Category Archives: Technical Window & Door Information

Keeping Scorpions Out

Are you having issues with scorpions or other pesky critters getting in the house? Doors with missing or even worn weatherization materials can turn your entry into a place of entry for these outdoor pests like scorpions to entry your home as well. HyBar’s door service can eliminate those gaps in your door systems and…
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Envirogreen Vinyl Windows for maximum energy efficiency.

Envirogreen Vinyl Windows are dually certified and rated by NFRC and AAMA and only use quality glass from Cardinal Glass Industries. Envirogreen Vinyl Windows carries a wide array of selections as far as styles and dimensions of vinyl windows. Envirogreen Vinyl Windows & Doors is an established family owned corporation with over 40 years collective…
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Quality and Responsibility

HyBar {hearts} TruStile's Dedication to Green Building When it comes to Green building, doors and windows are an essential project detail. HyBar has been using manufactures that have environmentally responsible policies for more than 2o years. That's why TruStile was a natural choice to add to our product lineup. With TruStile, you can be sure…
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Multi-Slides for a Modern Home

Multi-Slides for a Modern Home Multi-slide Window walls are a contemporary and functional way to bring the outdoors into your home in a truly Eco-Friendly and visually stunning way. Fleetwood multi-slide units can completely disappear into a wall pocket leaving the appearance of an open air living space. If you are looking to add a mulit-slide…
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Vinyl Windows and The Desert

    Vinyl Windows and The Desert "A vinyl window can be inexpensive, durable and remarkably energy efficient when designed properly to minimize thermal transfer. While early vinyl windows had problems with thermal expansion and stability in very hot environments, modern vinyl windows are much more durable and dimensionally stable. Look for vinyl window frames…
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Window & Door Terminology

Air infiltration: Industry test that measures the amount of air leakage through a window or door (the lower the number the better). Apron: Decorative trim positioned directly underneath a window stool and installed flush against the wall Arch window: 4 sided unit with a curve at the top Argon gas: Colorless, odorless gas used in the air space of…
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