General Window Information

Simonton’s Stormbreakers..one of the best!

The right choice for the ultimate coastal protection Simonton understands that residents of coastal areas want the best impact protection available against strong storms and high winds.  That’s why Simonton StormBreaker Plus windows are designed to be extremely strong.  Plus, they’re constructed of premium vinyl to achieve excellent thermal efficiency.  And most importantly they provide years of beauty with almost no maintenance. Strong

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Three Cheers for Anderson Windows

We sell many different windows here at FAS Windows and Doors. That’s what we are best known for, there is something for everyone! We are particularly proud of is Andersen Why Andersen Windows? Many factors contribute to a window’s performance – from UV protection or solid wood construction to low maintenance longevity. Read on to learn more about Andersen Windows and their unique combination of

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Anderson Doors and Windows

There are times when a name become associated with a product. Not just the product itself, but that it is a high quality manufacturer. This happens in almost even industry, and it’s not uncommon in the window and door industry either. If you shop for windows there is a very high probability that you are going to hear the name

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What are the advantages of Vinyl Windows

What other advantages do vinyl windows have? Well they resist: rust, rot, blistering, corrosion, flaking and  termites. A study by an internationally respected life cycle analysis firm shows vinyl window frames require three times less energy to manufacture than aluminum window frames. Beyond that, the use of these frames has been shown to save the United States nearly 2 trillion BTUs of

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Have an annoying squeaky door?

A squeaky door can be one of the most irritating sounds in any home.  One may think that fixing a squeaky door may be difficult but it’s really not, you can complete this task by yourself.  In this blog we will give you some tips on how to fix the squeaky doors on your own. First of all to avoid

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Going Green with Eagle Windows and Doors

We here are FAS Windows and Doors are firm believers in being green and using as many green products as we can.  We realize that it is more important now more then ever to do our part to protect the environment.  With that being said we would like to showcase Eagle Windows & Doors and how they are doing their

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Facts about Simonton from J.D. Power and Associates

Simonton’s consistent high ranking in our category puts our brand on par with elite brands ranked by J.D. Power in other industries (i.e. Lexus, GE, etc.). Consumer Satisfaction Study: This is the first year Simonton has received the highest ranking among consumers. In doing so, Simonton achieved the highest consumer index score ever recorded in the history of the studies,

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May is National Home Improvement Month

Here it is May again and that means its National Home Improvement Month.  Its this time of year when homeowners across the country seek out contractors to help turn their remodeling dreams into reality. Here are some tips from us at FAS for your home improvement projects! Don’t wait until the last possible moment to start thinking about making changes

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Warranty Information

As you may or may not know FAS Windows and Doors participates in numerous Home Shows as well as community events from Jacksonville to Sarasota.  Our event team spends numerous weekends on the road and is made up of men and woman from the Central Florida and Tampa Bay Area.  Each of our reps has been trained in answering questions when it comes to

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Window Tips

There are many questions one asks themselves when it comes to window replacement.  What are the best types of windows to have in a home with small children?  What is tempered glass and what can it do for my family’s safety?  Whether you are thinking about building a new home or renovating your current residence, there is a lot to

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Weekend Warrior Tips

Hate Cleaning your windows and doors? If you answered yes, which most do, this information is for you! Luckily cleaning your windows and doors requires very little effort and time. Also cleaning your windows and doors not also helps them look beautiful it also helps with making your investment last. Follow these simple rules from us here at FAS Windows

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Argon and Krypton Gas for Replacement Windows

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Looking for energy efficient replacement windows? Look no further but here at FAS Windows & Doors. One route to go is to go with argon or krypton gas. Krypton gas is a non-toxic gas which is about 12 times denser than air. It is used to replace air between the glass panes to reduce temperature transfer and

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Permits

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes…   Did you know that when you replace your windows or doors, you are required to get permits for the project? Well, it’s the law! According to the Florida Department of Community Affairs, window permits are a strict guideline within Florida Building Codes. Municipalities require permits to guarantee that the windows or doors

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Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Up until November 15th, EPA Certifies 511,000 Lead-Safe renovators and 64,000 remodeling firms according to The Official Online Newspaper of NAHB, I wrote about EPA’s regulation on the Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting rule that went into affect earlier this year. Recently, a meeting was held with NAHB and a not so surprising fact was shared; homeowners are

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Why Should I Choose FAS Windows & Doors?

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes…   This weekend, at the Tampa Bay Home Show, when FASWD event staff were asked various questions about our products. One of the most common questions asked of the representatives who staff the events is “why should I choose FAS Windows & Doors over others?” The FAS Windows & Doors’ mission is to

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Condensation and Care

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes…   At nearly all of the home shows here in central Florida, FAS Windows & Doors‘ event staff answer as many questions as possible for consumers. This year, I’ve found that homeowners often ask about condensation problems. Many homeowners wonder how water gets on the inside of a window, and what they can do about it. This can

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How Often Should I Replace My Windows?

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes…   Often times at home shows, when FAS Windows & Doors’ event staff asks consumers about the state of their current windows or doors, consumers respond with something along the lines of, “oh, the home is only this many years old, so I don’t think I need to…” Most of the time, the event staff

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Safe with FAS Windows & Doors

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes…   Are you purchasing products from a safe window and door company like FAS Windows & Doors? All of the products FAS Windows & Doors sells to customers truly are factory-direct, and therefore, the consumer is protected—more so than with any other company! FAS Windows & Doors is proud to say that we

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Decorate Your Glass: Art Glass Enhances Your Home

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes…   Are you working to achieve your personal style in your home? Do you want to reflect this style in your windows or doors ? Maybe you should consider some decorative art glass. Andersen® art glass is handcrafted from the best quality materials, and is a custom work of art from artisans, who

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How It’s Made: Insulating Glass

Katie, the Go-to Girl for Windows, writes…   Why Use Insulated Glass? Windows made of insulated glass have parts other than just the solitary pane of glass separating the home from the exterior world. They are considered vital when it comes to any plan to make a home or building as energy efficient as possible. There are several different strategies

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