Triple Pane Double Hung Windows Information

What is a triple pane window? When installed correctly, triple pane windows are the best invisible barrier you can have on your home. What makes triple pane so good?  They’re called triple pane windows because they have three sheets of glass. What makes them so effective is they provide two pockets of compressed gas in …


Sunrise Windows Among Best Replacement Window Value

It’s a fact that people will pay a little more to a company they know and trust. Window companies are no different. Over the years there has been four or five large window companies that have taken over the industry. You’ve all heard the names; Pella Windows, Anderson Windows, Marvin Window, etc. At some point …


Ideas For Fall Window Boxes – Planters That Survive The Cold

So now that summer is over, at least football is on right? Well, that’s not the only thing that’s exiting about autumn. Check out these ideas to make a great fall window box that will survive for a good long while. Time to rip out the Impatiens – and the herbs and other flowers and replace them …


Which is Better? – Replacement Windows vs New Construction

What is really involved in these two different installation scenarios? One of the main reasons people consider new construction windows is because they are looking at a major brand of window such as Andersen (who require new sills, frame, etc.).  What they don.t know is new construction windows are only available in standard sizes and …


4 Tips on Choosing Windows For Your Home

If the windows in your home aren’t what they used to be, these tips can be extremely helpful when it comes to replacing them. It’s tough to get good information on home improvement products sometimes, but consider the following when it comes to windows: 1 – Energy Efficiency: When you consider the energy efficiency of a …


Replacement Window Comparison Chart – PDF Available!

A&A Services has a very special blog post this week. Window comparison charts are one of the hardest things in the replacement window industry to find. It may take hours to find the window information you actually want to know from prospective replacement window installers. Because of this, we decided to create our OWN window chart with easy to …


5 Mistakes a Great Window Installer Never Makes

In the world of replacement windows and window installation, the term quality gets tossed around quite a bit. Taking the time to make sure the job is done correctly each and every time is something that not everyone can do, and many of the problems that arise with window installation come from a lapse in …


Double Glazed Window Installation – What Double Glazing is

How is the thinnest portion of your home protected from the elements? Double paned windows provide a valuable layer of protection against the elements. Between the layers of glass is an argon gas that helps block the energy from escaping the home, thereby making the home more energy efficient. Compared to single paned windows, they can offer tremendous energy …


Awning Windows vs. Casement Windows/Topsfield Landscape Show

What is the difference between an awning window and a casement window? Pretty Simple. An Awning window opens from the bottom up, while a casement window opens up from one side by a crank. Both of these vinyl windows are amongst the most energy efficient windows you can get because it is much easier to …


Window U-Factor Vs. Window R-Value – Replacement Window Reviews

Replacement Window Reviews – Window U-Factor Vs. Window R-Value. What is the real measure of a great replacement window? Well, truth is that both of these measures help your custom home windows retain energy in different ways. What’s the Difference between U-factor and R-value? The biggest difference between U-factor and R-value (or R-factor) is that …