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February 22, 2022

3 Common Signs of Window Seal Failure

Learn 3 Ways You Can Tell If Your Window Seal Has Failed Unless your home still has a single-pane window, your windows have seals, and those […]
January 25, 2022

Why You Should Use Tempered Glass in Your Home

Have you ever wondered what you could do to make your home safer? Picture this: you’re curled up on the couch watching a late-night thriller movie, […]
November 29, 2021

How Much Does Window Replacement Cost?

Do you need to replace some or all of your home’s windows? Are you concerned about the costs of home window replacement? You’re not alone. The […]
October 19, 2021

Types of Windows

Long gone are the days when windows were just a piece of glass designed to let the natural light into your home. Depending on where you are located […]
September 24, 2021

Types of Window Installation

Window installation may seem like an easy task to many homeowners, but as soon as they need to decide which types of windows to buy and […]
August 30, 2021

Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Windows

The windows of your home, like most other fixtures, need to be replaced from time to time. Sometimes deciding when to replace windows is an obvious […]
July 27, 2021

New Window Installation in Oak Brook, IL

Adding a new window to your house can be a disaster without the help of professionals. Installing a new window in an empty wall is not […]
April 22, 2021

Types of Window Styles

Whether you’re planning to build a new home or you want to replace the existing windows, choosing the right type of window style is not an […]
March 29, 2021

Chicago Window Guys on 670 the Score

Dan Bernstein, and Hub Arkush from 670 The Score are among our fabulous customers! They invited Russ, owner of Chicago Window Guys to join them on […]
March 18, 2021

What Are Sidelights?

The latest architecture trends invite nature inside. From colossal floor-to-ceiling glass windows and complex outdoor areas to sustainable materials and vertical gardens, people want to allow […]
February 18, 2021

How to Pick the Right Front Door Replacement For Your Home

Post Update: This article was updated on February 18, 2020, and originally published on October 10, 2019, and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy […]
January 26, 2021

Recent Window Installation in Gurnee, IL

Window installation is not an easy task to do if you don’t have the knowledge and experience. If you try to install them by yourself without […]
December 17, 2020

Big Window Installation Project in Grayslake, IL

Installing windows in your home is a big step. Even though it will provide multiple benefits, having strangers working inside your home can be uncomfortable. That […]
November 19, 2020

Professional Window Installation Wheaton, IL

Installing custom windows in your home comes with various benefits. It is not just about aesthetics. A custom window can provide you and your family with […]
October 23, 2020

Professional Door Installation in Buffalo Grove, IL.

The front door of your house may be more meaningful than you think. It may not only represent the image of your home and even your […]
September 21, 2020

10 Energy Efficiency Tips for Your Chicago Home

Post Update: Article updated  September 21, 2020, and originally published on September 29, 2018, and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Chicago […]
August 27, 2020

Energy-Efficient Windows: The solution to your energy bills

Chicago has extreme temperatures throughout the year. This requires you to warm your house during cold months and cool it down through the year’s hot seasons. […]
July 23, 2020

Professional Door and Window Installation Dyer, IN

Doors and windows are a necessity for every house. They need constant maintenance because if they are damaged in any way, it can cause terrible effects […]
July 16, 2020

Guide to Buying the Best Windows the First Time

Post Update: Article updated July 16, 2020, and originally published on October 10, 2017, and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. When […]
June 25, 2020

What Does Door Installation Cost? + FAQ

Post Update: Article updated June 25, 2020, and originally published on June 6, 2017, and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Getting […]
June 25, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Door Replacement

Post Update: Article updated June 25, 2020, and originally published on April 20, 2018, and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Replacing […]
June 16, 2020

How to Pick the Best Energy Efficient Exterior Doors

Post Update: Article updated June 16, 2020, and originally published on April 20, 2017, and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Whether […]
May 21, 2020

Covid-19: How Chicago Window Guys Keep Its Clients Safe

The situation the entire world has been living for the last few months has not only had an impact on the healthcare area. From one day […]
April 23, 2020

Sliding Door & Window Installation in Arlington Heights, IL

Chicago goes through very extreme temperatures throughout the year, from very hot to very cold. Your windows can help you and your family with these radical […]
April 16, 2020

Professional Window Installation Carol Stream, IL

Each year in Chicago, we tend to see both extremes of weather, very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter. The windows from […]
March 19, 2020

Your Personal Spring Guide for Home Window Maintenance

The season change is just around the corner, and with that comes the beautiful sunlight and the marvelous colors of spring. Is your home ready for […]
February 20, 2020

What are standard window sizes?

