What is condensation?

Manufacturer Guide

Is your glass “sweating”, is ice forming on the inside surface of your windows or doors? The problem is not your new windows, the problem more than likely is excess humidity in your home. Humidity, which consists of warm air borne water vapor, is drawn towards cooler surfaces, such as your windows and doors. Surfaces that are below room temperature…

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Patio doors. Care & Maintenance

Manufacturer Guide

Operating your Patio Door Your sliding patio door is designed with a locking handle for easy operation and security, The handle should be used at all times to properly open and close the operating door panel. The finger operated toggle switch located on the handle is used to prevent the door from opening. Therefore, by moving the panel to its…

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How do I keep the rain out of my porch?

Expert Advice

When you’re building your  porch enclosure, make sure the floor is sloped correctly to prevent standing water. Although this won’t keep water from entering your porch, it can reduce the damage water causes to the contents of your porch by draining water away. Ideally, the floor should create a slight peak in the center so all water drains out the…

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Convection

Expert Advice

Window convection is a process often misunderstood by homeowners. Many people simply think it is the same thing as drafty windows. But window drafts and window convection are two different things. Window drafts are basically air flow in and out of the home through closed window spaces. Drafty windows are caused by many different things. Poor or cracked caulk jobs…

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