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Windows and Energy Efficiency

Windows can be a very vulnerable place. They are literally covering a variety of different holes in the walls of your home, and because of this, they have a great responsibility to not let too much heat or air conditioning escape into the outdoors. There are a few ways that you can make your windows…

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What to Look For in Vinyl Windows

New windows enhance your home’s appearance, make it quieter, and less drafty. It’s true that saving money on your energy bill is a good reason to replace your older, less-efficient windows,  but the greatest benefits are in keeping your home more comfortable. We offer a wide range of replacement windows, including vinyl and OKNA Windows and Doors’ Starmark…

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Different OKNA Windows and How They’re Used

It’s difficult to choose the best type of window for your new home construction or this year’s remodeling project! You want your windows to offer protection, but you also want them to be easy to use, easy to clean, and durable enough to withstand our winter weather and summer heat. And finally, you want your…

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OKNA Window Solutions for Your Home

“Once upon a time . . .” Every company has a unique story to tell about its beginning; usually, a company is formed when someone sees a need for a product or service and decides to become a resource. Rarely, but sometimes, a visionary has an idea for a new product or service and uses…

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Quick Guide to Picking the Best Windows for Different Locations in Your Home

You can’t beat Consumer Reports for knowledgeable, trustworthy information. So you’ll be surprised that when it comes to saving money and reducing energy costs on replacement windows, this esteemed resource basically said, “Money talks, balderdash walks.” Energy Star-qualified windows can lower your energy bills by 7-15%. Once you do the math, “why bother?” says CR. Instead, you should…

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How do OKNA Windows Keep Out the Cold?

Two Pennsylvania contractors were buying and installing so many windows that a window manufacturer jokingly said, “Why don’t you just start making your own?” So they did. In 1994, Berks County, Pennsylvania, OKNA® windows were formed and became one of the leaders in quality window manufacturing for the east coast and Midwest U.S. Absolute Performance Heating and…

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New Window Technology You Need to Know About

Windows are a basic necessity for your home. They provide you access to the outside world while you are still inside, allow fresh (and free) sunlight in to brighten up your home, and provide an alternate escape route in the event of an emergency — without letting outside air, germs and strangers into your home.…

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Tips on Burglar-Proofing Your Windows

Property crimes in Connecticut are certainly lower than the U.S. average, but you still have a 1 in 55 chance of burglary. Security is important, and many people opt for high-tech alarm systems and keypads. Windows are your weakest point of entry. This year, if you need to install a window, consider adding these burglary-proofing tips for windows:…

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Replacement Windows in Connecticut

Installing replacement windows is one of those jobs where professional experience and knowledge are invaluable, and Angie’s List often reminds us of why we DIYers (do-it-yourselfers) need professional help. “Is your home in a historic district or subject to HOA (homeowners association) covenants?” she asks. “While an HOA’s policies . . . might not strictly…

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