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7 Exterior Window Trim Ideas to Update Your Home

Changing the color of your home’s exterior can elevate its curb appeal, but experimenting with different window trim ideas can provide the right amount of contrast to refresh your home’s entire design. Window trim might seem like a small detail, but choosing the right color for your trim can take your home to the next ...

How to Transform Your Home With Windows and Doors

How to Transform Your Home With Windows and Doors When a reputable company, such as Marvin, asks to interview you for their blog, you say YES! See what Marvin has to say and why the correct windows and doors are huge for curb appeal. Two sisters are helping homeowners transform their current house into the ...

What’s the Difference Between Muntin vs. Mullion?

Muntin and mullion–No they aren’t culinary or even scientific terms. They are architectural jargon, and as a homeowner, it’s important to understand the differences between muntin vs. mullion, especially if you’re tackling an exterior redesign project. Both of these exterior elements part of window and door systems, but they are quite different from one another, ...

Window Labels: What You Need to Know

Energy Performance Labels: What You Need To Know I know you’ve seen those weird blue window labels that just get peeled off with no thought.  Those window labels give important information and things you need to know! If you’re building a new home or remodeling your existing one, sooner or later you’ll probably need to ...

Window Grilles: What Pattern Suits My Home’s Style?

Window Grilles are the checkerboard pieces that divide the glass in your window. Some people refer to window grilles as muntins, grids, and mullions. Choosing a window style that suits your architecture and purpose is hugely important; however, equally important is the grille chosen to separate the glass. Windows are considered the eyes of your ...

6 Simple Solutions for Small Exterior Windows

6 Simple Solutions for Small Exterior Windows Small exterior windows can be a thing… one that’s tricky to deal with.  The windows look fine from the inside; however on the outside they appear way too small.  We have come up with 6 simple solutions for small exterior windows. Luckily, this is a fixable problem without ...