Why Vinyl Windows in Houston?

Reference: Simonton.com When it comes to windows and doors in Houston, vinyl is an all-around excellent choice. Unlike wood, vinyl windows and doors will never rot or require endless repainting. And unlike aluminum, vinyl windows and doors will never pit or flake. Simonton vinyl windows and doors are made from the highest quality vinyl and […]

Tax Credit 2011

Tax credit for windows and door have been extended through 2011, though at a lower rate than 2010. They are also now subject to a new “Lifetime Limitation” of 500 ($200 for windows/skylights) in aggregate credits that a homeowner can claim from January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2011. So if you have already claimed […]

EPA News regarding lead paint

News for EPA Lead Rule for Home Improvement: This past April, the EPA passed new rules and regulations concerning home improvement protocol that have seemed to have an effect on the industry, however detrimental. Until October 1, 2010, the EPA will not take enforcement action for violations of the Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule’s firm […]

Can you paint vinyl windows?

Showcase is proud to announce that we are now providing all of our products with a painted finish. Our paint colors include: Cameo, Desert Tan, Brick Red, Hartford Green, Obsidian, Craftsman Bronze, Tan, Aegean Blue, Sage Green, and Sundried Tomato. All of our windows are always available in either our White or Tan vinyl extrusion. […]

Jeldwen Tilt and Turn

JELD-WEN has the Right Moves with New Tilt & Turn Custom Windows. JELD-WEN’s energy efficient Tilt & Turn home windows take building and remodeling projects further with one-of-a-kind options, performance features. Klamath Falls, Ore. – They tilt, turn and they have all the right moves when it comes to performance and style. Thanks to global-inspired […]

Why buy Vinyl?

WHY BUY VINYL?: By Showcase: Showcase® Custom Vinyl Windows and Doors manufactures high-quality vinyl windows and doors. A vinyl window is a window that has a frame made of PolyVinyl Chloride Resin (PVC), a strong plastic compound. Showcase® has chosen vinyl as our primary product due to its strength, durability, insulating properties and low-maintenance. Traditionally […]

Window terms

Here are some basic replacement window concepts you might want to consider when researching windows. We understand the confusion you may feel and we are here to help! … Double/Triple Pane – Most replacement windows today are double paned windows which means there are two independent sections of glass kept apart at approximately 5/8 of […]

Helpful Window Tips

There are generally two types of gas used with windows. Argon and Krypton. The purpose of the gas is to improve insulating properties between the panes in doubled paned windows. You want to inquire whether or not the windows will have gas. Reflective glass coatings are most effective against radiant heat (direct sunlight). Although there […]