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    A Basic Guide to New Window and Door Care

    Last updated 4 years ago

    A new set of windows and doors is a great way to beautify your home. Unfortunately, the upgrade won’t last long if your new fixtures begin to collect filth. The best way to keep your doors and windows looking great is with proper care. Use these tips to help your windows and doors look like new for years to come:

    • Hire a Professional to Install New Fixtures
    One of the most important factors in window and door care is actually the installation. The right installation will ensure that your windows remain air tight and that your doors fit properly into their frames. Improperly fit doors and windows are likely to develop performance issues, increasing the wear and tear on your entryways. Avoid this issue by choosing a window installation professional to perform your home upgrades.

    • Perform Routine Maintenance
    The materials used in your windows and doors will affect the type of maintenance you need to perform. Vinyl windows, for example, are very low maintenance, so a simple soapy wash rag will be enough to remove most stains. Wood windows and doors and aluminum windows, on the other hand, require routine sealing to protect them from the elements. Finally, metal doors require regular lubrication to perform properly.

    • Follow All Care Instructions
    There are several common door and window care mistakes to avoid. For example, make sure to keep abrasive cleaning products away from your vinyl windows. The powerful chemicals in these cleaning liquids are strong enough to eat away at your window frames. Another helpful tip is to maintain the paint job on your wood windows—after all, a good paint job forms a powerful defense against moisture intrusion.

    Get in touch with California Glass & Window at (714) 434-8650 if you have questions about maintaining your doors and windows. You can also contact us if you need your windows and doors installed by a professional. Our detailed work will guarantee a long-lasting fit for your home.

    A Look at Milgard's Essence Series Windows and Doors

    Last updated 4 years ago

    You can enhance your home’s curb appeal with high-quality wood replacement windows from Milgard. These durable, beautiful windows are the perfect way to liven up a drab exterior.

    The video introduces you to Milgard’s Essence series of windows. Essence offers the perfect mix of classic wood and damage-resistant fiberglass. Essence wood windows come bundled with full glass protection from Milgard, too. Contact your local Milgard professional to learn more about Essence and other wood door and window materials.

    The trained and certified experts at California Glass & Window can install your Milgard replacement windows and doors. Contact us at (714) 434-8650 to schedule an estimate today!

    3 Reasons Why Vinyl Is a Great Choice for Your Replacement Windows

    Last updated 4 years ago

    You can maximize the benefits of installing new replacement windows by choosing vinyl materials. Vinyl windows offer the highest levels of efficiency, performance, and visual appeal. Here are a few reasons why vinyl replacement windows are a great fit for your home:

    1. Vinyl Is Low Maintenance
    If you dislike window maintenance, choose vinyl windows, as they are extremely low maintenance. Vinyl is immune to water rot and rust, so weather damage is rarely a problem. In addition, vinyl materials are extremely easy to clean—a bit of soap and water can remove most stains.

    2. Vinyl Is Sustainable
    Vinyl windows are great at insulating homes, which means they are naturally effective at keeping your home cool. In fact, with a full set of vinyl windows, you can expect a decrease in your monthly electric bills. Vinyl is also a recyclable material. The thermoplastic can be melted into new shapes with 99% efficiency. Overall, vinyl is the best choice for any homeowner with a great concern for the environment.

    3. Vinyl Is Affordable
    Recyclable characteristics make vinyl an extremely inexpensive building material. Plus, vinyl is versatile enough to mimic the most popular types of windows. As a result, vinyl can offers the attractive looks of other materials without the expensive price. Moldable vinyl materials are also a great resource for creating custom-fitted windows and doors. When it comes to getting the most for your home improvement dollars, vinyl is clearly the winning choice.

    Let California Glass & Window install high-quality Milgard vinyl windows for your home. These durable windows are sure to improve the energy performance and look of your space. You can learn more about the benefits of Milgard vinyl windows by calling us in Costa Mesa today at (714) 434-8650.

    Be Our Guest and RSVP Today!

    Last updated 4 years ago

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your home more comfortable for the holidays? Or maybe just enhance the curb appeal? Whatever your reason, our FREE Retrofit Window Seminar will teach you all aspects of window installation and enhancements! Come join us for free food, beverages and Visa gift card drawings on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 5 p.m.!

    Learn More About The Benefits Of Installing Energy-Efficient Windows In Your Orange County Home By Visiting These Links

    Last updated 4 years ago

    If you enjoyed our recent blogs, check out the links below to discover how new windows can improve your home’s energy efficiency. Contact the experts at California Glass & Window for all of your installation needs. Visit our website or call us at (714) 434-8650 today for more information.

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