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Choosing the Best Materials for New Windows

When your project calls for new or replacement windows, often the customer is focused on style or budget. If the old windows caused problems, they might be more concerned with quality. As the designer, builder, or remodeler, some deeper knowledge of window materials will help you guide them to the best choices. Your local Marvin …

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6 Telltale Signs That You Should Replace Your Windows

Has your utility bill slowly increased with no significant weather changes? Do your window coverings move around for no apparent reason? If you have experienced these or similar symptoms of unwanted drafts, it’s time to consider replacing your windows. Older windows can actually cost you more than they are worth by letting conditioned air escape …

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Check Out These 3 Reasons You Can Trust Our Installation Services

Whether you need doors, windows, or siding installed, you’re about to make a serious investment and you want to know that you’ve made the right choice. At Charles Window, we know how important it is that you have the right installation company on your side. Read on to learn about four reasons you can trust …

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5 Factors to Keep at the Forefront When Choosing New Doors

There are many things to think about when you’re shopping for new doors. You want quality, you want a great price, and you want to buy them from a company you trust. At Charles Window we know how important it is for you to make the right investment. Read on to learn about five essential …

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Tempted to Ignore a Crack in Your Window? 3 Reasons Not To

If you’ve found a cracked window it may be tempting to ignore it for some time. You may think that you’ll get to it later, or that there’s another home improvement issue you want to take care of first. The truth is that a cracked window can be more serious than you think. Check out …

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How Important Are Windows to Your Home?

What do you think of when you think of the word “home?” Do you think of relaxing? A peaceful place? Or do you think of a messy, chaotic place? Whatever you think of, it’s likely that you don’t think of the word “windows” – despite the fact that they are one of the most important …

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Essential Facts Everyone Should Know About Their Windows

As a homeowner, it’s not your job to be an expert on windows. That said, you may want to take the time to learn the basics before buying new windows. At Charles Window, we want our clients to know what they’re investing in. We are more than happy to go over all your options when …

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How Long Will New Windows Last?

The list of factors you’ll be considering as you shop for new windows in Northern California will be long. One of those factors will be how long the windows will last. As you consider making an investment into your home, you want to know that it’s going to last. The truth is that there are …

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The Mid-Century Modern Style is in Demand and You Have Windows and Doors to Match It

The mid-century modern look, first popularized in the 1950s, is coming back into popularity. Some homeowners are rejoicing while others aren’t happy at all. If you’re interested in this trend, and are also in the market for new windows and doors, then we are proud to offer you many options. Keep reading to learn more …

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A Quick Guide to the 8 Most Common Window Types

Unless you work in the window industry there’s no reason for you to know about every type of window, but when you’re shopping for new windows you need to know as much as possible. The good news is that it’s not entirely on you to learn everything there is to know about the windows. That’s …

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4 Potential Consequences for Not Replacing Your Windows

If you know that your home needs new windows but you put off replacing them, a number of serious issues could crop up. Read on to learn the potential consequences that could arise from not replacing your cracked, chipped, old, or broken windows. Then contact Charles Window for a free in-home consultation. 1. Your home …

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A Simple Home Maintenance Checklist

Taking care of a home can be a challenge – especially when you don’t know what should be done. Read on to learn more about the basic maintenance checklist that can help you get started on keeping your home in top shape. Call Charles Window for help with windows, doors, or fiber cement siding. Change …

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