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November 19, 2020
Window Installation

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
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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
Energy Efficient Home

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

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
Bow Window Installation at Dyer IN

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
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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
Man Fixing Door

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
Replacing a Door

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
Energy Efficient Front Door

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
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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
Arlington Heights

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
Carol Stream Project Window Replacement.

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
Home Window Maintenance

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
Man measuring standard window size

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
Huntley, IL

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
Brand new windows on double hung window

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 […]
December 19, 2019
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Complete List of Different Types of Windows for Homes

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 […]
November 28, 2019
apartment window installation

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
install replacement windows in the winter

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
Double Pane Windows Standing in Plant

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
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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? […]
October 10, 2019
front door replacement

How to Pick the Right Front Door Replacement For Your Home

For most home buyers, the front door of their home is the one that they inherited when they purchased the house. Even though people make many […]
September 19, 2019
How Long Do Vinyl Windows Last

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
Weatherproofing Windows

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 22, 2019
Family walking through park

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 […]
August 8, 2019
Lock securing a home

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
Know What Kind of Glass is Best for Skylights

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
burglar breaking into home

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
Home Design Planning

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
Home Design Planning

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
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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
New Window Treatments

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
Improve Curb Appeal with a New Door

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
Best ways to clean windows interior and exterior

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
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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

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
Air Leaks in Windows & Doors

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 27, 2019
Window problems

6 Common Window Problems to Watch Out For

These Are The Most Common Window Problems You Can Encounter As you perform routine window maintenance on your home, it is important to also be on […]
February 20, 2019
Window Seal

3 Simple Ways to Tell if Your Window Seal Has Failed

Learn 3 Ways You Can Tell If Your Window Seal Has Failed Unless your home still has single-pane windows, your windows have seals and those seals have […]
February 13, 2019
Window Frame Materials

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
Window Installers

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
Window Trends 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
Used Sliding Glass Door

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 Door vs Sliding Doors

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

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 to Ask Window Installer

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
Garden Window

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
Best Home Window Companies Near Me

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
Home Window Installation

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
picture window

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
energy efficiency

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
Window Replacement Preparation

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
install replacement windows

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 18, 2018
replacement windows

Replacement Windows: 5 Things You Need to Know

Curious about replacement windows? Did you know that installing new windows is one of the home improvements that add the most value to your home? It […]
October 17, 2018
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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
Professional Window Installation

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
upvc windows

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
when to replace windows

5 Obvious Signs You Need Replace Windows

Did you know that windows aren’t made to last forever? You may not have thought about it, but the windows in your home, like most other […]
October 3, 2018
Window Replacement Cost

How Much Does Window Replacement Cost?

When you’re considering replacing your home’s windows, one of the main questions you may find yourself asking is, “How much does window replacement cost?” The short, […]
October 3, 2018
Weatherproofing Windows

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 26, 2018
Home Window Replacement

How A Home Window Replacement Can Save You Money

Discover How a Window Replacement Can Save You Money Do you need to replace some or all of your home’s windows? Are you concerned about the […]
September 19, 2018
Proper Window Installation

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
triple pane windows

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
types of window frames

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 […]
July 5, 2018
window panes

5 Things Your Home Windows May Be Trying to Tell You

When’s the last time you checked your window panes? Chances are that you don’t pay much attention to your windows unless you’re opening or closing them. […]
June 20, 2018
different types of windows

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 14, 2018
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3 Vital Things You Need to Know About Home Windows

There are very few home repairs that can lead to a significant return on the resale market but windows are one of them, often returning around […]
June 13, 2018
wheelchair accessible door

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 16, 2018
replace your windows

6 Signs that it’s Time to Replace Your Windows

How long have you had your windows? If you’re not sure of the answer, chances are that it’s time to get new ones. However, you don’t […]
April 9, 2018
Double Paned Windows for Homes in Chicago Illinois

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
commercial windows

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
Window Trends for Your Home

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 […]
February 13, 2018
installing new windows

How Does Installing New Windows Save You Money?

You may be wondering if installing new windows can really save you money. Is all the hype good marketing on behalf of window companies? Or will […]
January 23, 2018
custom windows

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 […]
January 16, 2018
Front Door Replacement by Installer

How To Choose The Right Front Door Replacement

Your front door says a lot about you. It’s an introduction to your home for family, friends, and neighbors. But, beyond looks, there are important factors […]
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