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Testing for Lead Paint: It’s the Law!

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

Modifying and Creating New Openings for Windows

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

Why Install Sliding Glass Patio Doors?

Have you thought about renovating your home recently, but thought it was just too big of a project to take on? That doesn’t necessarily have to be true. There are many small, fairly inexpensive ways to brighten your home and increase its value. One of those is by installing sliding glass patio doors as they

Ideas for creating a personal style using Jeld Wen patio door options

Installing patio doors in your home is a great way to let more light in as well as creating interesting vistas from any room of the house. Glass-Rite offers a large selection of patio doors from Jeld-Wen, which makes it easy for our customers to find their own individual style and statement. First of all,

Glass-Rite; a local window replacement expert

Glass-Rite is an Albuquerque New Mexico-based business that knows the challenges of the area, and therefore; we focus our window manufacturing process appropriate to the climate.  With extremely cold nights, exceptionally hot days, and strong New Mexico winds, the weather can be wildly diverse, and it’s important to select a partner whose windows can stand

Jeld-Wen French patio doors

For those looking for French patio doors in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas, we wanted to share the following brief overview of one of our most popular items; Jeld-Wen French patio doors. Jeld-Wen is one of the most reputable manufacturers of doors and windows in the US. The company started in Oregon in the

How to select a Window Contractor

There are different things to consider when researching and selecting a window contractor for an upcoming window replacement project and below is a list of our recommendations. Finding a good window contractor- A qualified window contractor will more than likely have a yellow pages advertisement or a website.  So, start by conducting a web search, which is

Patio Door Options

A new patio door can be a great addition to any home, and there are a lot of choices out there. So, which patio door is right for you? Vinyl Patio Doors - As the least expensive and most energy efficient option, more people these days are putting vinyl sliding patio doors in their homes. Vinyl patio doors are