Ultimate Replacement Window Buying Guide

Ultimate Replacement Window Buying Guide

Replacing windows for your home not only enhances its appearance, it also makes it quieter and more comfortable. With so many types of features and materials to choose from, installing the right window for your home can be challenging. As window replacements are...

How much will energy efficient windows save you?

How much will energy efficient windows save you?

It may seem obvious that windows are a crucial piece to upgrading a home’s appeal. When it comes to designing your home the appearance of the window plays a large part however, energy efficiency is a crucial point to keep in mind. Plenty of windows within a household...

Fabulous Fensterbau

Yes,that headline is a little cheesy, but if you have been to this door and window trade show held every two years in Germany, you undoubtedly agree. Here are just a few of the interesting takeaways from my trip here, my third so far. Roto showcased four themes in its...

Missing One of Our Own

One of the greatest things about this industry is the people. You really do form relationships that quickly turn into friendships, as many of you know. Yes, we are industry colleagues first, but sometimes the lines are quickly blurred and you can’t help but call a...

Soaking in 43 Years of Wisdom

When you have the opportunity to talk with someone who’s been in the glass business for 43 years—who, along with his company, has survived and thrived after the most recent recession? Well, you take it. Jordan Scott, assistant editor for DWM’s sister publication,...

School Days

I may have talked about this before in my blog, but the need to educate students about joining the trades as a viable career path is one worth mentioning again. I serve as the publisher of this magazine, and as the editorial director for four others, all of which...

What a Difference a Space Makes

The new facility now has room to house the Erdman high speed IG line. So nice to be welcomed! It is one thing to know about a company’s history, to have had many conversations with the management team, and quite another to see the operation up close. When traveling to...

Yay for Signing Day

Door and Window Musings by Tara TafferaAugust 22nd, 2019 Yay for Signing Day It’s not often I would give a particular plug for a company but I just can’t help myself this time. So this will be a relatively short blog, but I just wanted to say kudos to MI Windows and...

Are You in the 10 Percent?

Jim Hunter talks to FGIA attendees about servant leadership–hugs, tough talks and all. “You make stuff better.” “It’s a sacred trust.” “Do you leave things better than you found them?” “Character in action.” What are these statements from keynote speaker Jim Hunter...

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