In the Chicago area, most homes are over 30 years old, even 50 years old. These older homes were typically built with standard window sizes. According […]
February 13, 2020

Apartment Building Window Replacement in Huntley, IL

Another winter in Chicago, another busy season for the Chicago Window Guys. Winter or bad weather has never stopped us from delivering flawlessly installed windows to […]
January 23, 2020

What’s better, single and double-hung windows?

Despite their similar aspect, single and double-hung windows have distinctive characteristics that justify their price difference, as well as their different levels of energy efficiency and […]
November 28, 2019

Apartment Window Installation in Chicago, Illinois

While winter is not the most popular choice for a window installation project, the Chicago Window Guys consider it to be the best season if you’re […]
November 21, 2019

Is it ok to install replacement windows in the winter?

Winter-time in Chicago, Il is not precisely what some might consider the best time to install replacement windows or to do any home renovation projects. It’s […]
November 7, 2019

Single Pane vs Double Pane Windows: What’s the Difference?

This article was originally published on July 26th, 2018. We have completely updated the article with up to date information and more insights. Since we originally wrote this article, […]
October 24, 2019

Professional Window Installation in Evanston, Il

Each year in Chicago, we tend to see both extremes of weather, very hot in the summer and very cold in the winter. Don’t believe me? […]
September 19, 2019

How Long Do Vinyl Windows Last?

This article was originally published on November 7, 2018. We have completely updated the article with up to date information and more insights. What are the […]
September 5, 2019

5 Tips for Regular Home Window Maintenance

Editors Note: This article was originally published on 09/05/18 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. If eyes are the windows to […]
August 8, 2019

What are Good Ways to Secure My House?

Learn how to secure your home. You work hard to earn what you have, and the last thing you want is for someone to break into […]
July 25, 2019

What Glass is Best for Skylights? A Guide to Skylights

Choosing the glass for your skylight Imagine what it would be like to transform that dark, gloomy spare room into a bright, sun-filled retreat by day […]
July 11, 2019

8 Easy Ways to Burglar Proof Your Windows in 2019

Imagine someone breaking into your home, stealing your possessions, and traumatizing your family. Are you ready for a scary statistic? Every 18 seconds, another home in […]
June 27, 2019

Things to know: A checklist for your summer house project?

Tackling your summer house projects. Who doesn’t love bundling up in winter gear à la A Christmas Story and going outside in the limited daylight hours […]
June 13, 2019

Property Managers: Stress-Free Window Installation Planning

Property Manager Secrets for Window Installation Planning Planning for a window installation as a homeowner is pretty straightforward. Get an estimate, choose a company, order the […]
May 29, 2019

What are the Benefits of Window Replacement Services?

So, you need to replace your home’s windows. You are weighing the pros and cons of a DIY install versus hiring a professional service. Saving money […]
May 1, 2019

Level Up Your Style Game with New Window Treatments

Window treatments are like women’s bangs or manicures. They can make a bold statement or add a sophisticated accent to your room. Classic, trendy, rustic, glam […]
April 17, 2019

Increase Your Curb Appeal: Upgrade Your Front Door

Upgrade Your Front Door and Increase Your Curb Appeal What first impression is your homemaking? As visitors approach, do they see rustic practicality? Upscale elegance? Modern […]
April 4, 2019

What is the best way to clean windows?

Ask most homeowners if there is anything they dislike about their large windows, and invariably one of the top responses will be: cleaning them. This twice-yearly […]
March 20, 2019

6 Spring Remodeling Ideas to Refresh Your Home

Refresh Your Home This Spring With This Remodeling Ideas The last bit of winter is almost over and spring is nearly here. Spring is a time […]
March 13, 2019

Bay Windows Vs Bow Windows: Learn The Difference

Bay vs Bow Windows, Pick The Right Style For Your Home We get it – there are so many window styles out there that it is […]
March 6, 2019

Save Money: Check for Air Leaks in Windows & Doors

Learn How To Check Windows And Doors For Air Leaks It’s subtle and easy to miss if you aren’t paying attention, but each little gap around […]
February 13, 2019

Your Guide to the 4 Most Common Window Frame Materials

What You Should Know About Window Frame Materials The material you choose to frame your windows with deserves to be much more than just an afterthought […]
January 30, 2019

What Window Installers Should Ask YOU

Things Window Installers Should Ask YOU When Quoting You are prepared with your list of questions to ask potential window installers, but have you given any […]
January 23, 2019

Top 5 Window Trends To Watch For In 2019

Don´t Miss The Window Trends of 2019 Fashionistas stalk the runway shows making sure they are on top of all the hot new trends for the […]
January 16, 2019

Are Used Sliding Glass Doors A Good Home Investment?

