How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Front Door

Replacing your front entry door should provide good looks and value. An energy-efficient exterior door may trim 10% off your energy bills. How do you know which door is right for you? Compare the three main materials available for exterior doors:; steel, fiberglass, and wood. Steel Entry Door A steel door is great for saving …

2017 Marvin Architects Challenge & Latest Design Trends

The new and diverse group of Marvin Architects Challenge-winning projects offer a personal take on the home and design trends the industry is buzzing about. The winners of the competition brought a fresh perspective on some of the most popular design trends in the industry today. See the 8 hot trends below… White is the …

How to Feng Shui Your Home in 7 Steps

Feng shui is all about harnessing the positive flow of energy in our environment to live happier days in and out of your home. Follow these 7 steps to feng shui your home. Declutter your home Eliminate excess stuff to create balance in your space. Clutter overwhelms the energy of any room. Remove objects that …

Architizer A+ Awards Recognize Companies

Several door and window companies are recipients of the 2017 Architizer A+ Awards that acknowledge and promote the year’s best architecture projects and products. Winners of the Building Products – Windows & Doors category: Marvin Windows and Doors’ Ultimate Multi-Slide Door PlybooDoo Panels by Krownlab Pirnar’s Ultimum Pure with a One Touch handle Slope sliding …

Builders Name Marvin and Integrity Best in Quality

Builders and professionals in the industry have spoken, naming Marvin and Integrity best in quality in the wood/wood-clad and fiberglass window categories in the 2017 BUILDER Magazine Brand Use Study. This in-depth study evaluates which brands professional builders use most across 70 product categories, and how they rank in quality. We know that the products …

National Home Improvement Month

In honor of May, National Home Improvement Month, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is chapters and members with tools to get homeowners interested in remodeling this season. To read the entire press release and download free resources, check NARI.org. Don’t miss your opportunity to position your company or chapter as an expert …

6 Must-Do Outdoor Spring Home Maintenance Tasks

Spring is upon us and now is the perfect time to implement these 6 outdoor spring home maintenance projects. Clean gutters Consider this a bi-annual outdoor maintenance task. Look in gutter bottoms for loose granules that signal your asphalt roof may need replacing. Inspect the roof Look for curled and missing shingles, rusted and pitted …

Why is Window Safety Week Important?

Why is Window Safety Week Important? Window Safety Week begins in April in accordance with the arrival of spring when homeowners are opening windows to allow the spring air to fill their homes. Here’s the goal: Understand the role of windows for emergency escape Learn to safeguard windows against accidental falls Your Home Escape Plan …