The only thing fog is good for is when you want to write weird things on the inside of bus windows. That’s it; nothing else. When condensation appears on windows, it’s mainly due to a lack of airflow throughout a home/space. By increasing airflow throughout your home, the likelihood of condensation forming can be mitigated.
5 Questions Before You Buy: What kind of windows am I getting? This may seem like an easy one, but there are a lot of products out there! Make sure the window you are being quoted is not only the one you want, but the one that will best suit all your needs. Choosing the
Even in a mild New Mexico winter, many homeowners see the highest energy bills of the year, due to drafty old windows. Because we understand that there is a special need for replacement windows in the coldest seasons, Glass-Rite installs beautiful new replacement windows year-round. Our Energy Quest vinyl windows are energy efficient, and will
Every year we get calls from a customer or two asking why they have condensation on the outside of their brand-new windows. Their old windows didn’t do this, so the new ones must be defective! Not at all! In fact, the new windows are performing better than ever before. It is not unusual to have
It’s a good idea to wash your windows at least twice each year to keep up with all the dirt and grime Mother Nature blows your way. Special tools the pros use can make the task easier, but if all you’ve got is a few clean cloths and a good cleaning solution, you’re well on
We’re in the middle of a long hot New Mexico summer and it’s hard not to keep that AC going full blast. The ongoing debate is whether or not to shut your windows and blinds when you’re not home to keep hot air out, or to have them open. What achieves a cooler house?
In April of 2010 The Environmental Protection Agency issued new regulations that require any contractor that disrupts more than 6 square feet of surface on a home built before 1978 be licensed and trained to comply with the new lead paint regulations that minimize dust. To learn more specifics about these regulations go to EPA.gov
What is SHGC and why do I care? Before buying new windows for your home you should check out the NFRC label. The NFRC, or National Fenestration Registration Council, is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide uniform, accurate information about the energy performance of windows. The easiest way to compare windows on a
Let it shine on in…or not When a home is built, the contractor and architect choose the window location and size for a room based on a variety of factors like symmetry from the exterior, and the purpose a room is being used for. Preferences change though; I like having light from more than one
Replacing a Wood window from Megan Buchanan