There is a certain appeal about buying new-to-you items. The allure of paying less than retail price and getting a discount can be very tempting. Sometimes […]
January 2, 2019

French Doors vs Sliding Doors: Which is Best For Your Home?

One of the most fun aspects of remodeling your home is the opportunity it gives you to completely re-imagine what space could look like. Your choices […]
December 26, 2018

How To Measure A Door Accurately the First Time

Learn How To Measure A Door Size Measuring a door size sounds pretty basic, right? Just break out a tape measure and check the height and […]
December 12, 2018

What Questions To Ask Window Installers

Questions You Should Not Forget To Ask Window Installers You have done your research on how to pick the best windows company and have found a […]
December 5, 2018

Give Your Kitchen The Gift Of A Garden Window

If your kitchen windows are due for a replacement, why not go for an upgrade? Replacing something old with an identical new version of the product […]
November 28, 2018

How To Pick The Best Home Window Companies Near Me

Searching For The Best Window Companies? Follow These Tips Choosing a window company can be a bit intimidating. After all, we don’t replace windows nearly as […]
November 14, 2018

How Long Does Home Window Installation Take?

You’ve chosen your windows and placed your order. You weighed the pros and cons of DIY installation vs hiring the experts and decided to go the […]
November 8, 2018

Your Guide to Choosing a New Picture Window

Do you have a beautiful view from your home that’s blocked by an obstruction or a window that’s too small? You may be able to see […]
November 1, 2018

How to Maximize Energy Efficiency in Your Chicago Home

When it starts to heat up in Chicago, you know that the energy bill tends to run high. The average central air conditioning unit uses about […]
October 31, 2018

7 Tips To Prepare For Window Replacement

How To Prepare For Window Replacement One often overlooked aspect of the window replacement process is the prep work that you as a home or business […]
October 25, 2018

Time to Install Replacement Windows: DIY or Hire Experts?

Windows are a pleasing home feature with an extended purpose of energy efficiency. New windows reshape the home’s design, inside and out, often increasing its curb […]
October 17, 2018

Outsmart Dirty Sales Tactics When Purchasing Windows

Learn What A Fair Price For Replacement Windows Is What is a fair price for a gallon of gas? A loaf of bread? A dozen eggs? […]
October 10, 2018

The Four Top Myths of Professional Window Installation

Myths You Should Know About Professional Window Installation Repairing or replacing your windows when they need it is important for maintaining the structural integrity, aesthetics, and […]
October 6, 2018

What You Need to Know About uPVC Windows

Picture this: It’s the middle of winter, and you’re spending your Friday evening replacing the weatherstripping on your living room windows. For the seventh time. Sound […]
October 3, 2018

Quick Guide to Weatherproofing Windows Year-Round

Editors Note: This article was originally published on June 27, 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Did you know that […]
September 19, 2018

10 Essential Steps For A Proper Window Installation

Follow These 10 Easy Steps  For A Proper Window Installation Whether you are installing new windows yourself or hiring a professional, simply knowing the basics about […]
August 16, 2018

Are Triple Pane Windows Worth the Upgrade?

Did you know that window heat gain and loss contributes 25 to 30 percent of residential energy use for heating and cooling? If you wonder why […]
August 2, 2018

The Types of Window Frames and Which Should You Choose

When it comes to windows, you should be thinking about the frames long before you start thinking about the glass. Window frames are the backbone of […]
June 20, 2018

5 Types of Windows Popular with New Homeowners

So you’ve moved into your new Chicago home and need to redo a few things. Windows are an extremely important feature for making your house look […]
June 13, 2018

How to Get a Wheelchair Accessible Door for Your Home

Have you or a loved one recently needed to start using a wheelchair? Perhaps you have an elderly parent coming to live with you who uses […]
April 9, 2018

5 Benefits of Double Pane Windows

Dealing with loud noises, drafts, wear and tear, and/or high energy bills? If so, it’s time for a window upgrade. Double paned windows will lower your […]
April 6, 2018

Replacing Commercial Windows: Everything You Need to Know

In the United States, windows consume thirty percent of all commercial heating and cooling energy. This statistic explains how inefficiency can make your energy bills skyrocket. […]
March 26, 2018

Home Window Trends You Need to Know

When we think of renovating, the one thing that gets pushed to the end of the list is windows. Mostly because we think other people won’t […]
January 23, 2018

5 Tips For Choosing New Custom Windows For Your Home

Modern consumers installing custom windows tend to want a few of those modern benefits: lower energy costs, better heat/cold retention, and a sightly, stylish window. People […]