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February 8, 2016
Since windows and doors are such important aspects of your home, it’s always a good idea to take the time to evaluate how they fit within the lifestyle you want. Whether you’re in the middle of constructing a new home, or you’re considering replacing your current setup, there are multiple elements to consider when it comes time to make the final decisions. Milgard® Windows & Doors understands how vital these choices are to the well-being of your home and has developed ways to turn the process into a journey that can be just as enjoyable as it is fulfilling. Not sure where to start? We gathered some helpful insights from their team of experts to help us better understand what goes into the process of bringing your vision to life.
Milgard® Aluminum Patio Doors

The first step is to think about what role your new windows or doors are going to play in your home. By thinking about how you’ll be using them, you’ll be able to narrow down the various options you’re faced with. To get you started, Milgard will help you find a local dealer that will guide you through the process from brainstorming to installation. Among one of the first choices to make is what material will work best for how they’ll be used. Their options include wood, fiberglass, vinyl, or aluminum.

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Milgard Essence Series® Wood Windows

The next consideration is to decide on placement. It’s strongly beneficial to consider where your home receives the purest natural light, and strategically place your windows in its path. With less need for artificial lighting during the day, you’ll be reducing your energy consumption while being able to enjoy a refreshing stream of sunshine. 

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Milgard® Double Hung Windows

After exploring ideas at a local showroom, your dealer will visit your home to help you decide on style, sizing, placement, and any other features you desire. They’ll also show you how each product works. Rest assured, Milgard windows are exceptionally easy to use and maintain. Their Double-hung Windows even feature tilting sashes that allow you to comfortably clean the exterior surfaces. 

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Milgard® Aluminum Awning Windows

A crucial aspect you’ll learn about throughout the process is the energy efficiency that will come with your new selection. The range of operating styles and material types offered by Milgard makes it possible to meet Energy Star® requirements, no matter where you’re located. If you’re determined to meet specific performance goals but not sure how to make it happen, their Energy Calculator can help you figure out what choices would be best for you.

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Milgard Essence Series® Wood Windows in Casement

Security is one of the most essential elements to keep in mind when selecting your windows and doors. All Milgard products endure rigorous testing–including forced entry–to ensure that no matter what you decide, you and your family will be able to sleep soundly. Additionally, a range of their products are now available with SmartTouch® hardware, which incorporates innovative technology to ensure ultimate strength and streamlined functionality.

 

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Milgard® Aluminum Picture Windows

After final decisions are made and installation takes place with the expertise of a local dealer, you’ll quickly notice the benefits that come with the inevitable noise reduction. Milgard suggests that double glazed windows and well-designed vinyl frames are two of the best ways to combat noise infiltration. For those windows in which you want to keep closed, consider their Aluminum Picture Windows, shown here in a stunning scale, perfect for enjoying your home’s cherished views each and every day. 

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Milgard® Aluminum Patio Doors

The first step is to think about what role your new windows or doors are going to play in your home. By thinking about how you’ll be using them, you’ll be able to narrow down the various options you’re faced with. To get you started, Milgard will help you find a local dealer that will guide you through the process from brainstorming to installation. Among one of the first choices to make is what material will work best for how they’ll be used. Their options include wood, fiberglass, vinyl, or aluminum.

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