. A replacement window, in stark contrast to a stock product, is constructed and installed with precision, without disrupting the interior and exterior space around the  window ie existing trim, siding, sheetrock or exterior veneer .   Custom fit  replacement w...

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Katie Pettit 10/2/2010 Comments(0)

Andersen High Performance™ Low-E4™

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Why do we love Andersen High Performance™ Low-E4™ glass? Andersen's High Performance™ Low-E4™ glass includes 11 completely clear, microscopic coatings of titanium dioxide that not only act as a sunscreen, but also smooth the surface of the glass and act as a cleaning agent. This protective coating helps loosen the collection of dirt on the exterior surface with the help of a little bit of friendly sunlight to activate it. Sunli...

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Katie Pettit 9/14/2010 Comments(0)

Window Pain--It's Too Noisy Outside!

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Are you suffering from window pain? That is, too much noise coming from outside? If I Wanted to Hear What Was Going On Outside, I'd Open My Window! It's too loud! New windows can help. But can windows and doors really reduce the amount of noise from outside? Windows are rated as to their ability to deaden or attenuate meaning the opposite of amplify noise based on a classification called an STC or Sound Transmission Class. Walls and other building com...

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Katie Pettit 9/3/2010 Comments(1)

Most Innovative Door Goes to Series 670 and 770 Sliding Glass Doors of PGT Industries

Sophiep's Take on Things.... P GT Industries is a part of the 2010 Crystal Achievement Award Winners . In the "large manufacturer" category, PGT is awarded with "Most Innovative Door" for their Series 670 and 770 Sliding Glass D oors . Both series come with glass options like insulating and laminated glass. Other options would be the dual-point mortise lock. What makes PGT Sliding Glass door the most innovative? Well, they have interchangeable and reversible panel interlocks. This is...

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Sophiep To 9/2/2010 Comments(0)

Why Might Vinyl Be the Choice for Me?

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes... Why chose vinyl windows over other materials i.e. aluminum and wood ? Why might vinyl be the choice for me? ...B ecause vinyl windows have an edge over other products! The fantastic functioning and longevity of vinyl windows prove to be more impressive than these other building materials. Why? Vinyl does not deteriorate over time like other products, costs less to produce, and is less expensive to purchase. Vinyl windows and doors are quickly becoming...

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Katie Pettit 9/1/2010 Comments(1)

Simonton Plus The AAMA Gold Label Certification Program

Sophiep's Take on Things.... Another great thing about Simonton Windows & Doors is that the products received the Gold Certification of AAMA Gold Label Certification Program . The AAMA Certification Program is the only program in the window and door industry to require components used in the finished window and door assembly to also pass their own set of performance tests. So when you see the gold label, you can expect: A sample of the unit passed required performance tests for resistance to...

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Sophiep To 8/31/2010 Comments(1)

Andersen Corporation Named 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

Sophiep's Take on Things.... The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA and Department of Energy DOE named Andersen Corp. as 2010 Energy Star Partner of the Year award for Product Manufacture in the Windows catergory. Andersen Corp. includes the following lines that FAS carries: Andersen windows, Renewal by Andersen and Eagle Window & Door. What made Andersen this year's winner was its energy efficient products. "Andersen's commitment to energy efficiency and environmental sustainability i...

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Sophiep To 8/26/2010 Comments(0)

Laminated Glass Option for Vinyl Windows

Sophiep's Take on Things.... If you are considering windows that provides energy efficiency, security and noise reduction, then consider laminated insulating glass. This type of glass blocks over 99% of the sun's most damaging UV rays because of features like polyvinyl butyral inner layer and a low-emissivity coating. In terms of security, the laminated glass will not fall out inside the home if the window is struck with force. For example, it take up to 30 powerful hits of a baseball bat before...

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Sophiep To 2/28/2010 Comments(0)

Raise your hands for lifetime warranties!

Sophiep's Take on Things.... Simonton StormBreaker® has lifetime limited warranty. What is included in this warranty you might wonder? It includes the vinyl components, hardware, screens and glass. However the glass is a little difference. You can see the coverage in the table below: Simonton StormBreaker® and Simonton StormBreaker Plus Windows and Doors 100% 75% 50% 0-20 Years 21-50 Years 51 Years - Lifetime The vinyl components and screens are protected if it peels, flakes, blisters ...

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Sophiep To 2/16/2010 Comments(0)

Design Freedom Defined by Eagle

Brett Roth's Insight Into Windows, Doors and Coating When it comes to design freedom, nobody makes it easier than Eagle brought to you by FAS Windows & Doors. Eagle believes your inspiration and vision should guide your design without limits, because good design matters. To architects, to builders and to homeowners, in every detail, inspired design distinguishes the ordinary from the extraordinary. Being extraordinary means designing your windows, not just around them. Your inspiration comes...

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Brett Roth 8/31/2009 Comments(0)

Wincore Windows

Brett Roth's Insight Into Windows, Doors and Coating! Wincore is our newest addition to the product lines carried by FAS Windows and Doors . A high quality line of vinyl window s, Wincore is a fresh face in the window market. While the company is not as old as some of it's competitors, it is made up of people with many years in the window business. Some people are amazed at the skill level and sheer brain power that Wincore has had from day one. Truth be told, so are they. Wincore is extremely p...

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Brett Roth 8/26/2009 Comments(0)

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