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A Buying Guide to Composite Windows That Anyone Can Understand

Windows can be a focal point of your home and can set you apart from other neighbors. In Fort Wayne, not only do you want a good-looking window, but you want one that will last and be durable, too. That’s where we come in. Perfect Steel Solutions offers window replacement and installation, and our composite windows are the perfect way to make a statement.  What Are Composite Windows? Composite windows are low maintenance, energy-efficient, attractive, and add value to a house. They’re also known as hybrid windows because they provide the look and benefits [...]

By |2022-06-09T14:55:48-04:00February 4th, 2022|Windows|

Window Frames Are More Important Than You Realize

Windows are essential components in your home. The frame around the window supports the entire window system. Without window frames, the panes of glass have nothing to hold them in place.  The frame material and composition vary greatly depending on the style of your window, your geographic area, window budget, and desired design. What Is a Window Frame?  Frames hold the glass in place and keep the windows themselves firmly inside the wall of a building. The window frame includes either an operational or stationary framework as well as the head, sill, and jamb.  [...]

By |2022-06-09T14:51:56-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

A Complete Guide to Vinyl Windows

Vinyl windows are one of the most popular types of windows on homes around the country and right here in Fort Wayne, IN. The vinyl formula was first introduced after World War II when there was a shortage of wood and aluminum. Vinyl worked well because it was both low-cost and energy-efficient.  Today’s vinyl is better, more durable, energy-efficient, and resistant to moisture, humidity, and decay. For these reasons, vinyl continues to be a major player in the construction industry. What Are Vinyl Windows and What Are They Made Of? Vinyl is manufactured from [...]

By |2022-06-09T14:50:44-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

Everything You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Windows

As human beings, we are hardwired to enjoy the sunlight. It’s actually in our DNA to crave the warmth and light from the sun. Windows make this possible whether we are at home or at work.  Because windows serve a massively important role in our lives, choosing a window for our home becomes a significant decision.  Not only are they a large investment and a focal point of the design, but they are key to bringing light, air, comfort, and warmth to our space.  Why Are Windows Used in a House?  Pull back the [...]

By |2022-06-09T14:49:15-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

6 Types of Window Glass: Which One is the Best?

From shining skyscrapers to residential neighborhoods, glass is a staple element in architecture and design.  Window glass has been used since ancient times because it fulfills both the practical requirements and desired look of consumers and homeowners. Glass is both durable and functional while providing a unique beauty to any structure.  There are 6 main types of window glass. Each fulfills a unique purpose and has its own pros and cons. 1. Float Glass  This is the precursor to all modern-day glass solutions and window glass replacement. It is a basic sheet of glass. [...]

By |2022-06-09T14:47:39-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

Pros & Cons of 18 Types of Windows to Consider For Your Home

The type of windows you have affects the cost, function, and appearance of your home. Each window type serves a different purpose and there are several window styles to choose from.  Knowing these types of windows can help you plan for both the design and the budget for either new construction or replacement windows. 1. Single Hung Windows Single-hung windows open vertically with the bottom panel moving up and down while the upper sash remains stationary.  This means that when you open the window, the upper sash is covered on the inside. They are [...]

By |2022-06-09T14:44:05-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|

23 Parts of a Window You Didn’t Know Existed

Windows have been around as long as homes have been around. Without the windows, a home would be dark, dull, and unsafe. Many aspects of today’s modern windows have been in use for centuries.  When you’re looking at new construction, replacing, or upgrading your windows, it’s important to understand a few basics about window anatomy.  Understanding parts of a window, how your windows are manufactured, and how over 24 possible parts are used in a window can help you make educated decisions about your home. Parts Of a Window in General There are two [...]

By |2022-06-09T14:35:04-04:00October 20th, 2021|Windows|
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